I thought I hadn’t bought/acquired a lot of books this month, until I started compiling this list. Some of these books I had read as ebooks but i am never satisfied till I get hold of a physical copy, especially for books I enjoyed. Anyways, here are the books I got in October…
Today marks the end of the longest relationship I have had, outside of my family that is. My faithful companion gave up the ghost today, after a long period of illness. I am not ashamed to say I shed real tears, mainly out of frustration upon realizing there was nothing I could do to revive it. What’s worse is there doesn’t seem to be a way to replace it anytime soon, so the impact of this will truly be felt in all aspects of my life. If you’re wondering what I’m going on about, my laptop just crashed! 😰 While […]
August was a great month for my blog ( 100+ WordPress followers, Yay!!!) and reading. I read 10 books in August, more than i anticipated and the best part is i didn’t read one terrible book. Sure, there were a couple that i could have done without but they weren’t so bad to be a waste of my time. I also bought a LOT of books in August, to the detriment of new shoes even but i have no regrets. I would like to say that i’ll be reading strictly from this list but that is not possible. There are just so […]
Five books, so little time. I can’t seem to decide what to read for my blog this week. MY OPTIONS: The King’s Rifle by Biyi Bandele It’s winter 1944 and the Second World War is entering its most crucial state. A few months ago fourteen-year-old Ali Banana was a blacksmith’s apprentice in his rural hometown in West Africa; now he’s trekking through the Burmese jungle. Led by the unforgettably charismatic Sergeant Damisa, the unit has been given orders to go behind enemy lines and wreak havoc. But Japanese snipers lurk behind every tree—and even if the unit manages to escape, infection […]
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