Book to TV adaptions you may have missed

  1. Shadow Hunters: 2016 – Netflix – Shadowhunters follows Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara), who finds out on her birthday that she is not who she thinks she is but rather comes from a long line of Shadowhunters, human–angel hybrids who hunt down demons. The series is set in an urban and contemporary New York City.
  2. The Shannara Chronicles: 2016 – Netflix – The series chronicles the journey of Wil, Amberle and Eretria who, with the guidance of the last druid Allanon, must go on a quest to protect the Ellcrys from dying and releasing all the banished demons back into the Four Lands.
  3. Dear white People: 2017 – Netflix – Dear White People is an American comedy-drama television series on Netflix that follows several black college students at an Ivy League institution (the fictional Winchester University), touching on issues surrounding modern American race relations.
  4. The Umbrella Academy: 2019 -Netflix – The Umbrella Academy revolves around a dysfunctional family of adopted sibling superheroes who reunite to solve the mystery of their father’s death and the threat of an impending apocalypse.
  5. Cursed: 2019 – Netflix – A teenage sorceress named Nimue encounters a young Arthur on her quest to find a powerful and ancient sword.
  6. Good Omens: 2019 – Amazon Video – Set in 2018, the series follows the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale, long time acquaintances who, having grown accustomed to life on Earth as representatives of Heaven and Hell, seek to prevent the coming of the Antichrist and with-it Armageddon, the final battle between Heaven and Hell.  
  7. Normal People: 2020 – BBC Iplayer – Normal People series follows the complicated relationship between two small-town Ireland classmates—Marianne, a wealthy loner, and Connell, a popular boy whose mother works for Marianne’s family—as they explore themselves, each other, and how to move through the world as “normal people.”
  8. Alex Rider: 2020 – Amazon Prime – Alex Rider is an ordinary teenager enlisted to work on behalf of MI6, where he uses skills he didn’t know he had to become an extraordinary spy.
  9. Firefly Lane: 2021 – Netflix – For thirty years Tully and Kate buoy each other through life, weathering the storms of friendship, jealousy, anger, hurt and resentment. Tully follows her ambition to find fame and success. Kate knows that all she wants is to fall in love and have a family.
  10. Shadow and Bone: Out April 24th 2021 – Netflix – Based on Leigh Bardugo’s worldwide bestselling Grishaverse novels, Shadow and Bone finds us in a war-torn world where lowly soldier and orphan Alina Starkov has just unleashed an extraordinary power that could be the key to setting her country free

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