8 (More) Netflix Original Series Based on Books

As Netflix continues to grow, the company has been able to add more original programming to their streaming service. Do you know which of your favorite shows started out as books before being adapted into television series for Netflix?

Click here to read the first list of Netflix book adaptations JMRL posted.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo – Presents a guide to cleaning and organizing a living space, discussing best methods for decluttering and the impact that an organized home can have on mood and physical and mental health.

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson – When four seekers arrive at a notorious old mansion, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena, but Hill House is gathering its powers and will soon choose one of them to make its own.

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood – Takes readers into the life and mind of Grace Marks, one of the most notorious women of the 1840s, who is serving a life sentence for murders she claims she cannot remember.

Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker – The head of the FBI’s investigative unit that deals with serial killers demonstrates his celebrated talent for getting inside their minds, creating their profiles, and predicting their next moves.

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan – In a 25th-century world in which death is nearly obsolete, former UN envoy Takeshi Kovacs, re-sleeved into a new body after a brutal death, finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly far-reaching conspiracy.

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat – A master class in cooking distills decades of professional experience into four elements: salt, fat, acid, and heat, which when properly applied in the kitchen will produce delicious meals.

Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra – Receiving an anonymous tip that could lead to the capture of a powerful criminal overlord, Bombay police officer Sartaj Singh is nearing his goal when he realizes that his imminent confrontation with the crime lord is part of a more sinister agenda.

Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach – Leila, a sheltered young misfit, discovers an online chat forum where she feels accepted and falls under the spell of the website’s charismatic founder, who entices her into assuming the stolen identity of a glamorous but desperate woman.

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Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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