Category: Book covers

I was really excited about the release of His Treasure, the first book in Kiru Taye’s historical romance series “Men of Valour, so much that I squeed. Sadly, I did not get to read and enjoy His Treasure because my life was in chaos around the time the book was released in December 2011. As calm […]

Spoilers abound! Simply put, Pao is political history of Jamaica told through the eyes and life of ‘Uncle’ Pao Yang of Kingston’s Chinatown. Don’t expect anything more or less when reading Pao, I say this because from reading the blurb it is easy to believe that the book focuses on Pao’s relationship with Gloria and […]

This post includes links that are NSFW If you follow me on twitter and were online in the early hours of Christmas morning 2011 (GMT), you may have noticed @LeaBecca, @jolantru and I discussing nipples. In particular colonialism, body politics and how they affect nipple colour. You may want to read their write ups on […]

Uche Obieri is a author who writes speculative fiction. Uche’s works are largely influenced by Nigeria in some way, mostly in names. Her short story Six and Fifty-Four is up for sale at the Amazon Kindle store for only £0.86. Six and Fifty-Four is a “light yet satisfying sci-fi romance about Six, an android assassin […]

Oh noes, you don’t say there are more African authors writing historical romance set in all corners of the continent. Be still my beating heart! Kiru Taye is an author, she writes African historical romance. She recently revealed the cover of her upcoming debut book His Treasure (due for release in December 2011). His Treasure […]

Following up on that other post in which I went searching for Nigerian books on Kindle, this post features some books I’ve read on my Kindle that I really enjoyed (and my comments! May contain spoilers). Jungle Jim #1: African pulp fiction! I was interested in Jungle Jim even before the first issue was launched […]

I wrote this post last year immediately after I finished reading the book. I sat on it because I wanted to reread the book. I’m halfway through reading New Dawn a second time and, yeah, my opinion is pretty much the same. While reading keep in mind that I enter sarcasm mode quite often in […]