Books to Binge on Netflix

April 18, 2020 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator

So, how many of us are using this time indoors to catch up on our Netflix lists? I know that I have been. My mom and I have been watching “Call the Midwife” and “The Great British Baking Show”. For anyone out there getting through their own lists, here are a few books-to-Netflix shows that you might want to look into. Some are new and some are old favorites. 

  1. Dracula (by BBC’s Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat)

  2. The Ghost Bride (based on a novel by Yangsze Choo)

  3. Locke and Key (based on Joe Hill’s story)

  4. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (Based on P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han)

  5. The Last Thing He Wanted (Original Story by Joan Didon)

  6. I am Not Okay With This (based on the comic by Charles Sanford Forsman)

  7. All the Bright Places (Jennifer Niven)

  8. Unorthodox (based on Deborah Feldman’s Memoir)

  9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (based on the book by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows)

  10. Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)

  11. A Series of Unfortunate Events

  12. Orange is the New Black (based on the memoir by Piper Kerman)

  13. The Haunting of Hill House (based on the novel by Shirley Jackson)

  14. Alias Grace (based on Margaret Atwood’s novel)

  15. Outlander (based on the books by Diana Gabaldon)

  16. You (based on the novel Hidden Bodies)

  17. Julie and Julia (based on Julia Powell’s book)

  18. The Witcher (based on the series by Andrzej Sapkowski)

  19. Bird Box (Josh Malerman)

  20. Dumplin (Julie Murphy)

  21. The Umbrella Academy

  22. The Magicians (Lev Grossman)

  23. Anne with an E (based on Anne of Green Gables)

  24. In the Tall Grass (based on Stephen King’s novel)

  25. Call the Midwife (Jennifer Worth Memoirs)

  26. Christopher Robin (based on Winnie the Pooh)

  27. Thirteen Reasons Why (based on the novel by Jay Asher)

  28. The Vampire Diaries (L.J. Smith)

  29. Horns (based on the book by Joe Hill)

  30. Mindhunter (John Douglas)

  31. Sherlock (Based on the series by Arthur Conan Doyle) 

  32. Silver Linings Playbook (based on the book by Matthew Quick)

  33. Dear John (based on the book by Nicholas Sparks)

  34. Longmire (based on the series by Craig Johnson)

  35. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (by Susanna Clark)

  36.  The Mist (based on the novel by Stephen King)

  37. Zoo (based on the novel by James Patterson)

  38. Watership Down (based on the story by Richard Adams)

  39. Turn: Washington’s Spies (based on the book by Alexander Rose)

  40. When Calls the Heart (based on the books by Janette Oke)


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