GLORY – NoViolet Bulawayo

My seventh read of the 2022 Booker Prize longlist was NoViolet Bulawayo’s Glory (Viking 2022).  Coming in at 400 pages, it’s considerably longer than the last Booker book I read and at my sweet spot for size.  Bulawayo is also not new to the Booker Prize, her debut was shortlisted in 2013. Postcolonial literature isContinue reading “GLORY – NoViolet Bulawayo”

AKATA WITCH – Nnedi Okorafor

I’m steadily reading my way through my TBR cart.  (Though it would appear I am adding more than removing.  My cart needs its own cart!)  I picked up Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch (Viking 2011) because I wanted a bit of middle grade fantasy.  Akata Witch is the first in The Nsibidi Scripts series.  Akata WarriorContinue reading “AKATA WITCH – Nnedi Okorafor”


I finally got around to reading Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library (Viking 2020).  Y’all didn’t tell me it was A Christmas Carol on repeat – just heavy on the suicide and not so much on the Christmas.  If Hallmark movies allowed references to suicide, Lacey Chabert would be playing Nora; she already has experience withContinue reading “THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY – Matt Haig”