Month: October 2019

Book Review: Buried Beneath The Baobab Tree By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani – Afterword by Vivian Mazza

“This is not Islam!” “This is not Islam!” – Aisha in Buried Beneath The Baobab Tree This is the second book I am reading by the author and I was really excited because her first book, ‘I Do Not Come To Your Chance’ happens…

Book Review: The Woman I Was Before By Kerry Fisher

This was another fast paced, really interesting and insightful read from Kerry Fisher. Since I discovered this author last year, I have bought all her books I can find and she never disappoints. ‘The Woman I Was Before’ is a story that follows the…

Book Review: What My Mother And I Don’t Talk About – Fifteen Writers Break The Silence Edited By Michele Filgate

This is the type of book I wish I had read years ago. Years before my mother passed away and maybe, I would have written her an essay like the ones in this collection or even a letter but it was never meant to…

Book Review: An Orchestra Of Minoritities by Chigozie Obioma

 I got a copy of this book early this year as soon as it hit the stands in Nigeria and I was excited to read. Unfortunately, it was not the experience I expected. It has taken me over six months to finally complete it….

Book Review: Own Your Life – Living With Deep Intention, Bold Faith And Generous Love By Sally Clarkson

“If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit” – Galatians 5:25 I stumbled upon sally Clarkson and her beautiful family on Instagram and after a quick investigation about her, I discovered she made weekly podcasts which I am subscribed…

Book review: Still Me by Jojo Moyes

This is the last book in the ‘Me Before You’ trilogy and I am so glad I went through with it. Jojo Moyes has done a pretty good job in stretching a story this far and I must applaud her for this. However, this…

Author Interview: Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze “The Aproko Storyteller”

Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze is a Nigerian author who is known for her upbeat and witty storytelling style. Her novel ‘Authentic Mama’ which I read earlier in this year (Follow the link to read my review – https://rovingbookwormng.com/2019/03/18/book-review-authentic-mama-by-olunosen-louisa-ibhaze/) with it’s colorful characters is one that…

One Year…….. a Poem by Biyai Garricks

One year! From fear to tears, Dust to dust A white box Carries what we’ve lost. A queen? No doubt you were much more… Your shoes, no one can fill. Even as we feel the emptiness of your absence With all our senses, We…

October 2019: Top 10 New Books To Read!

Another month is here with it’s promises to engage and entertain us with the best of the best. These are my Top 10 must-read books coming out this October. There’s Non-Fiction. Historical Fiction, Fantasy and some regular fiction. Check them out and have a…