A review: Who will cry when you die?

Author: Robin SharmaCover rating:3/50verall rating 4.6/5Themes: self-discovery, fear, hope, happiness, independence, stress management, family, gratitude, self-love SummaryWho will cry when you die encourages a reader to live his or her best life while they can. This life is full of uncertainties and it is only wiser to do whatever makes you happy now. Although weContinue reading “A review: Who will cry when you die?”

Wisdom or riches?

Title: The monk who sold his FerrariAuthor: Robin SharmaOverall rating: 4/5 The monk who sold his Ferrari is a fable about Julian Mantle who chose to find meaning and purpose in his life. After having a heart attack, Julian chose wisdom rather than riches represented by a Ferrari. In this fable, the reader embarks onContinue reading “Wisdom or riches?”

Wisdom or riches?

Title: The monk who sold his FerrariAuthor: Robin SharmaOverall rating: 4/5 The monk who sold his Ferrari is a fable about Julian Mantle who chose to find meaning and purpose in his life. After having a heart attack, Julian chose wisdom rather than riches represented by a Ferrari. In this fable, the reader embarks onContinue reading “Wisdom or riches?”

A book review-In her Words Volume 2: Perspectives of African Girls on Gender equality

Book Title: In her words Volume 2: Perspective of African Girls on Gender equalityOverall rating:4/5Cover rating: 3/5 Themes: Gender equality, societal expectations, feminism, storytelling Summary I was elated when I was notified that the young girls aged 13-18 years were going to be contributing to the Volume 2 of In her words. 14 young girlsContinue reading “A book review-In her Words Volume 2: Perspectives of African Girls on Gender equality”

A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo

Author: Patricia OpioCover rating:3/5Overall rating:4/5Themes: love, family, Christianity, HIV status,5stages of grief, courage, determination,self-care SUMMARYPatricia writes about her story and how her life changed when she turned twenty-five. The writer thought she had bigger problems but the news comes as a shock on her birthday because she is still a  virgin. Patricia struggles to comeContinue reading “A review:This is me the Metamorphosis of Ayo”

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”

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