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5 Trending Books From TikTok That Would Make Awesome TV Shows!

06-03-2021 by Shanel Haynes

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For those of you that dont know, BookTok is a side of TikTok that features some of the most popular reads at the moment. Book fanatics share their favorite books along with recommending books to others depending on the genre. #BookTok currently has over 8.9 Billion views and is growing on TikTok. Here are some trending reads from BookTok that  would make great TV series!


1. From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout

This book series was undoubtedly one of the most popular books among BookTok user recommendations. This series takes you into a fantasy world filled with romance, royalty, and action with its enemies-to-lovers theme along with a strong female lead character. The books would be perfect for a new TV series with its similar vibes to "Game of Thrones". 



2. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

If you enjoyed the Netflix series "Outer Banks", this book would be a perfect read for you. The story focuses on a seemingly perfect family who each find out more about each other over the Summer at their private island. With twists around every corner and themes of self-acceptance and family morals, this book sets the scene for a great new TV series. 



3. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

If you like romance shows that also feature action and drama, The invisible Life of Addie LaRue is for you. This book uncovers the ideas of endless life, love, and everything in between. As a TV series, it would take viewers on an adventure over a timespan of 300 years. Just think of what the production could look like! 



4. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Not too far off from today's world, this book by Kiley Reid is about a young Black woman who is wrongly accused of kidnapping a baby from a white family. Drama, emotions, and mystery are all wrapped up in this one, which are qualities that always make for good TV. 



5. Dance Of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson

This book had a few passionate reviews from BookTok users claiming it is a must-read. The book allows for you to see things from different character perspectives and is an adventure novel with kingdoms, love, and a fighter female lead. Having this book as a series would work well with the couteradicting perspectives of the two main characters. 



What books would YOU love see adapted into a TV series?