There are literally hundreds of movies based on books. TV shows also cannibalize books, especially series. PRETTY LITTLE LIARS is based on the novels by Sara Shepard. GOSSIP GIRL is based on novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. BONES is based on novels by Kathy Reichs. DEXTER is based on Jeff Lindsay's novels. VAMPIRE DIARIES is based on L.J. Smith's books. RIZZOLI & ISLES are characters by Tess Gerritsen. TRUE BLOOD is from novels by Charlaine Harris. Download the audiobooks and enjoy a professional actor performing the book for you. Not just what some Hollywood screenwriter decides should be included, but every word!