My stop on the “Love On The Main Stage” by S.A. Domingo

Hi all, Today, I have a review of ‘Love On Main Stage’ by S.A Domingo. But before you read it I have a secret to share. I have never been to a music festival where camping and wellies are required. The closest I have been to is a street carnival and it is in that…

Book Review: ‘Rose, Interrupted’ by Patrice Lawrence

Out of the frying pan into the fire comes to mind! Meet Rose and Rudder. While one sibling has decided she will do anything to shed her Pilgrim skin, even if her methods are questionable and have far reaching consequences the other, too young to bear the guilt inflicted by his former community, is desperate…

Book Review: “I Am Thunder” by Muhammad Khan + #Giveaway

We all go through it! All of us. That period of growth in our teens when we are at our most vulnerable. That stage where we are trying to find “Our Self” and our place in the world. But who are you meant to be when you are only fifteen? If you are lucky, it…

Book Review: “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

What sixteen-year-old Starr witnesses, becomes more than headline news as she sees her life shattering for what many would see as being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A car ride should be uneventful, but that night when Khalil was driving Starr home, they got arrested. White cop, black kids, gun shot, Khalil…

Book Review: “The Book Of Harlan” by Bernice L. McFadden

The book that taught me a truth that I suspected but never knew for sure. A time period that my mind is too young to fathom, because while growing up, war was a topic for the history books. Although nowadays, social media has made a willing or reluctant witness of every single individual owning a…

Book Review: “Under The Udala Trees” by Chinelo Okparanta

Seeing love through the eyes of a child. As I look back on this novel, the intensity of first love and its innocence is what comes through the most. At the tender age of 11, Ijeoma’s childhood is cut short. Soon abandonment becomes all but a too familiar constant in her life. Abandonment from Nigeria,…

LaChouett meets Tosin Coker author of the “Heaven’s War” saga

Hello everyone, Today I have the pleasure to welcome Tosin Coker to Chouett. And as far as the UK science fiction litterary scene is concerned Tosin Coker seems to be the female ambassador for Science Fiction writing by BAME authors in her own words :” in 2007 she penned her first novel, unwittingly becoming the first…

Book Review: God Help The Child by “Toni Morrison”

Synopsis from    This was my first Toni Morrison read so I really did not know what to expect. And I almost feel that maybe I should have read one of the titles she is most famous to start with. However, as Toni Morrison tasters go, that was a pretty good one. I found amazing…

Discover author of “Being me” Pete Kalu

Hello everyone, I would like to introduce you to Pete Kalu, whose’s latest novel “Being Me”, 3rd instalment in the “Striker” series was recently published. Pete has kindly accepted to go through the usual “Chouett interrogation” that so many of you are familiar with by now and I hope that you will enjoy it! Don’t worry,…