We are in June! God, Time flies. I remember January like it was yesterday.

My Reading Report: What did I read in the first half of the year? I have separated  my list per genre:



  1. Winner Take All By Dambisa Moyo
  2. Poor Economics: A radical Rethinking on how to fight poverty By Esther Duflo and Abijhit Barnajee
  3.  The New Harvest (Currently reading) By Calastous Juma
  4. The Challenge For Africa (Currently reading) By Wangari Maathai



  1. At the heart of me By Paul Sika


English| African

I reviewed almost all of these books in this blog.

  1. Ghana must go By Taiye Selasi
  2. Americanah By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. Daughters who walk this path By Yejide Kilanko
  4. How to read the air By Dinaw Mengestu
  5. Nothing Come close By Tololupe Popoola
  6. Things Fall Apart  By Chinua Achebe
  7. No longer at ease By Chinua Achebe
  8. Arrow of God By Chinua Achebe
  9. Half of a Yellow Sun By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  10. Half-blood blues By Esi Edugyan
  11. Thread of gold beads (currently reading) By Nike Campbell
  12. Crossbones By Nurruddin Farah
  13. The Book Of Negroes By Lawrence Hill

English |Fiction | Non-African

  1. Let love find you By Johanna Lindsey
  2. The Burning Lamp By Johanna Lindsey
  3. Last man in Tower By Aravind Adiga
  4. Quicksilver By Johanna Lindsey
  5. Prisoner of my Desire By  Johanna Lindsey
  6. The Jewel of Medina By Sheryl Jones
  7. Too Deep By Jayne Ann Krentz
  8. Fired up By Jayne Ann Krentz


  1. Le couloir de la mort By Saer Cisse


I don’t plane my readings in advance, I just go with the flow. But, I recently went shopping and bought close to 30 books: 80% of them are Non-Fiction.

I will probably read these books for the rest of the year:


  1. Lean In By Sheryl Sandberg
  2. Rwanda Inc By Patricia Crisafulli and  Andrea Redmond
  3. How the west was lost By Dambisa Moyo
  4. The End of poverty By Jeffrey Sacchs
  5. The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity By Amartya Sen
  6. L’Afrique dans la politique étrangère indienne: Les nouvelles ambitions africaines de New Delhi par Alioune Ndiaye

What did you read since january? Share below.