Making room for Twilight

September 17th, 2013

Okay, from the title of this blog, you’re probably thinking that I’m going to talk to you about the intellectual merits of books written by Stephenie Meyer, or perhaps wax lyrical about why Jacob is superior to Edward in every way. Well, sorry to disappoint, but that’s not my main purpose to writing this.   [...]

Book Review: Secret Men’s Business

June 3rd, 2013

John Marsden’s Secret Men’s Business is one of the greatest coming-of-age books ever written. It is a straightforward guide to how to be a man. And not just a stereotypically hyper-masculine sort of man, but a real, genuinely mature, responsible bloke that people will have reason to respect. Although I’d say it’s aimed at young [...]

Book Review: Dark Jewels Trilogy

July 10th, 2012

Here on TINO we talk about any issue that can arise as we navigate life’s challenges. We also talk about the things which can help you get your get through, things that can make you feel good, for example our music section is brimming with tunes you have told us lift your mood. In today’s [...]