Borrow Borrow Bookies

We all have that friend, the one we call ‘borrow borrow’. They borrow and never return. Infact, they borrow to own. Once, i had this short beautiful pink skirt i had never worn before. I decided to lend it to my friend and she wore it everywhere and got all the beautiful compliments. My anger…

BookLovers Wish List: The Right Books

Okay, so i said all i want for Christmas is books. But… There was a certain period in school when the boys were giving a lot of slaps, unfortunately, to the girls. Tensions were high and even the unpopular boys had something to prove while we, the girls, cowered in fear cos we didn’t know…

All a BookLover Wants For Christmas Is…

Christmas, the season of harmattan(dry stale wind from the sahara), chapped lips, broken skin and lots of headless chicken. It is a season spent visiting the cinemas, restaurants, karaokes, parks and whatever else people do. So why am i sitting at home, typing on my laptop with absolutely no plan to step outside my gate…

Moana: Lessons She Taught Us

So i am an animation enthusiast, a big one. Apart from action comedies and romcoms, animations are my all time favorite and i must admit, i have watched the movie ‘moana’ several times due to my three year old niece’s insistence but the most recent viewing really inspired me. Sure, Disney has not been getting…

Novels Vs. Books

I know novels are books but for clarification, i used book in general to classify motivational, self-help and business books. Even in the world of Bookies, there are still divisions and factions. Let me introduce them. First, we have the studious, education and knowledge oriented readers. These are the ones that love reading motivational and…

Annoying Habits of BookLovers

They are constantly surrounded by books. Their rooms are always filled with all kinds of books, scattered here and there. and God help you if you touch anyone cos you just might close the page they are currently reading. What’s amazing is how they always seem to be reading four books at a go and…

Damona

Angela had always seen them, things she couldn’t explain, things no one else could see. The first time she had seen one of the creatures hanging on the roof of a building, she ran to tell her mother. ‘It’s only a dream’ her mother had said. But it wasn’t a dream. Nobody believed her, they…

Love and Lust

“I shouldn’t be here.” Even as Lisa said this to herself, her legs moved forward steadily. She had no control over them, their determined strides contrasted with her quivering heart. She got to the gate and knocked. ‘Leave! Leave now. It’s not too late to back out’ a small voice whispered in her ears. She…

In Love With a Married Man

The first thing you should know about me is that I am a good girl, a church girl even. I am not a bad person, I just love doing the right thing after all, I don’t want to end up in hell. Who wants that anyways? Another thing you should know is that this is…

A Story of Big Fishes

Nchelem dusted his behind, went into his hut and drank deeply from the cool pot of water. He picked up a shard of wood from the ground and bit into it until it became so tiny it could go between his teeth and dig out all the remnant of meat clinging to his teeth after…

How i Discovered My Super Power : Recommended Reading

Recently, i sent some ebooks to a friend of mine and after a while, she came back praising my selection and begging for more. Subsequently, i have been recommending to her and the circle has increased with more and more asking me to recommend and share. And voila, i suddenly realised i have a super…

Family Court

It came to her suddenly. “A courtroom. This is what a courtroom looks like and feels like.” A small laughter escaped from her mouth, making mama turn sharply and give her the cold eye. Before now, Immaculate would have been frightened after receiving one of mama’s cold stares. Now, she just smiled sweetly at the…