Book Reviews

A Quiet Meditation on love, life and the not-so mundane: Moonflower by Esther Edoho

A Quiet Meditation on love, life and the not-so mundane: Moonflower by Esther Edoho

“Isn’t that how it is with memory? The old still feels good even when it has lost a few details.” Moonflower is Esther Edoho‘s debut chapbook. The collection contains twenty one poems, written in varying styles from classic stanzas to prose-poetry. The author is a […]

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 […]

Book Review| Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Book Review| Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant is socially inept young woman who is more than meets the eye. Gail Honeyman’s debut novel is one of self discovery, hope, bravery, friendship and love. Eleanor Oliphant is unforgettable.

Otegha Uwagba’s ‘Little Black Book’ is every working woman’s guide. (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Otegha Uwagba’s ‘Little Black Book’ is every working woman’s guide. (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Otegha Uwagba’s ‘Little Black Book’ is a comprehensive guide for the working woman! From productivity tips to negotiating a pay rise with your employer and self care, this toolkit is about to step up your career!

I’m giving away a copy of this book! Read to find out more!

BOOK REVIEW| HELLO, SUNSHINE

BOOK REVIEW| HELLO, SUNSHINE

Celebrity in the social media age & The cost of curating our lives in Laura Dave’s Hello, Sunshine.   Blurb:  Sunshine Mackenzie truly is living the dream. A lifestyle guru for the modern age, Sunshine is beloved by millions of people who tune into her […]

BOOK REVIEW| HOW TO BE MARRIED

BOOK REVIEW| HOW TO BE MARRIED

Marriage experts call the first year of marriage “the wet cement year” because it’s the time when both members of a couple are figuring out how to exist as partners without getting stuck in the murk, without being trapped by bad habits. It’s a time to set and test boundaries and create good habits that will continue for the rest of your marriage.

BOOK REVIEW| GOODBYE VITAMIN

BOOK REVIEW| GOODBYE VITAMIN

“A long time ago I stopped wondering why there were so many crazy people. What surprises me now is that there are so many sane ones.”

What I loved about Rachel Khong’s charming debut novel.

BOOK REVIEW| THE MOTHERS

BOOK REVIEW| THE MOTHERS

Brit Bennett’s The Mothers : The power of friendship and how motherlessness and our past define our lives. Blurb: It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother’s recent suicide, she takes up […]

BOOK REVIEW| THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR

BOOK REVIEW| THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR

Blurb: Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbors. One is black, the other white. Both are successful women with impressive careers. Both have recently been widowed, and are living with questions, disappointments, and secrets that have brought them shame. And each has something that the […]

Book review| small great things

Book review| small great things

My review of Picoult’s most recent novel.