Afrori Reads — Fiction

These ghosts are family. Review by Josephine Hall

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These ghosts are family. Review by Josephine Hall

I think this book is really great and I would definitely recommend. It’s multi-layered, gripping, well-paced and it made me both laugh and cry. It provides some interesting historical insights and it’s clear there’s been a lot of research and thought put into the structure and themes.

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King of Rabbits Review by Cassie Schifano

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King of Rabbits Review by Cassie Schifano

From the first page of this impressive debut novel, I was drawn into the dark world of Kai. A boy from a family ruled by drugs and petty crime that live on a council estate in Somerset.

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The children of blood and bone by Tomi Adeyemi review by Carolynn

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The children of blood and bone by Tomi Adeyemi review by Carolynn

Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

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The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Review by Val

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The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Review by Val

“She imagines the cocoa brown of Nnedi's eyes lighting up, her lips moving quickly, explaining that riots do not happen in a vacuum, that religion and ethnicity are often politicized because the ruler is safe if the hungry ruled are killing one another.”

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My sister, the serial killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite review by Carolynn

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My sister, the serial killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite review by Carolynn

It’s because she is beautiful, you know. That’s all it is. They don’t really care about the rest of it. She gets a pass at life.

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