Read My Country Tag |Kenya

Diversity has become a buzz word over the last couple of years in the creative community due to the changing tides in global politics.  Readers around the world are now becoming more conscious about what they are reading and are keen to read about different cultures and nationalities. So I was elated to find the … Continue reading Read My Country Tag |Kenya

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Saved From Success By Dale Partridge

Title: Saved From Success: How God Can Free You From Culture's Distortion of Family, Work and the Good Life Author: Dale Partridge Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: April 17, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian Living, Faith Saved From Success recounts author and serial entrepreneur Dale Partridge's brush with fame, fortune and notoriety. He received his wake … Continue reading Saved From Success By Dale Partridge

April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

As some of you might know from my Instagram announcement last week, I will be doing 30-day blogging challenge during the month of April 2018. I am a big fan of 30-day challenges and been keenly watching a number of creatives over the last couple of months as they go through their ups and downs … Continue reading April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

If We Were on a Coffee Date…

...I would probably order a decaf mocha because I am trying to reduce my caffeine intake but yet to succeed with my yo-yo attempts. It seems that coffee has become my comfort drink since I have rationalised that I don't take alcohol and french fries really do not it for me anymore. Plus the way … Continue reading If We Were on a Coffee Date…

Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

Hello from cold and wet Nairobi! The rainy season is finally upon us and there is nothing better than snuggling with your favourite hot drink and a good book.  As a reader over the last two years, I have been keen on diversifying the stories that I have been reading. Hence a while ago I … Continue reading Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

The Myth of the Nice Girl By Fran Hauser

Title: The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate Author: Fran Hauser  Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: April 17, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business, Leadership, Personal Development Let us take a minute to appreciate the cover of this book. I have picked up and read many … Continue reading The Myth of the Nice Girl By Fran Hauser

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle T. Lemmon

Title: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Publisher: John Murray Publication Date: 2011 Genre: Biography/Memoir This book has been on my radar for YEARS. Since I could not locate it from my local booksellers, I removed it … Continue reading The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle T. Lemmon

The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Title:  The River Between Author: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o Publisher: East African Education Publishers Publication Date: 2007 (first published 1965) This book talks about how the Kikuyu people from Central Kenya dealt with the coming of the British settlers; first as Christian missionaries, then as the government establishment. Some of the natives became puritanical Christians and renounced their … Continue reading The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

How I Find New Reads

Happy World Book Day! In honour of this auspicious occasion, I reckoned it would be fun to share where I find new reads or at least recommendations. Most book hoarders bibliophiles will tell you that aside from being asked where they find the time to read, they are also asked to recommend on what others … Continue reading How I Find New Reads