The greatest literature for 2022 stressed how we are influenced by the people we surround ourselves with, as well as by those whose memories we carry with us even if they are no longer physically present. So whether you read a lot or fell short of your objectives, this article is a recommendation and comfortContinue reading “My 5 Best African books for 2022”
Suppose you are a treasonist given a chance to start life again. Would you persist in fighting for freedom, or would you try another path to justice?
Blood Scion creates a fantasy world of blurred morality and traumatic injustice.
In her journey, Patience Adewale will find love. She will find her mother. But at a very huge cost. Can she pay?
THE MADHOUSE is the second of Tj Benson books, the first he is getting as a Masobe author. The book is a reminder to hold on, breathe deep or get lost in a subjective world of madness.
Onyebuchi in Riot Baby depicts a fatherless family with a society-battered woman, a faulty super heiress, and a trouble magnet son. After the mother dies due to cancer, and the son is incarcerated for what the system makes him do, he asks: What happens? Redemption or another Black Life Riot
The mystery-thriller genre in Nigeria has got a new pacesetter. Lightseekers indulge in our mundane Nigerianness- think of strikes, cultism, and revenge- to create a breathtaking plot and dopamine accentuating pace. Femi Kayode’s characters are Nigerians in their totality, except perhaps John Paul, whose characterization is a suppressed characterization in African fiction. Kayode knows thisContinue reading “Review|| Lightseekers by Femi Kayode- a hymn of campus gangterism”
WHY SHOULD YOU READ CLAP WHEN YOU LAND Elizabeth Acevedo’s use of novel-in-verse beautifies fiction with a peculiar style. But she doesn’t stop there. She recounts real tales and humane flaws in a way that makes us love and cry. Clap when you land is Acevedo’s third fiction piece, and its chasmic yet deliberate plotContinue reading “Review| Clap when you land-how to write a novel-in-verse”
A TALE OF MORAL LESSONS How far can you travel to find a home elsewhere? In a provocative yet vulnerable way, Jennifer Kumbi guides us to get answers to this. In most short stories, there is a tendency to be finite and crisp making such stories lack sporadic and reality. But in each of theContinue reading “REVIEW||Let’s this story properly-The stanzas of home and departing”
WHY SHOULD YOU READ TELLER OF SECRETS Teller of secrets is an intimate recounting of the patriarchal horrors of the 1960’s West Africa. And through the text, we find a feminism which might have gine too far just to prove a point. One of the best books to read to understand the diversive patriarchal AfricanContinue reading “Review| Teller of Secrets-a woman’s husband is her glory”