Take a walk in the library

Hello my lovely, how is 2022 treating you? Here are some of the quotes from the books that I read but failed to review on The Baobab. The stories were raw and I could see parts of myself in these stories. Now that I am forgivenšŸ˜… do read the quotes and look for these sevenContinue reading “Take a walk in the library”

A review -Chances

Author: Audrey ChirenjeCover rating:3/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: love, forgiveness, trauma, family, relationships, loss of a child, forgiveness, mental health SUMMARYRopafadzo Kondwani lives in Canada and is Riko’s sister who we met in Life will humble you which happens to be Audrey Chirenje’s first offering. The events in Audrey Chirenje’s two books seems to be interconnected and IContinue reading “A review -Chances”

A review- These things

A review- These things Author- Elizabeth AworiCover rating-3/5Overall rating -3/5Themes- Mental health, love, loss, memories, abuse, masculinity, therapy SummaryThese things is a collection of poetry which is divided into four parts.*Mauwa*Pecho*Buuru*Baluwa The poems are not far-fetched and they will take you back to a time or a person. Although the poems are fictional the readerContinue reading “A review- These things”

A review- The Polygamist

Author: Sue NyathiCover rating:3/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: love, sexual gender-based violence, family, lies, betrayal, HIV and AIDS, women empowerment SummaryThe Polygamist is a story about Jonasi (the polygamist) and his four wives which are Joyce, Matipa, Lindani and Essie. Joyce decides to get married to Jonasi even though he doesn’t have a lot of money and JoyceContinue reading “A review- The Polygamist”

A review-Notes on Grief

“How is it that the world keeps going, breathing in and out unchanged, while in my soul there is a permanent scattering?” -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda takes her readers on an emotional journey as she explores the emotions she felt around the time that she lost her Father. The book is based on true eventsContinue reading “A review-Notes on Grief”

A review-His only wife

Author: Peace Adzo MedieCover rating: 3/5Overall rating:3/5Themes: love, secrets, family, values, ambition, marriage Afi is told that she will have to be  Elikem Ganyo’s wife and she is married while Elikem is away on a trip. Afi is chosen by Aunty and her family because they do not like Mina although Elikem loves her deeply.Continue reading “A review-His only wife”

A review- In 30 Days

Author: Ntombikamama MoyoCover rating:4/5Overall rating: 3/5Themes: mental health, friendship, love, forgiveness, religion, women empowerment SummaryIn 30 Days is a story about Lee-Anna Ndebele who is a lawyer at Zweli and Associates and she is good at what she does. Anna’s boyfriend of nine years breaks up with her on her 30th birthday she is heartbroken.Continue reading “A review- In 30 Days”

A review- We need new names

Author: NoViolet Bulawayo Cover rating: 3/5Overall rating:4.5/5Themes: Family, poverty, friendship, culture shock, identity, religion, abuse, mental health, identify Summary: Darling is the narrator of We need new names and the story is divided into two parts *Living in Paradise*Living in America ParadiseDarling lives in Paradise with her mother and she befriendsĀ  Godknows, Bastard, Sbho, StinaContinue reading “A review- We need new names”

A review-Who moved my Cheese?

Author: Spencer JohnsonBook cover:3/5Overall rating: 4/5 Which character do you resonate with?* Do you resist change like Hem?*Do you sniff change like Sniff?*Will you learn to adapt to change like Haw?*Will you Scurry into action like Scurry? SummaryWho moved my cheese is a parable about two little people (Hem and Haw) and two mice (SniffContinue reading “A review-Who moved my Cheese?”

A review -Stay with me

Welcome to August, may this month be filled with laughter, life lessons and hope. Last month I managed to read four books and one of my sisters Justineā¤ encouraged me to try and read more than four books this month. Author :Ayobami AdebayoOverall rating: 4.7/5Cover:4./5Book title:5/5Themes: barrenness, societal expectations death, marriage, reconciliation You can listenContinue reading “A review -Stay with me”

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