Books to Read ASAP Before They Become Your Next TV or Movie Obsession

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Originally appeared on E! Online

We need a beach and a Kindle STAT!

Given the avalanche of successful book-to-screen adaptations that have descended upon Hollywood in recent years—think House of the Dragon, Daisy Jones and the Six and Bridgertonit's the best time to be a reader who is also a couch potato because there is no end in sight when it comes to movies and TVs based on bestselling novels.

Blake Lively is set to star in the highly anticipated movie version of one of Colleen Hoover's most beloved novels, It Ends With Us, while the author gets to work adapting another tome, 2018's Verity, for the big screen.

And perhaps you've heard a little something about a movie featuring Anne Hathaway, Nicholas Galitzine and a complicated but gripping love affair?

"I needed to bring everything to this one," the actress told E! News of taking on the role of Solène, the art gallery owner who falls hard for 24-year-old boy bander Hayes, in Robinne Lee's The Idea of You. "I really, really did. Things I don't like thinking about—you know, certain states that you're left in at the end of a disastrous relationship. You have to kind of go back there."

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And to help you prepare for your TV- and film-viewing pleasure, we've assembled a spring-slash-summer reading list of all the books you should check out ASAP before they become your next movie or TV obsession.

So, what are you waiting for? Get your bookworm on so you can be one of those really fun people who says, "Well, I actually read the source material," when the following book adaptations are released:

The Idea of You

<p><em><strong>The Idea of You</strong></em></p>

Bridgerton Season 3

<p><strong><em>Bridgerton</em> Season 3</strong></p>

It Ends With Us

<p><em><strong>It Ends With Us</strong></em></p>

Heartstopper Season 3

<p><strong><em>Heartstopper</em> Season 3</strong></p>





The Perfect Couple

<p><em><strong>The Perfect Couple</strong></em></p>

Kay Scarpetta

<p><strong><em>Kay Scarpetta</em></strong></p>