11 Netflix Shows Based on Books

By Sean Peek | Date


Netflix TV Shows Based on Books

Every time I get hooked on a new Netflix series, I get a bit obsessive. I spend more time than I care to admit absorbing every little detail about the writers, actors, director, production process…the list goes on. To me, one of life’s little joys is discovering that a TV show I’m hooked into is based on a book that I can devour as soon as I’ve finished the season. I’ve discovered some amazing authors through TV adaptations and I can confidently say the books are better than the shows — most of the time.

Over the past couple of years, Netflix has adapted several books into TV shows. While some novels translate perfectly onto the screen and have been immediate hits, others didn’t fare as well with viewers and critics. Regardless of whether you loved or hated the show, here are the books that inspired the Netflix series:

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About the Author

Sean Peek

Sean has spent the past 10 years traveling the world, learning new kitchen skills, and writing about his experiences along the way in a series of well-worn journals. Since 2014, he has specialized in content marketing as a writer, editor, and marketer, but likes to dabble in a little bit of everything. As a jack-of-all-trades, Sean collects new interests and hobbies, striving to connect the dots between different fields of study to make the strange familiar.

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