Reading Remy Ngamije

Rémy Ngamije is a Rwandan-born Namibian writer and photographer. He is the founder, chairperson, and artministrator of Doek, an independent organisation in Namibia supporting the literary arts. He is also co-founder and editor-in-chief of Doek! literary magazine, Namibia’s first and only literary magazine. I’ve been a fan of his since I read his short story,…

New Releases + Books We Anticipate Vol. 2

There are a couple of new releases on my radar. If I wasn’t such a broke bitch, I would have them all pre-ordered. Alas, I find myself fawning over their covers.On the off-chance that you aren’t a broke bitch like me, you might want to have these books on your shelf too so… here I…

Reading Frances Ogamba

Frances Ogamba is a name that seems to follow me everywhere I go. Seriously. Every prize I think of entering, Frances Ogamba is either on the shortlist or on the judging panel, or she has already won it. Back when I used to attend Wednesday evening Literary club meetings, it was as though every meeting…

Book Choices for the Month of June

For the month of June, I will be reading and reviewing six books. Some of these books have been on my reading list for quite some time now (but hehe… you know… procrastination). I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to decide to read them. Judging by what the Netizens are saying, these books…

Notes from Smart Money Woman by Arese Ugwu

I love this book. Smart Money Woman by Arese Ugwu is the story of an African girl’s journey to financial freedom. Not a new book, but all of the advice can still be put to practice in 2021. The prose is pretty basic (a ten-year-old would catch the drift). But with so much knowledge on…

Reading Pemi Aguda

Reading… is a new series on Amie’s Blog where I introduce you to a Contemporary African Short Story Writer and their body of work. If you love reading short stories like I do, and you’d want to learn more about African writers, this series will prove helpful to you. This week we’ll be reading Pemi…

Long Reads For The Weekend.

Here’s a list of works I recommend that you read during your leisure time this weekend. Feel free to share the works that you enjoyed on your social media and with your people. Happy reading! x FICTION And The Dead Were Lonely by Kabelo S. Motsoeneng (published on Lolwe). Manifest by Pemi Aguda (published on…

My Review: White Teeth by Zadie Smith.

White Teeth is the witty, chaotic tale of two families–the Iqbals and the Joneses. It’s incredibly long (500 plus pages), but it’s worth it’s bulk. The novel starts with a middle-aged Archibald Jones in his car, about to attempt Suicide on New Year’s Day 1975. Archibald is an ex-soldier from World War II, divorced from…