Tag Archives: Africa

Precious and Grace – How Women Work Together

  Book Review : Precious and Grace  No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine – Any Moment In The Sun Can Be A Vacation

Book Review: The Woman Who Walked In Sunshine By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling series, Mma Ramotswe must contend with her greatest challenge yet—a vacation! Business is slow at the … Continue reading

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“A Guide To the Birds of East Africa” – Does This Book Have the Same Charm As “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”?

Book Review: A Guide To the Birds of East Africa By Nicholas Drayson Spoiler Alert! Summary For the past three years, the widower Mr. Malik has been secretly in love with Rose Mbikwa, a woman who leads the weekly bird … Continue reading

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“The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café” – But, Is It The Kind of Man You Really Want At The Cafe?

Book Review: The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café A No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Novel By Alexader McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this delightful fifteenth installment, Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her … Continue reading

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“The Flame Trees of Thika” – Does This Novel Evoke Africa?

Book Review : The Flame Trees of Thika                           Memories of an African Childhood                       by Elspeth Huxley                     Spoiler Alert! In an open cart Elspeth Huxley set off with her parents to travel to Thika in Kenya. As pioneering … Continue reading

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“The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe’s Very First Case”

Book Review : The Great Cake Mystery, Precious Ramotswe’s Very First Case                                                          … Continue reading

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“Akata Witch” – Does it Remind You of Harry Potter?

Book Review : Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Spoiler Alert! Sunny was born in the United States, but she has moved back to Nigeria with her family. All her life she has had to face being different from everyone because … Continue reading

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“The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection” – Charming Characters Make A Novel Shine

Book Review :            The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection                                                     … Continue reading

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“The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party” – I Crave Simplicity

Book Review: The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party by Alexander McCall Smith Precious Ramotswe is startled by seeing a van, a white van that seems very familiar in Gaborone. She still longs for her little white van, Grace Makutsi suggests … Continue reading

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