This year brought so many great book-to-TV adaptations, you may be eager to spend your holiday downtime reading the novels they’re all based on. Or perhaps you know a bookworm whose love of reading is just as strong as their love of their favorite show? Whether you’re treating yourself to a holiday gift or searching for a present for a beloved avid reader, we’ve got you covered with the book gift guide below.
Some of 2022’s biggest shows are based on famous books, like House of the Dragon with George RR Martin’s Fire & BloodAnne Rice’s Interview With the Vampireand Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. But there are some other shows that you may not know were actually based on books, like the Netflix hit Heartstopper.
Looking ahead to December and 2023, there are a slew of exciting upcoming book adaptations coming to the small screen, like Lady Chatterley’s Lover spirit Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches.
Here, find a long list of books that inspired TV shows in 2022 (plus some streaming-exclusive movies and upcoming shows) to help with your holiday shopping needs.