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: DO NOT SAY IT’S NOT YOUR COUNTRY BY NNAMDI OGUIKE.

This week I read Do Not Say It’s Not Your Country by Nnamdi Oguike. I had my reservations in the beginning. At first glance, this book didn’t seem like what I’d want to read. The cover seemed too political. The red beret. The mysterious silhouette. The title. It screamed political fiction. And the thing about…

2020: REGRETS, HIGHLIGHTS & TAKE-AWAYS.

FIRST HALF: JANUARY–JUNE. At the start of 2020, all I wanted to do was write and pass my MBBS exams. I was in a study group with five weirdos (haha) and I felt very inadequate to say the least. My life was falling apart. And everyone—especially my roommate—could tell that it was. Barely getting any…

YOUR GUIDE TO AFRICAN HISTORICAL FICTION (1/2)

Historical fiction is my favorite genre of fiction to read, second only to dystopian fiction (which is really a subgenre but let’s not get into that). It’s my favorite because I really love history. I love reliving or envisioning what it would be like to live in certain times past. And generally, I believe Historical…

YOUR GUIDE TO READING AFRICAN SPECULATIVE FICTION (ASF).

Speculative fiction has slowly become the Kim Kardashian of the literary genres. We love it. We read it. We want to be (in) it. And African writers across the continent are at the forefront of this new awakening now more than ever before. So, today, I’m going to help you get your ASF reading on….

LIFE UPDATES: Freelancing, Christmas plans & More.

Hello!So, I know I haven’t made a personal post here in quite some time now (and I apologise for that).Ever since I wrapped up my reading for this year, I’ve had a lot of time on my hands to engage in other activities/passions. For that reason, blogging had to take a back seat.The important thing…

Book #009: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (4.0/5).

To Kill a Mockingbird is a true American classic. It’s been referenced in several American sitcoms. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1960 and it was adapted into a hit movie that garnered several awards. I just had to read it at some point. It wouldn’t be right of me to walk around here claiming…