Before The Testaments, there was The Handmaid’s Tale: an instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times).The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast.
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ian shared a tip "I haven't seen the show but did read the book a long time ago and remember liking it quite a bit"
jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "The book as well as the series is very dark but it’s enjoyable."
mia_burroughs shared a tip "A great dystopian novel! Gets you thinking...than stays with you long after the last page"
christilee_johnson shared a tip "Frightening, powerful, thought-provoking book that had me thinking long after the last page was read."
Poochamoo shared a tip "This dystopian novel is more leisurely paced than the TV series with a good bit of stream of consciousness."
nancy_smith shared a tip "An all time favorite!"
cela_watkins shared a tip "Leaves you wanting more 🥺"
anna_howard_5947 shared a tip "I can not recommend this book enough. Such a scary dystopian novel compared with our world today."
shelf.inspiration shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨"
justliv shared a tip "The shows great! Dark, but shows so much. Amazing choice of actors too."
katie_shoaf_5295 shared a tip "One of my favorites! Written beautifully. Super Inventive, compelling and relevant"
brave_heart shared a tip "Very intense book to read. Trigger warning, there are some rape scenes as well as torture."
alexzandreta_ravenor shared a tip "First read this for a college English class. I fell in love with it because there are so many themes to explore."
evie_cartwright shared a tip "Better than the show, and that’s pretty amazing too. Read it and learn from it."
lynn_stockschlader shared a tip "It wasn’t fantastic and I thought the series was a bit better, but a decent story."
gregory_harness shared a tip "It's worth it."
mikayla_hickey shared a tip "Eye opening about the deep truth of our society still oppressing women"
probinson_pawney_ro shared a tip "I read it for the 1st time a few years ago. It stuck with me long after I finished the book."
shelena_johnson shared a tip "Every available episode. It’s thought provoking, anger inducing, riveting...a rollercoaster."
jessica_steele shared a tip "Omg loved this book so much and some of it even happened in history if I’m correct"
emily_miranda_9995 shared a tip "Oh my god! Must be read by everyone period! This should become as much of a dystopian staple as 1984"
ken_nielsen shared a tip "Yes and thought it was amazing but sad and terrifying at the same time"
tara_franco shared a tip "Any Atwood novel is sure to be great."
k8_fish shared a tip "So disturbing but an excellent read. One of my favourite authors. If you agree, highly recommend the Oryx and Crake trilogy."
maggie_mallon shared a tip "Honestly I read it so long ago I can’t remember! I just remember liking the book in general. :)"
oldschoolromantic shared a tip "I recently read Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh! Loved it!"
awesome_user_142621 shared a tip "Outlander books are my favorite"
permanent_tan shared a tip "Living Proof by Kira Piekoff. Different genre, but really good nonetheless"
c_collins_7237 shared a tip "I think it's definitely worth it and that it's an important read, especially for women."
stefania_bravo shared a tip "I'm rereading The series of Alanna, inmortas and trickster de Tamora Pierce."
bri_chase shared a tip "It was a little hard to get through due to personal circumstance but it's totally worth a read"
a_a_4751 shared a tip "Just finished reading Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer. That was good"
a_man shared a tip "I don't really. There are so many good books out there 🙂 Do you?"
ardith_boyne shared a tip "The Testaments and The Heart Goes Last also by Atwood."
elizabeth_evans_105 shared a tip "Probably the adult novel I have recommended most often as a must read. And "Testament" was a terrific follow up."
maggie_reasor shared a tip "Yes! It's almost exactly like the first season of the show if you've watched it. It's cool how closely they got the show!"
taylor_vassallo shared a tip "I'm definitely a fan of margaret atwoods writing style. I would recommend this one!"
kara_hundersmarck shared a tip "Right? She's actually my favorite author. I feel like all her writing is very passionate 🙂"
tanya_vincent shared a tip "I agree!! I read the books first then tried to watch the series and didn’t like it :("
allie_2029 shared a tip "Scarily relatable."
mandi_claussen shared a tip "I just read a book called the Darwin Affair and loved it. It is historical fiction with a murder mystery."
olivia_vose_7561 shared a tip "I can't say enough about this book! It makes me look at things in a new perspective"
nikki_armlin shared a tip "I loved it! It definitely opened my eyes to what this world could become"
lil-farrah shared a tip "7/10"
d_x_9784 shared a tip "Chelsea, I hope you love it! Tell me your favorite book!"
jules_ryan shared a tip "Haven't seen the show yet, but the book is really great."
kandace_forsyth shared a tip "The TV show didnt do it justice. Honestly amazing book"
hhalice_ shared a tip "I didn't watch the show yet! I plan to finish the books and then watch the show like 2 months later :p"
effie_akis shared a tip "Yes of course!!!! Sooo good"
sheryl_murtha shared a tip "I read it years ago and was fascinated, but many people don’t like it."
sara_carroll-stretesky shared a tip "Yes"
katie_werner_6743 shared a tip "I havent personally but my husband read Oryx and Crake and that is one of his favorite books!"
bluye_han shared a tip "Yes, I've been watching the show and I've been enjoying it. 😊"
traci_3205 shared a tip "I'm not sure I have a favorite author as much as I have a favorite way of telling stories!"
maia_bergan shared a tip "An absolutely terrifying yet necessary story that everyone should read."
veronica_stewart shared a tip "I would 100% purchase that game!"
sarah_delorme shared a tip "@dolphinchick I read this book right now! So I don't know for this moment but I will answer the question after 🙂"
deleted_user_1604618981796 shared a tip "Read this in 1999, and it scared the crap out of me, as it seemed so possible"
cheri_mitton shared a tip "I read this book again when The Testaments came out. The second time was even better than the first!"
helen_trahan shared a tip "I actually haven’t watched the show... just read the books..."
alayne_holland shared a tip "I have most of it, but not all of them!"
meg_elizabeth shared a tip "Yes! It's so good. Margaret Atwood is involved with it's production."
sonali_shinde shared a tip "I have. It's pretty good. Very scary 😅"
kathlene_mcguinness shared a tip "It is amazing. They are dufferent in a lot of ways. I recommend anything Margaret Atwood!"
billiejo_fogelsonger shared a tip "No but would like to...you?"
erin_brown shared a tip "Book for a melancholy mood"
emma_mcelheny shared a tip "Life before man was a good one too!"
kathy_montgomery_5039 shared a tip "Thought provoking, frightening."
toni_vitanza shared a tip "What makes it scary is that it could come true."
isabel_valencia shared a tip "Yeah, it's kinda slow at first but it gets better as you go on."
ross_dent shared a tip "I have only read this book by her"
codie-lee_grindell shared a tip "I love this dystopia story. It's honestly very interesting and I think everyone should read this and the second book. #distopian"
sab_less shared a tip "Its excellent. Like it very much. There are some hard chapters, but the whole story us excellent."
abigail_bennett_9281 shared a tip "Yes 🥰 very good!!"
tiffany_nasise shared a tip "Yup"
crystal_johnston_4147 shared a tip "Read as a girl in highschool and then read as a women and see how your views change."
genevieve_byrnes shared a tip "The best"
madeline_destefano shared a tip "Yes, quite a bit. MaddAddam trilogy and Blind Assassin are probably my faves"
paola_ketchum shared a tip "I'm actually reading as we speak, but I definitely let you knkw when I'm done =)."
kira_schmidt shared a tip "Oh god yes. I cant stop thinking about this book."
awesome_user_830712 shared a tip "The ballad of snakes and songbirds"
holly_cavinder shared a tip "Never seen the show, but the book was always one of my favorites."
alberto_degiovanni shared a tip "Yes! I enjoyed!"
erin_wasson shared a tip "It is a timeless classic!!!"
kristen_dobbs shared a tip "So good!"
sarah-jane_gullacher shared a tip "Amazing book that sparked a frightening series."
debbie_tinnirello shared a tip "Classic dystopian book with a feminist twist"
alysha_jaramillo shared a tip "Book caught my attention and never lost it. Interesting to hear another’s thoughts."
madison_prendergast shared a tip "it was pretty good, wasn’t a fan of the writing style but the storyline is interesting"
kelli_baker_6008 shared a tip "Soooooo good!"
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