Honey & Spice is gorgeously written and heart-meltingly romantic. Kiki and Malakai have a rare, extraordinary, sizzling chemistry which has you rooting for their love story from the very first moment they cross paths. A triumph of a novel.
This book had me screaming from page one! Bolu understands desire better than anyone else and in Honey & Spice it prickles under every word. This book is so addictive it had me reading it even after I'd got off the bus.
Bolu is one of the laugh-out-loud funniest and sharpest of writers working today. I fell in love with Kiki and the whole line-up of loveable characters. It's smart, sexy, energetic and sums up the realness of being attracted to someone you didn't necessarily expect. I'm excited for everyone to read this book.
Honey & Spice is the book many have been waiting for. Black love, Black joy and Black magic are all stirred into this succulent, addictive romance. Simply wonderful.
Divine summer reading. Hilarious, hot, and heartfelt.
Romance will never be dead, as long as Bolu is writing it.
This book breathes new life into the genre with its vibrant characters and sexy, authentic voice.
A vibrant debut novel . . . Babalola is incisively funny, capturing the kick and sweetness of her title with her words.
Babalola's writing shines whether she's writing parry-riposte banter or fresh, evocative interiority.
A fast-paced commercial novel with a refreshing take on a well-worn concept. Someone should adapt it for the screen.
A blissful celebration of first loves, second chances and sisterhood. Bolu is an expert at her craft.
Babalola's hilarious romance debut will have you laughing out loud and reconsidering first impressions.
This is a fast-paced commercial novel with a refreshing take on a well-worn concept. Someone should adapt it for the screen.
From the first page, there are zingers aplenty; you instantly feel safe in the knowledge that the rest will take you on a journey that's equal parts sweet and hot. Fitting, really.
A sizzling, addictive story.
Bolu Babalola understood the assignment because this book has everything you could ever want from a romance and more - the vibes are simply immaculate.
Sparkling and self-assured... Babalola really captures the heady infatuation of first love.
Kiki compares her feelings for Malakai as like swallowing a star. That's a bit how I felt after reading this messy but joyful book.
Charming and funny.
Honey & Spice is romantic, sexy, fun, delicious and important. I could not have loved it more.