CHASING THE DIME Michael Connelly (To be published by Little, Brown on Oct. 15) Henry intercepts scary phone messages and gets sucked into the world of online porn in the latest from the Blood Work author, already picked up by MGM.

EMBERS Sandor Marai (Vintage, $12) Milos Forman (Amadeus) wants to shoot this rediscovered Hungarian novel about a reunion between friends after 41 years.

TWELVE Nick McDonell (Grove, $23) While other 18-year-olds lolled in hammocks or flipped burgers this summer, McDonell published a book about privileged NYC youths and now he’s sold it to the movies. What a go-getter!