Milk Fed is a funny, erotic, and pleasure-affirming novel about what happens when one woman unleashes her “monstrous” desires—to eat, to have sex with who she wants, to set boundaries with toxic relatives, and to present herself in less conventionally…
This is Leilani at her funniest, and Edie at her most, well, relatable.
The book tackles a myriad of themes. It moves seamlessly between spirituality and sexuality, from religion to relationships, and from Siddhartha’s Buddhism to Sleeping Beauty. It combines fact with fiction, folklore with fairytale, and desire with danger.
An elaborate disappearing act, Tea Hacic-Vlahovic’s novel plots a young woman’s debaucherous romp through Milan’s high society as she acclimates her existing problems to a new milieu saturated by the fashion world and its attendant vices.
A novel that reminds you just how hyper-aware the world has become since the early 2010s—the war between genders, races, classes—and yet never loses sight of its timeless keystone: the strength of the bonds built by women, between women.
Axiom’s End sci-fi grapples with timely questions about our civilization while its hero grapples with aliens.
Review: Want by Lynn Steger Strong “‘You tired, runner girl?’ They all call me runner girl,” confesses the narrator in the opening of Lynn Steger Strong’s second novel, Want. Having lived a former life as a competitive distance runner, this…
Mackintosh examines the nature of rebellion, the innate strength of motherhood, and the paradox of choice.