Month: June 2017

Book Review – Strange The Dreamer

by Laini Taylor (Hodder & Stoughton) ISBN: 9781444788976 Laini Taylor is back. If you want to read for the beauty of words, the wonder of beautifully created undiscovered worlds, and stunningly imagined characters, this is the book for you. In fact all her books are…

Book Review – Salt Houses

by Hala Alyan (Hutchinson) ISBN 978-1-78-633042-0 With beautifully written prose, we follow a Palestinian family as they live their lives in many cities, from Kuwait to America. Salt Houses explores the sense of loss and questions of identity for the children and grandchildren of Alia…

Book Review – Delilah Now Trending

by Pamela Power (Penguin) ISBN 978-1-48590-365-9 School is a dangerous place with a mix of hormones, homework and hours spent on social media. Delilah is perched on the edge of her seat, ready to watch her daughter, Daisy, be named head girl. She is shocked…

Book Review – Word Of Mouse

by James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein, & Joe Sutphin  (Penguin Random House) ISBN: 978-1-784-75421-1 Word Of Mouse is an adventurous story of a tiny mouse with a big heart. It offers a new perspective through the eyes of a peculiar blue-furred mouse named Isaiah. Isaiah is…

Literary Birthday – 1 July – Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson was born 1 July 1949 and died 24 May 2017 10 Quotes This life is but the childhood of our immortality. There’s a surface tension to the words. It is an illusion, and you can poke at it once, and then after that…

Daily Writing Prompt

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

Writing Prompts For July 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…
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