Book Review: After they left

This book opened my eyes to things I did not know was going on. I knew lots of terrible things happened in IDP camps like rape, hunger and neglect by people and the government. But, organized child trafficking? Here’s the back story, the novel by Edify Yakusak tells the story of two kids, Kim andContinue reading “Book Review: After they left”

The Spider King’s Daughter | book review

The Spider King’s Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo is a work of fiction that tells the story of two young people from different social classes. Abike is a rich, seemingly spoilt brat and runner G, a boy who fell in hard times and into the slum parts of the industrial city of Lagos. Both find eachContinue reading “The Spider King’s Daughter | book review”

Book review | funny men cannot be trusted

On this post, I’ll be reviewing the book funny men cannot be trusted, an anthology by poet Tolu Akinyemi. back story I took some time off Instagram and I stopped posting in general, to just sit back and get inspired. For the short bit, I decided to read more of poetry especially the contemporary ones,Continue reading “Book review | funny men cannot be trusted”

Oil on water | book review

Oil on water is a fiction novel by Helon Habila. I’ve read this book before but decided to read it again, this time with new insight, fresh eyes, a new take on its themes and now here is a review of it. Synopsis Oil on water is a narration of Rufus, an amateur reporter whoContinue reading “Oil on water | book review”

How to write a good book review

Reviews are basically a person’s account of (in this case) a book. It’s for the purpose of critical evaluation but some people tend to go off the board or not review but just summarize. In this post, I’ll be teaching you how to review a book. 1. You are not telling a story: First off,Continue reading “How to write a good book review”

Waiting for an Angel (book review)

Waiting for an Angel is a novel written by Helon habila, set in the years and time of military dictatorship in Nigeria. It tells of the story of Lomba, a young journalist who is thrown into prison to languish, after being charged for inciting a riot. As Lomba is in prison, he gains access toContinue reading “Waiting for an Angel (book review)”