Nakisanze Segawa’s The Triangle

#New African Reads The Triangle  A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people — Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king’s beautiful young wives — are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie forContinue reading “Nakisanze Segawa’s The Triangle”

The Unaffected Resolve – A 254Comic

The Unaffected Resolve by Humphrey Osoro The Unaffected Resolve is an ongoing fantasy/action graphic novel series that takes you into the mind of Lisa Sagini, a lieutenant in the Kenyan army, her apprentice ,Orville Mukau, and the mysterious cat creature that accompanies them through their adventures as they try to survive the horrors thrown againstContinue reading “The Unaffected Resolve – A 254Comic”

The Virgin Journey – Book Review

The Virgin Journey Book Review Gary Stokes is a struggling young American, who then lands a job with a press bureau based in East Africa and an expatriate is born.  Gary moves to Kenya, meets a fellow reporter, Guy, who helps him adjust to his new life.  Cue in intimidating government officials, unmovable landlords, andContinue reading “The Virgin Journey – Book Review”

Between Death and Heaven – Book Review

Exciting! This blog now has 100 posts! I have had a hundred things to say apparently.  I can’t wait to reach 200 posts, but for today, I celebrate the small victories. And the Hundredth Post is….. A book Review! Between Death and Heaven by Annemarie Musawale What happens after we die? A vindictive ex-girlfriend (maybe,Continue reading “Between Death and Heaven – Book Review”

The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 – Book Review

The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 Shiri Golan has found the perfect man at last, but one day skeletons start crawling out of his closet hauling with them betrayal, a dark past and deadly secrets. Hurt, betrayed and seeking vengeance, Shiri finds herself caught between forgiveness and justice. As she lives on, she discovers that, obliviousContinue reading “The Bachelorette Diaries : 2012 – Book Review”

Fire by Dora Okeyo – Book Review

Fire by Dora Okeyo A boy is born in the land of Leo. As the sound of the cattle horn is heard, everyone in the Kingdom celebrates the birth of not only a boy, but the Crown Prince. His name is Ustawi. The hands that hold him foretell a prosperous future, but just like everyContinue reading “Fire by Dora Okeyo – Book Review”

The Zanzibar Affair – Book Review

The Zanzibar Affair Author: Samantha Ford Publisher: Moulin Publications (April 26, 2012) Buy it Here: The Zanzibar Affair on Amazon An enduring, sophisticated love story spanning decades and three continents. Set against a spectacular backdrop of Safari Africa, New York and France, the love stories from Africa are the very essence of this remarkable debut novel.Continue reading “The Zanzibar Affair – Book Review”

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda From the river Nile to the teeming streets of Cairo, from the indigenous, pre-Islamic Egyptian Coptic civilization to an America struggling with its fear of the Arab world, Shenoda’s poems recall the sacred traditions of an ancient, enduring culture as they widen the political conversation surrounding ethnicity, pan-Africanism and pan-Arabism.Continue reading “Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review”

Immortal Blood- Book Review

Immortal Blood by Magen McMinimy A perfect night on the town turns out to be her worst nightmare. A date with a handsome man is the catalyst for events that she thought only happened in fairy tales. Thrust into a world of danger, Isabelle has no idea what is in store for her as theContinue reading “Immortal Blood- Book Review”

Drumbeats : Romance Novels set in East Africa

I’ve read romance novels since I was old enough.  I used to steal my mom’s stash of weekly stories from reader’s digest, so old, I don’t think they publish them anymore.  Then it was the high school romance books; from Sweet Valley High series, Mills & Boon, Harlequin Romance, graduating to authors such as NoraContinue reading “Drumbeats : Romance Novels set in East Africa”