Unbecoming, by Jenny Downham [Review]

Reviews December 1, 2016 No Comments

Stories that manage to capture the close personal truths of life are not as common as you might hope. Stories that manage to weave between the experiences of vastly different people and make you fall in love with all of them once are truly rare and need to be cherished. Unbecoming by Jenny Downham is one of those stories. It…

Am I Normal Yet By Holly Bourne Review

Am I Normal Yet? By Holly Bourne [Review]

Reviews July 4, 2016 No Comments

Before I read Am I Normal Yet?, I had never encountered a book for young adults with so much individuality and personality while accurately encompassing the dilemmas of a typical teenager. Holly Bourne’s book is about a teenage girl called Evie getting to grips with becoming a woman and juggling all the usual social pressures as well as crippling General…

Listening To Smile, The Solfreggio Scale Vol.1

Listening To Smile, The Solfeggio Scale Vol.1 [Review]

Meditation, Reviews, Spirit June 4, 2016 No Comments

The origins of the nine tone Solfeggio scale are shrouded in mystery. It is supposed to be based on ancient Gregorian spiritual chants, apparently lost many generations ago. Here is where the stories often get muddled. Some people claim that when people lost touch with spirituality, they also lost their connection with this scale. Others suspect it was a purposeful…