1. Author of True Blood, Charlaine Harris will have her novel adapted into a NBC television series this year. The book follows a series of supernatural happenings occurring in a small Texan town.

2. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery is the classic tale of an orphan girl who is sent to a family who was hoping to adopt a boy. Moira Walley-Beckett will star in the Netflix series being released sometime in 2017.

3. Liane Moriarty's 2014 novel, Big Little Lies, has been turned into a TV series set to star the lovely Reese Witherspoon and premiere on February 19 on HBO.

4. The first novel in J.K. Rowling's series, The Cormoran Strike, is set to premiere in 2017 across BBC and HBO in their respective countries. Tom Burke is said to be undertaking the role of Cormoran.