I shivered, cried, stared into blank space, laughed out loud, closed my eyes in embarrassment, thought hard about life, wrote interesting pieces just because of Chimamanda Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun. I had read another book by her, The Thing Around Your Neck which my lovely sister, Kemi reviewed here but I did not expect what … More Through Chimamanda Adichie I saw a side of the rising sun
If you ever read Sidney Sheldon then this book is right up your alley. Lots of conspiracies between characters for one common goal can be found in this book, of course one party has to get greedy and sell the other one out. … More FREEDOM BY OCTOBER BY ADEOYE ADETOBA
You’ll never see me cry
You’ll never see me beg
You’ll only see me waltz
through the fire
you started … More Drops of poetry
Ruby who takes her virginity clumsily in a car after asking her “do you want to see my little one-eyed snake”? … More Have you read The Book of Ruth?
I found myself drifting away away from the way of social media meditating on the essence of life’s essence Now I am making my bed on the sea of life choppy as they may be I will stay afloat float towards peace and tranquility and keep my feet in the waves. Kemibon
I am sure that most readers can relate to this experience; I get very upset with people who return the book I lend them with all sorts of stains, marks or even ripped pages! You know the shock you get when someone scratches your car or leaves a dent on it? That’s how I feel … More What happened to the pages?!
Elie Wiesel’s haunting account in Night brought to the fore the depth of cruelty and callousness of man to his fellowman. This is no ordinary account; it is the harsh, unbelievable terror that was unleashed in the 1930’s and into the 1940’s. Perhaps what is most daunting for the reader is the reality … More Night
I think the reason why I will always be a reader is that I seek that magic hidden in the pages of each book; I find pleasure in soaking in the story so carefully thought out by the writer sometimes I find words that help me grow as a person at other times I just feel like skipping along happily with glee. … More Of books and their magic.
I know it’s been a while, I’ve just been super busy with my blog beautifulthoughtz.com , school and work so please forgive me as my amazing sister, Kemi Bonuola has forgiven me for not contributing for so long. My office book club got me reading Second Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta and I read it … More Second Class Citizen taught Abiola Bonuola some life lessons
The narration is vivid, the characters memorable and the story cataclysmic as it brings the reader face to face with the stark truth that the human mind can get twisted and it can happen to anyone who is under the belief that his actions are right or just. … More REVELATION-C. J SANSOM
So maybe I don’t want this kind of honesty from a man who just cheated. Meaningless, opportunistic coupling and he liked it? That’s a load of hogwash! … More Tony Parsons treated unfaithfulness like the norm for men and it stung
Arundhati expressed a very uncanny ability to describe disgusting, irritating and natural happenings with ease. The reader will feel, smell and almost taste what is being described. It’s such a beautiful experience to have just from reading a book. The author embraces the little details with aplomb she engages words that create pictures so vividly that smack you right in the imagination … More The God of Small Things was an unforgettable read