My Sister, the Serial Killer

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 steel and a strong stomach This ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola s dispatched in, quote, self defence and the third mess that her lethal littl

The Girl with the Louding Voice

A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to fight for her dreams and choose her own future n nAdunni is a fourteen year old Nigerian girl who knows what she wants an education This, her mother h

Homegoing

A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape famili

The Sun Sister (The Seven Sisters, #6)

The Sun Sister is the sixth epic story in the Seven Sisters series by the number one international bestseller Lucinda Riley n nTo the outside world, Electra d Apliese seems as though she is the woman who has everything as one of the world s top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous But beneath

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

Binti (Binti, #1)

Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her wa

The Death of Vivek Oji

Named one of the year s most anticipated books by The New York Times, Harper s Bazaar, BuzzFeed, and n nWhat does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew n nOne afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son s body, wrapped in co

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 that deftly hops between New York and West Africa n nIt s 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence office

The Other Half of Augusta Hope

Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in.At six, she s memorising the dictionary At seven, she s correcting her teachers At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name Burundi And now that she s an adult, Augusta has no interest in the goings on of the

When Stars Are Scattered

Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor winning creator of Roller Girl n nOmar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya Life is h

My Name is Why

At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in an adopted family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth certificate He learned that his real name was not Norman It was Lemn Sissay He was British and Ethiopian And he learned that his mother had been pleading for

Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)

More than two million copies of Things Fall Apart have been sold in the United States since it was first published here in 1959 Worldwide, there are eight million copies in print in fifty different languages This is Chinua Achebe s masterpiece and it is often compared to the great Greek tragedies,

The Poisonwood Bible

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959 They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it from garden seeds t

Americanah

Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military ruled Nigeria for the West Beautiful, self assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join