The Handmaid’s Tale

Blessed be! “The Handmaid’s Tale” returns for its third season on Wednesday, June 5th on Hulu.

Based on the book by Margaret Atwood, the story follows the happenings of Gilead, a society that rises from the ashes of a United States wracked by Civil War. If you love the show or the book, make sure to check out our following book recommendations for similar dystopian tales.

Don’t have Hulu? Come check out a Roku from our Library of Things! The Roku comes with a subscription to Hulu, courtesy of the Friends of the Livingston Library. It checks out for two weeks, providing you with time to binge seasons one and two of the Handmaid’s Tale. For more information, call (973) 992-4600 or visit

-Katie Neylan, Head of Adult Services 

What’s in a Title?

Sometimes we may be drawn to pick up a particular book for the cover art.  Other times, we may choose to read a certain book because of a well received review.  But other times, it may be the title itself that draws us to a particular read.

So today we’d like to pose the question, what are your favorite book titles?  

Here are some favorite book titles of the staff of the Livingston Public Library Adult Services Department (disclaimer, these are NOT our favorite books):

Comment below with your favorite titles!

-Jessica Bielen, Adult Services Librarian