Top 10 Books of  2018

When reading a book, there are two important elements that excite every reader: compelling writing and fresh storytelling. It is always a great pleasure when you open a good book and find it hard to put it down. The only question is how do you ensure that book is going to be worth your investment in terms of time and money? The year 2018 has been an exciting year with great reads from the world of literature. One way to get recommendation for a good book to read is via word-of-mouth from familiar associates. An even more ideal way is to get a list of “top books of the year 2018”. At Bookville, we have put together “the top 10 books of the year 2018” which you can buy from our bookshop in Port Harcourt. Are you finding it difficult locating good bookshops in Lagos or you want to access bookshops in Abuja or Port Harcourt? We have the perfect solution for you. Buy online from our online store and we’ll deliver right at your doorstep. Make these books your companion today.

1. An Abundance of Scorpions by Hadiza Isma El-Rufai

An Abundance of Scorpions This is an interesting, thought-provoking book that brings the potentials of women to the fore in different spheres of life. An Abundance of Scorpions is a heart rending and riveting story of a woman in her quest for love, peace and happiness. Her story is intense. And Hadiza Isma El-Rufai tells it very well. Buy Now

2. A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker

A.D. 33

This is a story full of intrigue, heart-wrenching defeat, uncompromising love and staggering victory-one that re-examines everything you thought you knew about the heart of Jesus’s stunning message and the power that follows for those who follow his easily forgotten way. Buy Now

3. So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport

SO GOOD THEY CAN’T IGNORE YOU “SO GOOD THEY CAN’T IGNORE YOU” will change the way we think about our careers, happiness, and the crafting of a remarkable life. Cal Newport’s clearly-written manifesto flies in the face of conventional wisdom by suggesting that it should be a person’s talent and skill – and not necessarily their passion – that determines their career path. Buy Now

4. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The story follows Zélie Adebola, who sets out on a task to restore magic in the country of Orïsha. “Children of Blood and Bone” is a young adult fantasy novel by Nigerian-American novelist Tomi Adeyemi, published on March 6, 2018, by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. Buy Now

5. Children Illustrated Encyclopedia by DK

Childrens Illustrated EncyclopediaWith more than 3,500 photos, artworks, cutaways, and maps, children between the ages of 7-17 will find this book simply enjoyable while satisfying their curiosity. Arranged in alphabetical order from A-Z, this single-volume work emphasizes visuals and will help children understand even the most complex subjects. Buy Now

6. Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

ROGUE LAWYERFeaturing one of John Grisham’s most colorful, outrageous, and vividly drawn characters yet, Rogue Lawyer showcases the master of the legal thriller at his very best. Buy Now

7. Theodore Boon – The Scandal by John Grisham

THEODORE BOONE – THE SCANDALThirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows every judge, police officer, and court clerk in Strattenburg. He has even helped bring a fugitive to justice. But even a future star lawyer like Theo has to deal with statewide standardized testing. Buy Now

8. Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

FRESHWATER by Akwaeke Emezi“Freshwater” is a poetic and disturbing depiction of mental illness as it haunts the protagonist from birth to adulthood: “the brief insanities that are in you, not just the ones that blossomed as you grew taller…but the ones you were born with.” It is an unflinching account of the way mental illness can grow, transform and destroy not just relationships, but one’s sense of self as well. Buy Now

9. Wake Me When I’m Gone by Odafe Atogun

WAKE ME WHEN I’M GONE”Wake Me When I’m Gone” is a story of curses broken and lives remade, of great tragedy and incredible rebirth. In this, his second novel, Nigerian writer Odafe Atogun unfolds a world rich with tradition and folklore, a world filled with incredible people of remarkable strength, a world that is changing fast. Buy Now

10. Afonja by Tunde Leye

Afonja“Afonja – The Rise” is the story of how the clashes of two men, a provincial prince, Aole Arogangan who becomes Alaafin and Afonja, the powerful provincial chief of war camp, Ilorin and the intrigue of the others around them transformed what was a slow decline into a race of the Oyo empire towards its collapse. Buy Now

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