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“Love stories by and about marginalized women . . . The heroines are strong and sure . . . Babalola’s writing shines.” — New York Times Book Review
“Completely intoxicating.” — Casey McQuiston, New York Occasions bestselling writer of Purple, White, and Royal Blue and One Final Cease
A vibrant debut assortment of affection tales from the bestselling writer of Honey and Spice, retelling myths, folktales, and histories from world wide.
A high-born Nigerian goddess, who has been crushed down and unappreciated by her gregarious lover, longs to be really seen. A younger businesswoman makes an attempt an incredible leap in her firm, and a fair better one in her love life. A robust Ghanaian spokeswoman is pressured to determine whether or not she ought to uphold her household’s politics or be true to her coronary heart.
In her debut assortment, internationally acclaimed author Bolu Babalola retells essentially the most stunning love tales from historical past and mythology with unbelievable new element and vivacity. Specializing in the magical folktales of West Africa, Babalola additionally reimagines Greek myths, historical legends from the Center East, and tales from long-erased locations.
With an eye fixed in the direction of decolonizing tropes inherent in our favourite tales of affection, Babalola has created fascinating tales that traverse throughout views, continents, and genres. Love in Colour is a celebration of romance in all its many splendid kinds.
“I am in love with every single word Bolu Babalola has written. So rarely is love expressed this richly, this vividly, or this artfully.” —Candice Carty-Williams, worldwide bestselling writer of Queenie