Those who want to read the book before seeing the movie already have a reading list for 2019. There will be plenty of films based on hit novels in the new year.

“A Dog’s Way Home” (Jan. 11) This inspirational tale about a lost canine is based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron. Bryce Dallas Howard and Ashley Judd star.

“The Rhythm Section” (Feb. 22) Blake Lively stars as a woman on a revenge mission in the movie adaptation of Mark Burnell’s novel.

“Chaos Walking” (Mar. 1) Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas, and David Oyelowo star in this adaptation of Patrick Ness’ “The Knife of Never Letting Go,” the first in the “Chaos Walking” trilogy. It’s set in a dystopian world where everyone can hear each other’s thoughts and there are no women — until Viola (Ridley) shows up.

“Where’d You Go Bernadette?” (Mar. 22) Cate Blanchett stars as the title character who goes missing in the highly-anticipated adaptation of Maria Semple’s novel. Bernadette’s teenage daughter sets out to find her.

“After” (April 12) Anna Todd’s first novel is getting the big screen treatment. The movie will follow good girl Tessa (Josephine Langford) as she meets the mysterious Hardin (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) and they fall passionately in love. Selma Blair, Jennifer Beals and Peter Gallagher also star. 

After movie "After" is one of many books being made into movies in 2019. Photo: Aviron Pictures

“The Sun Is Also A Star” (May 17) Natasha (Yara Shahidi) is being deported from New York to Jamaica with her family. Falling for Daniel (Charles Melton) in her last 24 hours in the U.S. wasn’t part of her plan. The movie is based on Nicola Yoon’s YA novel.

“Artemis Fowl” (Aug. 9) Kenneth Branagh directs the long-awaited adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s novel. In order to restore his family fortune, a boy (Ferdia Shaw) decides to look for fairies in order to rob them.

“Little Women” (Dec. 25) Greta Gerwig directs the latest retelling of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. The March sisters come of age after the American Civil War. Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern and Timothée Chalamet star.

“It” (Sept. 6) The kids from the 2016 movie are now adults, and they’re all drawn back to their hometown. Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Bill Skarsgård and more star in the flick, based on the Stephen King novel.

Which books are you most excited to see become movies in 2018?