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 […]

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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 […]

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Book Review – My Mind Is No Longer Here

Book Review - My Mind is no longer here - Nze Sylva - Bahati Books

“There is no motivator like hunger. It is only hunger that can make you do anything without fear”   My Mind Is No Longer Here introduces us to 4 young men desperate to find green pastures away from Nigeria. Donatus, a low achiever who has quit his dead-end job; Haruna, a grieving doctor tired of […]

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Book Review – The Night Dancer

Book Review - Chika Unigwe - The Night Dancer

The Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe is a story about self-discovery, anger, betrayal and forgiveness. The novel is divided into three parts which explore the lives of Mma, Ezi, Mike and Rapu. The story focuses on a young lady, Mma, whose mother died leaving her with loads of unanswered questions, buried resentment and anger towards […]

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Book Review – The Slave Girl

The Slave Girl - Buchi Emecheta - Book Review - African literature

The Slave Girl is the coming of age story of Ogbanje Ojebeta. Ogbanje is barely a tween when she loses both of her parents to an epidemic. Leaving her in the care of a brother who chooses to sell her to a rich distant relative to finance his coming of age ceremony, among several ridiculous […]

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