Review: Beyond Guilt Trips

Title: Beyond Guilt Trips: Mindful Travel in an Unequal World Author: Anu Taranth Publisher: Between the Lines Publication Date: May 2019 Genre: Travel, Non-Fiction Travelling abroad harbours the promise of adventure and experiences but are travellers really prepared for the surprises that await them? Through Beyond Guilt Trips, Dr Taranth critically analyses the before, during … Continue reading Review: Beyond Guilt Trips

Salvaged by Roy Goble

Title: Salvaged: Leadership Lessons Pulled from the Junkyard Author: Roy Goble Publisher: NavPress/Tyndale Publication Date: January 2019Genre: Business, Christian, Personal Development Salvaged is a compilation of business and life lessons from real estate mogul and philanthropist Roy Goble. He merges lessons that he learnt growing up in his father's junkyard, running businesses and his Christian … Continue reading Salvaged by Roy Goble

Journey to a Promised Land|Allison Lassieur

Title: Journey to a Promised Land: A Story of the Exodusters ( I am America Series) Author: Allison Lassieur Publisher:  North Star Editions (JollyFish Press) Publication: 01 Jan 2019 Genre: Middle Grade, Historical Fiction Pages: 160 Hypatia "Hattie" Florence Jacobs dreams of being a teacher.  However, her parents are. former slaves struggling to make ends … Continue reading Journey to a Promised Land|Allison Lassieur

My Memorable Books of 2018

Happy 2019! I know that it has been a while since I posted a non-book-review. I attended the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) programme at the East African Regional Leadership Centre in Nairobi for the most of December 2018. I have to admit, it kicked my ass, in a good way. So I did not … Continue reading My Memorable Books of 2018

My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge by Pepper Basham

Title: My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge: Laurel's Dream Author: Pepper  Basham Publisher:  Barbour Books Publication: 01 Jan 2019 Genre:  Historical Fiction Set in 1918, Laurel McAdams dreams of leaving the mountains to go to college with the hopes of becoming a teacher. Jonathan Taylor moves from England to Maple Springs, North Carolina to … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge by Pepper Basham

The Foyles Bookshop Girls at War by Elaine Roberts

Title:  The Foyles Bookshop Girls at War Author: Elaine Roberts Publisher: Aria Fiction Publication Date: 15 January 2019 Genre: Historica fiction,  Romance, WWI Book Blurb: Working at the Foyles bookshop was Molly Cooper's dream job. But with the country at war she's determined to do her bit. So Molly gathers her courage and sets off … Continue reading The Foyles Bookshop Girls at War by Elaine Roberts

Review: Stitched with Love Collection

Title: Stitched with Love: 9 Historical Courtships of Lives Pieced Together with Seamless Love Author: Various Authors Publisher: Barbour Books Publication Date: 01 January 2019 Genre: Romance, Christian Stitched with Love is a collection of stories that are broken down into 3 somewhat overarching plots with 9 interlinked courtships. That was a mouthful. Let me … Continue reading Review: Stitched with Love Collection

Odd(ly) Enough by Carolanne Miljavac

Title: Odd(ly) Enough: Standing Out When The World Begs You To Fit In Author: Carolanne Miljavac Publication Date: 01 November 2018 Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian   Odd(ly) Enough is the journey of Carolanne Miljavac from a person who had all the odds stacked against her but emerged a stronger person. With a … Continue reading Odd(ly) Enough by Carolanne Miljavac

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

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