Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

'..., life is like a dress. Some are made fortunate, others not so. So when it gets torn or stained, all you can do is wash it, mend it or cut it up and make something new out of it.'

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Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba

One does not fix appointments with fate. Fate grasps whom it wants, when it wants. When it moves in the direction of your desire, it brings you plenitude. But more often than not, it unsettles, crosses you. Then one has to endure.

Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

People don't want to open their eyes and see the Truth because the illusion suits them. As long as they're fed whatever lies they want to hear they're happy, because the Truth means nothing to them.

Book Review, Fiction

Book Review: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Adichie Ngozi

“Being defiant can be a good thing sometimes," Aunty Ifeoma said. "Defiance is like marijuana - it is not a bad thing when it is used right.”