This post was originally published in 2012 and has been updated in September 2023!
YA books from the 2000s and 2010s (with a few from the late 1990s) that were made into movies!
BRAND NEW 2000s and 2010s YA books made into movies in 2023!
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight (Netflix 2023)
You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah on Netflix (2023)
Best 2000s and 2010s YA Books That Were Made into Movies
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (Book 1999, Movie 2012)
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Book 2001, Movie 2005)
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson (book 1999; movie 2004)
Stars: Kristin Stewart as Melinda Sordino
Speak was made into a low-budget 2004 independent movie starring Kristin Stewart. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was then broadcast on Lifetime and Showtime.
The film was well-received with an 80% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
Fun fact: author Laurie Halse Anderson made a cameo as a lunch lady!
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn Book 2006, Movie 2008
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (First published in 2007, movie starring Lily Collins as Clary released August 2013, Netflix series 2016-2019)
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (book 2007; movie 2014; series 2022)
Stars: Zoe Deutsch as Rose Hathaway
The first book in the Vampire Academy series was made into a 2014 “fantasy comic horror” film. The movie did not get great reviews and, with a $15 million gross and a $30 million budget, was not considered a commercial success. Stick to the books!!!
In 2022, Peacock did a streaming series inspired by the book series as a whole, which was cancelled after one season. So, VA has not had a great run being adapted. Sad!
2023 Jen says: If you haven't read this series, you need to. If you want a read-a-long, join my St Vladimir's Academy Summer School. The first post is here!
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han (book published 2009, Amazon Prime series 2022)
If I Stay by Gayle Forman (book 2009; movie 2014)
The DUFF by (book 2010; movie 2015)
Stars: Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne
Received positive reviews and made $43 on an $8 million budget.
2023 Jen says: I have not seen the movie and am wondering how the book would stand up after twelve years. Is it time for a re-read of this hate-to-love YA classic of the 2010s?
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han (book 2014; streaming show 2018)
Stars: Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Noah Cinteneo
Book one of the series was optioned in 2014 by Overbrook Entertainment. Produced by Awesomeness Films and Overbrook. Filming was in 2017 in the Pacific Northwest. Netflix acquired the rights in 2018.
The film was extremely successful and has two sequels and a spin-off: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020), To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021) and XOXO Kitty (2023)
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertelli (book 2015, movie 2018)
Filmed in 2017 in Atlanta.
Author Becky Albertalli made a cameo as a student.
Love, Victor was also made into a streaming series that premiered on Hulu in 2020.
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (book 2010; movie 2017)
Starring Zoe Deutsch as Sam
Filmed in British Columbia in 2015.
Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Streaming on Netflix
2023 Jen says: this was my VERY first ARC ever. Wow.
Nerve by Jeanne Ryan (book 2012, movie 2016)
Dumplin by Julie Murphy (book 2015, movie on Netflix 2018
Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle (book 2008, movie 2019)
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (book 2012, series 2021)
Shadowhunters series by Cassandra Clare (books 2007; series 2016)
The 100 by Kass Morgan (book 2013; series 2014-2020)
Paper Towns by John Green (book 2008; movie 2015)
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (book 2012, movie 2014)
Divergent by Veronica Roth (book 2011; movie 2014)
Delirium by Lauren Oliver - I feel like a pilot got made but this never went anywhere.
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Heist Society by Ally Carter