This is it. August will be the month.
When I saw Tash’s list of titles from her most recent book haul, my eyes landed on The Handmaid’s Tale and I was sucked into a vortex of nerd gloom. For years now, whenever anyone starts raving this Atwood novel, I just nod along, “Oh yeah, definitely. Sure. Yah-huh. That writing style. What message.”
All the while, this is the hard, cruel truth: Hello, my name is Naiya, and I have never read The Handmaid’s Tale.
But August is the month to change that. This month, I’m doing a buddy read with Tash, 25% of the book each week, starting this week. Now. Today. Continue reading