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Review: The Son of the House by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

"There was nothing the ears had ever heard to make them fall off, or the eyes had seen that would make them weep blood instead of tears." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 304 Published: February 1st, 2019 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In the Nigerian city of Enugu, young Nwabulu, a housemaid since the age of… Continue reading Review: The Son of the House by Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

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FromMyBookshelf: 16 Women Authors I Would Love To Meet

Hey Reader… I think one of my best discoveries is finding out I enjoy books written by women. My reading depicts and so does my blog. This made me wonder, given the chance, who would I want to meet. So I made a list. There are those authors who I have only read one book… Continue reading FromMyBookshelf: 16 Women Authors I Would Love To Meet

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Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"That's the problem. You read more about books than you read actual books." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 477 Published: May 14, 2013 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she… Continue reading Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Blog Tour: The Meeting Point by Olivia Lara // Review

"There's enough sadness in the world as it is." Genre: Romance Fiction Pages: 368 Published: 2nd September, 2021 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis What if the Lift driver who finds your cheating boyfriend's phone holds the directions to true love? 'Who are you and why do you have my boyfriend's phone?' 'He left it in… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Meeting Point by Olivia Lara // Review

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Review: The Memory Of Love by Aminatta Forna

"People are wrong when they talk of love at first sight. It is neither love nor lust. No as she walks away from you, what you feel is loss. A premonition of loss." Genre: Fiction Pages: 464 Published: April 5th, 2010 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In contemporary Sierra Leone, a devastating civil war has… Continue reading Review: The Memory Of Love by Aminatta Forna

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Blog Tour: The Adventures of Isabel by Candas Jane Dorsey // Review

"Finances had gone beyond desperate and into hopeless, and even blue sky after weeks of rain and Bun purring like a motorised bread pudding couldn't cheer me up." Genre: Mystery, Fiction Pages: 220 Published: August 5, 2021 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Rescued from torpor and poverty by the need to help a good friend… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Adventures of Isabel by Candas Jane Dorsey // Review

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Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

"Laila came to believe that of all the hardships a person had to face none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting." Genre: Fiction Pages: 372 Published: May 22, 2007 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years… Continue reading Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

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Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

"Every life contains many millions of decisions. Some big, some small. But every time one decision is taken over another, the outcomes differ." Genre: Science Fiction, Philosophical Pages: 304 Published: August 13, 2020 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever.… Continue reading Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

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Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

"A body could be labeled but a person couldn't, and the difference between the two depended on that muscle in your chest." Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 343 Published: June 2, 2020 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community… Continue reading Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett