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Lean In

Author: Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell Year of Publication: 2013 Genre: Non Fiction Molweni, a friend of mine has been recommending I read this book that has become affectionately known by some as the modern feminist manifesto. When looking to start this year on a high note and prepare myself mentally I knew I had… Read More Lean In

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These things really do happen to me

Author: Khaya Dlanga Publication year: 2018 Genre: Non fiction I first heard of Khaya Dlanga when he was a budding comedian I was sad to hear he was solely focusing on his nine to five in advertising. I have since learnt it’s not quite a loss as he is fighting the aircon wars in corporate… Read More These things really do happen to me

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Author: Paulo Coelho Publication year: 1990 Genre: Spiritual “Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.” Molweni! As you all may know I am a huge Paulo Coelho fan and so when I found out this story is about finding ones’ soulmate I couldn’t wait to… Read More Brida

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Sweet Medicine- Book Review

Author: Panashe Chigumadzis Publication year:  2015 Genre: Fiction Hey there my awesome readers hope you are keeping well and that in 2019 you are kicking butt and taking names. For our first book review for the year I am reviewing debut novel Sweet medicine by Panashe Chigumadzi. One of my favourite things about summertime and… Read More Sweet Medicine- Book Review

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Some of my all time favourite reads….

I am in this really weird phase of my reading life where I pick up a book and go “oh wow you look interesting” three chapters in I find or rather I am suggested a new book and I go “oh wow you look interesting”. Ladies and gentlemen I am five books in and none… Read More Some of my all time favourite reads….

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Everything I never told you book review

  Category: Suspense and Thriller (Literary Fiction) Jhuuuu (hands on my head) that’s all I can say after putting down this beautiful yet tragic family portrait that is “Everything I never told you”. I went in expecting one thing but ended up getting another, I expected to just be another reader but I ended up… Read More Everything I never told you book review

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The Sky is everywhere….

“Grief is a house where no one can protect you, where the younger sister will grow older than the older one. Where the doors no longer let you in or out” I picked up this book when I was rummaging through a friends book collection, the title caught my eye and I had never heard… Read More The Sky is everywhere….

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They don’t love you like that

Stop living your life trying to impress people, they don’t love you like that. One of the many awesome things about having a blog that has a book review section is that I now read more, not only that I am constantly looking for new writers. Preferably ones who write differently to what I am… Read More They don’t love you like that

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The thing around your neck

“Riots do not happen in a Vacuum, religion and ethnicity are often politicized because the ruler is safe if the hungry ruled are killing one another”-A private experience Our busy schedules do not leave out enough time for novels, thank goodness for short stories. They provide the necessary escape into an inviting world, a world… Read More The thing around your neck

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We’re going to need more wine

Firstly can I just say if I were to be famous enough that a memoir about my life would be commissioned this is the name I would choose. So thanks Gabrielle I now need a new name. The title is not a suggestion it is an instruction we are going to need more wine and… Read More We’re going to need more wine