Books Of May – Featuring Girl Power!

Hey, guys. We have successfully skipped through another 30+ days in 2017, which means it’s time to sink your teeth in new African literature. Yay!! This month, Nigerians finally have the chance to get their hands on another book on the Bailey’s Prize shortlist, The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotosho, without breaking the bank. I have high expectations for this book in particular because my first read by this […]

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Tuawa Adenekan, @InspiritPages, Shares Her Go-To Bookstagram Hacks

Tuawa Adenekan - Inspirit Pages - Bookstagram - Interview -Homeland Reviews

When I first came across Tuawa’s account, Inspirit Pages, I was stunned to realise she was Nigerian. Not because of the popular misconception that Nigerians don’t read, I mean, look who’s talking, but because I hadn’t come across anyone who collects books the way she does. This is a hobby I ascribe to foreigners and my brain could barely process this anomaly. Getting to know more about this unorthodox Nigerian has […]

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April Blog WrapUp – Yes To Audio Books

Yes To Audibooks

April! April!! April!! The month I “discovered” audio books. Anyone who knows me will know I don’t particularly like experiments. I’ll do it if the potential reward is enticing enough but you won’t catch me on any adventures. There will be no bungee jumping here… Unless there’s money to be saved in the process. Then I am in!! What can I say? It’s the Ijebu in me. Which is what […]

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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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The Critic Challenge 2017 Set To Reward Mainstream Criticism in Nigeria

The Critics Challenge 2017 - Homeland Reviews

The annual Critic Challenge is a call for critics and critical writers in the culture scene in Africa. Organised for the first time by CREETIQ, the foremost aggregator of African films, music and literature. The focus for the maiden edition is on critical commentary on works of art in films, music and literature, produced or released between 2016 and 2017 that embodies this year’s theme “rewriting the African narrative”. The […]

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