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  • 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue: What You Say (and Don't Say) Will Improve Your Relationships
    30 Days to Taming Your Tongue: What You Say (and Don't Say) Will Improve Your Relationships
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  • A Pelican of the Wilderness
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    A Pelican of the Wilderness

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  • A Season For All Things
    A Season For All Things
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    A Season For All Things

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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)

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    African Violet and Other Stories (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing) by Various (2012)
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  • Afro - The Girl with the Magical Hair
    Afro - The Girl with the Magical Hair
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  • Americanah book
    Americanah book
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    Americanah

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, aSeattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick. A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author ofHalf of a Yellow Sun. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) One of The New York Times's Ten Best Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction An NPR "Great Reads" Book, a Chicago Tribune Best Book, a Washington Post Notable Book, aSeattle Times Best Book, an Entertainment Weekly Top Fiction Book, a Newsday Top 10 Book, and a Goodreads Best of the Year pick. A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author ofHalf of a Yellow Sun. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
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  • Are We The Turning Point Generation
    Are We The Turning Point Generation
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    Beasts of No Nation: A Novel

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    Uzodinma Iweala (Author) The harrowing, utterly original debut novel by Uzodinma Iweala about the life of a child soldier in a war-torn African country—now a critically-acclaimed Netflix original film directed by Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and starring Idris Elba (Mandela, The Wire). As civil war rages in an unnamed West-African nation, Agu, the school-aged protagonist of this stunning debut novel, is recruited into a unit of guerilla fighters. Haunted by his father’s own death at the hands of militants, which he fled just before witnessing, Agu is vulnerable to the dangerous yet paternal nature of his new commander. While the war rages on, Agu becomes increasingly divorced from the life he had known before the conflict started—a life of school friends, church services, and time with his family, still intact. As he vividly recalls these sunnier times, his daily reality continues to spin further downward into inexplicable brutality, primal fear, and loss of selfhood. In a powerful, strikingly original voice, Uzodinma Iweala leads the reader through the random travels, betrayals, and violence that mark Agu’s new community. Electrifying and engrossing, Beasts of No Nation announces the arrival of an extraordinary new writer.
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  • Black Ass
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    Black Ass

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    A. Igoni Barrett (Author) Furo Wariboko, a young Nigerian, awakes the morning before a job interview to find that he's been transformed into a white man. In this condition he plunges into the bustle of Lagos to make his fortune. With his red hair, green eyes, and pale skin, it seems he's been completely changed. Well, almost. There is the matter of his family, his accent, his name. Oh, and his black ass. Furo must quickly learn to navigate a world made unfamiliar and deal with those who would use him for their own purposes. Taken in by a young woman called Syreeta and pursued by a writer named Igoni, Furo lands his first-ever job, adopts a new name, and soon finds himself evolving in unanticipated ways. A. Igoni Barrett's Blackass is a fierce comic satire that touches on everything from race to social media while at the same time questioning the values society places on us simply by virtue of the way we look. As he did in Love Is Power, or Something Like That, Barrett brilliantly depicts life in contemporary Nigeria and details the double-dealing and code-switching that are implicit in everyday business. But it's Furo's search for an identity--one deeper than skin--that leads to the final unraveling of his own carefully constructed story.
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  • Born on a Tuesday
    Born on a Tuesday
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    Born on a Tuesday

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    Elnathan John (Author) Dantala lives in Bayan Layi, Nigeria and studies in a Sufi Quranic school. By chance he meets gang leader Banda, a nominal Muslim. Dantala is thrust into a world with fluid rules and casual violence. In the aftermath of presidential elections he runs away and ends up living in a Salafi mosque. Slowly and through the hurdles of adolescence, he embraces Salafism as preached by his new benefactor, Sheikh Jamal. Dantala falls in love with Sheikh's daughter, Aisha, and tries to court her within the acceptable limits of a conservative setting. All the while, Sheikh struggles to deal with growing jihadist extremism within his own ranks. This novel explores life, love, friendship, loss and the effects of extremist politics and religion on everyday life in Northern Nigeria.
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  • Burna Boy
    Burna Boy
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    Burma Boy

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    Biyi Bandele
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  • Chasing Facades
    Chasing Facades
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    Chasing Facades

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    Elizabeth Olushola Adeolu (Author) Detective Agency where she is a trainee detective. Driven by her passion to solve crimes – even as her brother’s murderer walks free – Tayo immerses herself in the job, delivering results that belie her newbie status. But when Tayo is assigned a new, high-profile case, her confidence is shaken. Lawrence Gbade, a popular, wealthy contractor is murdered in his home, and as Tayo digs deeper things become less certain. Was Gbade’s murder a robbery gone wrong, or something much more sinister? Even as self-doubt sets in, Tayo has to battle resentment from older, more experienced colleagues, an obnoxious male colleague and her growing attraction to Tony, the victim’s brother. Romance meets crime thriller in this gripping story of betrayal, rage and the facades we put up to hide our true selves
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    Chosen: A Tale of Purpose, Courage and Determination

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    Adesewa E. Adeoye (Author) The Novel, CHOSEN, speaks about how a young woman went the extra mile to take responsibility for an action which she could as well had refused. She had the choice of either looking death in the face on behalf of her people, or sticking her head in the ground and saving just her own skin.
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  • Cloth Girl
    Cloth Girl
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    Cloth Girl

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    Marilyn Heward Mills (Author) Matilda Quartey is fourteen years old when sophisticated black Gold Coast lawyer, Robert Bannerman, sets eyes on her and resolves to take her as his second wife. For Julie, his first wife, this is a colossal slap in the face; for Matilda it is an abrupt - and cruel - end to childhood. Entwined with their story - by turns funny and heartbreaking - is that of Alan Turton, new ADC to the Governor and his dissatisfied wife, Audrey, a hard-drinking accident waiting to happen, who is appalled by her new life. Marilyn Heward Mills's Africa is a cauldron of contradictions: fatalistic but brimming with optimism; outwardly Christian, yet profoundly superstitious and reliant on fetish priests; poverty-stricken, but rich in pride and family values; vibrant with colour yet darkened by violence; exhausting, yet exhilarating. For Matilda it is her passionately loved homeland; for Audrey it is a prison. For the men it is a land of opportunity, where careers can be made and broken, fortunes lost and won. And for all of them the events of these ten years will shape and define their lives forever.
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    Daughters Who Walk This Path

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    Yejide Kilanko (Author)

    SPIRITED AND INTELLIGENT, MORAYO grows up surrounded by school friends and family in busy, modern-day Ibadan. An adoring little sister, their traditional parents, and a host of aunties and cousins make Morayo’s home their own. So there’s nothing unusual about her charming but troubled cousin Bros T moving in with the family. At first Morayo and her sister are delighted, but in her innocence, nothing prepares Morayo for the shameful secret Bros T forces upon her.

    Thrust into a web of oppressive silence woven by the adults around her, Morayo must learn to protect herself and her sister from a legacy of silence shared by the women in her family. Only her Aunt Morenike provides Morayo with a safe home and a sense of female community that sustains her as she develops into a young woman in bustling, politically charged, often violent Nigeria.

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    Easy Motion Tourist

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    Laya Adenle (Author) Guy Collins, a British hack, is hunting for an election story in Lagos. A decision to check out a local bar in Victoria Island ends up badly - a mutilated female body is discarded close by and Collins is picked up as a suspect. In the murk of a hot, groaning and bloody police station cell, Collins fears the worst. But then Amaka, a sassy guardian angel of Lagos working girls, talks the police station chief around. She assumes Collins is a BBC journo who can broadcast the city's witchcraft and body parts trade that she's on a one-woman mission to stop.With Easy Motion Tourist's astonishing cast, Tarantino has landed in Lagos. This page turning debut crime novel pulses with the rhythm of Nigeria's mega-city, reeks of its open drains and sparkles like the champagne quaffed in its upmarket districts.
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  • Every Day is for the Thief
    Every Day is for the Thief
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    Every Day is for the Thief

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    Teju Cole (Author) A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. The country of his childhood has changed: it has found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority and the all-consuming draw of 'money for nothing'. From the consulate back in Manhattan to the dusty streets of Lagos, life runs like clockwork -- as long as you can pay the fee: a bribe for the visa clerk; a 'Christmas gift' at immigration. Petrol pumps overcharge and internet cafes overflow with scammers. Every Day is for the Thief is a candid tale of political and spiritual corruption, and a moving account of what it means to go home.
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    Every Day is for the Thief Copy

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    Teju Cole (Author) A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. The country of his childhood has changed: it has found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority and the all-consuming draw of 'money for nothing'. From the consulate back in Manhattan to the dusty streets of Lagos, life runs like clockwork -- as long as you can pay the fee: a bribe for the visa clerk; a 'Christmas gift' at immigration. Petrol pumps overcharge and internet cafes overflow with scammers. Every Day is for the Thief is a candid tale of political and spiritual corruption, and a moving account of what it means to go home.
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    Fine Boys

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    Eghosa Imasuen (Author)

    Warri, October 1992: Sick of watching his parents fight, 16-year-old Ewaen is waiting for university to begin, waiting for something to happen. Months later, Ewaen and friends are finally enrolled as freshmen at the University of Benin. Their routine now consists of hanging out in a parking lot trading jibes, chasing girls and sex, and learning to manage the staff strikes and crumbling infrastructure. But Nigerian campuses in the 1990s can be dangerous places, too. Violent confraternities stake territories and stalk for new recruits. An incident of petty crime snowballs into tragedy...

    Fine Boys is Eghosa Imasuen’s second novel. In the witty, colloquial style, fast becoming his trademark, Imasuen presents everyday Nigerian life against the backdrop of the pro-democracy riots of the '80s and '90s, the lost hopes of June 12 1993, and the terror of the Abacha years.

    'Imasuen’s book, locally published by Farafina (Kachifo), is the quintessential Nigerian novel. Bold, witty and shorn of pretences, it was, in my opinion, the best locally published novel in the last four years.' Stanley Azuakola

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  • For Broken Men Who Cross Often
    For Broken Men Who Cross Often
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    For Broken Men Who Cross Often

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    Efe Paul Azino (Author)

    Efe Paul Azino’s spoken word performances have received critical acclaim from listeners over the years. This book is therefore an expected result of a heightened expectation from many of his fans. For Broken Men Who Cross Often, is a refreshing and brilliant bond of the written and the oral, as it invents aesthetic devices to connect the two medium which have constantly generated wide debate: spoken word and poetry-on-the page. The author, in his writing, resonates through his themes of advocacy, love, loss, identity and history, the need for a revisit of the inner self. In Efe Paul Azino, we will always listen to tradition in present-day voice.

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  • Gather Together in My Name
    Gather Together in My Name
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  • Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart
    Great Food, All Day Long: Cook Splendidly, Eat Smart
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    Half of a Yellow Sun

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (Author) With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.
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    Half of a Yellow Sun

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      Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (Author) With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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    Maya Angelou (Author) Maya Angelou's seven volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, joy, achievement and celebration. In this first volume of her six books of autobiography, Maya Angelou beautifully evokes her childhood with her grandmother in the American south of the 1930s. She learns the power of the white folks at the other end of town and suffers the terrible trauma of rape by her mother's lover. 'I write about being a Black American woman, however, I am always talking about what it's like to be a human being. This is how we are, what makes us laugh, and this is how we fall and how we somehow, amazingly, stand up again' Maya Angelou
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  • Imagine This
    Imagine This
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    Imagine This

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    Sade Adeniran (Author) It is 1977 when nine-year old Lola Ogunwole is wrenched from all that is familiar in London and thrust into an alien culture. Abandoned by her father and separated from her brother, Lola must adjust to living without the basic necessities, where a drink of water entails a six mile trek into the bushes. Unable to speak the language and spurned by her relatives, Lola struggles to find her identity in a place where she doesn't quite fit. Although sometimes bleak and harrowing, Imagine This is told with a feistiness and humour that provokes empathy towards Lola as she moves from childhood to adulthood, searching for love and acceptance and coming to terms with the hardest thing of all, loss.
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  • In Dependence
    In Dependence
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    In Dependence

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    Sarah Ladipo Mayika (Author) It is the early-sixties when a young Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University. In this city of dreaming spires, he finds himself among a generation high on visions of a new and better world. The whole world seems ablaze with change: independence at home, the Civil Rights movement and the first tremors of cultural and sexual revolutions. It is then that Tayo meets Vanessa Richardson, the beautiful daughter of an ex-colonial officer. In Dependence is Tayo and Vanessa's story of a brave but bittersweet love affair. It is the story of two people struggling to find themselves and each other - a story of passion and idealism, courage and betrayal, and the universal desire to fall, madly, deeply, in love.
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  • June 12 By Abraham Oshoko
    June 12 By Abraham Oshoko
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    June 12 By Abraham Oshoko

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  • Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
    Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie
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    Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water ‘Fore I Diiie

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    Maya Angelou (Author) From this best-selling author comes a marvellous collection of poetry. Poems of love and regret, of racial strife and confrontation, songs of the people and songs of the heart - all are charged with Maya Angelou's zest for life and her rage at injustice. Lyrical, tender poems of longing, wry glances at betrayal and isolation combine with a fierce insight into 'hate and hateful wrath' in an unforgettable picture of the hopes and concerns of one of America's finest contemporary Black writers.
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    Kemi's Journal
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    Kemi’s Journal

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    Abidemi Sanusi (Author) This is the spiritual journal of Kemi, a young professional high-flier who has been a Christian for a year. Kemi faces struggles in her career and within her mixed race family - but most notably with her feelings for her former non-believing boyfriend. In a moment of weakness she sleeps with Zack and then has to deal with the resulting unplanned pregnancy, considering something she never dreamed she might contemplate: abortion. She also considers abandoning her faith, feeling her actions have brought her under God's condemnation and beyond forgiveness. Though she estranges herself from church, she doesn't stop writing her journal and reflecting on her Bible verse for each day. Abidemi says of her novel, 'It is a call to people who've turned their back on their faith and also for Christians who are struggling with sin. It is a novel of encouragement, hope and redemption in Christ. I hope the novel will encourage people to live with their eyes focused on him in spite of their many struggles.' Target readership: Christians or those on the fringe of Christianity; anyone needing to hear a story about grace and forgiveness and the way back to God. Key selling points: Well-crafted and strong writing with touches of humour, producing a book you can't put down Christian fiction that's not soft and sentimental - but gritty, real and rich in meaning. Commendation: With its big themes (sex outside marriage, sanctity of life, friendship and forgiveness), sassy style and strong, likeable characters, Kemi's Journal will strike a chord with many women today. Whether you identify with Kemi, struggling to live out her faith as a single, Christian woman; Vanessa, who's always done the right thing and is beginning to wonder whether she is missing something or Kemi's parents, who watch helplessly as their daughter's life threatens to spiral out of control, this is a 'let's get real about life' story you won't want to put down.
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    Kemi’s Journal

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    Abidemi Sanusi (Author) This is the spiritual journal of Kemi, a young professional high-flier who has been a Christian for a year. Kemi faces struggles in her career and within her mixed race family - but most notably with her feelings for her former non-believing boyfriend. In a moment of weakness she sleeps with Zack and then has to deal with the resulting unplanned pregnancy, considering something she never dreamed she might contemplate: abortion. She also considers abandoning her faith, feeling her actions have brought her under God's condemnation and beyond forgiveness. Though she estranges herself from church, she doesn't stop writing her journal and reflecting on her Bible verse for each day. Abidemi says of her novel, 'It is a call to people who've turned their back on their faith and also for Christians who are struggling with sin. It is a novel of encouragement, hope and redemption in Christ. I hope the novel will encourage people to live with their eyes focused on him in spite of their many struggles.' Target readership: Christians or those on the fringe of Christianity; anyone needing to hear a story about grace and forgiveness and the way back to God. Key selling points: Well-crafted and strong writing with touches of humour, producing a book you can't put down Christian fiction that's not soft and sentimental - but gritty, real and rich in meaning. Commendation: With its big themes (sex outside marriage, sanctity of life, friendship and forgiveness), sassy style and strong, likeable characters, Kemi's Journal will strike a chord with many women today. Whether you identify with Kemi, struggling to live out her faith as a single, Christian woman; Vanessa, who's always done the right thing and is beginning to wonder whether she is missing something or Kemi's parents, who watch helplessly as their daughter's life threatens to spiral out of control, this is a 'let's get real about life' story you won't want to put down.
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  • Letter to My Daughter
    Letter to My Daughter
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    Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun

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    Sarah Ladipo Manyika (Author) Morayo Da Silva, a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, lives in hip San Francisco. On the cusp of seventy-five, she is in good health and makes the most of it, enjoying road trips in her vintage Porsche, chatting to strangers, and recollecting characters from her favourite novels. Then she has a fall and her independence crumbles. Without the support of family, she relies on friends and chance encounters. As Morayo recounts her story, moving seamlessly between past and present, we meet Dawud, a charming Palestinian shopkeeper, Sage, a feisty, homeless Grateful Dead devotee, and Antonio, the poet whom Morayo desired more than her ambassador husband. A subtle story about ageing, friendship and loss, this is also a nuanced study of the erotic yearnings of an older woman.
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  • Measuring Time: A Novel
    Measuring Time: A Novel
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  • Mom & Me & Mom
    Mom & Me & Mom
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    Musings of a Tangled Tongue

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    Yemi Adesanya (Author) Musings of a Tangled Tongue is a brave new entry, an exciting collection of poems that cut across a range of subjects: love, life, lust, adventure, work-life balance, etc. The fresh, exciting, mischievous, and experimental style of the author makes this a fun addition to any poetry lover's library.

    "A lively and new voice sings of contemporary life in ways that are sometimes mischievous, sometimes brooding but always fresh and striking. In this debut collection, Yemi Adesanya has hit a rare note."
    Adebiyi Olusolape, Poetry Editor of Saraba Magazine.

    “... genuinely well-written, stimulating, experimental, daring, and full of life and mischief, just like the writer herself.”
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  • Nights of the Creaking Bed
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    Nights of the Creaking Bed

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    Toni Kan (Author) Nights of the Creaking Bed is full of colourful characters involved in affecting dramas: a girl who is rejected in love because she has three brothers to look after; a middle aged housewife who finds love again but has an impossible decision to make; a young man who can't get the image of his naked, beautiful mother out of his mind; a child so poor he has to hawk onions on Christmas day - and many others. Some, initially full of hope, find their lives blighted by the cruelty of others, or by being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or by just not knowing the "right" people. Corruption, religious intolerance, gratuitous violence, the irresponsible attitudes of some men to their offspring and the importance of joy are some of the big themes that underlie this memorable collection.
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  • Odufa by Othuke Ominiabohs
    Odufa by Othuke Ominiabohs
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    Odufa: A Lover’s Tale

    Othuke Ominiabohs (Author) When Anthony Mukoro, a struggling writer and a budding poet, discovers he cannot father a child due to health issues, his whole world comes crashing. In pain and a desperate bid to sire an heir, he plunges into the reckless life of a pleasure seeking libertine. Along the line, he meets and falls head over heels in love with Odufa, a beautiful girl with a past. With Odufa, he would be whole again – she was going to be his miracle. But their coming together is fraught with challenges from the start. Odufa’s sister, Ulusi, through whom they both meet, is attracted to Anthony. Wary of hurting her sister, Odufa resists Anthony’s advances fiercely at first until, suddenly throwing caution to the wind, they both get entangled in a love affair so intense and powerful it quickly begins to spiral out of control.
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    Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he is fanatically religious and tyrannical at home-a home that is silent and suffocating. As the country begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili and Jaja are sent to their aunt, a university professor outside the city, where they discover a life beyond the confines of their father's authority. Books cram the shelves, curry and nutmeg permeate the air, and their cousins' laughter rings throughout the house. When they return home, tensions within the family escalate, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together. Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.
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    Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Author) Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he is fanatically religious and tyrannical at home-a home that is silent and suffocating. As the country begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili and Jaja are sent to their aunt, a university professor outside the city, where they discover a life beyond the confines of their father's authority. Books cram the shelves, curry and nutmeg permeate the air, and their cousins' laughter rings throughout the house. When they return home, tensions within the family escalate, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together. Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.
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    600
  • Sula and Ja
    Sula and Ja
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    Sula and Ja

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    Ellen Banda-Aku
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    1,350
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    The “Girl” Entrepreneur

    Ibukun Awosika (Author) 'My intent is to document the experiences of African business women in terms of their background, their start-up stage, their growth pattern, their challenges, the impact of choices of spouse on their business, their work-life balance, and their future plans. My vision is to create a document to inspire other women as well as celebrate the women.' Having said that, Ibukun Awosika set out to take on a number of female entrepreneurs who have succeeded in carving a niche for themselves in the business world, and profiled their stories for the benefits of other women who aspire to do same in the first volume of her book The "Girl" Entrepreneurs: Our Stories So Far... In this book, you will get to read what the motivations, the challenges, and the strategies of these women are. You will also be acquainted with how the contributions of other people, such as their spouses, parents and family, have helped towards their achievement of success. IBUKUN AWOSIKA is an accomplished entrepreneur and an ordained pastor at The Fountain of Life Church. She is the Founder of Christian Missionary Funds, a non-governmental body whose main objective is to support and raise funds for Christian missionaries in different parts of Nigeria. She is the host of a popular TV programme, Business His Way, where she shares ethical business values and principles, distilled from the Word of God, with the business community in Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries. She is the happy wife of Abiodun Awosika and the joyous mother of Oludola, Olafusika, and Olamiposi.
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  • The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013
    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013
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    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2013

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    The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize. It has helped launch the careers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Brian Chikwava, Binyavanga Wainaina, and many others. The 2013 collection includes the five shortlisted stories and the stories written at the Caine Prize Writers' Workshop.
    1,850
    1,850
  • The Fishermen
    The Fishermen
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    The Fishermen

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    Chigozie Obioma (Author) SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 MAN BOOKER PRIZE Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award Winner of the FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award Longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature In a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers - the youngest is nine, the oldest fifteen - use their strict father's absence from home to go fishing at a forbidden local river. They encounter a dangerous local madman who predicts that the oldest brother will be killed by another. This prophesy breaks their strong bond and unleashes a tragic chain of events of almost mythic proportions. Passionate and bold, The Fishermen is a breathtakingly beautiful novel firmly rooted in the best of African storytelling. With this powerful debut, Chigozie Obioma emerges as one of the most original new voices of modern African literature.
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  • The Heart of a Woman
    The Heart of a Woman
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    The Heart of a Woman

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    Maya Angelou (Author) In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for their rightful place in the world. In the meantime, her personal life takes an unexpected turn. She leaves the bail bondsman she was intending to marry after falling in love with a South African freedom fighter, travels with him to London and Cairo, where she discovers new opportunities. The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.
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    2,000
  • The House My Father Built
    The House My Father Built
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    The House My Father Built

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    Adewale Maja-Pearce
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    2,500
  • The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician
    The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician
    2,850
    2,850

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