Over the past few years, Netflix has been adapting some of the most beloved books into movies, and some of these adaptations have been incredibly successful. In this blog, we'll take a look at some of the best books made into Netflix films.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
"To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is a romantic comedy based on Jenny Han's novel of the same name. The story follows a teenager named Lara Jean Covey, who writes love letters to all of her crushes, but never intends to send them. However, when the letters are accidentally sent out, Lara Jean's life gets turned upside down. The movie stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo and was released in 2018.
The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles
"The Kissing Booth" is another romantic comedy based on a book by Beth Reekles. The story follows a teenager named Elle Evans, who runs a kissing booth at her school's carnival and ends up falling for her best friend's older brother. The movie stars Joey King, Jacob Elordi, and Joel Courtney and was released in 2018.
The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way
"The Umbrella Academy" is a superhero series based on the comic book series of the same name by Gerard Way. The story follows a dysfunctional family of superheroes who reunite after their father's death. The series stars Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, and Robert Sheehan and was released in 2019.
The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis
"The Queen's Gambit" is a period drama based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The story follows a young orphan named Beth Harmon, who discovers a talent for chess and becomes a prodigy. The series stars Anya Taylor-Joy and was released in 2020.
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
"The Haunting of Hill House" is a horror series based on the novel of the same name by Shirley Jackson. The story follows a family who moves into a haunted mansion and experiences supernatural events. The series stars Victoria Pedretti, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Henry Thomas and was released in 2018.
Enola Holmes by Nancy Springer
"Enola Holmes" is a mystery movie based on the book series of the same name by Nancy Springer. The story follows the younger sister of Sherlock Holmes, who sets out to find her missing mother. The movie stars Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin and was released in 2020.
In conclusion, these are just a few examples of some of the best books that have been made into Netflix films. If you're a fan of these stories, be sure to check out the original source material as well!