Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Book Review)

Don't read this book alone! No, seriously, this book is so unforgettable, emotionally stirring and layered with meaning that you absolutely should not read this book alone. This is a highly allegorical novel with many hidden meanings waiting to be discovered in a lengthy discussion among friends. Needless to say, this one has earned a… Continue reading Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Book Review)

The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith (Book Review)

This is the second of two blog posts about books that I have recently read in the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. Please check out the previous blog post for my thoughts on the series as a whole. Overall, I highly recommend this series for those wanting a clean, wholesome and entertaining read shrewdly… Continue reading The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith (Book Review)

The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith (Book Review)

If you are looking for a wholesome, humorous, heart warming series, the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is definitely it.  I am so glad I stumbled across a recommendation for this series in a Facebook reading group a few months ago.  I binged watched the HBO television series some years back and absolutely adored Mma… Continue reading The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith (Book Review)

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare (Book Review)

I have not yet been fortunate to travel to the continent of Africa. I would love to visit Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.  Nevertheless, years ago, I spent a small fortune on Nollywood DVDs and was quite intrigued by the central themes of social class, family, and poverty in many African movies.  I discovered The… Continue reading The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare (Book Review)