Here’s an extract from the start of my vampire novella, just to give you a flavour.
Asher hasn’t fed for a week. Now he just lies on our bed, staring at the wall. 820 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
Encapsulate the book in one sentence?
“Chubby proto-gay worries a lot.”
Intriguing, tell me more.
As the final days of the summer holiday tick away, Davis is worried about a lot of things: the clothes his loud Irish Nanny wants him to wear, his weight, his love of opera instead of what everyone else listens to, what his hard-working mother is up to with her handsome baker, and his lifelong friends who seem to be drifting away from him in the morass of insecurity and identity that is adolescence. 1,016 more words