Road To Dawn – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “So, I fell in love. What a tragedy.” (TW: depression, drug addiction, mentions of suicide, suicide attempt.) What an intense and emotional journey this book has been! Road To Dawn cleverly explores the highs and lows of life and love, from drug addiction and heartbreak, to strong, solid relationships between friends and…

User Experience Is Like Telling A Story

Today’s customers are more informed than ever. A new survey carried out by the leading User Experience (UX) & Usability research company Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g) revealed that more than half of web users would abandon a website if it doesn’t meet their expectations, regardless of how functional or beautiful it is. This finding has…

The Way of the Tortoise – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “When we are young, we have visions, dreams of the life we want to lead, or blazing a trail in our desired profession… It is absolutely possible to achieve your dreams.” I’ll admit, I’m not a sporty person. However, when I was in school, I loved to play hockey, tennis and netball,…

A Lifetime Ago – Book Review

Overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Small towns were held together by tales. Lies and gossip mostly, but also truths that would drop your jaw.” This is my second read by Jim Ody this month and I’m absolutely loving his work! This story is filled with suspense, with a shocking ending that I just couldn’t have predicted. Just…

Aarti & The Blue Gods – Book Review

Overall thoughts: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Aarti put her palms together, closed her eyes and asked for help to survive.” Yes! This is exactly the kind of book I needed in my life and I’m not ashamed to love it as much as I do! An incredibly uplifting story of magic and myth, with the theme of finding…

Tales From The Coffee Pot – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “You seek answers, but tell me, do you really know the questions yet?” This is a seriously impressive collection of short stories from the one and only Jim Ody! If you’re a fan of a bit of scary or thrilling fiction, then I guarantee this is the collection for you, and you’re…

Watch For Me – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?” I quickly became a Bodenham fan after last year’s release, Crime and Justice, and I was eagerly anticipating this book – what an unforgettable ride! Filled with lies, deceit and characters you’ll love and despise with all your being, Watch For Me is a psychological…

Should You Consider A Freelance Job? What To Know

Over the past few years, more and more people have considered freelancing as a career path. The attraction is driven by the various benefits that it could offer, such as setting your own hours and being your own boss. There’s quite a lot to consider before you start freelancing, however. There are multiple freelance jobs…

Love, Hope – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Letters arrive from the past, and by the time you receive one, anything could have happened.” This book has to be one of the most vibrant, uplifting and completely heartwarming books I’ve ever read! I’ve been looking forward to getting to this book after reading so many incredible reviews and praise for…

How to Get Started As a Freelance Writer

So, you like writing? That’s great, in fact, many people who love reading also have a passion for writing. So, it makes sense to want to strike out and turn this hobby into something that could earn you money. Some people write as a side job, earning a little extra income while honing their craft….