Kemi's Journal is the story of a twenty-something high-flying London advertising executive. Kemi has to reconcile her new found Christian faith with a demanding career, trying to get over a non-believing ex-boyfriend Zack and living in the shadow of her best friend Vanessa with her perfect fiancé Mark. Kemi's faith is sometimes very strong and can resist temptations and other times God takes a back seat as the arms of Zack appears more alluring. How does she cope with being a Christian in the cut-throat world of advertising, being intimate with Zack and the joy of a personal relationship with Jesus? This is a bold novel that tackles the moral decisions many young women have to make about crisis of faith, sex before marriage, unplanned pregnancy and abortion with openness, sensitivity and maturity.
- Price: N650
- ISBN: 978-978-076078-6
- Pages: 154
‘With her debut novel, Nigerian writer Abidemi Sanusi has created a Christian Bridget Jones for whom the power of prayer, not partying, is what life is all about. The light tone of her confessional diary turns sharply from light to dark’. Reuters
‘Kemi’s Journal…surprised me with its grittiness and realism. Loose ends, hard decisions and painful resolutions keep this real to the very end.’ Christianity and Youthwork magazines
‘Fag in one hand, glass of wine in another, she was a desperate 30- something singleton who finally got her man. But a new Bridget Jones is about to hit the bookshops who doesn't drink, doesn't smoke and instead of celebrating her coital encounters, struggles with the morality of having sex. This is Bridget Jones the Christian version.’ Independent on Sunday
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