BOOK REVIEW – The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbours in the affluent (fictitious) Cape Town suburb of Katterjan Estates. They’re both getting on in years, struggling to deal with their past successful careers that they can no longer use to define who they are, and using the Estate committee meetings as the battleground for their intense dislike... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW – The Scattering by Lauri Kubuitsile

At the dawn of the 20th century Tjipuka and Ruhapo begin their journey as newly-weds in Okahandja, German South-West Africa. Filled with excitement and happiness, as they should be at the life that awaits them, there are storm clouds hovering that threaten to invade their comfortable, familiar world. For some time now, the Germans have... Continue Reading →

BOOK REVIEW – When I Lost You by Kelly Rimmer

Many thanks to NetGalley and Bookouture for my advance copy of this book in return for an honest review. Molly is in Italy, anxiously waiting by her husband Leo’s bedside where he’s recovering from a critical injury. While she’s relieved that he’s woken up and is seemingly on the mend, she’s anxious because he’s lost... Continue Reading →

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