I enjoyed reading this not because the story is a happy one but because it’s one that needs to be told. Set in Ojiji village and then Lagos, Nigeria, this story explores the life of Iyunola aka Ruby Bamijoko who was orphaned at 10 years old and had to be married off to an old […]
5 books I read in October
Hey book lovers, How’s it going? I hope you are not putting pressure on yourself to meet any reading target this year because life is too short for all that plus WE ARE STILL VERY MUCH IN A PANDEMIC. So, please relax and take life one day at a time. I somehow was able to […]
The First Woman – Review.
Happy Pub day! The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. It is also published in the US with the title A girl is a body of water. Thanks to Netgalley for the eARC.I was very excited to read this having read all of Makumbi’s books and of course, my expectations were over the roof going into this. Synopsis. Growing […]
Bookish catch up
Hey friends! Long time no bookish post! I’m sorry I went MIA. I’m still very much reading. I just got really tired of being online. I needed a break from everything. It’s always good to take a step back and relax sometimes. I have been consumed with reality tv shows. I realized I haven’t posted […]