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Born A Crime by Trevor Noah
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Book Review: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah RATING 5/5 SUMMARY Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of […]

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My Sister The Serial Killer
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Book Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite RATING 3.5/5 SUMMARY Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead.⁣ ⁣ Korede’s practicality is the sisters’ saving grace. She knows the best […]

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The Girl with the Loading Voice
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Book Review: The Girl with the Louding Voice

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré RATING 5/5 SUMMARY The unforgettable, inspiring story of a teenage girl growing up in a rural Nigerian village who longs to get an education so that she can find her “louding voice” and speak up for herself, 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘪𝘳𝘭 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘓𝘰𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘝𝘰𝘪𝘤𝘦 is a simultaneously […]

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My Year of Saying No
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Book Review: My Year of Saying No

My Year of Saying No by Maxine Morrey⁣ RATING 3.5/5 SUMMARY When a long-term relationship ended, her best friend’s scheme to get Lottie back in the swing of things seemed like a good idea. She’s kept her promise to Jess to see it through but, as a lover of the quiet life, Lottie couldn’t be […]

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