Music Theory: A Comprehensive Workbook – A Review

Finally, an accessible theory compilation that will introduce music to the world. ?A prolific instrumentalist and vocalist, Joycelyn Chng aims to pass her passion on to other music lovers. The dedicated music teacher, with a Master in Music Education from Boston University and a BA (Dip Ed), has composed a theory workbook entitled “Music Theory:…

Who is Toto Chan?

Those of you who are not familiar with this read yet must wonder who Toto Chan is. She is, by no means, a fictional character. The circumstances surrounding here were no less real. Educationists expelled this little Japanese girl from the mainstream Japanese school she went to and channeled her to Tomoe Gauken, a less…

A take on Vampirates by Justin Stomper

Fans who have read Justin Somper’s Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean, prepare for its sequel, Tide of Terror, to sweep you away. Justin Somper returns with another action-packed novel with plot arcs that promise to engage you and leave you wanting to read more. Twins Grace and Connor Tempest reunite at the end of Vampirates:…

Taking a Peek at Scepter of the Ancients

Join young detective Stephanie and adorable skeleton detective Scepter of the Ancients as they deal with the evil recalcitrants that come their way. This novel is fast-paced, with action in each page. Stephanie, with her naivete, is charming as an everyday heroine. Scepter of the Ancients, otherwise known as Skullduggery Pleasant, is a sharp, yet…

A look at Derek Landy’s Skullduggery Pleasant

Derek Landy returns his iconic skeleton detective to the bookshelves. Scepter of the Ancients returns with Stephanie Edgley in Playing with Fire. Playing with Fire, a fitting sequel to the first novel, continues to thrill readers. Landy sets Playing with Fire about a year after his first novel. Stephanie is now apprenticed to Skullduggery Pleasant.…

A Review of Sum

Sum is a collection of 40 tales from the afterlife by prolific author David Eagleman. It offers stark, thought-provoking perspectives of death. This compilation of 40 short stories is poignant, sensitive ¬†and sometimes frightening. When you first thumb through the pages of this book, what will instantly strike you is Eagleman’s strong sentiment viz the…

A review of Women of the Bible by John C Maxwell

John C Maxwell gives us insights on the many women of the bible and how they enriched the lives of those around them He does so with his characteristic knowledge and sensitivity. Delve into the lives of Esther, Rebekah and a perennial draw, Delilah, who ¬†managed to bring the towering Samson to his knees. Discover…