I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays

I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays A deeply personal collection of essays exploring Nigerian American author Bassey Ikpi s experiences navigating Bipolar II and anxiety throughout the course of her life Bassey Ikpi was born in Nigeria in 1976 Four years later, she and her mother joined her father in Stillwater, Oklahoma a move tha

A Particular Kind of Black Man

A Particular Kind of Black Man A stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Tope Folarin about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uncomfortable assimilation to American life Living in small town Utah has always been an uneasy fit for Tunde Akinola s family, especially for

When the Plums Are Ripe

When the Plums Are Ripe In Cameroon, plum season is a highly anticipated time of year But for the narrator of When the Plums Are Ripe, the poet Pouka, the season reminds him of the time when our country had discovered the root not so much of its own violence as that of the world s own, and, in response, had thrown its so

If You Want to Make God Laugh

If You Want to Make God Laugh From the author of the beloved Hum If You Don t Know the Words comes a rich, unforgettable story of three unique women in post Apartheid South Africa who are brought together in their darkest time and discover the ways that love can transcend the strictest of boundaries.In a squatter camp on the out

David Mogo, Godhunter

David Mogo, Godhunter Nigerian God Punk a powerful and atmospheric urban fantasy set in Lagos.Since the Orisha War that rained thousands of deities down on the streets of Lagos, David Mogo, demigod, scours Eko s dank underbelly for a living wage as a freelance Godhunter Despite pulling his biggest feat yet by capturin

LaGuardia

LaGuardia From Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award Winner Nnedi Okorafor Who Fears Death, Binti, Akata series comes Laguardia Set in an alternative world where aliens have come to Earth and integrated with society, LaGuardia revolves around a pregnant Nigerian American doctor, Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka,

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer 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

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood 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

We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists What does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun With humor and l

Every Breath

Every Breath 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 fat

Love and Death Among the Cheetahs (Her Royal Spyness #13)

Love and Death Among the Cheetahs (Her Royal Spyness #13) Georgie and Darcy are finally on their honeymoon in Kenya s Happy Valley, but murder crashes the party in this all new installment in the New York Times bestselling series.Georgie is excited when Darcy announces out of the blue that they are flying to Kenya for their extended honeymoon It is only a

Washington Black

Washington Black Washington Black is an eleven year old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar plantation where he was born When his master s eccentric brother chooses him to be his manservant, Wash is terrified of the cruelties he is certain await him But Christopher Wilde, or Titch, is a n

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

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

American Spy

American Spy 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 enthralling espionage drama set against an unforgettable historical backdrop It s 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer