Quotes from Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

If you have been on this blog for some time now, you know I absolutely love We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. When I heard she was back with another minibook packed with some good feminist vibes, I had to jump on it. And as expected, I loved it! Continue reading


Track Your Reading: Why and How

Before I started keeping track of what I had read, I would find myself reading books that felt familiar before realizing that I had read them before. Bibliodejavu. I hated it because I always felt like precious reading time had been wasted. Rereading a book can be fun and rewarding when done on purpose, but it can be a waste of time and money if you didn’t actually want to reread the book.  So how do I keep track of the books I’ve read? There are so many ways you can do so yourself.

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Pulitzer Fiction Winners on my TBR List

There is a certain pressure that comes with reading a book that has won a Pulitzer and I guess that is why I put off reading many of them. I find myself being too critical while reading such books, trying to find out the ‘WHY’ it won the prize over such and such book. That being said, I have a couple seating on my shelf that I am still yet to read. Some of them have been there for over a year. Its a shame really. Continue reading

Bookish Pet Peeves Part I

Every reader has a couple of things they hate when it comes to books. It could be something about the physical nature of the book, something to do with the storyline or what other people do to books that drives you nuts. I this particular post I will be looking at some of my bookish pet peeves since I have many of them. This post will just look at the physical aspect of books and what annoys me about some of them. Continue reading