Wednesday, February 8, 2017

TV Series Based On Books (and One Comic)


This month check out our very diverse collection of TV series--on both DVD and Blu-ray!

The following are series that are based on books and one comic:

Friday Night Lights--based on the book Friday Night Lights: a Town, a Team, and a Dream by H. G. Bissinger

House of Cards (US Version)--based on the book House of Cards by Michael Dobbs

Sherlock--based on the Sherlock Holmes series of books and stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle--a good start is A Study in Scarlet.

Outlander--based on the series by Diana Gabaldon--start with Outlander.

Rizzoli and Isles--based on the series by Tess Gerritsen--start with The Surgeon.

Longmire--based on the series by Craig Johnson--start with the Cold Dish.

Boardwalk Empire--based on the book Boardwalk Empire: the Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson.

Orange Is the New Black--based on the book Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman.

The Walking Dead--based on the comic series by Robert Kirkman.

Justified--based on some short stories and the novels Pronto and Riding the Rap by Elmore Leonard.

Dexter--based on the series by Jeff Lindsay--start with Darkly Dreaming Dexter.

Masters of Sex--based on the book Masters of Sex: the Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson... by Thomas Maier.

Game of Thrones--based on the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin--start with Game of Thrones.

Bones--based on the Tempe Brennan series by Kathy Reichs--start with Deja Dead.

Call the Midwife--based on the book Call the Midwife: a Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth.




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