I lived in Ghana for four years, and No One Dies Yet took me down memory lane with vivid descriptions of the Makola market and the delightful Twi language.
The central theme for me is motherhood. Efe’s experience shows how nobody can prepare you for what to expect when it comes to being a mother.
Bisi took me on an emotional roller coaster with Daughter in Exile, exploring topics that we Africans sometimes shy away from.
So, before settling down with someone, ensure your core values and goals align. Love is blind, but marriage is the eye opener.
It started off as an easy read for me until it got to the point I cried for a Nigeria I have not and will never experience.
I recommend this book to anyone keen on African books that cover the themes of rape, child marriage and domestic violence.
The book covers themes such as racism, politics in the pre and post-colonial era in Africa, Identity crisis, infidelity, the slave trade, and the importance of knowing one’s roots
Ebere has a theory that a killer is out there that claims his victim every Christmas, and she believes their best friend Janet was one of his victims.
It was fascinating to observe the misogynistic and ignorant Bambi trying to solve the mystery placed before him, a mystery with glaring answers he doesn’t see immediately.
Some work regular jobs to get it, while others earn a degree in Menology( the men pay their bills). Set in South Africa, Bontle is on the top of that list of women with degrees in Menology
This book centers around three friends, Simi, Boo, and Ronke, who have had a good relationship going until the arrival of Isobelle (Simi’s childhood friend), who capitalizes on each woman’s insecurities and secrets…
I would also recommend this for people that love messy characters (believe me, I can’t count how many times I wanted to beat up some of them)
This well written prose felt like poetry at some point. This book describes what a passionate relationship feels like without explicit sex scenes.