Despite promises of reboots and constant streaming available on Netflix, the cancellation of our favorite cult TV shows has left us in a permanent state of mourning. Even if we didn’t manage to catch the shows’ original pilot premiere, we still feel an ever-present sorrow knowing that we may never see another new episode of Freaks and Geeks, Buffy, or Pushing Daisies again.
But we’ll always have books.
When you’ve already watched your favorite cult TV show three times through, sometimes you just need a slight change. That’s why we’ve rounded up eight books that will perfectly complement your taste in television to take your most beloved TV genres from screen to the page. Whether you love creepy sci-fi stories or you prefer a quirky narrative, these books will encourage you to take a break from your screen binge and get lost in some words instead. Flip through the gallery to find some must-reads that you won’t be able to put down.