The holidays are fast approaching, and you might be running out of gift ideas for the movie fans in your life. DVDs are easy — but if you're looking for something a little more creative (and "Star Wars" Wampa sneakers aren't your style), why not go right to the source?
We've picked out 20 of the best books currently in the process of moving from page to screen. These 19 novels and one memoir range from YA fantasy to 9/11-themed drama — you can find a gift for any kind of movie fan to get in on the ground floor.
Because really, the ability to say "I liked the book better than the movie" (or vice versa) is the gift that keeps on giving.