October saw me completing my Goodreads 2016 reading challenge (50 books). Which, when you consider I only started in May, I think is pretty amazing. I’m a little tempted to extend it by 30 books, but I don’t want to press my luck.
Title: Zahrah the Windseeker Author: Nnedi Okorafor – Mbachu Published by: Kachifo Farafina Year of Publication: 2007 Genre: Fantasy; Young Adult Pages: 308 Source: Bought Publisher’s Summary In the northern Ooni Kingdom fear of the unknown runs deep, and children born dada are rumored to have special powers. Thirteen year old Zahrah Tsami feels like a normal kid – she grows her own flora computer; has mirrors sewn onto her cloths; and stays clear of the Forbidden Greeny Jungle. But unlike other kids in the village of Kirki , Zahrah was born with the telling dadalocks. Only her best friend, Dari, […]
Read my impressions of the first chapter of the novel ‘Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe
Random thoughts I’ve had this week… Does everyone substitute themselves for fictional characters in TV series in order to fall asleep? Please tell me I’m not the only one in these streets XD. I think i have run through all the female characters in Supernatural, Arrow, Dark Angel,The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Game of Thrones, Smallville… I’ve even created a number of strong and emotionally complex female characters.
Over the years, I have always kept some form of diary. I have never been committed enough to write an entry every day but once in a while I use it as a medium to vent my frustrations. Recently, I have gotten into the habit of typing notes on my phone; At first, I was using it to ‘form busy’ when I wasn’t in the mood to talk to people but over time it became something of a a venting pad. Anyways, on the 28th of May this year, I got into it with a friend. When i say got into […]