Novels are a fantastic source of content for TV series. They are filled with imaginative and rich plots, setting in which you can completely immerse yourself and characters that are well-suited to long-form serialized stories. It’s always exciting to watch your favourite novels adapt to the screen, to discover what changes the authors made and the way that actors choose to portray the characters. It’s always thrilling to see the story unfold, regardless of whether the movie adaptation is a success or catastrophe.

There are so many TV shows that are available, you may not be aware that some your most loved ones began as novels. Netflix features episodes that are based on novels in every genre imaginable that includes the genres of drama, fantasy, history as well as crime and nostalgia. Certain of them adhere to the books to the letter however, others go off in a different direction. The following series will certainly delight you as you watch them come into life on TV If you love reading.

The Magicians Magicians

The show is inspired by the fantasy trilogy written by Lev Grossman, first released in 2009. The storyline is. Magic is real; B. Quentin, college student who found out that he was a magician. and enrolled at Brakeville Magic Education College to master the art of magic. What he learned was beyond his wildest dreams. The mysterious world that set an ambiance for the beloved children’s books is real and could put humanity in danger. The Magicians The Magicians, one of the Syfy original series is now available for watch on Netflix in all its entire length.

Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta were cast for the show.

Sweet Magnolias

To tell a sweet romantic tale, Sweet Magnolias mixes elements from three of Sherryl Woods’ Sweet Magnolias books, Stealing Home, Feels Like Family as well as Swan Point. The story is about beginning over, getting back in love as well as raising children. It is a story about three South Carolina women who have been the best of friends since the time they were children. The bond between the three women is fascinating to watch and it’s easy to understand why they’ve been friends for many years. Season 2 is being produced and is scheduled to be released in 2022.

JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott along with Heather Headley star in The TV show

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone are based on the Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse series of novels. The Shadow and Bone trilogy and the Six of Crows duology inspire this series, a captivating tale of fantasy. This Netflix show follows Alina an artist who realizes that she has the ability to summon lightthat she believes could allow her to reverse the tide of battle against the forces of evil. In addition, a group of thieves who are not magic has been charged with kidnapping Alina and they must traverse the treacherous terrain. Season two is confirmed.

Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes Ben Barnes, Jessie Mei Li as well as Archie Renaux cast in the show.

The Sinner

The Sinner’s debut season is inspired by Petra Hammesfahr’s novel with the same title. The detective Harry Ambrose is the novel’s protagonist and he attempts to uncover the motives behind the crimes committed by a variety of villains. He examines the background of a woman in order to find out why she killed an individual in the first season. It was originally planned to be a mini-series of eight episodes however, it was later extended into a show that follows Ambrose as he solves various cases due to its popularity.

Bill Pullman, Dohn Norwood, Adam LeFevre, Carrie Coon as well as Jessica Biel are cast in the show.

Leigh Bardugo Cursed

Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler co-authored Cursed. It was initially an illustrated book for children and adults, offering a new view of Arthur’s legend. The show will feature her as the main character, and follow Nimueh an aspiring magician who had to confront Arthur. Arthur’s story is seen by her perspective as she goes on her goal and ultimately transforms into a formidable woman in the lake. It’s not known when there will be a sequel season.

Katherine Langford, Devon Terrell Gustaf Skorsgard, Devon Terrell are the actors in the show.


Julia Quinn’s writings are the source of inspiration of The works of Julia Quinn are the inspiration for Bridgerton series. Its first series is built on her initial novel “The Duke and I.” Daphne Bridgerton is the oldest daughter of the family The show begins by introducing her in London’s Regency market for marriage. Daphne along with her siblings are very close and the story unfolds as they navigate the new surroundings.

This show is a visually spectacle with lavish costumes and gorgeous setting, and it’s filled with suspense and romance. Netflix is already renewing the show to Seasons 2 and 3 and has ordered a spinoff to prove that the show has been a massive success.

Phoebe Dynevor, Rege-Jean Page Phoebe Dynevor, Rege-Jean Page Nicole Coughlan are among the cast members.

The Vampire Diaries

Another show that you can stream in entirety through Netflix can be The Vampire Diaries. The streaming service is available for the entire eight seasons. L.J. Smith’s series of novels was the inspiration for the idea. The story follows Elena Gilbert, a young girl who falls in love with the vampire Stefan Salvatore. This is an exciting young supernatural tale with lots of twists and twists.

Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley Paul Wesley and Iam Somerhalder appear in the show.

Girlfriends”Guide to Divorce

Abby McCarthy, a self-help author is the main character of the story, and she is set getting divorced from her husband. She is able to find comfort in her new friends and adventures. The complete 5 seasons of “Girlfriend’s Divorce Guide” inspired by the Vicky Iovin’s “Girlfriend’s Guide” series, are now available to watch on the internet.

Lisa Edelstein, Beau Garrett, Necar Zadegan are cast in the show.

The Frankenstein Chronicles

The Frankenstein Chronicle is a reinterpretation of the classic novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley. It was originally broadcast by ITV Encore for the two seasons, Netflix offers it for streaming. The plot follows the 19th century London Inspector John Marlot, and he must investigate allegations of wrongdoings committed by researchers who are trying to revive dead.

Sean Bean, Richie Campbell, Tom Ward are cast in the show.

Firefly Lane

The Netflix original comedy follows Kate and Tully’s romance that is in a manner based on Kristin Hannah’s bestseller novel Firefly Lane. While the book recounts their story in chronological order The show flits through the years to give the full story of their relationship from the past to the present. Based on Hannah’s own life, the show is a tale of opposites attracted. Netflix has requested a sequel episode of the series.

Katherine Heigl, Sarah Calke, Ben Lawson are cast in the show.

Virgin River

The series is based upon Robyn Carr’s most popular novel collection Virgin River. It’s a modern romantic comedy based on Harlequin’s book series. It follows her midwife and nurse Melinda who relocated away from Los Angeles to a remote area following the death of her husband to start afresh. Netflix offers two seasons with the third season will premiere the month of July in 2021.

Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence cast in the show.

The Queen’s Gambit

Queen’s Gambit is the story of the chess brilliant Beth Harmon from her childhood in an orphanage, to her fame as an adult teenager and young. The plot is fictional however, it is inspired by a novel written from Walter Tevis. The 1950s, and the 1960s Tevis was influenced by the competitive world of cheese.

Anya Taylor-Joy Marielle Heller Bill Camp are cast in the show.

The Last Kingdom

It traces the beginnings of England in the wake of Alfred The Great and Uhtred between 866 and the year 1000 BC. The first eight books in The Last Kingdom series are part of the four seasons. the fifth season has been scheduled for. The Last Kingdom is based on the historical fiction novel by Bernard Cornwell that has the same title.

Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth and Arnas Fedaravicius are among the cast members.

The Witcher

The Witcher is a fantasy series based on the book from Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. It is already being transformed into a blockbuster movie series, a film and a tabletop role-playing game as well as a different TV program and comics. The story centers around an amorphous creature as well as a bounty hunter who is an evil creature named Gerald trying to find out the place he is. Season 2 concluded with a shooting in 2021. There is a tale that spans seven seasons.

Anna Shaffer, Henry Cavill, Freya Allan are cast in the show.

The 100

The show is based on Kass Morgan’s series science fiction for young adults novels. It takes place in a post-apocalyptic universe in which the only survivors are in a spacecraft, and they are planning to bring 100 people back to Earth after 97 years since the nuclear holocaust in order to determine whether it’s habitable. It is possible to binge-watch the seven seasons of Science Fiction series of the CW on Netflix.

Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley Bob Morley, as well as Marie Avgeropoulos are among the cast members.

Anne and an E

The story is a reworking to the story “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne was an orphaned young woman, began an entirely new life on Prince Edward Island in the late 19th century. The entire three seasons are on Netflix and offer a fresh perspective on the classic stories.

Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James, RH Thomson are among the cast members.

The Baby-Sitters Club

The title is a classic for anyone who was a child in the 1990s. This series, called Baby-Sitters Club is based on Ann M. Martin’s books. The Netflix show closely follows the books however it was updated after the novels began publication in the year 1986. It follows a group made up of teens who start an infant-sitting service in modern day. There’s only one season of the show available on Netflix and a new season is being planned. There’s plenty to work from, since the entire series is composed of more than 131 volumes, with the first 36 was composed by Martin.

Sophie Grace, Momona Tamada as well as Shay Rudolph are cast in the show.

The Shannara Chronicles

The show is very engaging. It is quite entertaining. Shannara Chronicles is based on Terry Brooks’ fantasy series The Sword of Shannara. Amberle is required to protect the Ellcrys the Elvish tree that protects The Four Lands against the Demon World in this story. In order to regain her lost power she enlists the help of the little girl named Wil. The enthralling fantasy adaptation has two seasons on Netflix.

Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero Ivana Baquero, Austin Butler and Manu Bennett were the cast members in the show.


The hugely popular Starz Outlander series Outlander is inspired by a collection of books that were written by Diana Gabaldon, who is still working on additional novels in the historic fiction series, which means there’s plenty to go on. It centers around Claire the English combat nurse in 1945, who goes through 1743. She is forced to get married an Scottish warrior, despite the fact that she was married back in her home country in 1945. She has to choose between the two men of her two separate lives.

Caitriona Balfe Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix are part of the show.


The six-season series is inspired by the Sheriff Walt Longmire novels written by Craig Johnson. The series follows the sheriff in an isolated northern Wyoming town who was divorced just a year before the show’s beginning. He grieves over the death of his wife, but has to get over it because the father of a daughter has died and a son.

Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips are actors in the show.

The Letter to the King

There’s only one episode of The Letter for the King currently available on Netflix but it was not renewed for a sequel. The show currently has six episodes which are loosely based on an Dutch novel titled De brief Voor de Koning The novel was written by Tonke Dragt wrote back in the year 1962. Although the novel is considered a classic in the Netherlands but it’s not widely known within America. United States. Netflix’s Netflix show is more contemporary multifaceted, complex, and diverse story than the original. Both show a man named Tiuri who is about to be knighted , and is given a task to write a secret message to the King.

Amir Wilson, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, Thaddea Graham are actors in the show.


This dark and disturbing drama runs for three seasons. It’s an adaptation of a novel written by Caroline Kepes. It follows an eerie tale of a New York bookstore manager named Joe who is also a serial murderer. He is eventually to be in love with his customer and aspiring writer, Guinevere. The love they share develops into an intense affection. He makes use of social media to monitor their movements and gather information about their relationship to help promote it. In the second season, the character follows a similar pattern to that of a different young woman. This is a good choice for people who love horror and crime thrillers.

Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Ambyr Childers were cast in the show.

Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes is a limited-time series that focuses on Sarah P. Pinborough’s novel. Louise is a single mother who is employed in a psychiatrist’s office and is the main character in this thriller with a psychological twist. She was involved in an affair boss and became his wife’s friend in the process. There are also some mystical aspects that are at work and the result is not expected.

Simona Brown Eve Hewson, and Tom Bateman were cast in the show.

Unfortunate Happenings in a Series

The show is based on Lemony Snicket’s popular children’s series, A Series of Unfortunate Events has three seasons on Netflix. The book series has thirteen books within it. The show and the book series follow the journeys of three children who are Violet, Klaus, and Sunny following their parents die. They are taken to various foster homes, and are followed by the Count Olaf who wants to take control of their inheritance. The first season is based on the first four books, while the second season follows the subsequent five and the final season follows the other four. The series is extremely well-received and has received excellent reviews, particularly for Harris her performance as Olaf, the Count. Olaf.

Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman are actors in the show.


thirteen of 14 episodes of the Canadian drama are accessible on Netflix. Lauren Brooke’s Heartland is inspired by a 26-book series. The story begins with the novel “Coming Home and follows Amy who is a little girl. Her family and she live at a horse farm and assist with the rehabilitation of animals that have been neglected. This show is perfect for anyone who enjoys the drama of coming-of-age stories and horses.

Amber Marshall, Shaun Johnston, Michelle Morgan are cast in the show.