Every Woman Has A Girl Crush That Physical And Emotional Fascination With Another Intriguing, Provocative Woman Who Inspires The Thought, What If Girl Crush Answers That Question With An Inspiring Range Of Erotic Short Stories About Women Acting On Their Desire And Sometimes Getting Than They Bargained For Teresa Lamai Offers An Erotic Take On Revenge In Mirador, When A Woman Has Hate Sex In A Nightclub Bathroom With The Person Her Boyfriend Is Cheating On Her With In Getting To Work, David Erlewine Writes About A Hot Young Lawyer Who Has A Lot Of Work To Do To Make A Demanding, Sex Craved Partner Happy Writer And Editor Rachel Kramer Bussel Shows Us The Unexpected In Great Lengths, When An Unrequited Crush Finally Evolves Into Something And Something Less In Girl Crush, What Happens Next Is Always A Surprise, To Straight Women, Bisexual Women, And Lesbians Alike. This collection of stories about women s crushes on other women occupies a space that often seems groan worthy or unbelievable As the editor explains in the introduction, crushes are fantasies about unlikely relationships There is something irresistible about a crush, about wanting someone you can t have, seeing someone you can t touch about unrequited desire and how it quickly grows into a steady burn under your skin Quite a few of the crushes in these stories involve women who seemed strictly heterosexual before being overwhelmed by unexpected desire for another woman, or by a lesbian seduction Are we convinced In a surprising number of these stories, yes.Some of these stories have a certain noir flavor because they involve love hate rivalry between women In Mirador by Teresa Lamai, the narrator is a woman ballet dancer who is still in shock after finding her live in boyfriend, a musician named Jed, serenading a naked woman the narrator had never seen before The dancer moves out, then obsessively watches the new couple from the grimy night streets of Portland, where she and Jed had moved in search of artistic success The dancer learns that her rival s name is Christine, and that she needs than Jed can give her, something the dancer can provide In Lamai s stories, the world of professional dance has an edginess that spills over into the personal relationships of dancers.In Running Away and Runn
Disclaimer My story Discovering Donnie in included in this anthology.Another excellent anthology from the Cleis Press stable.Shanna s story Craving Madeline was my favorite in the book Written in her trademark first person POV, it was clever and wistful, about falling for a woman in an eating disorder group.I enjoyed I Told a Stranger All About You Yeste
This is a collection of stories centered around women who have crushes on other women but not necessarily are lesbians It could be the amazing actress who sends your mind reeling to I wonder to a colleague or friend who seems to somehow push all the right buttons and make you ponder what if It s all about curiosity here As the editor points out, crushes are fantasies about unlikely relationships and I think we ve all been there.Each story was extremely well written and positive
An amusement park for your brain I chose this book after reading Bad Feminist and was delightfully rewarded with another recommended read from R Gay A private escape for those who need a change of thought after a full day of real life.
- 220 pages
- Girl Crush
- R. Gay
- 08 June 2018 R. Gay