My Heart Belongs in Niagara Falls, New York by Amanda Barratt

February is unanimously the month of love to celebrate romantic love and sisterly love. I figure that's why I went a reviewing spree on Netgalley. So I picked up three upcoming titles from the My Heart Belongs Series by Barbour Books that will be published in 2018. The 10 book catalogue will encompass books set in … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in Niagara Falls, New York by Amanda Barratt


Educated by Tara Westover

Title: Educated: A Memoir Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House Publishing Publication Date: 20 February 2018 Genre: Biography & Memoirs, Non-Fiction Educated documents the life of Tara Westover who raised by survivalist parents in Idaho but went on earn a PhD in history from Cambridge in 2014.  Her parents were steeped in the Mormon faith … Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover

Song of a Captive Bird By Jasmin Darznik

Title: Song of a Captive Bird Author: Jasmin Darznik Publisher: Ballantine -Random  House Publishing Publication Date: 13 February 2018 Genre: Multicultural Interest, Historical Fiction, Adult  Song of a Captive Bird carries the fictionalised life of Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhazad. Growing up, Forugh was always taught to sit still, obey and know that societal expectations for women and men would always supersede … Continue reading Song of a Captive Bird By Jasmin Darznik

January 2018 Revisited

Hello Readers! I thought that it would be important to give you guys and gals a quick rundown of what I have been up to without having to dig through my archive. Plus I would like to keep myself accountable during my year of slow reading by sharing my monthly reading progress. The one thing that I … Continue reading January 2018 Revisited

The Saturday Night Supper Club

Title: The Saturday Night Supper Club Author: Carla Laureano Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Publication Date: 06 February 2018 Genre: Contemporary, Christian Fiction, Christian Romance Rachel Bishop is an award-winning chef and part-owner of an upcoming restaurant who is seemingly at the peak of her career. Her life has been turned upside after a food blogger and restaurant reviewer publishes a less … Continue reading The Saturday Night Supper Club

Real-Life Romance by Rhonda Stoppe

Title: Real-life Romance: Inspiring Stories to Help You Believe in True Love Author: Rhonda Stoppe Publisher: Harvest House Page Count: 240 Pages  Publication Date: 6 February 2018 Genre: Christian, Faith, Non-Fiction Everyone loves a good love story but these days, these seem few and far between. Readers, have you heard about that crazy statistic: 50 percent of marriages in … Continue reading Real-Life Romance by Rhonda Stoppe

Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting

As members of the SLA (She Leads Africa) community, we normally feel like we have so much to do but so little time. From juggling days and side hustles to attending networking events to building our online presence, travelling the world..., we want to SLA-y. Phew! It can be daunting since we can not afford … Continue reading Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting

4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

You have to agree that 2017 has been the year of Diana a.k.a Wonder Woman. To be honest, I have not been keeping track of the DC /Marvel superhero movie releases over the last couple of years. However, her sword-wielding ways, her smarts and her heart for people definitely got my attention. The movie made … Continue reading 4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

The Unread Shelf Project 2018 :Year of Slow Reading

Yes, just like everyone else I am excited with the clean slate that comes with the new year. I came across The Unread Shelf Project on Instagram that is being hosted by Whitney of The Unread Shelf,  Kate of Katereadsbooks_ and Christina of Calsreads. So I decided to re-arrange my shelves just to assess my situation... … Continue reading The Unread Shelf Project 2018 :Year of Slow Reading

2017 Reading Goals Revisited

Happy New year friends! I am so grateful for all the people who have supported this blog over the years. Before I share my 2018 bookish goals and projects in this post, I would like to reflect on how I did in 2017. Read 50 books for the Goodreads Reading Challenge Given my reading slumps,  … Continue reading 2017 Reading Goals Revisited