Today the topic of Top Ten Tuesdays is Top ten books I want to see made to a movie or a TV show (in a perfect world).

There are so many choices here!

Actually, after the success of the Harry Potter, LOTR, and the Pirates of the Caribbean movies I’m a bit surprised we haven’t seen very many similar fantasy movies but I guess most books are easier to make into TV shows than movies, at least if you don’t want to chop off majority of the book.

Here are my current choices:

1, The Amber chronicles by Roger Zelazny
The various alternate universes are very cinematic and I think they could be done well today.

2, Jocelynn Drake’s Dark Days series
The books could easily be made into a TV show.

3, Cherie Priest’s Clockwork Century series
With the success that Walking Dead has, Priest’s world of zombies and steampunk could be great.

4, Diane Duane’s Young Wizards
Either a series of movies or a TV show about young wizards. Surely there must be a lot of Potter fans who would love it?

5, Jim C. Hines’ Princess series
I think a TV show would be better for these books.

6, Seanan McGuire’s Toby Daye series
A cross between Grimm and Once Upon a Time? Come on, TV moguls!

7, Liz Williams’ Chief Inspector Chen series
Another lush world just waiting to be translated into a TV show.

8, Lois McMaster Bujold’s Spirit Ring
I think this book could be a great movie with a clear setting and a short, self-contained story.

9, Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody series
Victorian Egyptologists who solve crimes!

10, Peters Clines’ Ex-Heroes
Zombies and superheroes! I’m a bit surprised these books haven’t been made into movies already.

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