Netflix Book Club

Netflix has been our best friend during Covid-19, we have watched insane documentaries to Christmas movies in April! Well, to spice things up Netflix can help you with your next virtual book club selection. Rather than just clicking any random show, they have included a wide variety of titles based on awesome reads; ranging from horror to romance and even for the whole fam bam if you’re all stuck together in the house.

With World Book Day tomorrow, here is a list to get you in the spirit.

FOR A BIT OF TIME TRAVEL:

The Ghost Bride (TV series) – Period Piece
Based on The Ghost Bride; by Yangsze Choo

The Last Kingdom (TV series) – Period Piece
Based on The Saxon Series; by Bernard Cornwell

Alias Grace (TV series) – Period Piece / Crime
Based on Alias Grace; by Margaret Atwood

FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY:

A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV series) – Family
Based on A Series of Unfortunate Events; by Lemony Snickett

Anne with an E (TV series) – Teen Show / Family
Based on Anne of Green Gables; by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (Film) – Action / Family
Based on All the Mowgli Stories; by Rudyard Kipling

The Little Prince (Film) – Family
Based on The Little Prince; by ‎Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

White Fang (Film) – Family
Based on White Fang; by Jack London

The Willoughbys (Film) – Family – Released today, 22 April 2020
Based on The Willoughbys; by Lois Lowry

 

FOR THE LOVERS OUT THERE:

All the Bright Places (Film) – Romantic Drama
Based on All The Bright Places; by Jennifer Niven

Nappily Ever After (Film) – Romantic Comedy
Based on Nappily Ever After; by Adam Brooks and Cee Marcellus

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Film) – Romantic Comedy
Based on To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; by Jenny Han

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (Film) – Romantic Comedy
Based on To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; by Jenny Han

 

 

FOR THE SCI-FI AND FANTASY WATCHES:

Altered Carbon (TV series) – Crime / Sci-fi
Based on Altered Carbon; by Richard K. Morgan

The Letter for the King (TV series) – Fantasy / Family
Based on The Letter for the King; by Tonke Dragt

The Witcher (TV series) – Drama / Fantasy
Based on The Witcher‎; by ‎Andrzej Sapkowski

IN THE MOOD TO LAUGH OR CRY? … WHY NOT BOTH:

The Fundamentals of Caring (Film) – Comedy
Based on The Revised Fundamentals Of Caring; by Jonathan Evison

Mudbound (Film) – Drama / Emotional
Based on Mudbound; by Hillary Jordan

Virgin River (TV series) – Drama / Emotional
Based on Virgin River; by Robyn Carr

FOR THE THRILL SEEKERS:

Gerald’s Game (Film) – Thriller
Based on Gerald’s Game; by Stephen King

The Haunting of Hill House (TV series) – Thriller
Based on The Haunting of Hill House; by Shirley Jackson

The Last Thing He Wanted (Film) – Thriller
Based on The Last Thing He Wanted; by Joan Didion

Hold the Dark (Film) – Adventure / Action
Based on Hold The Dark; by William Giraldi

 

 

BASED ON A TRUE STORY TYPE:

Brain on Fire (Film) – Drama / Emotional
Based on Susannah Cahalan’s memoir, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness 

Orange is the New Black (TV series) – Drama
Based on Piper Kerman’s memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker (TV series) – Emotional / Inspiring
Based on A’Lelia Bundles’ biography, On Her Own Ground

Unorthodox  (TV series) – Drama
Based on Deborah Feldman’s autobiography, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. 

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Film) – Family
Based on The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope; by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

FOR THE SHERLOCK HOLMES OUT THERE:

1922 (Film) – Crime / Period Piece
Based on 1922; by Stephen King

Lost Girls (Film) – Crime
Based on Lost Girls; by Robert Kolker

The Stranger (TV series) – Crime / Mystery
Based on The Stranger; by Harlan Coben

YOU (TV series) – Crime / Thriller
Based on You; by Caroline Kepnes

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