Category Archives: Contemporary Fiction

Amy Tan The Valley of Amazement: Review and Summary

The Valley of Amazement is a story on the relationship between a mother and daughter. The plot is set in historical China. The story starts in Shanghai, where young Violet, who is the daughter of the owner of America’s most-privileged courtesan house, is separated from her mother. She is forced to live her life as ‘virgin courtesan.’ She… Read More »

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell PDF: Review and Summary

Fangirl Summary This is a story about twin sisters Cather and Wren Avery. The two girls are shown to be inseparable from birth and have found their best friends with each other. Wren is the more confident and driven one while Cath takes her refuge in fiction books especially the Simon Snow series. Cath has developed a habit… Read More »