Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

You all know how much I love book boxes, and my constant search to find one suited to my reading tastes, and hopefully to yours too! So I'm thrilled to introduce you to my latest book box find - Heady Mix. When I received an email from the team behind the box, asking if I'd … Continue reading Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

I’d not heard of this book until Diverse Books Club announced it as one of their September reads. Naturally, after reading the synopsis, I had to get myself a copy and join in. Book Description: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. All the slaves lead a hellish existence, but Cora has … Continue reading Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Shortlisted for the Bailey's Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2014, this book is not the story I thought it would be, but it raised the issues I hoped it would. From the back cover: As teenagers in Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are … Continue reading Book Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie