Lucky Strike: Nicola Griffith's "So Lucky" is a Flame of a Novel
This is a story about the monsters that eat us from the inside and the outside. It’s about the crippling power of biology and fear. It’s about a queer woman who finds herself stranded in a new reality and needs to rebuild her strength from scratch.
Straying From Home: Chelsey Johnson's Stray City shows us how we stay, stray, hold close and let go; is also the best queer story so far this year
In the same way that being her true self alienated her conservative family of origin, Andy finds herself engaging in something that she knows will alienate her from her chosen family. In that crook between knowing who you are and learning who you are, Andy finds herself stuck, unmoored.