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I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

  Clare Mackintosh’s novel is a stellar addition to the sort of psychological thrillers that have taken the literary world by storm in recent years, also known as ‘grip lit’ or ‘domestic noir’. Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ which I reviewed a while back, and Paula Hawkins ‘The Girl On The Train’ are some of the most successful… Continue reading I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

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3 Modern Romantic Fiction Novels Worth Reading

This genre of popular fiction is deservedly a lot of people’s least favourite. However, It must be said that the genre has elevated it’s quality in recent years. It has come far from the helpless seemingly plain but secretly sexy heroine with her large bosom heaving like a vibrating Nokia and the billionaire hero with… Continue reading 3 Modern Romantic Fiction Novels Worth Reading

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‘LEAN IN: Women, Work And the Will to lead.’ by Sheryl Sandberg

I read ‘Lean In’ over Christmas, quite some time after I had stumbled on her popular TED talk and seen a CNN interview she’d given. I think every professional woman should read this book. I’m aware that it’s been criticized for being a bit ‘ridiculously wealthy white woman whining about her professional and personal woes’… Continue reading ‘LEAN IN: Women, Work And the Will to lead.’ by Sheryl Sandberg

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BOOK REVIEW| “Americanah” by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie

Rating 9/10 Worth reading? – YES! Americanah is a story about Ifemelu and Obinze who have a deep mature love for high school sweethearts. They fall in love in Nigeria and must part when Ifemelu halfway through university due to strikes, goes to study in America, both of them full of plans to reunite.  Adichie… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW| “Americanah” by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie

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BOOK REVIEW| Sefi Atta ‘Everything good will come’

Rating- 8/10 Worth Reading? – Yes I didn’t know what to expect from the Wole Soyinka prize winner because no summary was incuded at the back of the book as is usually the case however, I was pleasantly surprised. Its a story that charts the life of a woman called Enita Taiwo in Nigeria (lagos… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW| Sefi Atta ‘Everything good will come’