8 Best TV Series Based on YA Novels (Plus 4 We’re Looking Forward To!)

    The CW knows the Young Adult universe spells television gold.

    Young Adult books are all over the big screen (see: Twilight, The Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, et al.), but they’ve been stealthily conquering the small screen too, thanks in no small part to the CW. Though some of their YA-to-TV adaptations have flopped (looking at you, The Secret Circle, Privileged, and The Lying Game), the C-Dubs is still the master at bring your favorite YA books to life.

    With the final season of Pretty Little Liars airing January 12, directly followed by the series premiere of Shadowhunters, a new show based on The Mortal Instruments, let’s take a look at the best TV series based on YA novels, past, present, and future.

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