Love to read as a hobby or when less busy? Then you are right on time!
Here’s a list of books to keep you occupied this period. I am certain you will love some of them, if not all.
Americanah- By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah is a world-class novel by award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Achichie. The book has received a lot of awards from its publish date in 2013 which include “2013 notional book critics circle fiction award”. The novel portrays love, courage, independence, Chimamanda does this by telling the story of her protagonist Ifemelu, a young Nigerian woman who moved to the United States for university, and the changes that come after. The book also covers the issue of racism against black Americans in America. The great fictitious novel is rich and covers the entire universal human experience, Ifemelu’s experience from Lagos to Nsukka and then America. Click here to download the ebook.
The smart money woman – By Arese Ugwu
The smart money woman is an amazing book by Nigerian author and social media personality Arese ugwu. Originally published in 2016, the novel talks about an African girl’s journey to financial freedom. With her lead character Zuri and her friends Tami, Lara, Adesuwa, and Ladun, Arese tries to paint the picture of an average unmarried working-class African/Nigerian lady.
This book is a must-read for everyone, especially people hoping to walk into financial freedom. Why must you read it? The novel does not only teach theoretical ways to manage resources but also at the end of each chapter, Arese tries to explain step by step practical ways to reach financial freedom. Here is a link to the official page for the smart money woman, you can get it as an ebook or the hard copy if you want, Click here
The Sun is also a star – By Yoon Nicole
You must have seen 2019 all popular movie ‘the sun is also a star, acted by all talented Yara Shahidi and Charles Meron. The book is even more detailed and interesting as it explores depths which the movie couldn’t. It is a collage-based love romance novel that explains love, fate, chances, and life in general. Click here to download the ebook.
Born a Crime – By Trevor Noah
A book about south African- American comedian and Tv presenter Trevor Noah. The book is a mini autobiography that explains his South African upbringing. The book covers South Africa and the apartheid regime and the extent to which black South Africans were segregated against.
As a book written by a comedian, you are sure to expect so much humor. This is one of the best books I have read in 2020 and I can promise you will enjoy reading it too. To download the ebook, click here.
Half of a yellow sun – By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The novel was published in 2006 and it has won awards like Women’s Prize for Fiction, PEN/Open Book, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction. It is a historical novel that tells the story of the Nigerian Biafra war and the struggle of the Igbo people of the southern part of Nigeria to establish an independent republic in the late 1960s. It is a story of love and war and it is a must-read for everyone. Click here to download the ebook.
Nothing Lasts Forever – by Sidney Sheldon
It is a 1994 novel written by Sidney Sheldon. The novel tells a story of three female medical doctors Dr page Taylor, Dr. Kate Hunter and Dr. Betty Lou Taft who happened to be posted to work in the same hospital. The book tells the story of each of the female doctors from their upbringing to their pasts and the present. The book basically gives an account of their different personalities and turn of life. Click here to download the ebook.
Long Bright rivers – By Liz Moore
Published originally on 7th January 2020, the book was written by American author Liz Moore. Set in a Philadelphia neighborhood with a high rate of crime and criminal offenses, two sisters Kacey and Mickey who were raised by their bitter grandmother and once inseparable. While Kacey is constantly battling with addiction, Mickey is a police officer. Kacey goes missing and Mickey hunts for her sister, determined to find her in the neighborhood riddled with crime, corruption, addiction, danger, and deception. Click here to download the ebook.
The Diary of a young girl – by Anne Frank
Anne Frank’s classic piece is an extraordinary diary written in the Amsterdam attic where she hid from Nazis for two years. Here, she is first a foremost teenage girl, stubbornly honest, touchingly vulnerable and in love with life. Her story is that of every average teenager. Click here to download the ebook.
Pride and Prejudice – By Jane Austen
Pride and prejudice is a romantic novel written in the early 19th century about Elizabeth Bennett and her four sisters who are in dire need of financial security in the form of a husband. The books contain a decent dose of comic relief, a great plot and lots of suspense. Click here to download the ebook.
The Color Purple – by Alice Walker
The color purple is a book that tackles the lives of colored women in the 1930s in the USA. The book tells the story of two sisters, while one is a missionary to Africa, the other is a wife living in the south. The classic American novel is endowed with Passion, pain, and inspiration. Click here to download the ebook.
Truth or dare
This is a short ebook of about 200 pages. The novel is about college, obsession, and stalking. You can read this beautiful piece on booknet.com, this has become my latest book plug, I never get bored this period thanks to them! There’re a variety of books you can shuffle through on there. Click on this link to read truth or dare. Click here
Lastly, I sincerely hope this was helpful to you and that you will find these books interesting and engaging during this period of quarantine.
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