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BOOK’D: NIKI IGBAROOLA

BOOK’D: NIKI IGBAROOLA

Niki is a fellow contributor to The Book Banque whose (speed)reading habits have piqued my interest. I decided to let her tell you all about books and reading in a BOOK’D interview. In this interview, she shares why reading more than one book at a […]

BOOK’D: DAMI AJAYI

BOOK’D: DAMI AJAYI

Dami Ajayi wears many hats. He is a writer, a critic, a poet and a medical doctor. His latest collection of poems has received rave reviews. In this interview he shares his favorite place to read, the 80’s Nigerian writer he wishes more people read […]

BOOK’D: OLUBUKOLA OF THE LIT YARD

BOOK’D: OLUBUKOLA OF THE LIT YARD

Olubukola of The Lit Yard is today’s Book’d guest. She shares her sometimes risky reading locations, what is probably the best description of what a good book is and why she likes talking about books. It is obvious that she reads often and appreciates goo […]

Love, writing and a peek into Islamophobia in Lisa Halliday’s Asymmetry.

Love, writing and a peek into Islamophobia in Lisa Halliday’s Asymmetry.

Lisa Halliday’s Asymmetry is an unusual, lopsided intersection of love, art and life’s inequalities. Asymmetry, n. lack of equality or equivalence between parts or aspects of something; lack of symmetry. * is Lisa Halliday’s first novel. The romance between twenty-something year old Alice and Ezra […]

CURRENTLY LOVING…| JANUARY

CURRENTLY LOVING…| JANUARY

Bookish links, author interviews and more I loved in January! Hi hi, how are you? This post was supposed to go up early this morning, but alas it’s ten in the morning and I’m only just writing it! Still, better late than never eh? January […]

Rivalry, Mind-games and Sabotage in Michelle Frances’ The Girlfriend.

Rivalry, Mind-games and Sabotage in Michelle Frances’ The Girlfriend.

Michelle Frances’ The Girlfriend: A mind-bending, suspenseful and thought-provoking thriller I have a love-hate relationship with thrillers. You see, I’m naturally on the anxious side, I stay low on caffeine and try to sleep enough every night. Thrillers make me a bit crazy. But I […]

BOOK’D: LEYE ADENLE

BOOK’D: LEYE ADENLE

Nigerian author Leye Adenle is most known for his crime novel . I enjoyed reading his interview and burst out laughing at many of his comments. He shares his heartfelt thoughts about book clubs, the one author whose fiction he has ever re-read and the […]

EIGHT FAMILY SAGAS THAT YOU SHOULD READ

EIGHT FAMILY SAGAS THAT YOU SHOULD READ

Because, if family is everything, books about family are everything too. I love reading family sagas. My first taste of this (or what should be it’s own) genre was was Barbara Taylor Bradford’s Emma Harte series. The seven book saga begins with and ends with […]

BOOK’D: TEMITOPE OWOLABI aka ECLECTICTOPE

BOOK’D: TEMITOPE OWOLABI aka ECLECTICTOPE

I stumbled on Temitope’s Instagram eclectictope sometime last year and I was just pulled in by the quality of her photos and her captions. She seemed like the perfect guest for BOOK’D! So of course here we are. In this interview, she shares her trick […]

BOOK’D: KATE of The Girl In The Blue Jacket

BOOK’D: KATE of The Girl In The Blue Jacket

Kate Klassa is one of the people who started reading it just after I’d rebranded. When I stumbled on her blog, I was really excited because people like her who simply document without worrying too much what other people think are slowly disappearing from the […]