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Review: Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

"He could not wait to get home and tell people how in Britain the sun had moods. It barely retired in summer yet in winter it could not be bothered to rise." Genre: Literary Fiction, Short Stories Published: May 23rd, 2019 Pages: 306 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Text Book Centre Goodreads Synopsis How… Continue reading Review: Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

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Review: Under The Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

"Mama says that war has a way of changing people, that even a brave man occasionally loses hope, and sometimes all the pleading in the world cannot persuade him to begin hoping again." Genre: Fiction Published: September 3, 2015 Pages: 328 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Text Book Centre Goodreads Synopsis One day in… Continue reading Review: Under The Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

Bookish · Books

A Look Into The Newly Opened Text Book Centre CBD Branch

It's a beautiful Saturday afternoon, I'm sat at my desk writing this post and I'm getting excited all over again. A few days ago I told you, here, about the new Text Book Centre (TBC) branch that was coming to town. Well, I had the pleasure of attending the launch and let me tell you,… Continue reading A Look Into The Newly Opened Text Book Centre CBD Branch

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Review: Black Sunday Tola Rotimi Abraham

"I did not know how many worlds could fit into ours and not explode when they came in contact." Genre: Fiction Published: February 4th, 2020 Pages: 279 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Textbookcentre Goodreads Synopsis Following the fate of one family over the course of two decades in Nigeria, this debut novel tells the… Continue reading Review: Black Sunday Tola Rotimi Abraham

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Review: Love In Colour by Bolu Babalola

"Love immediately pulled at her. It was a kind of love she'd never known; unburdened, pure and without expectation." Genre: Fiction / Short Stories Published: August 20, 2020 Page: 290 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Textbookcentre Goodreads Synopsis A high-born Nigerian goddess, who has been beaten down and unappreciated by her gregarious lover, longs… Continue reading Review: Love In Colour by Bolu Babalola

Books · Reading Challenges

The Modern Mrs Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

'Tis the season for all the wrap ups! I took part in some amazing challenges and I thought it's fun to check in and tick off those boxes. Modern Mrs Darcy aka Anne Bogel is one of my favourite bookish people out here, from her podcast, her blog to her reading lists and challenges, I… Continue reading The Modern Mrs Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

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Review: Digital Bedbugs Edited by Makena Onjerika

"The funny thing about prison is you go in as an innocent man, and when you come out, you are exactly what the court said you want were. They released me, and I became a conman." Genre: Fiction Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 184 Published: 2019 Goodreads Synopsis Straight out of Nairobi, come 12 stories of… Continue reading Review: Digital Bedbugs Edited by Makena Onjerika

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Review: The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

"Strong wasn't a word anyone had ever used to describe her. Loyal. maybe. Reserved, definitely." Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 256 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: 15th October, 2020 Rate: 4 stars Goodreads Synopsis Twin sisters Hassana and Husseina's home is in ruins after a brutal raid. But this is not the end but the… Continue reading Review: The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah

From My Bookshelf

FromMyBookshelf: TBR Check In + My 5 Star Predictions

Good morning, Reader and happy Tuesday. It's been a while since I shared a TBR post with you guys so this is an updated one. I have to say, I have been pretty disciplined with reading books from my bookshelf and at the moment I have 12 books left which I'll be reading over the… Continue reading FromMyBookshelf: TBR Check In + My 5 Star Predictions