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My name is Darkowaa and I’m a Ghanaian-American, currently living where my heart feels most at home – Accra, Ghana.
AFRICAN BOOK ADDICT! was created mid-2014 and it’s dedicated to celebrating BLACK literature through book reviews, book chats with fellow readers & writers, book hauls and more. To me, BLACK literature represents books by writers who identify as African, African-American, Caribbean, Black Brit, Afropean, Afro-Asian, Afro-Latinx – the list goes on!
I chose to call this book blog AFRICAN BOOK ADDICT! because I’ve always been obsessed with books written by people of African descent- writers from Africa and the diaspora.
AFRICAN BOOK ADDICT! is a double-entendre, so it could be read as:
– an African who is a book addict,
– a reader who is addicted to books by writers of African descent.
Most of the books I review and discuss are my personal copies and I try my best not to include spoilers. I’m not a writer – I’m a reader who loves to express my views on the books I read!
My book ratings KEY:
★★★★★ (5 stars) – Amazing book, I loved it. Absolutely recommend!
★★★★ (4 stars) – Great book. Highly recommend!
★★★ (3 stars) – Good book. I recommend it, I guess.
★★ (2 stars) – Thumbs down. I do NOT recommend it.
★ (1 star) – meh.
*Book covers posted are usually via Google Images or taken with my phone.
Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.S: I’m an affiliate for Amazon. Feel free to click the Amazon book links I include below each post, if you’re interested in purchasing any of the book recommendations. Purchasing books through my affiliate links would help support AFRICAN BOOK ADDICT! and would be greatly appreciated.
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