When God Falls in Love by Oluwatosin Olabode

Title: When God Falls in Love

Author: Oluwatosin Olabode

Genre: Poetry

Format: Paperback & eBook

File Size (eBook): 70.18 kb

Book Dimension (Paperback): 5.5 x 8.5

Number of Pages: 66

Publication Year: November 26, 2018

Publisher: Word Rhymes and Rhythms Ltd

ISBN: 978-9789659944

Available at: Okada Books and Amazon Stores.

Short Description: When God Falls in Love is a collection of poems that explore the relationship between God and man; God’s unconditional love and man’s eternal struggle with his failings as a mortal. The poems will touch you—spirit, body and soul, and rekindle the flame of His love in your heart.

“When God fell in love, he didn’t just think it, he acted. His action saved humanity forever and not just His thought.”

Category: Christian, Poems

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Abduction Chronicles by Folarin Philip Banigbe

 

Title: Abduction Chronicles

Author: Folarin Philip Banigbe

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 6 x 9

Number of Pages: 260

Publication Year: November 26, 2018

Publisher: Imenso Media

ISBN: 978-9780639327

Available at: Booksellers Limited, Jericho, Ibadan, and other  bookstores nationwide.

Short Description: How does one date bring bittersweet memories in one single thought? That was one of the questions in Folarin’s mind as he narrates his spine-chilling encounter with kidnappers. On a bright sunny Saturday morning of 1st May 1999, himself and Titi were joined in Holy Matrimony. 17 years later, they were forcefully separated, on the same date.

When Folarin stepped out of his study in the early hours of May 1, 2006, he was sure the sight before him wasn’t real. Unfortunately, this was a reality he couldn’t shake away. Without warning, he was abducted from the comfort of his home. Exposed to the elements of nature with little or no food, and in constant terror of a dangerously armed gang, he had to negotiate his freedom but not before an unexpected twist brought him in a direct, hair-raising confrontation with his abductors.

Set in the South-South region of Nigeria, Abduction Chronicles is a gripping account of Folarin’s many close shaves with death, with striking details of his journey to and from abyss.

Category: Adventure, Thriller

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Afonja—The Rise by Tunde Leye

Title: Afonja—The Rise

Author: Tunde Leye

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension (Paperback): 6 x 9

Number of Pages: 352

Publication Year: November 26, 2018

Publisher: PLsPlace Media

ISBN: 978-9789672226

Available at: Booksellers Limited, Jericho, Ibadan, and other  bookstores nationwide

Short Description: When Alaafin Abiodun Adegolu died, the Oyo Empire was in a a slow decline. The provincial chiefs who helped him defeat the tyrannical Bashorun Gaa had grown in power and the Oyo chiefs were more politicians than warriors. So, when the Oyo Mesi selected a provincial prince, Aole Arogangan to ascend the throne of his fathers, they believed they had an Alaafin they could control.

But Aole had different ideas and he sought to restore the glory of the empire and the supremacy of the Alaafin as its emperor. In this however, his ambitions clashed with those of Afonja, the powerful provincial chief of war camp, Ilorin. Afonja had been promised the office of Aare Ona Kakanfo of all the Oyo forces by the Oyo chiefs in order to secure his support for Aole’s ascension. He would stop at nothing to take what he believed was his by right.

Afonja—The Rise is the story of how the clashes of these two men and the intrigue of the others around them transformed what was a slow decline into a race of the empire towards its collapse. In Afonja-The Rise, we tell their stories first as what they were—men and women living their lives, warring, scheming and loving in ways that will be familiar to the reader—beyond their roles as actors in the epic history of the great Oyo Empire.

Category: Historical

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Embers by Soji Cole

Title: Embers

Author: Soji Cole

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension (Paperback): 6 x 9

Number of Pages: 103

Publication Year: November 26, 2018

Publisher: Omojojolo Books

ISBN: 978-9789635348

Available at: Booksellers Limited, Jericho, Ibadan, and other bookstores nationwide

Short Description: “…the governor is coming tomorrow, and we have prepared another dance for him. He will get on the news again to announce all things that he had donated to the camp. The foreign aid team will come with their own supplies too. they will take pictures with us–and with all the things that have been donated to the camp. The newspaper will show our pictures smiling like we have been instructed to do by the camp officers when the pictures were taken. But then the store is always empty. The foods, the water, the drugs and even the mosquito nets disappear immediately their pictures have been taken. None of those things have legs! How did they walk away? The answer is simple. They took them!”

Embers is a drama of metaphor, and perhaps the dialogue captured above best illustrates the dilemma in that metaphor.

Category: Drama, Satire

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This Side of the Dead by Isaac Attah Ogezi

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Title: This Side of the Dead

Author: Isaac Attah Ogezi

Genre: Drama

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 5.0 x 7.5

Number of Pages: 181

Publication Year: 2018

Publisher: Old Press (PEA & Associates)

ISBN: 978-9789545346

Available at: Booksellers Ltd, Abuja, Citi Plaza, Area 11, Garki and No. 34, Ankpa Road, Makurdi, 08035933577

Short Description: Mr. Ogezi’s new play examines the fears, struggles and triumphs of the downtrodden in a class-restive society. With deft utilization of stage resources and verisimilitude, humanity is depicted with telling imaginative empathy in a ghoulish dramatization that embeds reality in fiction.

This Side of the Dead mirrors the class tensions inherent in a third-world country and their attendant consequences. It is about the lives of two brothers caught in the vortex of a soulless world. Michael, an expelled final-year law student on asylum at his elder brother’s construction site home, unwittingly manages to attract love from Susan, an American-born daughter of a Nigerian Cabinet Minister. Unfortunately, his ambivalence to this love does not suffice in stopping the huge price which the poor must pay for crashing the party of the rich and the powerful.

 

Category: Satire, Naturalism

 

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The Professors’ Lineage by Victor Oritsetimeyin Okotie

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Title: The Professors’ Lineage

Author: Victor Oritsetimeyin Okotie

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback & eBook

File Size (eBook): 590 KB

Book Dimension (Paperback): 5.5 x 8.5

Number of Pages: 168

Publication Year: June 26, 2018

Publisher: Victor Okotie

ISBN: 978-1986863636

Available at: Booksellers Bookshop, Ibadan, and online on Amazon Stores.

Short Description: On the night he is born, an ill-fated inferno leaves Jeff Uwala homeless, but it is only the beginning of a series of events which take him on a difficult life journey. Raised by a devoted grandmother in the backwater of Kojabat Town, through hard work and the drive to succeed, he rises from the ashes—like a real-life phoenix—to lay hold of his family’s pedagogical legacy. The Professors’ Lineage is the story of how a young man finds his place in the world.

 

Category: Literary, Faction

 

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An Unexpected Match by Areta Nwosu

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Title: An Unexpected Match

Author: Areta Nwosu

Genre: Fiction

Format: eBook

File Size (eBook):

Number of Pages: 660

Publication Year: February 14, 2018

Publisher: Draft 2 Digital

ISBN: 9781386182009

Available at: Okadabooks.com, Barnes and Noble & Kobo

Short Description: In An Unexpected Match, experience adventures that will make you hold your breath in suspense, romantic scenes that will have you reaching for a fan, the drama-rich antics of the four dreamy sons of Zik, family drama that you can relate to… plus, a twelve year old murder and a contract killer named Mr. Nuclear…

He’s ended 6 relationships and broken off 2 engagements. It’s her job to find him a new girlfriend but she wants him for herself.

Big-hearted divorcee matchmaker, Farida Yusuf has a job to do. Find a match for her prestigious client: Kurt Achike, a half-Nigerian, half-German god with curly hair and a dimpled, bad boy smile.

Kurt is of royal blood, first of the four heart-stoppingly attractive sons of infamous and controversial Zik Achike.

There’s no doubt that he is the kind of man most women would want. There’s just one tiny problem.

Kurt has a habit of breaking engagements.

Nicknamed the Breaker of Hearts by the public, Kurt has broken off engagements to two women. And now he needs Farida’s help.

Farida has to find him a girlfriend, even though just the thought of him empties her lungs of air and leaves her breathless.

But how will she ever be able to introduce him to another woman when she wants him for herself? 

Category: Contemporary Romance, Action Adventure

 

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