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Violeta by Isabel Allende

By on January 20, 2022

Isabel Allende has written more than…

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Wahala by Nikki May

By on January 15, 2022

Wahala by Nikki May. 384 Pages. Hardcover. First Published on January 6, 2022 by Custom House, an imprint of William…

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Books to Look Out for: January – March 2022

By on January 7, 2022

Another year and the reading adventures continue. Here are ten titles that scheduled for release in the first quarter of the year.
January 
Wahala by Nikki…

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2021: A Year in Books

By on December 29, 2021

As we inch forward towards the end of the 2021, it is a great time to reflect on some of the books that kept…

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The Ointment That Makes You Glow

By on May 25, 2021

My essay, which explores the nuances of being a Black person in white spaces and how my West African background reflects my response to…

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Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

By on January 12, 2021

Today is the release day for Nadia Owusu’s eagerly anticipated, Aftershocks. A deeply personal memoir that takes you on multi-country journey and keeps the…

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2020: A Year in Books

By on December 18, 2020

2020 has been a memorable year for many reasons. The heartache. The pain. The lessons learned. I think everyone living this year is a…

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Voce Viva

By on December 17, 2020
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Father of the Bride. Part 3 (ish)

By on September 25, 2020

The cast of one of my favorite movies of all-time, Father of the Bride (and the equally-amazing sequel) just got back together on a…

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Jerusalema Dance Challenge

By on August 22, 2020

With all the grimness in today’s world, we need a little bit of spark and what could be better than a global dance challenge.
Jerusalema,…

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The Personal History of David Copperfield

By on August 22, 2020

One of my favorite stories of all-time is making its way back to the silver screen in the U.S. Thanks to director Armando Iannucci…

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When Stars Are Scattered

By on April 14, 2020

Happy Pub Day to Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson and Iman Jeddy for When Stars Are Scattered. 

Following the lives of Omar and his younger brother,…

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Jola Naibi

Writer and amateur photog. I seek to inspire and inform with the words I write and share and the photos I take. I have written a book of short stories: Terra Cotta Beauty, and I am working on a lot more. Reading and writing fuel my energy. In reading, I explore this vast and diverse world, in writing, I employ my over-active imagination and address the 'what-if' questions that life often throws at us.

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