Category: Fiction

  • Turning Tables || By Alice Takawira

    Turning Tables || By Alice Takawira

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by the Author for review purposes. In this slow-burn romance thriller, American-based Zimbabwean debut author, Alice Takawira takes us on a journey with Maita who ends up in a love triangle with Ade and Chris; two men who could not…

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  • The Atlas Six || By Olivie Blake

    The Atlas Six || By Olivie Blake

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. This is one of those wonderful stories that leave you clueless as to which part you should tell when asked how the book was. If my rating is anything to go by, then it…

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  • A Brush With Love || By Mazey Eddings

    A Brush With Love || By Mazey Eddings

    Year of Publication: 2022 Genre: Fiction Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Disclaimer: This book was sent to me by Wordsworth Books for review purposes. As you may well know, I started flexing my romance-genre muscle last year; and man, all the cute things I’ve come across! Why didn’t y’all say!!? I present to you, cute thing number ……

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  • 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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