5 YA Novels Netflix Should Adapt Next
Netflix is on a roll with YA adaptations like To All The Boys I've Loved Before.
Because we're that impressed, here are the novels we think they should add to their queue of potential movies to make next.
Eleanor & Park
This quirky, offbeat love story has all the elements it needs to be a successful movie. Teenagers Eleanor and Park strike up a fast friendship through their mutual love of comic books and mixtapes. Their family lives aren't great, but they're always able to find strength, friendship and comfort in each other. Heartfelt and adorable, we think a Netflix adaptation could be the next Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.
Calling all Gossip Girl fans. This juicy story also takes place in New York's elite Manhattan scene, but with a twist. Instead of taking place in the era of cellphones and the internet, the tale unfolds in the late 1800s. Sisters Elizabeth and Diana Holland are rulers of their social circle, but they soon discover their status isn't quite secure as they thought. It would make a fun Netflix series for the characters, costumes and over-the-top drama we've come to know and love from its modern day equivalent.
We Were Liars
We genuinely think We Were Liars could be the Netflix equivalent of HBO's Big Little Lies. This complete page-turner tells the story of the Sinclair family, who spends every summer on a private island. Sounds like the dream, right? Well there's more to this one than meets the eye as one summer, things take a turn for the worst. An eight-episode series would be perfect for this captivating novel.
We've seen just about every Marvel and DC hero come to life on the big and small screen, but we would love to see this unique take on a superhero story adapted next. Anthem Fleet is a talented ballerina and heiress who is drawn away from her protective family by a handsome and dangerous stranger. Long story short, she ends up in an underground lab with an artificial heart, newfound powers and quite a few questions. If Netflix has shown us anything with Jessica Jones, it's that they know how to do action and adventure combined with amazing character development.
This novel is set in a futuristic society that might seem weird and wild, but in reality, we're not far off from today. We'd love to see Netflix's take on this teenage love story in space. It would make for an amazing comedy series.
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