The Girl slept restlessly, feeling the prickly straw as if it were teasing pinches from her mother.
I wish I liked this book more. It’s original vampire fantasy, mixed with history from a black woman’s point of view.132 more words
The Gilda Stories, by Jewelle Gomez
I’ve never read anything quite like this dignified, almost musically written epic work of Black lesbian vampire fiction. Because Gomez’s protagonist, Gilda, lives for centuries, we reap the benefit of her birds-eye view of humanity’s history as she repeatedly reinvents her persona. 216 more words