Carmen Maria Machado puts a whole new spin on the Velvet Ribbon. This is probably our first story that has sex as such a major component, but it doesn’t feel oddly or poorly done. We have fun going into deeper meanings of all of the various asides, and the notes to the story teller.
Next up: The Mystery Knight by George RR Martin (We may need to catch up on reading Spinning Silver)
On Deck: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik