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Recommended books (9)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Africa Challenge were written by authors from ghana. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership by Kate Coleman EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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For the first time in modern history, God is placing women in strategic positions of influence and leadership within the church, public, corporate, charity and voluntary sectors, in unprecedented numbers. Women are called to flourish in these arenas. However, there are significant external and internal issues that hinder women in leadership in unique ways. In the 7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership, Kate Coleman considers what lies at the root of the many challenges facing women leaders and discusses ways of dealing with them. Effective leadership starts with you and she explains how to: Over... continue
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Recommended: 29 Mar 2020

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Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi EN

Rating: 4     16 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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The sudden and unexpected death of a renowned surgeon in Ghana has rippling repercussions on his family, both from his first marriage and his second, as truths are uncovered and betrayals are exposed, ultimately bringing everyone closer together.
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Recommended: 04 Sep 2022

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His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A Must-Read Novel: The New York Times Book Review * BuzzFeed * Time * Marie Claire * Parade * Travel + Leisure * Ms. * Bustle * The Millions * Book Riot * PopSugar * HelloGiggles * Kirkus Reviews* Good Morning America “[A] mesmerizing debut novel.” —The New York Times Book Review “A story that kept me tied to the page, told in masterful, seamless prose.” —BuzzFeed “I love this book so much I turned the pages so fast . . . It’s all about the search for independence and being true to yourself and who yo... continue
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Recommended: 27 Jun 2022

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi EN

Rating: 4     1085 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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"Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonial, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising half-caste children who will be sent abroad to be educated in England before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators of the Empire. Her sister, Esi, will be imprisoned beneath Effia in the Castle's women's dungeon, and then shipped off on a boat bound for America, where she will be sold into slavery. Stretching from the t... continue

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North to Paradise : A Memoir by Ousman Umar EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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The inspiring true story of one man's treacherous boyhood journey from a rural village in Ghana to the streets of Barcelona--and the path that led him home. Ousman Umar is a shaman's son born in a small village in Ghana. Though his mother died giving birth, he spent a contented childhood working the fields, setting traps in the jungle, and living off the land. Still, as strange and wondrous flying machines crisscrossed the skies overhead, Ousman dreamed of a different life. And so, when he was only twelve years old, he left his village and began what would be a five-year journey to Europe. Eve... continue
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Recommended: 30 Aug 2022

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The Dilemma of a Ghost : Anowa : Two Plays by Ama Ata Aidoo EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Two dramas depict the stories of a man who returns to his native Ghana with his sophisticated American wife, and a young woman who marries the man she loves, against her parents' wishes
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Recommended: 19 Feb 2022

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga

The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah EN

Rating: 3     3 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting among Wurche's people threatens the region, during the height of the slave trade at the end of the 19th century.Set in pre-colonial Ghana, The Hundred Wells of Salaga is a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom. Through the experiences of Aminah and Wurche, it offers a remarkable view... continue
Recommended: 15 Nov 2022

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The Scent of Burnt Flowers : A Novel by Blitz Bazawule EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Fleeing persecution in 1960s America, a Black couple seeks asylum in Ghana, but fresh dangers and old secrets threaten their newfound freedom in this hypnotic debut novel. “I am truly blown away by this novel.”—Jacqueline Woodson, New York Times bestselling author of Red at the Bone When the windshield of his Chevy Impala shatters in a dark diner parking lot in Alabama, Melvin moves without thinking. A split-second reaction marrows in his bones from the days of war, but this time it is the safety of his fiancé, Bernadette, at stake. Impulse keeps them alive, and yet they flee with blood on the... continue

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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi EN

Rating: 4     39 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
Description:
As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. When her father and brother succumb to the hard reality of immigrant life in the American South, their family of four becomes two - and the life Gifty dreamed of slips away. Years later, desperate to understand the opioid addiction that destroyed her brother's life, she turns to science for answers. But when her mother comes to stay, Gifty soon learns that the roots of their tangled traumas reach farther than she ever thought, deep into the dark heart... continue


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