REVIEW: ‘UNALLOYED’ IS AN ACCOMMODATING AND EMPATHIC PAINKILLER, A PERFECT READ FOR YOUTHS, COUPLES, AND EVEN LOVERS

TITLE: UNALLOYED: SEXUAL PURITY THROUGH THE EYES OF A YOUTH AUTHORS: TOLULOPE ADELEKE GENRE: INSPIRATIONAL (RELIGIOUS) PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-4-0 NO. OF PAGES: 100 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Unalloyed by Tolulope Adeleke is on a journey to saving lost souls drowning in the ocean...

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REVIEW: NWODIBO’S POEMS IN ‘ECHOES FROM NIGERIA’ ARE HIGHLY READABLE, RELEVANT TO INDIVIDUALS AND THE NIGERIAN NATION

TITLE: ECHOES FROM NIGERIA AUTHORS: NWODIBO EKECHUKWU GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-7-1 NO. OF PAGES: 132 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Ekechukwu’s collection accounts for most of the topical issues evident in Nigeria, hence the promising title delivers in its catchiness. From Echoes from...

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REVIEW: SARAH ALUKO PASSIONATELY PENNED ‘FIRSTBORN’ TO PERFECTION

TITLE: FIRSTBORN AUTHOR: SARAH ALUKO GENRE: POETRY NUMBER OF PAGES: 148 PUBLISHERS: CREATESPACE YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2017 ISBN: 978-0995723801 REVIEWER: OYINDAMOLA SHOOLA Sarah Aluko cautiously penned her first book – Firstborn, to perfection! Reading the book, I concluded that Sarah has written with the same passion and admiration as a mother towards...

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REVIEW: PREPARE TO BE “AROUSED AND ENTHRALLED” WITH SIGNIFICANTLY “SUBLIME AND GRACEFUL EXPRESSIONS” IN OGAR’S ‘FIRST LIGHT’

TITLE: FIRST LIGHT: 50 SELECTED POEMS AUTHOR: LUKE OGAR GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-967-585-2 NO. OF PAGES: 70 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU First Light is witty and the author should be applauded for his interesting rhyme pattern and its ability to make...

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REVIEW: ‘A WALK IN HER SHOES’ IS UNPRETENTIOUS, “EMINENTLY READABLE AND RELATABLE” WITH DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

TITLE: A WALK IN HER SHOES AUTHORS: YEWANDE OGUNNUBI & TOMISIN OGUNNUBI GENRE: PROSE (NON-FICTION) PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-55613-9-5 NO. OF PAGES: 102 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU In this deeply emotional account, mother and daughter recount stories from their unique perspectives. A Walk in her...

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REVIEW: ‘LET ME RUN MAD TODAY’ WILL NEVER BE A BORING READ FOR ANY LOVER OF POETRY, ART AND LITERATURE

TITLE: LET ME RUN MAD TODAY  AUTHOR: OPE DARA  GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-966-923-3 NO. OF PAGES: 62 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Buried in this vivacious title are stunning words that can stir and command all sorts of emotions and feelings all at once....

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REVIEW: IN ‘HEELS ON STEEL’ DARA PORTRAYS THE DIFFERENT FACETS OF GENDER IN THE SOCIETY

TITLE: HEELS ON STEEL  AUTHOR: OPE DARA  GENRE: DRAMA PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-966-924-0 NO. OF PAGES: 78 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Heels on Steel is a family drama which is set in the home of Chief Adeleke, a tolerant middle-aged husband of a radical feminist. Ope...

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REVIEW: ‘EVEN THE RICH BEG’ IS A MOVING STORY OF PAIN AND PASSION, POVERTY AND WEALTH…

TITLE: EVEN THE RICH BEG AUTHOR: ONYEBUCHI OBIDIMARU GENRE: PROSE FICTION PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-965-581-6 NO. OF PAGES: 122 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU Even the Rich Beg contains gritty realism of everyday life in Nigeria. Despite the unpromising title, this tale promises a patch-up...

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REVIEW: ‘WHEN GOD FALL’S IN LOVE’ IS RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF THEIR PLACE IN THE WORLD AND UNDERSTAND GOD

TITLE: WHEN GOD FALLS IN LOVE AUTHOR: OLUWATOSIN OLABODE GENRE: POETRY PUBLISHER: WORDS RHYMES AND RHYTHMS LTD YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 ISBN: 978-978-965-994-4 NO. OF PAGES: 66 REVIEWER: EUGENE YAKUBU When God Falls in Love is a morality poem set against a Judaeo-Christian backdrop of faith, grace, piety and the...

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