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Jola’s Reading List: July – December 2019

By on July 24, 2019

Thanks to the folks at The Millions, I have a preview of some of the most anticipated books releases for the second half of…

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Winter is Here: Game of Thrones. The Final Season

By on April 10, 2019

Millions of people all over the world have had the date April 14, 2019 marked on their calendar for a long time. It is…

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Dream Crazier

By on February 26, 2019
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Siempre Bruja

By on February 11, 2019
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Traveling Through Time in Books

By on February 8, 2019

Flashing back to the books that I read in 2017

 

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Two Crates of Books I Read in 2017. What a wonderful…

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Books Released in February 2019

By on February 5, 2019

The month of February sees the publication of seven books that will be added to my reading list. Four out of those seven are…

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2018: Jola’s Year in Books

By on January 5, 2019

 

We have entered a new year with all the pomp and circumstance associated with it and of course the anticipation of new book releases…

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Tosyn Bucknor: Always Remembered With Love

By on November 20, 2018

I never met Ms. Bucknor but the lyrics of her song, I Miss Me spoke to my soul and while I often vacillated between…

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Hippie by Paulo Coelho

By on October 18, 2018

Although he has authored more than twenty books, Paulo Coelho is perhaps more well known for The Alchemist – a book which continues to…

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Jola Reads: July – September 2018. Discovering Audio Books

By on October 4, 2018

As I go over my reading adventures over the last quarter, I find it hard to believe that we have already entered the final…

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Wishful Dreaming: Ms. Adichie Speaks at Inbound 2018

By on September 13, 2018

In many of her speeches, Ms. Adichie often validates some my sentiments as a Nigerian living in these United States. She manages to do…

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Everyday People – The Color of Life edited by Jennifer Baker

By on September 13, 2018

This short story collection features the work of more than a dozen writers of color. In highlighting the universality of the human experience, the…

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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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