For our Christian readers, in this lenten season, what would you do that will be different from what you have always done? What will you give, what will you sacrifice to make our world a better place for all of us to live in?
These are my reflections at this time. I pray that I will have the courage to positively impact the lives of those around me.
The biblical verse above sums it up succintly...what do you think?
The National president of Association of Nigeria Christian Authors and Publishers (ANCAPS), Wole Adedoyin, recently unveiled the 2017 winners of the Nigerian Christian Literature Award (NCLA).
After a review of the 2017 entries by the judges, awards were conferred on four books for literary excellence.
The Samuel Ajayi Crowther Writers Award for best Christian Fiction was awarded to Mrs. Mbadugha Chigozie Anuli for her short story collection titled Beyond the Trial.
Miss Akalonu Onyinyechukwu won the Mathew Ashimolowo Christian Writers Award with her entry titled Not Easy but Gainful Waiting.
Udedike Chigozie emerged the 2017 NCLA Young Writer Award with his entry - Voice of a
Suicide and other stories
Saint Jimoh won the John Bunyan Prize for the best essay.
You will recall that the short story collection Beyond the Trial which was awarded the Samuel Ajayi Crowther Prize for best Christian fiction is the inaugural feature book of CambaBooks. The Beyond the Trial Book Tour…
I gave this a five star rating!
I enjoyed reading this Young Adult fiction very much. It
tells the story of a young girl California and her twin brother in their
final year in High School.It is a tale of self-discovery for California
and I enjoyed taking that trip with her. I initially found the multiple
POVs a little disconcerting but once I understood it, it became
interesting to see things from another character's viewpoint as well. It
gives an insight into the minds of young people growing up in
discordant families and the reasons behind some of the decisions they
make and actions they take. It deals with friendships, betrayal, reconciliation, bullying and forgiveness. It had the right dose of mystery, romance
and suspense in it and I am looking forwards to reading the sequel of