Month: June 2019

Book Care: 5 Ways To Keep Your Books In Good Condition

If you are a bookaholic like me, books are probably one of your priced possessions. Ensuring that my books are well kept and will outlive me, is my ambition as it would all be a waste to have spent a lot of  money buying…

Book Review: After The Lie by Kerry Fisher

Kerry Fisher always seems to exceed my expectations with her stories, writing style and wit. This book held me spell bound and even with its 316 pages, I was through with it in one day despite all I was doing. The story is about…

My Top 7 Online Book Sellers

For those of us who prefer books to shoes, knowing the right book stores or book sellers to get our bookish fix from is a very essential part of our lives. I have recently been asked by quite a few people about where and…

Book Review: It’s Not about The Burqa Edited by Mariam Khan

“Wavering between that (and this), (belonging) neither to these nor to those”  – Suruh Nisa 4:143 It’s not about the Burqa is a book that expresses the different  experiences of 1st/2nd generation immigrant Muslim women of color in Britain. This anthology of 17 essays…

Book Review: Lagos Noir Edited by Chris Abani

“You’ll recall the evening of her first transgression and that you had forgotten about her being half naked in your bedroom, trying on your clothes. And you’d despised yourself on this. You’d wished you had not stayed quite, had not walked over to your…

7 Easy Ways To Help Your Kids Love Reading.

Reading books is a huge part of my family culture and this is not because I am an unapologetic bookworm. My kids love reading books as a result of my constant commitment to deliberately encourage and motivate them to read. This is not easy…

June 2019 New Titles: Top Ten Books To Read This Month!

June is here! What are we reading this month? Here are my Top Ten Picks to look out for this month. There is definitely something for everyone in this collection. Happy reading…… 1. Travelers by Helon Habila Expected Publication: June 19, 2019 by W….

Book Review: International Sisi Eko and Other Stories Edited by Hope Eghagha & Karen King-Aribisala

“The boy is now too tired to move, so he lies on the ground almost motionless. She feels like she’s in a dream. These people can’t possibly burn a little child in broad daylight because of groundnuts. A Tyre materializes from nowhere. Bring petrol!…

5 Quick Tips To Get You Reading More Books!

Quite a number of people have asked me how I manage to read so many books. In these days of fast cars, fast foods and fast lives, it is not strange that people don’t seem to find the time to read as many books…