Without Books, TV Would Be Barren

top ten tuesday
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, they provide a prompt for bloggers. Today’s prompt is TV-themed.


We tend to think of TV as something totally separate from literature. Not so! If you’ve enjoyed any of the following on TV, consider reading the books they are based on.



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Poldarkbased on the Poldark Saga books of Winston Graham


boardwalk empire
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Outlander, based on the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon


diana gabaldon outlander
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Pride and Prejudice and other series based on novels of Jane Austen


masters of sex
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Sherlock and Elementary based on the Sherlock Holmes books and stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Bones based on Deja Dead and others in the Temperance Brennan series by Kathy Reichs


kathy reichs deja dead
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Game of Thrones based on A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin.



Here’s a thought: Whatever your TV passion, check it online for possible roots in books. You might find an author you love!

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