The stories embedded in this collection transport its readers to different dimensions where they get to feel and see the stories happen.
Each poem creates life and exudes the very essence of why the poet delivers the message she has through the breathing force of poetry.
Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin My rating: 4 of 5 stars It reads like a movie.The storyline weaves into each other like a movieThere are some authors that have an innate ability to write and Emily Giffin is one of them.I feel I didn’t get the closure I needed as a reader at […]
A searing satire of political corruption and social injustice from the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart. REVIEW Despite how hard it is to read at times and how you’d have to pay keen attention to know what is going on (because of the language use), one cannot say this book isn’t a gem. First, […]
“Everybody will have an opinion about what you should do but what matters is what you want for yourself and not what others want you to want.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie On that very hard-hitting truth of self-worth, we take flight into this brilliant essay by Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I wouldn’t say I have […]
I breathed a sigh of relief when I finally had a copy of Purple Hibiscus. Why? The testimonies and reviews I read on it got me really expectant and truth be told, those expectations were met, 100%. The themes in the story were not one I hadn’t read about but Chimamanda chose a unique way […]
With The Fire On High” is not a plot-driven book but a character-driven book. It is a stunning choice. The writing style is another stunning thing about the book. From an author who has her background from poetry and book already written in verse, you will expect nothing but an amazing weaving of words that flow into each other and blend beautifully.
Tales, storytelling… They are a part of who we are as a people. They are what make us what we are. For what are we without the stories we have…the tales we tell? But how do you make a tale one of its own? How do you let a tale tell its own story? What […]
Previous Next “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” —Rachel Carson Have you ever acknowledged how magnificent nature is? Looks like a beautiful painting on a canvas, isn’t it? I have, more than once, been distracted by the magic of the […]
Paul Engle said something that is very deep when put to thoughts. I used to think about it a lot and even now it reverberates within my core whenever I hear it. He said, “Poetry is an ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all […]