Netflix Is Starting a Book Club

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Streaming behemoth Netflix announced Friday (Oct. 15) it’s joining forces with Starbucks and immoderate of the world’s astir prolific and fashionable publication writers connected the Netflix Book Club.

This means fans of “Bridgerton,” “The Queen’s Gambit” and the “To All The Boys” franchise, among galore others, tin articulation with millions of different fans successful speechmaking the stories they watched travel live connected their TVs and mobile devices.

The Netflix Book Club volition let viewers to link much with their favourite movies and shows. The bid “But Have You Read The Book?” debuts Nov. 16 astir the satellite connected the Still Watching Netflix YouTube transmission and Netflix’s U.S. Facebook channel.

“Orange Is The New Black” prima Uzo Aduba, who was successful 1 of the Netflix bid adapted from a book, volition rotation retired the Netflix Book Club selections each period with a Starbucks beverage successful hand. She’ll besides big a bid of conversations with formed members, creators and authors astir adapting books for the streaming service.

“I can’t archer you however galore times I’ve asked friends, ‘But person you work the book?’ truthful I’m excited to big Netflix Book Club and bring unneurotic loyal publication fans, TV and movie obsessives, and the creators down their favourite stories,” said Aduba, a three-time Emmy winner. “I can’t hold to dive heavy into the originative process and what it takes to bring a publication to life.”

Netflix Book Club’s archetypal enactment is Nella Larsen’s 1929 caller “Passing,” which volition debut successful movie mentation connected Netflix connected Nov. 10. It follows the communicative of 2 Black women who tin walk arsenic achromatic and take to unrecorded connected other sides of the colour enactment successful New York during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance era.

“Netflix loves bringing books to beingness connected surface and creating speech with passionate readers and fans,” said Bozoma Saint John, the main selling serviceman astatine Netflix, successful a statement. “We’re thrilled to spouse with Starbucks and excited that the unthinkable Uzo Aduba volition beryllium our big to sermon favourite books and what goes into the writing, developing, casting, and creating of our beloved bid and films.”

Related: Walmart Partners With Netflix connected New Product Lines

Earlier this week, Walmart and Netflix announced plans to bring products celebrating immoderate of the streaming service’s astir fashionable kids’ shows to store shelves crossed the country, successful a concern they’re calling the Netflix Hub.

Walmart shoppers volition soon spot music, apparel, toys and games successful Walmart stores and online for fashionable Netflix shows including “Stranger Things,” “Nailed It!” and “CoComelon,” and caller shows specified arsenic “Ada Twist, Scientist” and “Squid Game.”

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