Netflix: the 15 best series based on the series

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We know that reading is an activity that we are losing due to the unstoppable advanced streaming platforms, but reality leads us to surrender to the series, in this case Netflix, which they bombard us with amazing stories, spectacular actors and actresses e soundtracks from dream. Close that book and let yourself be seduced by these series, similar to the advice we made, for example, on The Bridgertons.



Orange is the new black is one of the best adaptations of Netflix novels.

We are confident that our approach is perfect for getting you discover sensational works based on books that have been very successful all over the world, and for this we wanted to bring stories of crime, prisons for women, historical stories, theme teen o fantasy, always the hand of Netflix.

Close the book and enjoy the interpreted version in our selection

If you were looking for the adaptation of fantastic novels, like The Witcher, or are you more interested in historical dramas, with the spectacular The Bridgertons, here we propose the best book adaptations available on Netflix.

  • aka Grace
  • And Bridgerton
  • A place to dream
  • For thirteen reasons
  • The sinner
  • The witch
  • Shadow Hunters: The Deadly Tools
  • Orange is the new black
  • Sweet Magnolias
  • Chesapeake Stories
  • don't talk to strangers
  • Anna with the E
  • foreigner
  • quicksand
  • Shadow and bone

aka Grace

We are facing one vintage miniseries, this time set in the 19th century and based on the true story of Grace Marks, fictionalized by Margaret Atwood and shaping the story with the strange fictional character, but always trying to be true to a gruesome story of servants and lovers. Alias ​​Grace tells the story of a convicted Danish immigrant in Canada for the murder of his boss. Grace, a young domestic worker, says of remember nothing of the crime, can he prove his innocence?



  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

And Bridgerton

One of the most succeeded Series around the world recently, at least at the time of writing, it is also one of the most interesting and irreverent romantic dramas that we met. In case you don't know the story, based on the novels by Julia Quinn, we will fully enter the nobility di London from period of the Regency and we will meet young people who fully enter the game of arranged marriages, with a high dose of sensuality in each chapter.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

A place to dream

Mel a nurse with headquarters in Los Angeles, leaves the city to move to a remote place village in the north of California, Virgin River, which is the original title of the series, and help the local doctor, which at first will not have a good interaction with the protagonist. Gradually Mel will find himself a place in the small community of the country, even if i ghosts of his past, sometimes mysterious, they will never stop persecute her. This serie Netflix is based on the famous novels by Robyn Carr.


  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes available: 20
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

For thirteen reasons

The series, taken from romance di Jay asher, which scored millions of viewers, both for the plot central, both for the way in which he dealt with such a delicate and little discussed topic, such as that of suicide, is our latest recommendation .. In his first season we will follow Clay jensen, a teenager who discovers the sound tapes that his amico, recently passed away, left him and where he explains i reasons which led him to get out of the way, alluding to either to the students, is to teachers and their intimate circle, in a story like this heartbreaking as something exaggerated for the taste of morbid viewers.


  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 49
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

The sinner

Another one of those anthological series, based on the namesake romance di Petra Hammesfahr, who tackle different topics over the course of their seasons, but who belong to the same universe, is The Sinner. Nominated in different categories for i Golden Globes, the series follows a policeman, Harry Ambrose, who begins investigate a terrible murder, by a motherin public and without, it seems, the victim and the executioner have any kind of relationship.


  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 24
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

The witch

Based on the successful series of novels di Andrzej Sapkowski, previously adapted to Games, The Witcher tells the adventures of the sorcerer Geralt of Rivia, dedicated to hunting mutant monsters in a world full of fantasy. This is one of Netflix's best recent series, of course inspired by the Game of Thrones phenomenon, and that will make fans jump for joy, there are also fans, of the latest Superman, Henry Cavill. If you like the medieval stories of witchcraft and magical powers, here you will find something different.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes

Shadow Hunters: The Deadly Tools

We are facing another of those works that makes the leap from youth literature, called in the series of novels as Shadowhunters and written by Cassandra clare, and there are already some at the turn of the century, is the series we are talking about below and which places us in the life of a teenager named Clary Fray, which on his birthday find out what is hiding behind the world that not all people can see and that it contains angels, demons and other monsters for which he must fight.


  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 55
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Orange is the new black

If we talk about truthfulness and exposure of a real situation, even if softened by the necessary dramatic tone, Orange is the new black is the perfect series on one true story told directly and without additives. If you want to know what a female prison, through the memory of one of them, this work is fundamental. The North American series, available on Netflix, is based on the namesake romance written by Piper Kerman, protagonist of the true story.

  • Year 2013
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes available: 91
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Sweet Magnolias

Not all love stories should focus on men and women, so we would also like you to know the story of Maddie, Helen e Dana Sue, friends, too, of all life, who under the prism of one small town in North America, a lot cliche popular in this type of series, they will show us how are theirs problems "vita", family and work, as well as knowing what kind of problems face daily.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 10
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Chesapeake Stories

Thinking about the concept of soap opera, something already out of fashion, or so it might seem, we always have in mind the Spanish-speaking countries and, above all, based in South America. This series offers us to visit the United States, this time a city called Chesapeake it's a woman who lived in New York comes for help her little sister and save a little one inn managed by his family, deeply rooted in the city. Very soon, everything he had left in past will come back and this will result in a cataclysm in "vita" by Abby, the protagonist of the story.

  • Year: 2016
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes available: 36
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

don't talk to strangers

This story begins with one voice, a call innocent, and it will have enormous consequences for several people around an intricate plot. Adam Price, the father of the family protagonist of this story will begin to doubt of his own wife a cause of the aforementioned call, which will cause a mystery, which he did not know existed until now, is the center of attention in his life. This production Netflix invites you to venture into the lives of others and find out how ready we are to see our world upside down.

  • Year: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 40 minutes

Anna with the E

With this series we invoke the spirit of female protagonism, which in this case is represented through the interpretation of the actress Amybeth McNulty, in a story that takes us to Canada of early nineteenth century. a orphan, the protagonist of the story, will have to make his way into an unknown society to her, with a new home and a new school, while using all his weapons: intelligence, imagination and his ability to solve problems.

  • Year: 2017
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes available: 27
  • Approximate duration: 45 minutes

foreigner

This epic tale follows in the footsteps of Claire Randall, a combat nurse who for some reason is transported through space-time to the mid XNUMXth century. Based on a series of romantic and fantasy novels, this television series delves into Claire's relationship with two male characters, a love story through time with touches of imagination and time. If you like series historical and female protagonism, but you don't want to look at the usual things, I think this might be a great choice for you.

  • Year 2014
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes available: 42
  • Approximate duration: 65 minutes

quicksand

Teen stories and books are our bread and butter, at least when it comes to series available on Netflix. The story that is told in this title begins with a shooting in a Stockholm high school and focus our eyes on alleged fault of a young woman, Maja Norberg, who will have to live a real one calvary to to break free of a more than possible judgment. Through gods flashbacks we can unveil the mystery behind the shooting and the truth that Maja hides.

  • Year: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 6
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes

Shadow and bone

A new adaptation of a series of highly successful novels among the younger audience, the writer Leigh Bardugo, presents us with a world divided in two From one gigantic barrier of darkness which lasts indefinitely. Unnatural creatures yes feed on human flesh, while a young man soldier finds out of possess a power that could unite an entire country. However, while discovers its full potential and trains his power, powerful forces they will try to stop it at all costs.

  • Year: 2021
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes available: 8
  • Approximate duration: 50 minutes
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