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  • Things fall apart

    Things fall apart1994

    by Chinua Achebe

    (282,520)

    Summary: First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACHEBE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Under the udala trees

    Under the udala trees2016

    by Chinelo Okparanta

    (7,290)

    Summary: Ijeoma, a young Nigerian girl displaced during her country's civil war, begins a powerful love affair with another refugee girl from a different ethnic community. When the pair are discovered, she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F OKPARANTA

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • War girls

    War girls2019

    by Tochi Onyebuchi

    Series: War Girls - #1

    (1,056)

    Summary: In 2172, when much of the world is unlivable, sisters Onyii and Ify dream of escaping war-torn Nigeria and finding a better future together but are, instead, torn apart.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ONYEBUCHI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Arrow of God

    Arrow of God1989

    by Chinua Achebe

    (5,173)

    Summary: Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect--the personal struggle between father and son.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACHEBE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Akata witch

    Akata witch2017

    by Nnedi Okorafor

    Series: Akata Series - #1

    (21,187)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial killer.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F OKORAFOR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Americanah
    Staff Pick

    Americanah2013

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (259,263)

    Summary: "A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ADICHIE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The death of Vivek Oji

    The death of Vivek Oji2020

    by Akwaeke Emezi

    (5,905)

    Summary: Southeastern Nigeria. Raised by a distant father and an understanding but overprotective mother, Vivek suffers disorienting blackouts, moments of disconnection between self and surroundings. As...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F EMEZI

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Americanah [large print]

    Americanah2016

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (253,044)

    Summary: "Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F ADICHIE LP

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Americanah : a novel

    Americanah : a novel2014

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (253,605)

    Summary: "Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ADICHIE

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Girl

    Girl2019

    by Edna O'Brien

    (3,253)

    Summary: "I was a girl once, but not any more." So begins Girl, Edna O'Brien's harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram. Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F O'BRIEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The fishermen : a novel

    The fishermen : a novel2015

    by Chigozie Obioma

    (14,260)

    Summary: "Told from the point of view of nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, The Fishermen is the Cain and Abel-esque story of an unforgettable childhood in 1990s Nigeria, in the small town...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F OBIOMA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Purple hibiscus : a novel

    Purple hibiscus : a novel2012

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (71,881)

    Summary: In the city of Egunu, Nigeria, fifteen year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a somewhat cloistered life. Their father is a wealthy businessman, they live in a beautiful home, and attend...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ADICHIE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The oracle [CD book] : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure

    The oracle : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure2019

    by Clive Cussler

    Series: Fargo Adventures - #11

    (3,339)

    Summary: "The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse--in this thrilling addition to Clive...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F CUSSLER

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The oracle : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure

    The oracle : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure2019

    by Clive Cussler

    Series: Fargo Adventures - #11

    (3,383)

    Summary: "The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse--in this thrilling addition to Clive...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CUSSLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Freshwater [eBook]

    Freshwater2018

    by Akwaeke Emezi

    (13,485)

    Summary: An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result...  more »

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  • Freshwater

    Freshwater2018

    by Akwaeke Emezi

    (12,859)

    Summary: An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F EMEZI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2018

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (132,146)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BRAITHWAITE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • An orchestra of minorities : a novel

    An orchestra of minorities : a novel2019

    by Chigozie Obioma

    (3,699)

    Summary: "A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, An Orchestra of Minorities is narrated by the chi, or spirit of a young poultry farmer named Chinonso. His life is set off course when he sees a woman who is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F OBIOMA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stay with me [eBook]

    Stay with me2017

    by Ayobami Adebayo

    (36,150)

    Summary: "A novel about a married Nigerian couple who must grapple with staggering levels of loss and betrayal in their quest to create a family for themselves." -- Provided by publisher

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  • No longer at ease

    No longer at ease1994

    by Chinua Achebe

    (7,690)

    Summary: After returning to Africa from his education abroad, Obi Okonkwo feels alienated and disgusted at the fact that he has been thrust into the ruling class, of whom most are corrupt.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACHEBE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stay with me

    Stay with me2017

    by Ayobami Adebayo

    (36,730)

    Summary: "A novel about a married Nigerian couple who must grapple with staggering levels of loss and betrayal in their quest to create a family for themselves." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: F ADEBAYO

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Akata warrior

    Akata warrior2017

    by Nnedi Okorafor

    Series: Akata Series - #2

    (7,203)

    Summary: Now stronger, feistier, and a bit older, Sunny Nwazue, along with her friends from the Leopard Society, travel through worlds, both visible and invisible, to the mysterious town of Osisi, where they fight in a climactic battle to save humanity.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F OKORAFOR

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An orchestra of minorities [eBook] : a novel

    An orchestra of minorities : a novel2019

    by Chigozie Obioma

    Summary: "A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, An Orchestra of Minorities is narrated by the chi, or spirit of a young poultry farmer named Chinonso. His life is set off course when he sees a woman who is...  more »

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  • My sister, the serial killer [large print]

    My sister, the serial killer2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE LP

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (139,770)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 8/20/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE

    copies in: 12 of 18 details

  • The girl with the louding voice : a novel

    The girl with the louding voice : a novel2020

    by Abi Dare

    (24,962)

    Summary: "A powerful, emotional debut novel told in the unforgettable voice of a young Nigerian woman who is trapped in a life of servitude but determined to get an education so that she can escape and choose...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DARE

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Akata warrior [eAudio]

    Akata warrior2019

    by Nnedi Okorafor

    (7,341)

    Summary: Now stronger, feistier, and a bit older, Sunny Nwazue, along with her friends from the Leopard Society, travel through worlds, both visible and invisible, to the mysterious town of Osisi, where they fight in a climactic battle to save humanity.

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  • Half of a yellow sun

    Half of a yellow sun2006

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (99,730)

    BOOK

    Call #: F ADICHIE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Every day is for the thief : fiction

    Every day is for the thief : fiction2014

    by Teju Cole

    (6,011)

    Summary: "Visiting Lagos after many years away, Teju Cole's unnamed narrator rediscovers his hometown as both a foreigner and a local. A young writer uncertain of what he wants to say, the man moves through...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F COLE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Baby goes to market

    Baby goes to market2019

    by Atinuke

    (557)

    Summary: Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.

    BOOK

    Call #: BB ATI

    Location: Board Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tiny sunbirds, far away : a novel

    Tiny sunbirds, far away : a novel2011

    by Christie Watson

    (4,262)

    Summary: After her parents separate, Blessing's mother moves with her and her brother Ezikiel to live in a village in the Niger Delta, where Blessing gradually adjusts, but Ezikiel soon leads a dangerous life as a boy soldier.

    BOOK

    Call #: F WATSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details