Netflix shows based on books




Netflix series based on books

Personally, we don't like it when they try to turn a great novel into a movie or a series and fail miserably. But Netflix has changes the game, now you can enjoy the acclaimed shows on Netflix based on some of the best novels. And mind it, they don't disappoint. 

Alias Grace

It is a mini-series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name that was published in 1996. Adapted by Sarah Polley, the series follows the recollections of an Irish immigrant.


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House of Cards

Earlier made into a BBC show, this Netflix original is adapted from a political-thriller novel of the same name, authored by the British Conservative politician, Michael Dobbs.


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Mindhunter

Inspired by the book of the same name by John E. Douglas where he chronicled his 25 years in the FBI Investigative Support Unit.


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Anne with an E

This series is based on a popular children's novel, Anne of Green Gables (1908) authored by Lucy Maud Montgomery.



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Altered Carbon

This Netflix original is based on a book named Altered Carbon authored by Richard K. Morgan.


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Girlboss

This Netflix original is adapted from Girlboss, a book by Sophia Amoruso


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Hemlock Grove

It is based on a horror-thriller novel of the same name by Brian McGreevy


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Kiss Me First

This Netflix TV series is based on a thriller novel of the same name by Lottie Moggach

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Orange Is the New Black

It is adapted from the book of the same name by Piper Kerman


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Shadowhunters

It is based on the classic novel City of Bones authored by Cassandra Clare


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The Last Kingdom

This Netflix series is adapted from a book named Saxon Stories authored by Bernard Cornwell
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13 Reasons Why

This Netflix series is based on a novel of the same name written by Jay Asher


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A Series of Unfortunate Events

This Netflix show is adapted from a classic children's book series of the same name written by Lemony Snicket.


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Daredevil

It is based on a comic by  Stan Lee that first came out in 1964


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Jessica Jones

This Netflix series is based on a Marvel superhero of the same name.


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Luke Cage

Set in Harlem, this Netflix original is also adapted from the Marvel universe, a superhero of the same name.


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The Worst Witch


It is based on the children's series of the same name by Jill Murphy. 

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