Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: An Elegy For Easterly by Petina Gappah

“Like the worthless dogs that are his countrymen, my husband believed that his penis was wasted if he was faithful to just one woman” – At The Sound Of The Last post In my quest to find new authors to add to my list…

Book Review:The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Reading (or I should say listening as It was an audio book) ‘The Bride Test’ was a learning curve. I enjoyed the experience and always looked for any spare time I could grab to listen to the story. This is a love story about…

Book Review: I’ll Keep Loving You by Tope Omotosho

I will start by saying that this is a good book. No! This is a really good book! I had read the first book in this sequel last year titled “Once Upon A First Love” (Click “Book Reviews” on the homepage and you will…

Book Review: Everything is F*cked – A Book About Hope by Mark Mason

A few months ago, I read ‘The Subtle Art of not Giving a F*ck’ by this author and I really enjoyed reading it (you can read my review by clicking “book reviews” on the homepage menu). However, I didn’t t really feel the same…

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…

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…

The Tatooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Historical fiction is my favorite genre and it is always a delight to read. However, this is my first experience with stories about the holocaust and maybe I have actually avoided them prior to this time as I do not have the stomach for…

Book Review: Expect To Win – It’s Never Too Late To Achieve Your Goals by John Mason

Reading this book is part of my journey to achieve my dreams. I turned 40, May 2018. A few months to my birthday, I found myself thinking about all the things I had planned to accomplish before I turned 40 and ended up feeling…

Book Review: Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

This audio book took me much longer than I anticipated. Having read ‘Girl Stop Apologizing’ last month, which I enjoyed a lot, I decided to go for this one. I guess I may  spent more time listening to this book because it almost served…