Children of Virtue & Vengeance is the second installment of a trilogy about the legacy of the kingdom of Orïsha, by Tomi Adeyemi. I was excited to find out what became of the characters so I jumped right into reading it as soon as I got my hands on it.
I remember reading The Smart Money Woman at the tail end of 2016 and commending myself for already doing most of the things mentioned in the book. The story was relatable and I liked how we learned about money; its highs and its lows through the lives of five different friends.
Leadership is a term we hear in every workplace but do we really know what it takes to be a leader? A leader needs no title to lead and if you’re curious about how to lead without a title then keep reading to learn how.
No matter how you are feeling, get up every morning and let your light shine forth.
Never try to please everyone, if you do, you will be respected by no one.
The great wisdom of life is to realize that we can be the masters of things that try to enslave us.
1. Smile. The effect of a smile is powerful even when it is unseen.
2. Be genuinely interested in other people.
3. Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view.
Daughters Who Walk This Path tells the story of Morayo, a young woman with a burden to bear that life seemed to fall apart for her in her teens. She was forced to keep a secret imposed upon her by her older cousin who was living in her house at the time.
Do you ever feel like you’re incapable of doing some things because you aren’t very knowledgeable in that field, even though you want to? Do you ever talk down on yourself or feel like you are not enough? Do you ever feel like there’s nothing special about you and you have no gift(s)?
When I read a book that its story stays with me afterward, I always want to write about it and encourage people to read it too. Stay With Me is my favorite book written by a Nigerian and I’m telling you why without sharing too much.
It’s almost International Women’s Day and in honor of all the beautiful women in the world, I’m sharing my thoughts on The Color Purple. It was my fifth read for the year and I’m glad it was borrowed to me.
I read 31 books in 2018(not all books pictured), 7 books more than I did in 2017 but 4 books less than my target of 35 books. I love reading. It’s a form of escape. It’s a way to acquire vast knowledge and information. It’s also a way to grow and be a better version of yourself.
1.) By helping others you help yourself.
2.) Everything you can imagine is real.
3.) Be your own inspiration.
4.) Create things you wish existed.
5.) Take social media breaks.
I heard about Tomi Adeyemi through a video of her interview on Good Morning America that was sent to my high school WhatsApp group where she talked about the seven-figure book advance and movie deal she secured. I remember saying to myself that day, “I’m definitely gonna read this book”. Fast forward to May, 2018 The Children of Blood and Bone was gifted to me.
Forget the messenger, this message is everything. This is not just any motivational book. It is the book. I have … Continue Reading BOOKS|Think Big
“Don’t be afraid to be yourself, even if it means removing yourself from lives that you want to be in. You are, no doubt, worthy of being valued for who you are. So be who you are.”
“If people want to see you as a good person, they will. If people want to see you as a bad person, absolutely nothing you do will stop them.”
I’m a book lover, I’ve been reading books since Primary school. I didn’t have any influence at home and I … Continue Reading BOOKS|I Love Reading. Do you?