Posts Tagged ‘music’

Thank you and farewell

I was 12 years old when I first started reviewing books on this blog in 2016. A lot has happened since that first post. My book reviews have appeared in newspapers like The Sunday Telegraph, on blogs like Children’s Books Daily, and on the Inside A Dog website. I spent a year as a member…

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5 Books On My Christmas Wishlist

Books on my christmas wishlist - books for boys 15+

I look back over my year of reading and my #52booksin52weeks was a bit of a washout. I was reading, just not as much or as often as I would have liked. I also blogged less often, but thankfully my brother Book Boy Jr (12) stepped into the gap (you can see his Christmas wishlist…

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New single out now!

A new single from singer-songwriter Joe Visser called Freakshow Carnival

When I’m not reading books, I like to write songs. In 2017, I released my first EP (Joe Visser EP No 1) to CD. (You can see more about that, and buy a signed copy, here.) Now I’m working on a new EP and the first single ‘FREAKSHOW CARNIVAL’ is out now on all streaming…

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What I read this month: February 2019

What I read February 2019 | bookboy.com.au

In great news, I’m on track for my #52booksin52weeks challenge, reading another four in February. Again, it was a mix of novels, biography and poetry. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer The classic tale of an idealistic youth who leaves modern society, throws away his worldly possessions, bar what he can fit in his backpack,…

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Adventures in music #3: My first EP!

Joe Visser Ep No. 1. Six original songs. The first EP from 13 year old singer songwriter Joe Visser.

Yesterday, I received CD copies of my first EP. It’s called ‘Joe Visser, EP No. 1’ and features six original songs. ‘Playing With Fire, one of the songs on the CD, was recently shortlisted for an ACMF National Songwriting Award. I didn’t win this year, but I was very excited to have made the finals.…

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Words and music

I’m making some changes! When I’m not reading, I’m busy writing songs and playing music. So you might notice I’ve added a new page to my website, where I’ll be sharing a taste of what I’m working on and will keep you updated of any gigs I’m doing. You can hear one of my songs…

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