Review: The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

I'm a sucker for magical realism and emotionally-driven stories, and I've loved Amy Tan since I was first assigned The Joy Luck Club in high school. My personal favourite of hers is The Kitchen God's Wife, but this third book is one that I've picked up and half-browsed a few times, never quite making it fast the first chapter. … Continue reading Review: The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

Ghosts in Quicksilver – Chapter 2.1 – A River In Egypt

TW: grief Cats and I had a difficult relationship as it was, and as I stared up at the tortoiseshell cat in the tree, I had a feeling that wasn’t changing any time soon. “What’s her name again?” I asked the ten-year-old next to me. “Tortue!” “…As in tortoise?” She stuck her tongue out at … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver – Chapter 2.1 – A River In Egypt