Book Review – The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso Publisher: Kachifo Farafina Release Date: May 2017 Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 278 Source: Bought Find It: Jumia Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours. One is black, one white. Both are successful women with impressive careers. Both have recently been widowed. And both are sworn enemies, sharing hedge and hostility and pruning both with a vim and zeal that belies the fact that they are over […]

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Book Review – The Fishermen By Chigozie Obioma

The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma Publisher: Cassava Republic Press Release Date: December 2015 Genre: Literary Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 301 Source: Bought Find It: Jumia Nine-year-old Benjamin is the youngest of four brothers. They live in the rocky hills of Akure. When their civil servant father transfers to another town. The boys begin misbehaving: smashing windows, severing chicken heads and playing truant to follow M.K.O Abiola’s campaign trail. For six weeks they take to fishing in the forbidden […]

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Book Review – Excuse Me by Victor Ehikhamenor

Book Review - Excuse Me - Victor Ehikhamenor

.Excuse Me by Victor Ehikhamenor Publisher: Parresia Books Release Date: November 2012 Genre: Non-Fiction; Essays Format: Paperback Pages: 250 Source: Giveaway Find It: Jumia Excuse Me is a compilation of Victor Ehikhamenor’s thoughts, experiences and keen observations. While he was the pioneer creative director of Next newspaper. Most of this beautifully strung together collection of creative nonfiction were first birthed on the pages of the Lagos based newspaper, Next Daily, Next On Sunday and 234NEXT.com between 2009 – 2011. Majority of the content were informed […]

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Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

 Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: March 2017 Format: Audiobook Length: 8 hrs 5 mins Source: Bought Find It: Audible Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband wants, all her mother-in-law wants, and she has tried everything – arduous pilgrimages, medical consultations, appeals to God. But when her relatives insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear. […]

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Book Review – Easy Motion Tourist

Book Review - Easy Motion Tourist - Leye Adenle - Nigerian Crime Fiction - Homeland Reviews

Easy Motion Tourist goes into the Lagos many of us refuse to acknowledge, even as we move through it every day. This Lagos is cutthroat, hungry, enterprising and dangerous. When we join this story, things are shaky at best. The tension is high, everyone is on edge and all it takes is a single impulsive act of violence to blow everything up.   Then comes in Guy Collins, a guy […]

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