Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

“Much of life is timing and circumstance, I see that now.” – An American Marriage A lot of people had raved about this book when it was published last year but I wasn’t sure if it was based on the fact that it was…

Book Review: Paris For One And Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

   After reading reading ‘Me Before You’ by this author, I couldn’t help but go on a Jojo Moyes books shopping spree…. I decided to start with this one ( a collection of short stories) while nursing my wounds from my last read. ‘Paris…

Book Review: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

I often hear people say they read books that made them feel so angry that they threw the book across the room but I never understood it until now. Fortunately, I listened to the audio version of this book so common sense stopped me…

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…