Finally finished The Handmaid's Tale. I didn't really want to. I've immensely enjoyed having this world in my peripheral. It's so vivid and bleak and brutal, and realistic. I've loved thinking about it in my downtime and I haven't been in a rush to finish it. I trap myself sometimes, with "I am enjoying this book and I must devour it", but that hasn't been the case here at all.

One thing that has become clear to me; no-one writes dystopian future books better than women. I don't want to go into why I think that is, but the fact remains. In my recent reads; Margaret Atwood, Ursula K Le Guin, and NK Jemisin have provided these incredibly real worlds that have broken my heart over and over again.