Book Review: ‘Passports to Peril’ by Terry Ray Hall

Gwendoline's Travels: Book 1 A while ago, I was very kindly sent 'Passports to Peril' by Terry Ray Hall to review (apologies to the author and publisher for the delay in posting!). A children's book written in rhyme, 'Passports to Peril' is a charming and lovely story that follows Gwendoline and her group of friends as they travel … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Passports to Peril’ by Terry Ray Hall

Book Review: ‘The Mysterious Apples’ by Diana C Vickery

The Mysterious Apples by Diana C Vickery (illustrated by Danny Deeptown, published by Swankypants Books) is a follow-up book to A Little Owl Called Hooty. Written for children, these books follow the individual adventures of a small group of animals as they undertake mini adventures, discovering traits or facets about themselves or facing perplexing puzzles. As small, bag-sized … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Mysterious Apples’ by Diana C Vickery

Book Review: ‘The Smart Sceptic’s Guide to Social Media in Organisations’ by Yekemi Otaru

The Smart Sceptic’s Guide to Social Media in Organisations by Yekemi Otaru is a fascinating introductory guide, a useful reference, and an aspirational incentive for organisations, charities and businesses looking to take their company to the next level. Confidently and competently argued, it provides a useful and informative approach to increasing the effectiveness, reach and … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Smart Sceptic’s Guide to Social Media in Organisations’ by Yekemi Otaru

Book Review: ‘A Little Owl Called Hooty’ by Diana C Vickery

A Little Owl Called Hooty by Diana C Vickery, illustrated by Danny Deeptown, is a beautiful little board book that will appeal to young children, parents and guardians of young children, and everybody young-at-heart. At twelve pages, it's a short, perfectly paced, wonderful adventure following the colourful and creatively-depicted Hooty as he meets a range … Continue reading Book Review: ‘A Little Owl Called Hooty’ by Diana C Vickery

Book Review: ‘Go Teen Writers’ by Morrill + Williamson

I was lucky enough to win a copy of this book via a Goodreads giveaway. I am always fascinated to read ‘advice on writing’ books, and this one is aimed at teenagers who are strongly interested in pursuing creative writing projects. However, it’s a useful reference book for anybody who is interested in exploring this … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Go Teen Writers’ by Morrill + Williamson

Book Review: ‘Psychaotic: See The World In Red and Black’ by Irum Zahra

Psychaotic: See The World In Red and Black by Irum Zahra is an up-front, deep and stark exploration into the complexities of emotion, and the issues that surround us. It’s an uplifting, charming and compulsive collection that tackles important subjects with naked and unfaltering strength. Navigating easily the darkness, Zahra’s innocent yet powerful collection presents courage … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Psychaotic: See The World In Red and Black’ by Irum Zahra