Blog Tour · Review

Blog Tour: What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson // Review

"But I get ahead of myself. I go to the end when, to understand the truth, you have to start at the beginning." Genre: Thriller, Young Adult Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pages: 368 Published: 8th April, 2021 Publisher: Penguin Goodreads Synopsis Winter. The sky is dark. It is cold enough to crack bones. Jack Morton has… Continue reading Blog Tour: What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson // Review

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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: 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

Books

If You Like This, You’ll Love That: Sulwe and Hair Love

I have had the pleasure of reading two fantastic picture books so far this year and I don't know if I'm late to the party, but I wanted to share them with you. I read Sulwe in January and Hair Love in February, which I can't stop thinking about. Zuri and Sulwe are two little… Continue reading If You Like This, You’ll Love That: Sulwe and Hair Love

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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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