Popularised by Booktok, YA Mystery 'A Good Girl's Guide To Murder' gets Netflix series adaptation

Starring Emma Myers ("Wednesday"), promises twists, humour, and an investigation that will keep you guessing.

Pop Culture & Art April 23, 2024
(L-R) Asha Banks, Lauren Gibson, Emma Myers, Raiko Gohara and Jude Morgan-Collie ; A Good Girls Guide to Murder Cast Photo: Sally Mais/Netflix

The bestselling young adult series "A Good Girl's Guide to Murder" by Holly Jackson is getting a Netflix series adaptation later this year. The story centers on Pip Fitz-Amobi (Emma Myers),  a high schooler who reignites a five-year-old murder-suicide case, believing there's more to the story than meets the eye.

Myers, known for her breakout role in Netflix's "Wednesday", expressed her excitement about the project to Netflix’s Tudum: "Getting to be Pip has been a dream. Whether you’ve read the book or not, A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder is an experience all around. I think people are really going to like it."

A Good Girls Guide to Murder With Emma MyersiIs Coming to Netflix

A Good Girls Guide to Murder Photo: Joss Barratt/Netflix

Jackson's original novel became a New York Times bestseller in 2019,  followed by three sequels and a prequel. The author is thrilled about the series adaptation, promising viewers will be captivated by the small-town intrigue and Pip's relentless pursuit of the truth.

"A Good Girl's Guide to Murder"  joins Netflix's growing mystery lineup, including the upcoming "Dead Boy Detectives".  Get ready for suspense, secrets, and a thrilling ride when Pip's investigation hits your screens.


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