• Same Elephants

    Marjy Marj’s anticipated follow-up to The Shimmigrant is an enlightening, introspective, heartwarming novel about four friends from diverse backgrounds. Sasha Badu is an immigrant in search of a better life. After meeting Rakiya Muhammad, Jane Taylor and Aviva Schwartz at a political event, the four become fast friends. When Sasha and Rakiya are mistaken for trespassers, the friends embark on a quest to educate their community about the dangers of stereotyping.

    Same Elephants explores everyday relationships, the presumptuous nature of society and the ability to rise above prejudice.

    Same Elephants

    60.0085.00
  • Girl, Woman, Other

    ***WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019
    SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    This is Britain as you’ve never read it.
    This is Britain as it has never been told.

    From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They’re each looking for something – a shared past, an unexpected future, a place to call home, somewhere to fit in, a lover, a missed mother, a lost father, even just a touch of hope . . .

  • Stay with Me

    *Shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Prize, this Nigerian debut is the heartbreaking tale of what wanting a child can do to a person, a marriage and a family

    WINNER OF THE 9MOBILE PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE
    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE

    Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband wants, all her mother-in-law wants, and she has tried everything. But when her relatives insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear.

    Unravelling against the social and political turbulence of 1980s Nigeria, Stay With Me is a story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the power of grief, and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood. It is a tale about the desperate attempts we make to save ourselves, and those we love, from heartbreak.

    Stay with Me

    75.00
  • Between Generations: An Anthology for Ama Ata Aidoo at 80

    Ama Ata Aidoo, multiple award-winning Ghanaian novelist, poet, playwright and author of the critically acclaimed play, Dilemma of a Ghost, turned 80 in March, 2020. And as part of efforts to celebrate her – the first female African playwright – Between Generations: An Anthology for Ama Ata Aidoo at 80 was released.

    Described by Editor Ivor Agyeman-Duah, as ‘international affairs through fiction’, the 230-page collection tackles wealth and inequality, immigration, sisterhood, love lost and regained and other contemporary issues in Africa and the world.

    Opening with Aleppo by Ama Ata Aidoo, the anthology includes stories by eleven other contemporary African writers: Nigerian novelists, Sefi Atta, Ogochukwu Promise; South African novelist, Njabulo S. Ndebele; Senegalese novelist Boubacar Boris Diop, Ghanaian novelists, Ayesha Haruna Attah, Bisi Adjapon, writers Martin Egblewogbe, and Gheysika Adombire Agambila; Rwandan writer, Louise Umutoni and Cameroonian writer Ray Ndebi.

  • Don’t Play with Fire

    Age Range: 8 – 10 years

    The Adaex Reader in Moral Series uses everyday incidents in the community, the school, the home, the market place, the playing field and other places to encourage young readers to develop good manners, courtesy, health, and good habits and to grow into good respectable civic-minded students.

  • The Unfulfilled Dream

    Age Range: 8 – 10 years

    The Adaex Reader in Moral Series uses everyday incidents in the community, the school, the home, the market place, the playing field and other places to encourage young readers to develop good manners, courtesy, health, and good habits and to grow into good respectable civic-minded students.

    In this story, Gwendolyn Akello joins a presigious secondary school in Kampala. Her parents believe that their great dream for her will soon be realised. One of her friends, however, takes advantage of her village innocence, and leads her down a very dangerous path.

  • This is My Home

    Age Range: 8 – 10 years

    The Adaex Reader in Moral Series uses everyday incidents in the community, the school, the home, the market place, the playing field and other places to encourage young readers to develop good manners, courtesy, health, and good habits and to grow into good respectable civic-minded students.

    This is My Home

    10.00
  • When Animals Complain

    Age Range: 5 – 8 years

    It was a ‘no holds barred’ session at the enlightenment meeting as all the animals therein assembled aired their grievances against man and railed against his perceived ingratitude and numerous wrongs.

    “I clean all the mess that man makes and yet he looks down in me,” said the vulture. “Man copied our secrets to build submarines so they can travel under water,” the dolphin and other fishes added.

    These and many others were the complaints raised against Man.

    Funny and fascinating…guaranteed you will learn a lot about some unique abilities of animals.

     

  • Madam High Heel

    Age Range: 9+ years

    Every knew the mischief and cantankerous behavior of Agyekum at Sir Good Leaf Boys Academy, a school that prides itself for discipline and academic brilliance.

    However, when his deviant behavior becomes anti-social to the point where he causes bodily, harm to the much-liked Ms. Philips, things had to change.

    In comes the new substitute teacher, Ms. Helen Eel and, for once, Agyekum pranks cannot trip her

    One night, the legend of madam high heels hits Sir Goodleaf. The ‘click clacks’ footfalls of the one high heeled, red-gowned ghost appear to scare everyone but Agyekum.

    Will the much-dreaded Madam High Heels be able to reform the stiff-necked Agyekum, or would he meet a grimmer end?

     

    Madam High Heel

    25.00
  • Sintim

    Age Range: 9+ years

    Thirst for freedom from oppression motivates four young friends to confront an old tyrant and with the assistance of Nana Domfeh, a mysterious sorcerer figure. The new order finds Sintim the assumed leader of the quartet ascending the throne .However, he immediately loses the throne in a bloody battle and is forced into exile. Will this principled and selfless character regain the throne that he had been ordained by the oracle to occupy?

     

    Sintim

    25.00
  • Letters From 2520AD

    Letters from 2520AD is a juxtaposition of important aspects of human life 500 years in the future with life in 2020.  In a simple yet vivid narrative, descriptions of after effects of climate change, technology and economic advancements are told in these open letters from the future.

    Subtle, quirky comedy is laced with serious scientific facts and fiction throughout the book as the contrast naturally exposes ever wider gaps between life in 2020 and 2520.

    Chapters on politics, religion and love have surprising twists in their evolution, with the intent to open deep discussions on the relevance of strong opinions today.

  • The Raven

    When the king of Mahara suffers a fatal death at the hands an evil and cruel goddess, the kingdom of Mahara is suddenly plunged into palpable distress, darkness and mayhem with no hope of salvation or absolution. In the incumbent darkness, a young teen, Raya Nkube of the Rhodesu Clan, wins the heart of the supreme god Omari, due to a selfless act. Raya meets her untimely demise, but in her death she becomes something…on whom the survival of Mahara will depend.

    Meanwhile, on a parallel earth, on his quest to find her wife who had been presumed dead for years, geological engineer Tony Sampah opens up a portal into the space-time continuum. But the moment the portal is opened, something goes wrong…

    The Raven

    40.00

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