Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2)

23 February 2020 | By Tomi Adeyemi | Filed in: africa.

After battling the impossible, Z lie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Or sha But the ritual was powerful than they could ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too Now, Z lie struggles to unite the maji

Africaville

23 February 2020 | By Jeffrey Colvin | Filed in: africa.

A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time, and fate Structured as a triptych, Africaville

My Sister, the Serial Killer

23 February 2020 | By Oyinkan Braithwaite | Filed in: africa.

My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker and difficult to get out of the carpet than water When Korede s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what s expected of her bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

23 February 2020 | By Trevor Noah | Filed in: africa.

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal

The Girl with the Louding Voice

23 February 2020 | By Abi Daré | Filed in: africa.

A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future Adunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother has

The Other Half of Augusta Hope

23 February 2020 | By Joanna Glen | Filed in: africa.

Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in.At six, she s memorising the dictionary At seven, she s correcting her teachers At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name Burundi.And now that she s an adult, Augusta has no interest in the goings on of the

Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orïsha, #2)

23 February 2020 | By Tomi Adeyemi | Filed in: africa.

After battling the impossible, Z lie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Or sha But the ritual was powerful than they could ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too Now, Z lie struggles to unite the maji

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)

23 February 2020 | By Tomi Adeyemi | Filed in: africa.

They killed my mother They took our magic They tried to bury us Now we rise Z lie Adebola remembers when the soil of Or sha hummed with magic Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Z lie s Reaper mother summoned forth souls But everything changed the night magic disappeared Under

Every Breath

23 February 2020 | By Nicholas Sparks | Filed in: africa.

In the romantic tradition of The Notebook and Nights in Rodanthe, 1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with a story about a chance encounter that becomes a touchstone for two vastly different individuals transcending decades, continents, and the bittersweet workings of

The Sun Sister (The Seven Sisters, #6)

23 February 2020 | By Lucinda Riley | Filed in: africa.

The Sun Sister is the sixth epic story in the Seven Sisters series by the number one international bestseller Lucinda Riley To the outside world, Electra d Apliese seems as though she is the woman who has everything as one of the world s top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous But beneath

Night Boat to Tangier

23 February 2020 | By Kevin Barry | Filed in: africa.

In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs sit at night, none too patiently It is October 23, 2018, and they are

Binti (Binti, #1)

23 February 2020 | By Nnedi Okorafor | Filed in: africa.

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her

Homegoing

23 February 2020 | By Yaa Gyasi | Filed in: africa.

A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

23 February 2020 | By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Filed in: africa.

From the best selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today written as a letter to a friend A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a

American Spy

23 February 2020 | By Lauren Wilkinson | Filed in: africa.

What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love One woman struggles to choose between her honor and her heart in this espionage drama It s 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer with the FBI She s brilliant but she s also a young black

Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

23 February 2020 | By Zora Neale Hurston | Filed in: africa.

In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty six year old Cudjo Lewis Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the