Category: Fiction

  • The Unbirthed Souls

    …my body began resenting your touches, filling its surface with goosebumps whenever you breathed near it. Book: The Unbirthed Souls Author: Eunniah Mbabazi Publisher: Self-published Publication year: 2022 Eunniah Mbabazi has published 4 books, including this one. I have never read any of her books before this one, so I didn’t know what to expect.…

  • Is it Possible?: H R Ole Kulet

    Book: Is it Possible?Author: H R Ole KuletPublisher: Longhorn PublishersFirst Publication year: 1971 (this print 2019) Is it Possible? H R Ole Kulet Book: Is It Possible? Author: H R Ole Kutet Publisher: Longhorn Publishers Publication year: 1971 (Mine is the 2019 reprint) “Is it Possible” is Ole Kulet’s debut novel. The story is set…

  • The Havoc of Choice: Wanjiru Koinange

    The Havoc of Choice: Wanjiru Koinange

    I heard a lot about this book, or rather, saw a lot of IG raves about it before I picked it up. I tend to come skeptically to books with rave reviews; they either don’t live up to the hype, or I read them with expectations that are too high. How did this one do?…

  • Nairobi Cocktail: Ciku Kimani-Mwaniki

    Nairobi Cocktail: Ciku Kimani-Mwaniki

    I’m not ashamed to say that I am not above judging a book by its cover. We all do that, don’t we? I must say I wouldn’t have picked this book up on the merits of its cover. The cover design…

  • The Cape Cod Bicycle War and Other Stories: Billy Kahora

    The Cape Cod Bicycle War and Other Stories: Billy Kahora

    This collection of 11 short stories centre mostly around youth – the struggle, the striving, the recklessness, the angst and pathfinding of the youth.

  • Dust: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    Dust: Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

    It took me a while to get around to reading Dust, by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, and am I glad that I did. This book took me quite by surprise; I’m not sure what I was expecting.