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Love These Books? Watch These Shows This Summer

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at UCD chapter.

Need some ideas for new shows and books to read this summer? Whether it’s in 19th century England or a dystopian society set far off in the future, each of these shows pass the Bechdel Test easily, featuring strong, resilient, courageous, and intelligent women. Besides featuring a wide array of inspiring women, each of these shows are based off famous as well as little-known books. So, if you’re looking to add to your summer reading list, start with the books first. Check out these 12 trailers for shows and movies to add to your summer watch-list.

1. Anne of Green Gables

2. Home Fires

3. Call the Midwife

4. Poldark

5. The White Queen

6. To Walk Invisible

7. Outlander

8. Victoria

9. Brooklyn

10. Harlots

11. The Handmaid’s Tale

12. Roots

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