Naira Power by Buchi Emecheta

Title: Naira Power (Pacesetters Series) Author: Buchi Emecheta Publisher: Macmillan Education Limited Publication Date: 1982 Length: 108 pages Genre: African Literature, Fiction Blurb Naira gives Ramonu power over justice up to a point....When the power fails the consequences for him are horrifying-and witnessed by the girl who has loved him secretly for years My Thoughts … Continue reading Naira Power by Buchi Emecheta

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My Heart Belongs in Gettysburg, PA by Murray Pura

  Title: My Heart Belongs to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Clarissa's Conflict Author: Murray Pura Publisher: Barbour Books Publication Date: November 2018 Genre: Christian, Romance Clarissa Avery Ross leads a seemingly full life in Gettysburg, PA but she is not ignorant of the ongoing racial injustices. Hence, she becomes a conductor for the underground railroad. Her world … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in Gettysburg, PA by Murray Pura

Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

Title:  Second-Class Citizen Author: Buchi Emecheta Publisher: Heinemann Publication Date: 1994; originally in 1974 Genre: Autobiographical novel; autofiction Length: 186 Blurb Adah, a woman from the Igbo moves to England to live with her Nigerian student husband. She soon discovers that life fora young Nigerian women living in London in the 1960s is grim. Rejected … Continue reading Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Title: Hidden among the Stars Author: Melanie Dobson Publisher: Tyndale Publisher: 04 September 2018 Genre: Historical FIction, WWII, Time Slip, Christian Book Blurb The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his … Continue reading Hidden among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

In Times Gone By|Tracie Peterson

Title: In Time Gone By (Golden Gates Series #3) Author: Tracie Patterson Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: 04 September 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction In Times Gone By opens with the San Franciscan residents dealing with the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake. Kenzie Gilford is also slowly recovering from her personal earthquake of being left at the … Continue reading In Times Gone By|Tracie Peterson

Non-Fiction November 2018 TBR

It is that time of the year! Time for  Non-Fiction November! *cue happy-dance* Honestly,  it's one of the few readathons that I find easy to participate in. Nonetheless,  the idea of creating a TBR list has me a bit nervous. I know. I know.  The organisers, Olive from abookolive and Gemma from Non Fic Books … Continue reading Non-Fiction November 2018 TBR

Nevertheless, She Persisted by Pratima R. Gluckman

Title: Nevertheless She Persisted: True Stories of Women Leaders in Tech Author: Pratima  Rao Gluckman Publisher:  Friesen Press Genre: Non-Fiction, Publication Date: May 2018 "Technology is changing our world. Many of the most important revolutions that will take place in the next fifty years have technology at their heart. Women, 50% of the population, still only make up … Continue reading Nevertheless, She Persisted by Pratima R. Gluckman

If We Were Having Coffee in October 2018

...I'd tell you that  I do not get Nairobi weather! What's a girl to drink in this heat?! Ok. Let's try out Java's infamous salted caramel milkshake. I can make up for it by walking home. I am trying to read myself out of a reading slump. Since I reached the 50-book mark, I really haven't … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee in October 2018

The Conversations By Olivia Fane

Title: The Conversations: 66 Reasons to Start Talking Author: Olivia Fane Publisher: Vintage Books Publication Date: 2014 Genre: Popular Psychology, Non-Fiction As I age, I am learning and yearning to have more intimate conversations. Yes, I still share a few anecdotes about popular culture or what's the latest YouTube craze. But nothing beats connecting with … Continue reading The Conversations By Olivia Fane

The Poppy Field by Deborah Carr

Title: The Poppy Field Author: Deborah Carr Publisher: Harper Impulse (A Digital Imprint of HarperCollins) Publication Date: 7 September 2018 Genre: WWI Historical Fiction, Romance Book Blurb A Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job in the NHS[National Health Service]. Needing to escape from it all, Gemma agrees … Continue reading The Poppy Field by Deborah Carr