This Valentine’s Day, millions will cuddle up with their cats and a box of Dove bars and sink into a juicy romance novel. Wouldn’t it be far more interesting if romance novels contained the complexity, suspense and intrigue of our favorite TV shows and movies? Below, our noblest attempts at visual fan fiction. If these pop culture novels were real, they'd go straight to our Kindles so no one could see us reading them in public. 

'Homeland'

Christine Gritmon

'Star Wars'

Christine Gritmon

'Super Mario Bros.'

Christine Gritmon

'Walking Dead'

Christine Gritmon

 'Breaking Bad'

Christine Gritmon

'The Dark Knight Rises'

Christine Gritmon

'Futurama'

Christine Gritmon

Ron Swanson from 'Parks and Recreation'

Christine Gritmon

Written by Christine Gritmon and Nick Nadel

Covers by Christine Gritmon