You know the feeling: You're jumping into some buzzy TV series like Big Little Lies or going to see Dune and you have that friend who is like, "Oh, you've gotta read the book."
But like, now you're watching the show/movie and you're seeing the whole story play out, so now, are you really gonna read the book? And if you do, would it even be the same experience your friend had?
Well, you're in luck — here are 17 bestsellers that just might be the next Game of Thrones or Gone Girl. You can read them ahead of time and be that friend!