CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan

My initial idea for props for this photo was to attempt to use some designer stuff I have but then it occurred to me that with #CrazyRichAsians designer and designer aren’t quite on the same level so I respected myself. #CrazyRichAsians is your typical love story – Boy meets girl, girl has no clue boy…

BIRTHMARKED

Author – Marvellous Michael (Nigerian) Genre – Crime fiction Number of pages – 317 Independently published at Patridge Africa.   My very first thought while reading Birthmarked last year was that the dialogue is better suited for film.

PACHINKO REVIEW

Author – Min Jin Lee. Publisher – Apollo  (an imprint of Head of Zeus) Number of Pages – 537     Pachinko has been quite tough for me to review because it is quite easy to hate it for the very reasons you love other books like it, and I will explain what I mean….

APRIL BOOK REVIEW – HOMEGOING

AUTHOR:  Yaa Gyasi (Ghanaian) GENRE:  Historical Fiction PUBLISHER/YEAR OF PUBLICATION: Viking (Inprint of Penguin) PRICE:  £12.99 NUMBER OF PAGES: 305 (my copy)

BOOK REVIEW; NERVOUS CONDITIONS

Author – Tsitsi Dangarembga (Zimbabwean) Publisher and Year Published – First published 1988 (The Women’s Press UK), later 2004 by (Ayebia Clarke Publishing) Genre – Fiction Price – Price; £8.99 Number of Pages – 211   Nervous Conditions is the coming of age story of Tambu, told many years later by her as she remembers…

Tuawa Adenekan Reviews Reedeming Love 

Hollaaaaaa, Nope I didn’t forget December book review. This month, I asked my fellow book lover Tuawa to review Francine Rivers’ Redeeming Love and she obliged. I decided I wanted it for this month just because I think that christmas and the end of the year is a good time to reflect on the undying…

NOVEMBER BOOK REVIEW; UNACCUSTOMED EARTH

Author; Jhumpa Lahiri. (Indian-American) Genre; Fiction (short stories) Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: Originally by Alfred A.Knopf in 2008. My copy by Vintage Books. Number of Pages; 333 Price; $15.95 Other Titles; Interpreter of Maladies, (Pulitzer Prize) Namesake

OCTOBER BOOK REVIEW; DISGRACE.

Author; J.M Coetzee. (South African / Australian) Genre; Fiction Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: 1st published in Great Britain by Martin Secker & Warburg 1999 and Penguin Books 2000 (this edition) Number of Pages; 220 Price; $16.00 Other Titles; Dusklands, In the Heart of the country, Boyhood, Elizabeth Costello, Slow Man. Prizes won; Man Booker prize…

SEPTEMBER BOOK REVIEW; ME BEFORE YOU.

Author; Jojo Moyes (British) Genre; Fiction Publisher/Year of 1st Publication: The Penguin Group Number of Pages; 498 Price; £7.99 Other Titles; After You, The One plus One, The Horse Dancer, Silver Bay.