Book Review | The War on Women by Sue Lloyd-Roberts

Women. We make up half the human race, and yet for so many of us, our very existence is an abhorrence. Women’s lives are simply worth less than their male counterparts. Sue Lloyd-Roberts, a masterful journalist, doesn’t shy away from showing us the full spectrum of life as a women – and the horrors they face – all over the world.  Meticulously researched, referenced and recounted in a precise yet very human way, it is essential reading.

Book Review | Crossfire by Malorie Blackman

We’re back in a universe where the light-skinned Noughts have historically been second-class citizens to the dark-skinned Crosses. Three decades after the first book in the series (and one of my all-time favourite reads), society has changed dramatically. There is now a Nought Prime Minister – something that would have been unthinkable in the past. … Continue reading Book Review | Crossfire by Malorie Blackman

Book Review | An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Roy and Celestial are newlyweds living in Atlanta. Roy is charming, proud, and stubborn, Celestial his independent, artistic, talented wife. Their marriage is still very much in its infancy when something life-altering happens. While staying in the fictional town of Eloe, Louisiana, visiting Celestials’ parents, Roy will be accused of raping a woman in a … Continue reading Book Review | An American Marriage by Tayari Jones