From My Bookshelf

FromMyBookshelf: 4 Books I Want To Read That One Cares About

Hey loves…! I hope you had a great start to your week. Fun fact: One thing I like to do when I am book browsing and/or shopping is look for titles that I have never heard of and sound interesting. More often than not they tend to be books that are not talked about and… Continue reading FromMyBookshelf: 4 Books I Want To Read That One Cares About

Coffee Break

Coffee Break: My Experience With Lolita and Why I Am Angry

Originally I was going to do a review Lolita but halfway through I realized my thoughts were all over and it was more of me rambling than anyhing else so I thought a discussion post is much better. Grab a cuppa and let’s talk about Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. In case you are not familiar… Continue reading Coffee Break: My Experience With Lolita and Why I Am Angry

Coffee With Fay

Coffee With Fay: Aditi of Adi_bibliophile

Aditi is one of the first people I followed on Bookstagram and her reviews kept me on there till now. She's also among the first people I approached to do this series but I ended up displacing the interview.  So this is a lost file I'm bringing to you. I hope you enjoy just as I did.… Continue reading Coffee With Fay: Aditi of Adi_bibliophile

Review

Review: A Season For Mending by Margaret Muthee

"There was something about how the raindrops kissed the earth, violently, like a jilted lover, forcefully seeking reunion.” Genre: African Literature, Fiction Pages: 135 Rate: 3⭐⭐⭐ Publisher: Bahati Books Published: 15th September, 2018. Synopsis A Season For Mending is a short story collection that explores the endurance of the human spirit and the light and… Continue reading Review: A Season For Mending by Margaret Muthee

Review

Review: Wine and Water by Hannah Onoguwe

“There’s the person inside that wants to be loved and understood like everyone else. That’s the woman that I’m drawn to…and that’s the woman I’m going to get to know.” Genre: Fiction, African Literature Published: 30th July,2017. Publisher: Bahati Books Pages: 259 Rate: 4.5 stars Goodreads Synopsis Had the traditionally cute little cherub Cupid existed… Continue reading Review: Wine and Water by Hannah Onoguwe

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Review: What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

“He does not yet wonder where she gets this, this streak of fire. He only knows that it keeps the wolves of the world at bay and he must never let it die out.” Genre: Fiction, African Literature Pages: 240 Rate: 3 stars Goodreads Synopsis 'When Enebeli Okwara sent his girl out in the world, he did not… Continue reading Review: What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

Review

Review: The Last Straw by Ed Duncan

"No matter how far you travel, you can never change where you came from.” Genre: Thriller, Crime Fiction Pages: 221 Published: November 25th , 2017 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis When a teenage girl witnesses a carjacking gone bad, she is marked for death by a crime boss with no apparent motive. A black lawyer… Continue reading Review: The Last Straw by Ed Duncan

Coffee With Fay

Coffee With Fay: Musings of a Confuzzled Reader

Meet Erk, a gem in the book community. She recently finished doing Blogtober and I'm in awe of her. Here's my little conversation with Erk, enjoy. ❤ 1. Tell me a little about yourself. This is the toughest part, honestly. Can’t I just skip to the next one? No? Okay, lemme try to not be… Continue reading Coffee With Fay: Musings of a Confuzzled Reader

Review

Review: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

"Your sister is the one person who should stick by you and love you no matter what, but she’s also the one person who knows exactly where to drive the knife to hurt you the most." - Lisa See Genre: Historical Fiction Published: 2009 Rate: 4⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Pearl and May are sisters, living carefree… Continue reading Review: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See