I knew the ending of the books and some of the events were still clear in my head but, reading those words being reminded of things that I might have missed when previously reading, was a total win for me.
Hatred is a leech: The thing that sticks to a person’s skin; that feeds off them and drains the sap out of one’s spirit. It changes a person, and does not leave until it has sucked the last drop of peace from them. It clings to ne’s skin, the way a leech does, burrowing deeper… Continue reading Book Review: The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
There's more at stake here than just slavery, my brother. It's a question of who will own the land, the people, the power. You cannot stick a knife in a goat and then say, Now I will remove my knife slowly, so let things be easy and clean, let there be no mess. There will… Continue reading Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Too busy to give the necessary attention to her children, too exhausted to think of herself, the woman continues to slave away- wheel of fortune, wheel of friction, drive wheel, spare wheel, Ferris wheel. Broken on the wheel and bullied, women, our sisters and wives, pay for having created life.
Happy New Year!!! Seems like yesterday everyone was wishing their loved ones a happy 2017 and one hour later, 2018 is upon us! Well whatever 2017 presented you with, here's to an amazing, hope-filled year. A year full of endless opportunities entwined with prosperity and success Taking a look back at what 2017 was like… Continue reading 2017 Recap: Top Ten Books