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BOOK’D| SUYI DAVIES OKUNGBOWA

BOOK’D| SUYI DAVIES OKUNGBOWA

I stumbled upon Suyi’s writing on WordsAreWork and his approach to reading really got me inspired! It was a no brainer to have him on BOOK’D. I enjoyed reading his interview and I know you will too! He shares why he’ll never tell someone else […]

BOOK’D| PAMELA NAAKI TETTEH

BOOK’D| PAMELA NAAKI TETTEH

Pamela is an amazing writer and lover of books and words in general. I enjoyed reading her interview! Also, I think fiction lovers will enjoy her fantastic recommendations. She shares what three books changed her life and what they taught her. Enjoy! 1. What are […]

BOOK’D| OSEMHEN AKHIBI

BOOK’D| OSEMHEN AKHIBI

Osemhen Akhibi is a writer (and engineer) whose blog I started following when I first began blogging. I enjoy her storytelling and the way she shares her view of the world. Her natural hair is also, hashtag goals. She’s obviously also a reader and in […]

BOOK’D: TEMITOPE AKANDE

BOOK’D: TEMITOPE AKANDE

“A good book is a book that you can’t wait to finish, but you also don’t want it to finish. It transports you into a new world and makes you feel with intensity.”

Enjoy as Temitope Akande gets BOOK’D!

BOOK’D: AYOBAMI ADEBAYO

BOOK’D: AYOBAMI ADEBAYO

“I do try to finish every book I start and I do that because I’ve been surprised by several books that didn’t seem good initially but turned out to be brilliant by the time I got to the end.”

Author Ayobami Adebayo gets BOOK’D!

BOOK’D: ‘LADE TAWAK

BOOK’D: ‘LADE TAWAK

Lade Tawak is a true book lover. I’ve followed her on social media almost since I joined Twitter. In this interview, she shares two of her all time favorite novels, her thoughts on classic lit and the book that changed her life.

21 QUESTIONS| KUNMI OWOPETU, PHOTOGRAPHER & ART DIRECTOR.

21 QUESTIONS| KUNMI OWOPETU, PHOTOGRAPHER & ART DIRECTOR.

In this interview, Nigerian photographer Kunmi Owopetu shares his photography journey and future goals to intertwine art and pop culture. He also talks learning how to market himself and why you might have to work for free as a creative sometimes.

BOOK’D| KOVIE PARKER

BOOK’D| KOVIE PARKER

Kovie Parker is an art curator, maker and creator and most recently she kicked off La Luna Soy Candles, which are handmade and poured, lightly scented, natural soy wax candles. She is also a voracious reader. In this interview she shares how she keeps up with her reading, why she prefers to read slowly and the books she’s constantly re-reading.

CURRENTLY LOVING…| SEPTEMBER

CURRENTLY LOVING…| SEPTEMBER

Books, writing and living: September round up. Hi my loves! How are you? How was your month? I would say I had a good one. It was challenging, but good. This past weekend was PERFECT. I’m enjoying my psych rotation so much. Psychiatry teaches you […]

BOOK REVIEW| SALT HOUSES

BOOK REVIEW| SALT HOUSES

Salt houses : The ravages of war and the staying power of family. Author: Hala Alyan Pages: 320 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Blurb : Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus; Alia’s brother gets pulled into a politically militarized world he can’t escape; and Alia and her […]