“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other l…

“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other leg off, eating it until he had only the cracked, sucked pieces of bones left in his hand.” 💙 • Such beautiful writing that takes us into the story of the Nigerian-Biafran War in the 1960s. I honestly knew almost nothing … Read more

“I picked up the fork again and tried to imitate Yaya by twisting it in the plat…

“I picked up the fork again and tried to imitate Yaya by twisting it in the plate until there was a roll of pasta on it.” ❤️ • Yes, yes, yes!! I was snapping my fingers in the air while finishing up this contemporary Ghanaian debut novel by peacemedie . It’s about Afi, a young … Read more

“Now that I was again comfortable in his presence, my father would arrive in the…

“Now that I was again comfortable in his presence, my father would arrive in the morning, feed me a breakfast of yogurt and cappuccino, and play a few games of cards that I was often too disoriented to follow.” p.100 ❤️ • Fascinating and remarkable true story of a woman trying to find the correct … Read more