10 books that have turned into hit TV shows

Every so often a book comes out so addicting that it develops a cult following. When major networks catch on, they have no choice but to bring these must-reads to the big screen and tap major stars to fill the roles.

With Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon receiving awards for their work in HBO's Big Little Lies to the worldwide Game Of Thrones fan base, these 10 books have all developed into binge-worthy TV shows.

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Staring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Zoe Kravitz, Big Little Lies has become a hit on HBO.

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Based on the famous historian Alexander Rose, this story about a spy that helped America win the Revolutionary War became a successful show on AMC.

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Orange Is The New Black is perhaps the most famous original show on Netflix. Based on a true story by Piper Kerman about her time in a women's prison, this quickly became a #1 New York Times bestseller. 

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Directed by Martin Scorsese for an iconic HBO show, the book was first written by Nelson Johnson. The story explores the past of Atlantic City and the rebirth of a casino resort. 

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This New York Times Bestseller became a hit original series on HBO staring Justin Theroux. In a series of unfortunate events causing many people in a town to vanish, you won't be able to put this book down.

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This epic book features the first 12 parts of the hit series airing on AMC. When a cop from Kentucky wakes up after being shot, his life takes an unexpected turn. 

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This teen book series became a hit ABC Family show staring Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchel and Troian Bellisario. The show lasted 7 full seasons.

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Stephan King's best-selling book became a CBS hit series. This story is about a sudden plane crash that isolates a normal town in Maine. 

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This novel about a dangerous love triangle became a major hit series on The CW staring Nina Dobrev, Kat Grahm and Paul Wesley. The book went on to have 4 books while the season ran for 8 seasons. 

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With a cult following for Jon Snow, this book became an HBO acclaimed HBO series. This book will be unlike anything you have ever read before. 

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