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Aimee’s Library kicks off in full swing and we begin our 2016 first read with ‘When Broken Chords Sing’, a novella by Nigerian author in the diaspora, Abimbola Dare.

“Beautiful singer, Destiny Okoye did not come to university to fall in love with her lecturer. But Stanley Briggs is hot, irresistible -and he wants her. A whirl wind romance leads to a proposal in the rain. But when a devastating discovery destroys her wedding, Destiny moves halfway across Nigeria with hopes of mending her broken heart…”

Let’s explore new lessons for the new year through Abimbola’s mind’s eye… Shall we?

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Meet Abimbola

Abimbola Dare commenced her writing career as a blogger (bimbylads) in 2006.  She is the author of The Small Print and the hugely popular short story, ‘The No-nonsense wife’ (originally published on Bella Naija in 2012), which instantly became an internet sensation and later made into a short film. ‘When Broken Chords Sing’, is her second novel. 

Abimbola Dare writes Christian Fiction with a passion for sharing the message of salvation through Christ Jesus.

Abimbola Dare started writing christian fiction after a deep conviction to use her writing talent to glorify God. She attended Vivian Fowler Memorial college for girls in Nigeria – and University of Wolverhampton & Glasgow for her first degree & Masters degree.

She is happily married to her heartthrob whom she calls “chinese eyes” and lives in the UK with her wonderful family.

When she isnt writing, Abimbola is a full time project manager in IT.

Her first book, ‘The Small Print’ hit top 25 on Amazon UK Best Seller List for Romantic Christian Fiction Category in Sep-Oct 2012.

She has also bagged an Award for excellence in writing the manuscript, ‘the small print’ by Deep River Books US.

She can be reached at [email protected]

Connect: 

Facebook – facebook.com/bimbylads 

Twitter – @bimbylads

Instagram – @abimboladareauthor

Visit abimboladare.co.uk


This book goes for N1,200 only. (Inclusive of delivery to Lagos-based readers. We still deliver to readers in other states, please contact us)

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Check out other 2016 reads…

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The Chase: Trusting God with Your Happily Ever After

by Kyle Kupecky, Kelsey Kupecky, Karen Kingsbury(Foreword)

Kyle and Kelsey Kupecky couldn’t have dreamed a better love story for themselves had it been scripted by a bestselling novelist like Kelsey’s mom, Karen Kingsbury. In fact, if you asked them, Kyle and Kelsey would name God as the author of their story. And they’re glad they trusted him to write it for them.

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bookbox2016 - AD30A.D. 30 (A.D. #1) by Ted Dekker

A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine.

A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart.

The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all.

Step back in time to the year of our Lord…A.D. 30…

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A Brush of Wings (Angels Walking #3)

by Karen Kingsbury

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the third novel in the unforgettable Angels Walking series about divine intervention and the trials and triumphs of life for a group of friends…

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Bridge to Haven

by Francine Rivers

To those who matter in 1950s Hollywood, Lena Scott is the hottest rising star to hit the silver screen since Marilyn Monroe. Few know her real name is Abra. Even fewer know the price she’s paid to finally feel like she’s somebody…

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The Choosing (Seer #1)

by Rachelle Dekker

“Not to be Chosen would yield a cruel fate of my own making.”

Like all citizens since the Ruining, Carrington Hale knows the importance of this day. But she never expected the moment she’d spent a lifetime preparing for—her Choosing ceremony—would end in disaster. Ripped from her family, she’ll spend her days serving as a Lint, the lowest level of society. She knows it’s her duty to follow the true way of the Authority.

But as Carrington begins this nightmare, rumors of rebellion rattle her beliefs. The whispers contradict everything she’s been told; yet they resonate deep within.

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bookbox2016 - seasoned with graceSeasoned with Grace

by Nigeria Lockley

Sentenced to probation, thirty-year-old supermodel Grace King must put her plans of transitioning into acting to extend the longevity of her career on hold. Desperate to keep a close eye on Grace and his job, Grace’s ambitious lawyer, Ethan Summerville, has her complete community service in the last place Grace wants to be: his church.

Instead of God, Grace finds a “chocolate drop” of a man…

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bookbox2016 - from the startFrom the Start (Walker Family #1)

by Melissa Tagg

Kate Walker used to believe in true love and happily ever after. While her own love life may have left her brokenhearted, it hasn’t kept her from churning out made-for-TV romance movie screenplays…until a major career slump and a longing to do something meaningful send her running back to her hometown of Maple Valley…
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bookbox2016 -lost and foundLost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life

by Sarah Jakes, T.D. Jakes(Foreword)

The Story of How One Girl Embraced the Truth of Who She Was, Flaws and All, and Decided to Dream Again
Like every girl, Sarah Jakes dreamed of a life full of love, laughter, and happy endings. But her dreams changed dramatically when she became pregnant at age fourteen, a reality only compounded by the fact that her father, Bishop T.D. Jakes, was one of the most influential megachurch pastors in the nation…
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bookbox2016 - rise trip leeRise: Get Up and Live in God’s Great Story

by Trip Lee

Society says youth is a time for carefree self-expression, but Trip Lee says God has called everyone to RISE from slumber, above low expectations, and to live for the risen King.

The world tells us that our early years are to be irresponsibly enjoyed rather than devoted to meaningful pursuits.

 

 

 

 

 

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Taken

by Dee Henderson

Abducted at the age of sixteen and coerced into assisting the Jacoby crime family, Shannon Bliss has finally found a way out. She desperately wants to resume some semblance of normal life, but she also knows she has some unfinished business to attend to. She has enough evidence to put her captors behind bars for a very long time.

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bookbox2016 - Hiding PlacesHiding Places

by Erin Healy

Eleven-year-old Kate Whitby leads an invisible life, the youngest member of her odd family. They live in their historic small-town hotel, where she is an expert at keeping everyone’s secrets: her sister’s a thief, her great-grandmother isn’t as crazy as people think, her mother lives in the past, and her beloved grandfather might have killed his best friend.

Devoted to the people she loves—more than they have ever been to her—Kate vows to protect each one…

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Family of Jesus

The Family of Jesus (Heart of the Story #1)

by Karen Kingsbury

In The Family of Jesus, #1 New York Timesbestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury will make you laugh, cry, and ultimately care more deeply about the Bible by helping you grasp the truths in Scripture not just with your mind, but with your heart. The characters in these short stories were among those closest to Jesus—Mary, Joseph, Jesus’ brother James, John the Baptist, Zechariah, and Elizabeth. Each has a compelling tale to tell. Kingsbury intersperses fictional, emotionally gripping details anchored in Scripture with historical and theological insights and questions that will guide soul-searching and reflection.

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