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.
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.
A blissful celebration of first loves, second chances and sisterhood. Bolu is an expert at her craft.
A fast-paced commercial novel with a refreshing take on a well-worn concept. Someone should adapt it for the screen.
A sizzling, addictive story.
A vibrant debut novel . . . Babalola is incisively funny, capturing the kick and sweetness of her title with her words.
Babalola's hilarious romance debut will have you laughing out loud and reconsidering first impressions.
Babalola's writing shines whether she's writing parry-riposte banter or fresh, evocative interiority.
Bolu Babalola understood the assignment because this book has everything you could ever want from a romance and more - the vibes are simply immaculate.
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.
Divine summer reading. Hilarious, hot, and heartfelt.
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.
Romance will never be dead, as long as Bolu is writing it.
Sparkling and self-assured... Babalola really captures the heady infatuation of first love.
This book breathes new life into the genre with its vibrant characters and sexy, authentic voice.
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.
This is a fast-paced commercial novel with a refreshing take on a well-worn concept. Someone should adapt it for the screen.
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.