• Books

    Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

    After a string of lighter reads, I was wary about reading something with such a heavy premise (because – you know – the world), but I’m so glad I did, because this novel in verse is one of my favourite…

  • Books

    The Blessed Girl by Angela Makholwa

    So, I bought this book because of the cover. Because how could you not? I’ve said before how much I love illustrated covers, and I immediately noticed this one on display in Waterstones a few months ago. The Blessed Girl,…

  • Books

    The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

    Hello, old (and new) friends! It’s been a while… These are wild times. I can’t really articulate the feelings I’ve been having over the course of this lockdown period, so I won’t try to. But, I’m incredibly fortunate to be…

  • Books,  Life

    My Favourite Childhood Reads

    Happy World Book Day! It’s no secret that reading is a big part of my life, so I thought I’d have some fun and share the books from my childhood that have made some sort of impact on me. I genuinely…

  • Books

    ‘NDOA’ Spotlight: Edwige-Renée Dro

    After the very soft launch of ‘NDOA spotlight’, I’m glad to announce that it’s officially back! *hold for applause* NDOA spotlight will be a regular, ongoing series, where I’ll be discussing the contributions to the amazing New Daughters of Africa…

  • Books

    ‘New Daughters of Africa’ Spotlight: Diana Ferrus

    Throughout Black History Month and beyond, I’ll be posting about the contributors to the New Daughters of Africa anthology, edited by Margaret Busby. This amazing book was released earlier this year, and is a collection of over 200 female authors…