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6 Television Adaptions to Put on Your Watch List

by Sara Voigt (@meaningfulmadness)

If you listen to the pod, you know we love a good adaptation. We (and you!) are in luck because there are so many great adaptations available on several streaming services. Today, we are going to talk about six television (think "series") adaptations to put on your "To Watch" list.


Normal People Television Poster
Book Cover of Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People

Book by: Sally Rooney

Adaptation Available On: Hulu


Watch it if you like brooding, complicated, complex relationships.





Mismatched Television Poster
Book Cover of When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi

Book by: Sandhya Menon

Adaptation Available On: Netflix (Adaptation Name: Mismatched) Listen to our episode on the pilot here.


Watch it if you like smart, young adult relationships.



The Handmaid's Tale Television Poster
Book Cover of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale

Book by: Margaret Atwood

Adaptation Available On: Hulu (Season 1 is fire!)


Watch it if you like dystopian settings and complicated political situations.




Justified Television Poster
Book Cover of Fire in the Hole by Elmore Leonard

Justified (based on the novella Fire in the Hole)

Book by: Elmore John Leonard Jr.

Adaptation Available On: Hulu


Watch it if you like westerns with compelling plots and characters.




The 100 Television Poster
Book Cover of The 100 by Kass Morgan

The 100

Book series by: Kass Morgan

Adaptation Available On: Netflix


Watch it if you like intense, young adult drama with a dystopian flare.





Book Cover of Shrill by Lindy West
Book Cover of Shrill by Lindy West

Shrill

Book by: Lindy West

Adaptation Available On: Hulu


Watch it if you like raw, straight-shooting storytelling about a fat (this is the adjective West prefers) woman's experience in the world.



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