Category: Fiction

  • Wahala || By Nikki May

    Wahala || By Nikki May

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer; This book was sent to me by Penguin South Africa for review purposes. In this debut by Nikki May we explore the crumbling of what on the surface seems to be a solid relationship between 3 mixed-race women of Nigerian heritage living in London. The women, […]

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  • An Orchestra of Minorities || By Chigozie Obioma

    An Orchestra of Minorities || By Chigozie Obioma

    Year of Publication: 2019 Genre: Literary Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ An Orchestra of Minorities is Chigozie Obioma’s sophomore offering and like his debut, this was also shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This book was a very different read for me as it was woven with to be a lot of magical realism, philosophy and religion. I […]

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  • Bantu Knots || By Lebo Mazibuko

    Bantu Knots || By Lebo Mazibuko

    Year of Publication: 2021 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️.8 Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by NB Publishers for review purposes. In her debut novel, Lebo Mazibuko holds a mirror up for black South African society to view and assess the impact of their lifestyles and chosen forms of discipline. The story follows late-teenage […]

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  • An Ordinary Wonder || By Buki Papillon

    An Ordinary Wonder || By Buki Papillon

    Year of Publication: 2021 Genre: Fiction, Queer Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Jonathan Ball Publishers for review purposes. In Buki Papillon’s Debut novel we follow Otolorin, a Nigerian twin born inter-sex and discriminated against by his family due to this. This book, told through the POV of a child jumps […]

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