Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: ‘Odufa – A Lover’s Tale’ by Othuke Ominiabohs

My Thoughts: 398 pages turned out to be quicker than I envisaged. ‘Odufa: A Lover’s Tale’ was a very intriguing and emotional story  for me. The first few pages started slowly, but after that, the pace picked up and there was no turning back….

Book Review: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

My Thoughts: This was a very difficult book for me to read. It has taken me four months and switching from print copy to an ebook on the SCIBD App on my phone to finally finish it. The first few chapters were not bad…

Book Review: Girl Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis

My Thoughts: This is one of those books you feel you should have read a long time ago (if it was already published then) to save you from yourself but as my people would say “Whenever you wake up, is your morning”. I really…

Book Review: The One Minute Millionaire by Mark Victor Hansen & Robert G. Allen

My Thoughts: This happens to be the first audio book I have listened to (apart from my audio bible) and I really enjoyed the experience to say the least. After my last non-fiction read, I was encouraged to read this book and it was…

Book Review: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Mason

My Thoughts: First of all, I would start by congratulating myself for two things – the ability to start and finally finish reading my first non fiction book this year and my first ebook ever! However, I must state that the title wasn’t attractive…

Book Review: Of Women and Frogs by Bisi Adjapon

“Once, when I saw two dogs stuck together outside the house and pointed them out to Papa, he got angry and told me to get away from the window, as id I had seen something bad. So why is he doing it with a…

Book Review: The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck by Bethany Turner

This is my first Christian fiction read this year and it was absolutely a breath of fresh air. It is also my first encounter with the author and I was quite impressed with her writing style which is a mix of humor and good…

Book Review: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

This book was given to me by a friend who thought I would like it. There were mixed reviews about it and I wanted to have my own opinion of the book and the author. I went halfway through the book quickly and then…

Book Review: Authentic Mama by Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze

Authentic Mama was quick, funny read for me and another one from Paperworth Publishers. The story is about Paulina popularly known as  ‘Iye Baby’ who has moved up the social ladder in Nimbe town as the owner of the prestigious “Love your Neighbor Bar…

Book Review: Our Son the Minister by Paul Ugbede

With 149 pages, this book is a quick but engaging, entertaining and downright honest satire addressing the current mindset of the Nigerian society. I had watched the play last year and wanted to read the book/play to have a different experience with the story…