Dreams of Yesterday by Lilian Uchenna Amah

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Title: Dreams of Yesterday

Author: Lilian Uchenna Amah

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback/E-book

Book Dimension: 5.5 x 8.5

File Size (E-book): 658 KB

Number of Pages (Paperback): 208

Publication Year: June 30, 2015

Publisher: (Kraftgriots) Kraft Books Limited

ISBN: 978-978-918-246-6

Available at: Amazon.com  and in bookstores at University of Ibadan bookshop, Booksellers Limited, and bookshops nationwide.

Short Description: Dreams of yesterday examines the horror of the Nigerian Civil War and its aftermath through a story of love, sacrifice and death. It chronicles the lives of Captain Lekan Lawson, a young man fighting on the Nigerian side, and Nnena, a Biafran, who loses all she has in the war. It is fate that brings them together and war that tears them apart. Beyond the love story, Amah generally employs pathos to project the evils of war.

Although she uses history to gain leverage through language and plot, Amah is not a crusader fighting on one side of the divide. If anything, she focuses on the ordinary lives destroyed, the lives thrown into trauma beyond the trenches and away from the battleground and those who carry the scars of war in their hearts.

Dreams of Yesterday  is racy, full of suspense and leaves the reader yearning for more.

Category: Historical romance


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Dear Ella by Bomi Ehimony

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Title:  Dear Ella

Author: Bomi Ehimony

Genre: Fiction

Format: E-Book (Kindle)

Book Dimensions: 290KB

Number of Pages: 145

Publication Year: April, 2015

Publisher: Accomplish Press, UK


Available at: Amazon.com

Short Description: …he slipped the name tag ‘Orgu’ on the baby girl’s ankle, and ‘Peter’ on the ankle of the boy. And that was it, he had switched the children. In one move, he had made it possible that Rose Peter’s daughter would go home with the Orgus and Oluchi Orgu’s son would go home with the Peters.
And then he cried, he sat on the ground with his knees raised and his head between them, and cried. I had Guarded several humans, but in all my time I had never seen a grown man cry the way Emmanuel cried that night at the NICU. But I had not seen anything yet…

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Weeping Cherry by Kemi Santos-Omanukwue

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WEEPING CHERRYTitle: Weeping Cherry

Author: Kemi Santos-Omanukwue

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paperback, Hardback & E-book

Book Dimension: 

Number of Pages: 354

Publication Year:  August 5, 2013

Publisher: Xlibris LLC

ISBN: 978-1-4836-1886-9 (Paperback), Hard cover (978-1-4836-1885-2), 978-1-4836-1887-6 (E-book)

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Short Description: When fifteen year old Meredith Hart decided it would be best to disobey her mother by taking a school trip to Ireland, she never imagined what the repercussions were going to be. A good grounding would have been foreseeable but nothing that would mean paying with her life, uncovering her hidden family history, delving into the sea world, only a few story book had told her about. She confronts her conflicting nightmares and tries to live what is left of her life by saving her family and loving a boy that isn’t quite human.


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A Bouquet of Dilemma by Tayo Emmanuel

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Front CoverTitle: A Bouquet of Dilemma

Authors: Tayo Emmanuel

Genre: Fiction

Format: Paper back & e-book

Book Dimension: 8 x 5.25

Number of Pages: 328

Publication Year: June, 2013

Publisher: Total Word Publishers

ISBN: 9780956525970

Available at: Amazon, Debonair Bookstore, Patabah Bookshop

Short Description: Tobi’s world is shattered when charismatic Richard brutally dumps her. Can she ever love again? Or will Oba remain a distraction from her heart-broken stupor? When Richard resurfaces, Tobi has to define what true love means to her.

A simple narrative of values, prejudices and challenges that determine the choices we make about love and life.


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Love Wins All by Okwor Maxwell Onyeka

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love wins allTitle: Love Wins All

Authors: Okwor Maxwell Onyeka

Genre: Poetry

Format: E-book

Book Dimension: 

Number of Pages: 110

Publication Year: June 1, 2013

Publisher: Air4Ward Productions

ISBN: 9781301387397

Available at: Amazon.com, Smashwords.com, Sony Reader, Kobo, and other ebook platforms.

Short Description: Love Wins All is an epic love poem that artfully explores three stages of romantic love: falling in love, being in a relationship, and the collapse of the relationship. Heartfelt and quotable passages are scattered through the truly romantic poem. Once read, it will never be forgotten.

Love- a force more powerful than will touches and sometimes tears the heart of every human. The poem captures this elusive force artfully in this epic poem.

“Love Wins All” is the bitter-sweet story we all share. We search for love and are consumed by it. It can just as easily leave as quickly as it came, leaving nothing but ghosts. Full of heartfelt and quotable passages, this book will delight anyone who has ever fallen crazy in love.

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Aliko Mohammad Dangote: The Biography (Short Title) by Fayemiwo & Neal

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aliko big cover pixTitle: Aliko Mohammad Dangote: The Biography of the Richest Black Person in the World

Authors: Moshood Ademola Fayemiwo & Margie Marie Neal

Genre: Non-Fiction (Biography)

Format: Hard Cover & Paperback

Book Dimension: 9 x 6

Number of Pages: 520

Publication Year: May 20, 2013

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 10-1618978853

Available at: Amazon.com & Several Other Outlets

Short Description: The New York-based Forbes magazine had not deemed it fit to include an African south of the Sahara in its List of World’s Billionaires in its 100-year history until 2008 when the name of Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote appeared worth $3.3 billion. In 2011, Aliko’s fortune jumped to astronomical $13.8 billion, a–544 % increase in the history of wealth creation. Today, this African is the world’s richest black person worth $16.1 billion.

How did he achieve this feat? What were the sources of his wealth? How did a -56-year old half orphan, who grew up in the arid dessert of Kano, northern Nigeria, invest a- $500 loan and turn it into the largest business conglomerate in Nigeria and West Africa in 36 years?

The authors were in Africa for 16 months to investigate the story of this billionaire. The book is purely an independent research and a seminal work by the authors, who managed to resist censorship during their field work, and succeeded in presenting readers Aliko Dangote’s secrets of success which aspiring business people can learn from in the life history of Aliko Dangote, especially on how to start small and grow big. This is the first and only authoritatively-researched and comprehensively-investigated biography of Aliko Mohammad Dangote, the richest black person in the world.

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Broken Pitchers by Sunnie Ododo

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Broken Pitchers Front Print1Title: Broken Pitchers

Author: Sunnie Ododo

Genre: Poetry

Format: Paperback

Book Dimension: 8.5 x 5.5

Number of Pages: 66

Publication Year: June, 2012

Publisher: Kraft Books, Ibadan

ISBN: 9789789180554

Available at: Author, Publisher and all leading bookshops in Nigeria.

Short Description: The waiting is becoming endless. Hopes are dashed in th private and public domains. Very wait casts a denim of despair on the faces of the builders of a new dawn “inhaling the animated air of the germinating season” now looking forlorn as the “object of fancy meanders and disappears away into fleeting fantasy”. The poems in this collection convoke images of despondency, failed leadership, lost labour and ennui in the face of love and abundance. Broken Pitchers is a metaphor about our ebbing common aspirations as a people and a nation. Who will enfire and remould these broken pitchers?

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