This book. This book. Where do I start? The book is a story set through decades and decades, with the Cape Coast of Ghana being the starting point. As a lover of history, especially the history of African people, this book really stood out to me once I read the blurb. The starting point focuses... Continue Reading →
I bought this book on recommendation from a friend earlier this year. I was very excited to read a book by a South African author, just because I felt it would be easier to relate. So I read this book in bits and pieces. For some reason, I was not able to really get into... Continue Reading →
Apparently you do just that... You write. Just write what comes to mind. Write down your first thought, write down what you are afraid to write, write anything. Just write. I have this book that I write in every now and then, especially when I'm feeling inspired. I have had this book since 2013, and... Continue Reading →
Hey book lovers, So today I wanted to share some books on my wish list... These are books I want to buy and read before the end of the year. I've read some short reviews and seen the books floating around, so I definitely want to get in on these books soon. BIG MAGIC I've... Continue Reading →
So Chimamanda is my absolute favourite, top 2 authors, and she ain't number 2. I have read all her published books, and this was the only one I hadn't. My sister bought this for me a couple of weeks ago and I was really excited to finally have my own copy. ABOUT THE BOOK: The... Continue Reading →
*MIGHT INCLUDE SPOILERS* So this was a borrowed read. I had this book on my "want to read" list and a friend of mine borrowed it to me to read. BOOK SUMMARY: The book is based o the protagonist, Firdaus' life, which she tells from her prison cell as she awaits her final day in... Continue Reading →
Yrsa explores a whole lot of topics in her poetry, from being a black woman to depression, loss and of course, love... especially falling into it. The poetry is so raw, the words have forever been etched into my heart.