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Books That Inspired Your Favorite Streaming Shows

Many of us enjoy sitting down to binge-watch our favorite shows on Amazon Prime, Hulu, or Netflix. What you may not know is that many of these shows were inspired by books. Check out these binge-worthy books from the library.


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"Bosch" is based on the Harry Bosch mysteries series by Michael Connelly. The following titles are featured in the series:





The Man in the High Castle

"The Man in the High Castle" based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick.









This miniseries is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.






Sailor Moon Crystal

This anime series is based on the Sailor Moon (a.k.a. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon) manga series by Naoko Takeuchi.








Hemlock Grove

"Hemlock Grove" is based on Brian McGreevy's horror novel Hemlock Grove: or, The Wise Wolf.






House of Cards

This is an American adaptation of the British television mini-series based on the Michael Dobbs's novel House of Cards.






Jessica Jones

"Jessica Jones" is based on Marvel Comic's Alias series.







This show, which aired for three seasons on A&E, moved to Netflix for season four. "Longmire" is based on the Walt Longmire Mysteries by Craig Johnson.









Orange is the New Black

"Orange is the New Black" is based on Piper Kerman's memoir of her experience serving time in a women's prison.







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