My thoughts on the first chapter of FleshTrap by Magen Cubed!
Content warning: The following contains an honest depiction of suicidal thoughts/tendencies, mental illness, recovery, depression and mentions of the institutional violence that can make these worse. You’re used to the hallucinations, by now, so when your ex-girlfriend walks past the window with a cold realness to her that she didn’t even have when you knew … Continue reading a blessed sense of purpose /// a flash fiction
The library was in a hidden corner of the city, and she found him in a hidden corner of the library, nested in a concrete alcove above the loveseats and armchairs, decently far from the books but still close enough to make her worry. She wasn’t worried enough not to be curious, though. … Continue reading dust & sparks // a flash fiction
I'm holding myself to this one! I just received my copy of Chameleon Moon by RoAnna Sylver, and I'm immediately sucked in. The blurb from the back describes the premise that's then laid out in the prologue; Parole is a city crumbling into fire, quarantined from the rest of the world and left to die by the … Continue reading Chameleon Moon: First Chapter Thoughts
TW for discussions of ableism, suicidal ideation, and bullying. First things first, this is not a review. I did not finish Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage; not because the book is bad, but simply because it touches a little too close to home while being incredibly alien. As a result, this can't be a … Continue reading The Autistic Experience & ‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki’ by Haruki Murakami