Not Every YA Movie Adaptation Can Be 'The Hunger Games'

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The first book in Cassandra Claire's Mortal Instruments series made its big screen debut, and so far the box office sales have been highly disappointing. I loved, loved, loved the original books, and will continue recommending them to everyone I know — but I will also be the first to tell you that not every great book makes a great movie. Sometimes things are best left on the page. Here are six other young adult books that didn't transition gracefully from the page to the screen and have the box office numbers to prove it.

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