A DOWRY OF BLOOD is a dark, queer reimagining of Dracula's brides that explores abuse, vampirism, and love.
Hi, friends!When I started The Sapphic Bookshelf this past May, I had all these grand visions of posting book reviews and blogs and book tags every week. It’s okay, you can laugh with/at me, too. My senior year of college and a whole thesis and, you know, a global pandemic, all really got in the [...]
BURN OUR BODIES DOWN is nothing short of a mindfuck. What an odd, serpentine novel full of inherited secrets, unexpected body horror, and multigenerational mother-daughter tensions. It’s one of those books where nothing is obviously wrong for a lot of it, but you know for a fact that something is about to strike. And then, when everything goes up in flames and you turn the final page, you’re left feeling confused and hollowed out. I felt like I had a hangover after reading this book, but like, in a good way.