Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: Daughters Who walk this Path by Yejide Kilanko

“Listen my child, we do not abandon the business of living life just because of what people will say about us” Yejide Kilanko in Daughter Who walk This Path I have had this book on my TBR for quite a while and for some…

Author Interview: Edify Yakusak Author Of “The Curse Of Happiness”

I recently read “The Curse Of Happiness” by the author and I immediately fell in love with her story telling skills and writing style (check out my review on this book by clicking on “Book Reviews” on the Homepage Menu). I became curious as…

Book Review: The Voyage Of Saints by Marvin Abe

*I received a copy of “The Voyage of Saints” from Masobe Books in exchange for an honest review. I really enjoyed reading this book, I was particularly excited when I got to know that it was based on a true story as I am…

The Benefits of Reading Fiction: 5 Facts You should Know

I have always been an advocate of reading fiction whether you are young or old. It has always been a pleasurable pastime and a means to escape the real world since I was a young child. I have also learnt so much about people,…

Book Review: The Curse Of Happiness by Edify Yakusak

“I can’t believe I have lived my life for thirty years distracted by arrogant thoughts, subdued by things that do not matter, so much so that my existential dread has had to be activated by a maniac kidnapping me and feeding me fat. I…

Book Review: If You Keep Digging By Keletso Mopai Review by Guest Contributor: Aisha Musa

“Growing Caterpillar, “Tell me “, “he said”, What is this thing about time? Why is it better to be late than early? People are always saying, we must wait. What are they waiting for? “Well, “I said, feeling myself being led by Giovanni into…

Book Review: I Do Not Come To You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

“Good mothers know all about patience. They know about lugging the promise of a baby around for nine whole months, about the effort of pushing and puffing until a head pops; they know about being pinned to a spot, wincing as gums make contact…

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…