Category: Book Reviews

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…

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…

Book Review: After You By Jojo Moyes

 After reading ‘Me Before You’ (the first book in this series- follow the link to check out my review –www.rovingbookwormng.com/mebeforeyoureview ), I literally needed some time to heal from the story before I moved on to this one and I am glad that the…