The Girl with the Louding Voice

The Girl with the Louding VoiceA 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

The Death of Vivek Oji

The Death of Vivek OjiNamed 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

Stay with Me

Stay with MeThis celebrated, unforgettable first novel, shortlisted for the prestigious Women s Prize for Fiction and set in Nigeria, gives voice to both husband and wife as they tell the story of their marriage and the forces that threaten to tear it apart n nYejide and Akin have been married since they met an


FreshwaterAn extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born with one foot on the other side Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Fre


GirlI was a girl once, but not any So begins Girl, Edna O Brien s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of incarceration, horror, and hunger a hair raising escape into the manifold terrors of the fore

Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy, #1)

Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy, #1)Tade Thompson s Rosewater is the start of an award winning, cutting edge trilogy set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction s most engaging new voices n nRosewater is a town on the edge A community formed around the edges of a mysterious alien biodome, its residents comprise the hopeful, the hungry a

Under the Udala Trees

Under the Udala TreesInspired by Nigeria s folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly n nIjeoma comes of age as her nation does born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria Sent aw

Ordinary People

Ordinary PeopleYou can take a leap, do something off the wall, something reckless It s your last chance, and most people miss it South London, 2008 Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning, on the brink of acceptance or revolution Melissa has a new baby and doesn t want to let it change her but, i

Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

Buried Beneath the Baobab TreeOn April 14, 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls Some managed to escape Many are still missing A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village A girl who works hard in school and to help her family A girl with a future as bri

Akata Warrior (Akata Witch, #2)

Akata Warrior (Akata Witch, #2)A year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American born girl Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society As she began to develop her magical powers, Sunny learned that she had been chosen to lead a dangerous mission to avert an apocalypse, brought about by the terrifying masquerade, Ekwensu Now

The Oracle (Fargo Adventure, #11)

The Oracle (Fargo Adventure, #11)The husband and wife treasure hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll which carries a deadly curse in this thrilling addition to Clive Cussler s bestselling series n nIn 533 A.D., the last Vandal ruler in North Africa consults an oracle on h

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

What It Means When a Man Falls from the SkyA dazzlingly accomplished debut collection explores the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and wives, lovers and friends to one another and to the places they call home n nIn Who Will Greet You at Home, a National Magazine Award finalist for The New Yorker, A woman desperate for a child

The Fishermen

The FishermenShortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Astonishing remarkable, mythic nAlice Walker, author of The Color Purple Impressive and beautifully imagined EconomistIn a small town in western Nigeria, four young brothers take advantage of their strict father s absence from home to go fishing at a forbidd