Ballerinas are like pointe shoes:
you have to break them down before they’re of any use.
“A twirling dream of a story.” —Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty
“[A] page-turning novel.” —Ellen O’Connell Whittet, author of What You Become in Flight
“Incisive.” —Emily Layden, author of All Girls
“[A] searing exploration of bodily autonomy, friendship, memory and loss.” —Ella Berman, author of The Comeback
“I loved The Ballerinas.” —Cathy Marie Buchanan, author of The Painted Girls and Daughter of Black Lake