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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

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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

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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

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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

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

"Nothing in this world is free, let alone a woman." Genre: Fiction Published: 29th June, 2010. Pages: 245 Rate: 4.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis To the dismay of her ambitious mother, Bolanle marries into a polygamous family, where she is the fourth wife of a rich, rotund patriarch, Baba Segi. She is a graduate and therefore… Continue reading Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin