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. Advertisements

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….

A GRIEF IN TIME.

We had to use a photo from your 40th birthday. The one you had on expensive black and green lace fabric. You were happy in it. Your gele arrogantly spread wide on your head like a satellite dish. Gold sparkled elaborately on your neck and wrist. We did not know that your sparkle would soon…

KIDDIES HOLIDAY BOOK CLUB

Hello Everyone, It has been so long people, wow. I know. I know. However this isn’t the post where I tell you what has kept me away or the one where I apologise profusely for not putting up the concluding part of a story. No. But hopefully I will get round to doing that. Or…

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)