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The RovingBookworm Podcast: Season 4 – The Journey to Self Discovery

Hello Everyone! Welcome to Season 4 of the RovingBookworm Podcast. It’s so awesome to be back here again for another season after my long break away from podcasting. I missed all our conversations, having guests come in here and most importantly your feedback which always triggered deeper conversations. I can’t say I ended up resting … Continue reading The RovingBookworm Podcast: Season 4 – The Journey to Self Discovery

Top Ten Tuesday: Comfort Reads

Hello everyone, Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. THE TOPIC THIS WEEK IS: … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Comfort Reads

Book Review: The Bachelor’s Ride by Kolapo Akinola

I met the author of this book on a flight from Lagos to London and as we chatted, I got to know that he was a writer who was almost done with writing his debut novel (this book). Imagine my excitement when I got a message from him telling me his book had been published … Continue reading Book Review: The Bachelor’s Ride by Kolapo Akinola

Book Tag Thursday: The Last Book I…..

Hello everyone, I hope your week has been good so far. I have being seeing this book tag on several book blogs and thought it would be fun to try it out. So here we go.... THE LAST BOOK I WAS GIFTED As part of the wedding anniversary gifts I received from my husband last … Continue reading Book Tag Thursday: The Last Book I…..

Book Review: The Beautiful Side of the Moon by Leye Adenle

I fell in love with this author's work when I read his crime series, 'Easy Motion Tourist' and 'When Trouble Sleeps' therefore I was excited to read this book. 'The Beautiful Side of the Moon' follows Osaretin, an IT worker living in Lagos, Nigeria after he finds a strange note on his office table. Osaretin … Continue reading Book Review: The Beautiful Side of the Moon by Leye Adenle

Book Review: The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood

I received this book as a gift however, one of my bookish friends really loved it so I was eager to jump into it. The story follows two families from Pakistan and Iraq while focusing on two main characters, Anvar and Safwar. Exhausted with living in war torn countries, both families move to the United … Continue reading Book Review: The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood

Book Review: The Favored Child by Philippa Gregory

This is the second book in the 'Wideacre' Trilogy and after reading the first book, I was eager to know how the story unfolds in this book. 'The Favored Child' follows Beatrice Lacey's two children, Julia and Richard. As they grow up together in the now bankrupt Wideacre estate raised by their aunt, they are … Continue reading Book Review: The Favored Child by Philippa Gregory

Word Play Wednesday: Band Aid…..A Poem by Biyai

Welcome to Word Play Wednesday!Word Play Wednesday is a weekly feature of written and spoken word poetry. I will be sharing my written and spoken word poems in addition to poems by other wonderful Poets both past and present. If you are interested in sharing some of your poetry, feel free to buzz me and … Continue reading Word Play Wednesday: Band Aid…..A Poem by Biyai

Book Review: A Wedding At Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland

This is the fourth book in the "Hedgehog Hollow" series by the author and I loved reading books 1 to 3 so I really had high hopes for this one or at least for it to follow in the trend of the other three. In this book, the author focuses mostly on Phoebe who used … Continue reading Book Review: A Wedding At Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland

Book Review: The Baby Is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite

I read the author's debut a couple of years ago so when I stumbled upon this novella by her, I was curious to read it and see how her work has grown thus far. 'The Baby is Mine' is a story set in Lagos, Nigeria during the time of the COVID-19 Pandemic lockdown told from … Continue reading Book Review: The Baby Is Mine by Oyinkan Braithwaite