The Joy of Being

The Joy of Being

"Even if you did nothing, you are still worthy; worthy of love, of friendship, of happiness, of peace and of laughter. Your "amazingness" does not come from "the things you do" but who you are at your core."- Rachel Eyo When was the last time you enjoyed just being? Just being you; kicking back and [...]

Book Review: Ogadinma

Book Review: Ogadinma

Title: Ogadinma Author: Ukamaka Olisakwe Published By: Masobe Release Date: 2020 Genre: Coming-of-age, Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 260 pages Synopsis Ukamaka Olisakwe's heart-wrenching novel tells the story of the naive and trusting Ogadinma as she battles against Nigeria's deeply-ingrained patriarchal systems in the 1980s, a time of coups, food shortages and religious extremism. After a [...]

Book Review: The Fishermen

Book Review: The Fishermen

Title: The Fishermen Author: Chigozie Obioma Published By: Cassava Republic Press Release Date: 2015 Genre: Fiction Format: Paperback Length: 301 pages Synopsis Nine-year-old Benjamin is the youngest of four brothers. They live in the rocky hills of Akure. When their civil servant father is transferred to another town, the boys begin misbehaving; smashing windows, severing [...]

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I want to be wrapped up in vast cultures, languages and the heritage of the human experience; I want to explore lands, valleys, hills and mountains of different shapes and sizes located on the far ends of the earth; I want to travel through time as I rewind or fast forward the hands of my [...]