21 Netflix Original TV Shows That Are Based on Marvelous Books

Emily Weaver

Great books can make for great cinematic experiences. So, it should come as no surprise that Netflix has chosen to adapt many outstanding books over the years into original TV shows. Yes, The Queen's Gambit and 13 Reasons Why are, in fact, based on books. With so many genres and authors to pull inspiration from, it's no wonder the content machine is debuting new adaptions as fast as lightning. Whether your book club is looking for next month's pick or you yourself are eager to binge a new TV series, these 21 Netflix originals will help you out. (And we will, of course, be updating this list as more shows - ahem, Shadow and Bone - are released!