What’s the meaning of all this Jackie?

About that ‘Owambe’ collection…

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi: My Review

The author didn’t tell a story with Yoruba characters in a Yoruba land, and she didn’t do the work to create a completely fictional universe either. Instead, she leaned very heavily on the otherness of her Nigerian heritage, believing that it would be enough to satisfy her target audience because it was unfamiliar to them. She pulled it off because she was right about her audience…