Loved the show? Read the book!

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You’ve been watching them – on television or on DVD or streaming on Hulu or Netflix or Prime… but have you read the book? Keep reading to find out about the books behind your favorite shows.

The Alienist (TNT)
NYC Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt calls on criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to secretly investigate the gruesome murders of young boys.  The doctor works tirelessly to answer the question: what makes a man into a murderer?
Borrow the book, or download the audiobook and listen to it anywhere!

The Handmaid’s Tale  (Hulu)
Set in a dystopian future where a fundamentalist regime treats women as property of the state, the government has taken to forcing the few remaining fertile women into sexual servitude. We meet Offred, one of these women, who is determined to survive the terrifying world she lives in and to find the daughter who was taken from her.
Borrow the book, listen to it in the car, or download it to read on your phone, tablet, or e-reader.
Did you know there was a 1990 movie?  It has a 31% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and you can borrow it on DVD.
Haven’t had a chance to watch it? Borrow season one!

Bones (Fox)
Dr. Temperance Brennan is a forensic anthropologist who has an uncanny ability to read clues from victims’ bones – earning herself the titular nickname.  She often finds herself working with Special Agent Seeley Booth, a former Army sniper, who can be a little skeptical about scientists who involve themselves in solving crimes.  Together they solve some gnarly cases!
Check out the first book in the series by Kathy Reichs – we’ve also got it in large print, or you can download the e-book.
Love it?  Want more?  Take a look at the author’s website, or the series list on
Didn’t quite finish watching the series?  Check out seasons eleven and twelve!

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