"You mustn't appear nervous; fear and doubt are read the exact same way." Genre: Fiction Published: 2019 Publisher: Book Bunk Pages: 364 Rate: 4.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis 2007, Kenya Long held captive by her father’s shadow of corruption, Kavata has spent her life suffocated by political machinations. When her husband decides to run in the… Continue reading Review: The Havoc of Choice by Wanjiru Koinange
Hey Reader, I'm not one for literary prizes and for the longest I didn't care for them until I came across The Women's Prize For Fiction back in 2017. Going through the their long and short lists I realised that it's something I'm quite interested in and I wanted to read them all. Here's the… Continue reading The Women’s Prize For Fiction Reading Project
"The thing we most don't want has a way of landing right on top of us." Genre: Fiction Published: 5th June, 2018 Pages: 290 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways… Continue reading Review: There There by Tommy Orange
"She was in the business of relationships and she understood that business relationships were not built in emails but in person, with love and affection." Genre: Fiction Pages: 224 Published: April 2019 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In Mombasa, Oyunga a young chef involved in a deadly drug cartel is set to marry Lily, his… Continue reading Review: Drug Paradise by Kariuki Kimuyu
"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
"Some people exist in your life to make it better. Some people exist to make it worse." Genre: Young Adult Fiction Published: 1st November 2016 Pages: 344 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely… Continue reading Review: The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon.
"People said Ove saw the world in black and white. But she was color. All the color he had." Genre: Fiction Published: 27th August, 2012 Pages: 337 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet… Continue reading Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
"Reading a novel was like returning to a once - beloved holiday destination." Genre - Fiction Published- 24th December, 2014 Pages - 486 Rate- 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A murder...A tragic accident...Or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. Madeline is a force to be reckoned with. She’s funny, biting, and… Continue reading Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
"You shouldn't let people make you so angry...if they make you angry, then they've won." Genre: Middle Grade Fiction Pages: 224 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: 1st October, 2020 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis For fans of deeply poignant middle grade about friendship and loss like The Thing About Jellyfish, comes the story about a young… Continue reading Review: When Life Gives You Mangoes by Kereen Getten.
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