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Book Review : On Black Sister’s Street by Chika Unigwe

“Four very different women have made their way from Africa to the red light district of Brussels. They have come to claim for themselves the riches they believe Europe promises but when one of them is murdered… Their already fragile world is shattered” Nigerian writers have literally carved out a hole in my heart and… Continue reading Book Review : On Black Sister’s Street by Chika Unigwe

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BOOK REVIEW: The kindness of enemies by Leila Aboulela

Two narrative strands. One contemporary and one historical. Christianity and Islam. Friend and Foe. Family and Enemies. I have taken a while to read this book because 2017 decided to come with drama, lots of work and sleepless nights. Suffice to say, I enjoyed this book because it taught me some hard truths about my… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The kindness of enemies by Leila Aboulela

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BOOK REVIEW: LACE by Shirley Conrad

“Which one of you bitches is my mother?”Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York’s Pierre Hotel to meet Lili – a beautiful, young, and notoriously temperamental Hollywood movie star. None of the women knows exactly why she is there; each has a reason to hate Lili and each… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: LACE by Shirley Conrad

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BOOK REVIEW: Angela’s Ashes by Frank Mc’Court

A good life makes a good story but a difficult, pitfall-filled, difficult life makes for s great read. This book was a fingerlicking meal. And for a sad book(if I can call it that) to be so well written…you have to admire the talent of the writer and even more so the dire circumstances that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Angela’s Ashes by Frank Mc’Court

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Book Review: The Curator by Jacques Strauss

Disclaimer: This is not a book for people who like their characters likeable and redemption around the corner. I totally enjoyed this book because it was queer and fresh and filled with such dark humour I couldn’t help myself. It is such a weird choice for anyone but then again the weird ones always make… Continue reading Book Review: The Curator by Jacques Strauss

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BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

So far I have read Kenyan, Nigerian, South African, Ghanian, Egyptian, Ugandan and now Ethiopian. I have found myself gravitating towards books that make me think about life and how life weaves itself in its own way and at its own time. The beautiful things that heaven bears is one such book. Deep and mesmerizing… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The beautiful things that heaven bears by Dinaw Mengestu

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BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

“Four women…one husband…and a devastating secret” I read this book three weeks ago, I think, but i’ve been so busy with my day job and planning my life that I have barely had time to breathe. Suffice to say, I was like, “there is no way im not writing a book review about Baba Segi’s… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin