Romance: the theme of choice for young adult readers in 2017

ebook apps

The largest free reading digital application in the world, Worldreader, recently released reader statistics for 2017 and it was no surprise that romance topped the list for the third consecutive year. Young adults are the majority users of the app. Love and sex were the most keyed in search words. Worldreader

The Wind Under His Wings: A Review

Erick Livumbazi

Among my initial assignments some few years ago at Storymoja was to coordinate the production of The Wind Under His Wings. It is a fascinating story of Mollusk, a 14-year-old boy who finds himself on the streets of Nairobi after his initially promising academic cruise hits the high waves and

Should I Sell My Manuscript?

the self publishing author

Should I sell my manuscript? is one of the most persistent questions I have encountered from authors and would be authors. And I will answer it straight away to the best of my knowledge. For the sake of those who are not familiar with the options in the book publishing

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives: A Review

I just finished reading The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, seven years since it was first published. The way Lola Shoneyin spun this story, dexterously weaving the words and lines to create events like an experienced weaver bird, is as if the story was meant to awaken lulled noises

Exploring Rusinga: A Hidden Paradise (Part 2)

Kenya festivals

Now, there seems to be an unwritten edict: a festival without food is no festival at all. And since we were here to celebrate Suba culture, it would have been disappointing to find nothing which could quell my riotous stomach. Definitely, my first stop is at the food tent, where

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