Karibu 2021

Let’s try this again, shall we? I’m baaaaaaaaaack!!! Or, to borrow from Emimen: Guess who’s backBack againShady’s backTell a friendGuess who’s back, guess who’s backGuess who’s back, guess who’s backGuess who’s back, guess who’s backGuess who’s back It is only the first day of March but whew chilllleee I feel like I have already lived … Continue reading Karibu 2021

A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

Book 5/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis is the story of the dysfunctional Price family and it is told from six different POVs: matriarch Viola, her (soon-to-be ex) husband Cecil and their four children Paris, Charlotte, Lewis and Janelle.You often find with books that have multiple POVs, authors tend to title each chapter with … Continue reading A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan

See You When I See You

I’m baaaaaaaaaack!!! Or, to borrow from Emimen: Guess who's backBack againShady's backTell a friendGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back, guess who's backGuess who's back That was supposed to be the opening paragraph for today’s Karibu 2021 post, but fucking hell January was ROUGH!!! It started off soooo beautifully … Continue reading See You When I See You

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Book 3/30. My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have been waiting for death all my life. I do not mean that I actively wish to die, just that I do not really want to be alive. Another winning read for 2021 🤩This book is divided into three parts: Good Days, Bad Days and Better … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak

Book 2/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsAnother enjoyable read 🤩I bought this book at the beginning of September 2020 but I was in no hurry to read it as I was not sure I would enjoy it. A myriad of reasons led me to pick it up as my second read of the year, … Continue reading 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak

The Month of Lymurit: A letter for Khaled Hosseini

A letter for Khaled Hosseini: You made me cry, thank you. Dear Khaled, When I was twelve and thirteen in primary school, I had an incredible Kiswahili teacher by the name Mr. Omari. We called him Bomari behind his back and said it as Bomaree and not Bomari because his manner deserved an expansion of … Continue reading The Month of Lymurit: A letter for Khaled Hosseini