What are the best places to read The Handmaid's Tale book online?

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    #1Internet Archive

    Internet Archive

    Internet Archive is a website that aims to build a digital library of sites on the internet and other digital cultural artifacts. The website can be accessed by users for free.



    Sandra Green
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "It's impossible that handmaid's tale wouldnt be in here because this is the archive of the whole internet! There are many versions to choose from which makes it easier for me to decide which is more readable to me."
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    #2Any Books Free

    Any Books Free

    Any Books Free is a non-profit organization website that offers free e-books that can be read online. The website offers books in genres such as romance, science fiction, classics, historical, mystery thriller, and more.



    Nathan Bishop
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "It's pretty difficult to find a decent version of the handmaid's tale online but luckily I found this website that has the full version of Atwood's novel. A big plus is I can read it directly from the website and I don't need to download it or anything."
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    Scribd, the reading subscription named "one of the best book apps on the market,". This application makes it easy for users to dive deep into any topic, stay in the know, explore something new, or escape into a good story.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Aaradhya Rangan
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "I need to look for the handmaid's tale for my world literature class and i've always depended on either scribd or sparknotes for lit notes. Sparknotes only had a study guide which I didn't really need because our teacher told us that we must read the book cover to cover. Thank gosh someone uploaded the whole book on scribd! i don't have spend hehe"


Did you know that “The Handmaid’s Tale” was first written in West Berlin with a clunky rented typewriter? This happened in 1884 while Canadian author Margaret Atwood was there for a fellowship. Atwood travels frequently. She often spent months at a time living in foreign countries while writing her works. She admitted that she did often work under conditions that could be distracting for less flexible artists. Whatever these conditions were, she sure did thrive and draw inspiration to create a masterpiece. It may be over three decades old, but Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel is relevant as ever.

To say that Atwood's dystopian novel is having a moment would be an understatement. The novel has seeped into pop culture beginning in 2017 as it first set foot in television. For that year also, it was the number one most-read title. This was according to Amazon's Kindle and Audible sales. It also topped sales everywhere in the United States except for Ohio, Utah, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Not only was it a best-seller and a widely read title, but it became a phenomenon. Younger fans utilized the web as they did look for the best websites to watch The Handmaid's Tale. Hardcore readers also did search for sites to buy Margaret Atwood's masterpiece. No one can actually pinpoint to why the novel seems so relevant so much to people nowadays. Is it is the appeal of a post-nuclear world plagued by infertility or just the author's brilliance? Either way, Margaret Atwood has indeed created a timeless work of art.

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    #4Read any Book

    Read any Book

    A website with an online reader that allows you to read almost any book. It has a large archive of books classified by themes and authors to help you find the book that you want to read without leaving the web or downloading anything.



    Guillermo Vargas
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Before you can get to reading handmaid's tale, ya have to make an account first but it's free though so that's great."
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    #5Open Library

    Open Library

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The site has more than 1 million free ebooks.



    Danielle Dunn
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "I think it's best if you search the book with the title and not the author but maube im just not good at looking for things. so glad the handmaid's tale is here!"
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    #6EPUB Mania

    EPUB Mania

    EPUB Mania is a website that offers Epub novels, books, and stories for free. The website hosts various novel genres ranging from fantasy, romance, science fiction, and more. It also has a category specifically for Harry Potter.



    Amber Tian
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "finally found a decent epub of the handmaid's tale online! epub mania has so much books to choose from i might just download others."
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    EBooksCart is a website that offers free e-books in PDF and ePUB format. The website has various kinds of books available ranging from history, fiction, business, medical, programming, technology, legal, and more.



    Terry Schultz
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "I prefer to download my e-books via pdf and i've been looking into reading margaret atwood's the handmaid's tale because everyone's talking about it. This website has the book in both pdf and epub for those interested."
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    Free Trial

    #8Kindle Unlimited

    Kindle Unlimited

    Kindle Unlimited is a subscription-based service by Amazon where you can read over a million books and listen to thousands of books with Audible narration. You can even download Kindle Unlimited books from the Kindle App to read on any device.


    $9.99- Varies by plan

    Pari Chavan
    Written on September 30, 2019
    "Because of this service, I've come to know that the TV series that I am watching was based on a book. I really have no idea. 😲 after I finished reading The Handmaid's Tale here, I searched through their catalog and found others that also piqued my interest. Truly, this is one of the best places to read The Handmaid's Tale book online. 👍"
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    #9Epub eBooks

    Epub eBooks

    Epub eBooks is a website for downloading and reading books online for free and without registration. It contains fictional, academic, business and motivational books in PDF and ePub formats. 



    Martha Contreras
    Written on May 23, 2019
    "These epub versions are very reader-friendly that is why I love downloading them and this site has tons of them. Kudos to them for having Margaret Atwood's classic here"
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    Ebookcollection is a website that has a selection of over 4.5 million eBooks that are ready to download and access. The website has a wide range of news & magazines, books, audiobooks, and documents.



    Patricia Gardner
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "i don't like that i have to register before reading the handmaid's tale online :( i just want to read the book because i enjoyed watching the tv show remake of it. there;s also an option to download it but i'd like to read it online."


Best What are the best places to read The Handmaid's Tale book online
1Internet ArchiveWebsites 22 Free
2Any Books FreeWebsites 18 Free
3ScribdApps 14 Free
4Read any BookWebsites 9 Free
5Open LibraryWebsites 8 Free
6EPUB ManiaWebsites 5 Free
7EBooksCartWebsites 4 Free
8Kindle UnlimitedWebsites 1 Paid
9Epub eBooksWebsites 0 Free
10EbookcollectionWebsites 0 Free

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