Memoirs of a Courtesan – Mingmei Yip

The Travelling Pixie on Good Reads Title: Memoirs of a Courtesan Author: Mingmei Yip Genre: Fiction Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Kindle Price: £1.49   It all happened because I was considered perfect material to be a spy – beautiful, smart and, most important, an orphan.   When young Camilla was bought with money from her orphanage by the owner…

Rules for Virgins – Amy Tan

The Travelling Pixie on Good Reads Title: Rules for Virgins  (An excerpt from The Valley of Amazement) Author: Amy Tan Genre: Fiction Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Kindle Price: £0.99   A short read that took me about 40 minutes. As the title suggests, Rules for Virgins is set shortly after the downfall of the Qing dynasty in Shanghai.  A…