Sterile Sky by E. E. Sule

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Sterile SkyTitle:  Sterile Sky

Author: E.E. Sule

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 5 x 7.9

Number of Pages: 296

Publication Year: May 17, 2012

Publisher: Heinemann African Writers Series

ISBN: 978-0435045753

Available at:, and bookstores nationwide

Short Description: As the gifted young Murtala comes of age in Kano, violent riots and his family’s own woes threaten to erase all he holds dear. Stalked by monsters real and imagined, desperate to preserve a sense of self and the future, Murtala hunts for answers in the wreckage of the city – and gives us a unique insight into modern life in northern Nigeria.

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Urichindere by Dike-Ogu Chukwumerije

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UruchindereTitle:  Urichindere

Author: Dike-Ogu Chukwumerije

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 5.25 x 8

Number of Pages: 322

Publication Year: May 25, 2012

Publisher: Afriscope Publishing

ISBN: 9780955794087

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Short Description: It’s the 1990s. And Nigeria is a country in turmoil. Decades of military dictatorship clashing with a rising demand for a return to democracy. In these uncertain times, Urichindere is a student in an elite secondary school in Lagos. This is his story; of how that dangerous, treacherous world was also a funny one, full of adventure. He learns to survive in boarding school, befriends the charismatic Mac Jimmy, makes an enemy of Temlong, and discovers love and heartbreak along the way. But all the time his world is threatened by wider socio-political events. Soon, his activist Uncle drags him and his entire family into the very heart of the swirling storm. And, there, Urichindere finds his deepest relationships severely tested.

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The Beginning of Silence by Ibrahim Zakama

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The Beginning of SilenceTitle:  The Beginning of Silence

Author: Ibrahim Zakama

Genre: Poetry

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 5 x 8

Number of Pages: 47

Publication Year: August 20, 2012

Publisher: Kairos Productions

ISBN: 978-978-927-335-5

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Short Description: Charming and whimsical pieces that will enchant poetry lovers old and young. Ibrahim is witty and engaging without losing the essence of the craft.


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Thrill of the Rookie by Osaze Ehigiator


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Thrill of the RookieTitle:  Thrill of the Rookie

Author: Osaze Ehigiator

Genre: Non-Fiction (Memoir)

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 6 x 9

Number of Pages: 176

Publication Year: July 20, 2012

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781477237427

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Short Description: Thrill of the Rookie chronicles the life of Osaze Ehigiator, beginning in Nigeria, a nation plagued with corruption and incessant coup, and how the author came to the USA. The tale then follows his difficult years in the States and his experiences with the underside of Americans who operate under different sets of codes called “The Eleventh Commandments” before pulling himself up by the bootstraps.


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The Successor by Samuel Braide

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The SuccessorTitle:  The Successor

Author: Samuel Braide

Genre: Drama

Format: Paperback

Book Dimensions: 6 x 9

Number of Pages:  82

Publication Year: October 9, 2012

Publisher:  AuthorHouseUK

ISBN: 1477230068

Available at:, Barnes & Noble

Short Description: The Successor is a play. Due to its elements in the main sequence of events, which is the death of the king and the queen with Smith ascending the throne.

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There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe


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There was a CountryTitle:  There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

Author: Chinua Achebe

Genre: Non-Fiction (Memoir)

Format: Hardcover & Paperback

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Number of Pages: 352

Publication Year: November 10, 2012

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated

ISBN: 9781594204821

Available at:, Barnes & Noble, Bookstores nationwide.

Short Description: Marrying history and memoir, poetry and prose, There Was a Country is a distillation of vivid firsthand observation and forty years of research and reflection. Wise, humane, and authoritative, it will stand as definitive and reinforce Achebe’s place as one of the most vital literary and moral voices of our age.


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Nothing Comes Close by Tolulope Popoola

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Nothing Comes Close(1)Title:  Nothing Comes Close

Author: Tolulope Popoola

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback & E-Book

Book Dimensions: 5 x 8

Number of Pages: 302

Publication Year: 2012

Publisher: Accomplish Press

ISBN:  978-0957186606

Available at: (E-Stores)Amazon Kindle, Kobo, Apple iStore, Sony Reader store, WH Smith and Smashwords (Paperback): Amazon, Waterstones BOOKS , Book Depository, Direct from Accomplish Press

Short Description: Confident, sassy, career girl, Lola meets cool, handsome, unpredictable hunk, Wole at a party in London. He pushes all the right buttons for her, and sparks fly. Wole is also irresistibly drawn to Lola, and before long, they get together in a wonderful romance. But Wole is not all that he seems, and he is holding back some dark secrets.
Things start to unravel when Wole’s past begins to catch up with him and Lola has to decide if Wole is worth the trouble that threatens to overwhelm her. Find out in this captivating book if their love will overcome the trials of a murder investigation, an arrest, a meddling relative and a trip halfway across the world, or whether they both give up and go their separate ways.

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