Month: May 2017

Book Review – Magnus Chase And The Hammer Of Thor

by Rick Riordan (Penguin) ISBN: 9780141342559 If you didn’t know, Magnus is the 16-year-old Demigod son of Norse God, Frey. He is alarmed to discover that the Hammer of Thor is missing. The hammer has fallen into enemy hands and can set in motion the…

Book Review – The Pythagoras Project

by Peter Cronshaw (Porcupine Press) ISBN: 9781918276388 The Pythagoras Project is a thriller that revolves around a new leisure and sporting development planned for the ‘mink and manure’ belt in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, the brainchild of a multinational company. But is it a front for…

Writing Prompts For June 2017

Editor's Note: If you’re unsure of the benefits of writing every day, and if you would like to make the most of your writing prompts, please read Mia Botha’s post How To Use Writing Prompts Do you want a daily prompt? If you want to receive…

Book Review – Eat Right For Your Type

by Dr Peter J. D'Adamo with Catherine Whitney (Century) ISBN: 9781780896731 Detailed and well-researched, this book is an updated diet journal based eating foods according to your Blood Type. Filled with easy-to-follow methodology and instructions, Eat Right for Your Type addresses the reasons why your…

Book Review – The Beautiful Dead

by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press) ISBN: 978-0-593-07552-4 Eve Singer is a crime reporter and her ratings are down. Her boss is giving her hell and she is desperate. When a killer contacts her, she knows this is her shot. He wants an audience, he needs…

Book Review – The Knowledge Illusion

Why We Never Think Alone by Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach (Macmillan) ISBN: 9781509811069 As my father, always says: “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Humanity is suffering from an illusion of understanding. We confuse the knowledge in our heads with the actual facts and, scarily, we believe…
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