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Pick A TV Show And We'll Tell You Which Book To Read Next

Who knew your Netflix history could help you find a new book?

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  1. <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>
    Via Hulu
    The Handmaid's Tale
    Via Hulu
    <i>Big Little Lies</i>
    Via HBO
    Big Little Lies
    Via HBO
    <i>Glow</i>
    Via Netflix
    Glow
    Via Netflix
    <i>13 Reasons Why</i>
    Via Netflix
    13 Reasons Why
    Via Netflix
    <i>Twin Peaks</i>
    Via Showtime
    Twin Peaks
    Via Showtime
    <i>Riverdale</i>
    Via Netflix
    Riverdale
    Via Netflix
    <i>Dear White People</i>
    Via Netflix
    Dear White People
    Via Netflix
    <i>Black Mirror</i>
    Via Netflix
    Black Mirror
    Via Netflix
    <i>Orphan Black</i>
    Via BBC America
    Orphan Black
    Via BBC America
    <i>A Series of Unfortunate Events</i>
    Via Netflix
    A Series of Unfortunate Events
    Via Netflix
    <i>House of Cards</i>
    Via Netflix
    House of Cards
    Via Netflix
    <i>The Man in the HIgh Castle</i>
    Via Amazon
    The Man in the HIgh Castle
    Via Amazon
    <i>Master of None</i>
    Via Netflix
    Master of None
    Via Netflix
    <i>Game of Thrones</i>
    Via HBO
    Game of Thrones
    Via HBO
    <i>RuPaul's Drag Race</i>
    Via VH1
    RuPaul's Drag Race
    Via VH1

Pick A TV Show And We'll Tell You Which Book To Read Next

You got: Drag Teen by Jeffery Self

This ultimately heartwarming book follows JT, a teen unsure of what life will be like after high school, who decides to go to New York City to compete in the Miss Drag Teen pageant. There are also RPDR references that fans of the show will appreciate. Get it here.

Drag Teen by Jeffery Self
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You got: The Masters of Rome series by Colleen McCullough

Though it's more historical fiction and less fantasy, this book series deals with empires, power, and corruption as two men want to be the First Man in Rome. Not only are these books gripping, but the exhaustive research that has gone into them is evident. You can get it here.

The Masters of Rome series by Colleen McCullough
Head of Zeus
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You got: It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Here's another story about a totalitarian state set in alternate-reality America. This novel focuses on one journalist's role in a rebellion against the fascism instituted by Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip, a newly elected populist president and tyrant who leads the country into a dark place. Get it here.

It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
Penguin Classics
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You got: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

House of Cards might be about political drama in the here and now, but this book takes you through similar themes of power struggles from hundreds of years ago. It charts Thomas Cromwell's ascent to power and would change the minds of anyone who's not a fan of historical fiction. You can get it here.

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Fourth Estate
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You got: I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley

If you enjoy the big-city setting of most of Master of None, you'll enjoy this series of essays about a young woman's life in Manhattan. Each essay gives you an insight into life in New York (ideal for anyone who loved the episode "I Love New York"). You can get it here.

I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
Faber & Faber
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You got: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Much like Orphan Black, this book features clones, and charts the story of Kathy and her close friends, who go to an English boarding school where they're prepared for their fates as organ donors. This sci-fi work isn't just about cloning though, and it tackles the theme of how fragile life — and unexpressed emotions — are. Get it here.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Faber & Faber
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You got: All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

In Tom Barren's world, technology has created a utopia, but he feels he's missing his soulmate. After getting in a time machine, he's taken to a dystopia that turns out to be like our modern day. Tom becomes conflicted between his desire to go home and the woman he meets in this alternate reality. You can get it here.

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
Dutton Books
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You got: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

Pak Jun Do was raised in an orphanage owned by his father. This novel tells the story of Jun Do's deployment into the military and the adversity he faces. If you like the attention to detail in A Series of Unfortunate Events, you'll appreciate the intricacies of this book that are sometimes harrowing but ultimately unforgettable. Get it here.

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
Black Swan
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You got: You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson

In this collection of essays, Phoebe Robinson, the stand-up comedian and host of 2 Dope Queens podcast, tackles matters such as race and gender, while bringing her trademark humour to it. Prepare for lots of pop-culture references, laughs, and important points to take away once you finally put the book down. Get it here.

You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson
Plume Books
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You got: Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh

Yasmin is desperately lonely and obsessed with a classmate, Alice; in turn, he's fixated with the idea that she's going to be kidnapped. When Alice does disappear, Yasmin is left unsure of what to do and the story takes on even darker tones. You can get it here.

Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh
Canongate Books
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You got: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

If you can enjoy the wonderfully weird world of Twin Peaks, you'll be into this book which follows Toru Okada on an initially innocuous but ultimately bizarre journey after his and his wife's cat goes missing. Get it here.

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Vintage
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You got: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

While on holiday with her family, Cadence suffers an accident that she can't remember at all. When she returns back to the island a couple of years later and combs for clues, she discovers all the secrets behind her family's facade. Get it here.

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Hot Key Books
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You got: The Sweetheart by Angelina Mirabella

This coming-of-age story is set in the '50s and centres on a teenager who feels stuck in her current life, and decides to take a chance to join the world of female wrestling. But as she reinvents herself, it complicates her life in ways she couldn't have imagined. You can get it here.

The Sweetheart by Angelina Mirabella
Simon & Schuster
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You got: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Written by the same author as Big Little Lies, it tells the story of a seemingly happy couple, Sam and Clementine. When they're invited to a barbecue, everything changes. The book gives more revelations in little drips, which means you won't be able to put it down. Get it here.

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Penguin
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You got: The Power by Naomi Alderman

A flip on The Handmaid's Tale where women have no control, this dystopian novel shows a world where women suddenly discover they are able to release electricity through their fingertips, ultimately changing the power dynamic between women and men. Get it here.

The Power by Naomi Alderman
Viking
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