Ijeoma Umebinyuo is a poet and writer born in Nigeria. Questions for Ada is her first published collection of poems and prose. And what a glorious collection it is! Ijeoma was named one of the top contemporary poets emerging from Africa by Writivism. She is considered among Sub-Saharan Africa’s best modern poets. Here is a …
I took time out from my blog in June mostly because I was in a dark place. I am feeling better now and ready to share my book experiences with you. Thank you for continuing to support my blog even when I was out. Sunflowers chase the sun.
Dear friends, I am taking a mental health break from my blog. My headspace is cluttered and I need time to refocus . Thank you for following me and I hope to get back soon. Please take care and stay safe.
Weary,Weary,Trouble, pain.Sun's gonna shineSomewhereAgain. Langston Hughes
I miss wandering through book shops. Looking at stacked shelves of books- nothing brings me greater joy! The smell of books is unlike any feeling in the world. I miss going home lunging bags filled with books and the anticipation of sitting and deciding which to read first ( I place books in different spaces …
We do not care -That much is clear.Not enoughOf us careAnywhere... - Langston Hughes Image: MyTherapy I am stressed about how little people’s behavior seems to have changed despite seeing the ugly effects of this pandemic. I hope that going forward we can learn to care not only for ourselves but for others. Be safe.
Hold fast to dreams,For if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged bird,That cannot fly. - Langston Hughes
I sometimes read more than one book at a time and completely lose myself in one and the other falls behind. She is one of my favorite authors- I honestly cannot put this book down.
I am so excited to start with this book. The Old Drift is a debut novel by Zambian writer Namwali Serpell.
I had planned to read and review this book pretty quickly but life happened... I finally finished it and I am happy to say it was well worth the wait. In my opinion writing style is something that can make or break a book. Jumoke Verissimo writes this novel like the poet she is. Her …