Category: Posts

Author Interview: Bisi Adjapon, Author “Of Women And Frogs”

After reading “Of Women and Frogs” earlier this year (check out my review via this link- www.rovingbookwormng.com/ofwomenandfrogs ), I became curious about the author and  her inspiration for this story among other things. This led me to request an online interview from her and I…

November 2019: 10 Best New Book Releases

We are slowing but surely winding up the year and we still have some amazing reads to look up to before the new year. November is promising a mix of books for everyone from fantasy to romance, historical fiction, mystery, etc. Looking for something…

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…

Author Interview: Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze “The Aproko Storyteller”

Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze is a Nigerian author who is known for her upbeat and witty storytelling style. Her novel ‘Authentic Mama’ which I read earlier in this year (Follow the link to read my review – https://rovingbookwormng.com/2019/03/18/book-review-authentic-mama-by-olunosen-louisa-ibhaze/) with it’s colorful characters is one that…

One Year…….. a Poem by Biyai Garricks

One year! From fear to tears, Dust to dust A white box Carries what we’ve lost. A queen? No doubt you were much more… Your shoes, no one can fill. Even as we feel the emptiness of your absence With all our senses, We…