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Six Middle Grade Books To Look Out For in 2018

Six Middle Grade Books To Look Out For in 2018

I’m officially a fan of middle grade books. It’s legit. Middle Grade Books and Me: A Brief History Well, maybe I’ve always been but I just never had the opportunity to read a lot of them? Growing up, I read very few middle grade books. […]

BOOK’D: STANLEY GAZEMBA

BOOK’D: STANLEY GAZEMBA

Stanley Gazemba is an author whose novel , I stumbled upon on Netgalley. While I’m currently drowning in my overflowing TBR (as I like to be), I find the synopsis of his book intriguing. In this interview, author Stanley Gazemba shares his thoughts about the […]

BOOK’D: NANCY ADIMORA

BOOK’D: NANCY ADIMORA

Nancy Adimora is the Founding Editor of online literary magazine, AFREADA. AFREADA features short stories from emerging writers across the African continent. If you love bite sized stories, there’s a short story up every Friday! Also, if you fancy, you could even read this story […]

The Orphan Band of Springdale: A Review

The Orphan Band of Springdale: A Review

Anne Nesbet’s The Orphan Band of Springdale is a tale of family, patriotism and overcoming prejudice This year, I’ve become more interested in children’s fiction, especially realistic fiction. The Orphan Band of Springdale, set in 1940’s America, as World War II rages in Europe is […]

CURRENTLY LOVING…| MARCH

CURRENTLY LOVING…| MARCH

Money, routine and books: The Makings of March. Hello there! Didn’t March just seem to last forever? It was honestly one of my busiest months in a while. I’ve been meaning to get this post out since last week but I’m only just getting around […]

BOOK’D: RESH SUSAN of The Book Satchel

BOOK’D: RESH SUSAN of The Book Satchel

If you read book blogs or have an Instagram and don’t know Resh Susan of The Book Satchel, I’m glad you’re reading this because Resh’s creativity and love for books have formed a most beautiful union. From her cozy photos of books to concise reviews […]

Gloria Chao’s American Panda: Straddling cultures and finding identity

Gloria Chao’s American Panda: Straddling cultures and finding identity

Gloria Chao’s American Panda on the courage to be yourself even when caught between cultures American Panda follows seventeen year old Taiwanese-American, Mei. Mei is a germaphobe, forced into a premed program by her very traditional parents. They believe that medicine is a secure and […]

BOOK’D: FRANKLYNE IKEDIASOR

BOOK’D: FRANKLYNE IKEDIASOR

Franklyne Ikediasor runs The Port Harcourt Book Club. He spends nearly every second of his free time reading, despite having a demanding day job. In this interview, he shares the weirdest place he has ever read a book, the two kinds of responses to a […]

BURY WHAT WE CANNOT TAKE IS AN UNSETTLING TALE OF SURVIVAL

BURY WHAT WE CANNOT TAKE IS AN UNSETTLING TALE OF SURVIVAL

Kirstin Chen’s Bury What We Cannot Take is the deeply unsettling story of what happens when your family abandons you. This is one of those books whose titles grabbed me before anything else. I’m pleased to report that the rest of the book is just […]

BOOK’D: KIRSTIN CHEN

BOOK’D: KIRSTIN CHEN

I became familiar with author Kirstin Chen late last year when I encountered on one of my many amazon perusals. (released yesterday!) also featured in my ‘16 Books to Look Out For In 2018‘ list. I recently finished reading her debut novel, (which I highly […]