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Review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

"But wildness is how I had always known her. Ever since I could remember, she flickered before me, dipping in and out of sense." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 242 Published: 4th June, 2019 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read.… Continue reading Review: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

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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

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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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There’s A New Sheriff In Town // Text Book Centre CBD

Hey, Reader. From the title you can already guess what I want to talk about today. Text Book Centre is coming to town and I'm here for it! If you're new here or by chance you don't have any idea as to what I'm talking about, then pull a seat! I'll tell you all about… Continue reading There’s A New Sheriff In Town // Text Book Centre CBD

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Review: The Dragons, The Giant, The Women by Wayétu Moore

"During wartime, a man will not only find the person he hates to kill him, but he will find and kill anyone whom he thinks the person he hates loves or knows or once did business with." Genre: Biography/Autobiography Published: March 2021 Publisher: Pushkin Press Pages: 248 Rate: 4.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis An engrossing memoir… Continue reading Review: The Dragons, The Giant, The Women by Wayétu Moore

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Review: The Answers by Catherine Lacey

"...people fell in love to find something in themselves that they'd had all along." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 291 Publisher: Granta Published: 6th June, 2017 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis An urgent, propulsive novel about a woman learning to negotiate her ailment and its various aftereffects via the simulacrum of a perfect romantic relationship In… Continue reading Review: The Answers by Catherine Lacey

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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