14 episodes

The Something Bookish Podcast is the show for every reader with a wicked sense of humour, who loves to have a good time while learning something new.
Every week, Amyn AKA Lipglossmaffia, while tipsy or drunk, will host unfiltered conversations with herself or a guest, about all things books and reading. No gimmicks or pseudointellectual chatter. Just a mega dose of bookish inspiration.

Find me at @lipglossmaffia (twitter) or @something__bookish (Instagram) or https://somethingbookish.com.ng

The Something Bookish Podcast Amyn

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The Something Bookish Podcast is the show for every reader with a wicked sense of humour, who loves to have a good time while learning something new.
Every week, Amyn AKA Lipglossmaffia, while tipsy or drunk, will host unfiltered conversations with herself or a guest, about all things books and reading. No gimmicks or pseudointellectual chatter. Just a mega dose of bookish inspiration.

Find me at @lipglossmaffia (twitter) or @something__bookish (Instagram) or https://somethingbookish.com.ng

    Ep 13: 8 Of My Favourite Women Writers

    Ep 13: 8 Of My Favourite Women Writers

    APOLOGIES: I experienced some technical difficulties in the making of this episode, so the sound might be a little wonky. Please don't go because it's a really interesting episode. I'll work on subsequent episodes being better soundwise. Enjoy! x 

    You knew Makumbi was going to be on this list, didn't you? And Evaristo, naturally. Who are your favourite women writers? I share eight of my faves in this episode. Listen to find out more.



    Drink Of The Pod | 3 deadly cans of Black bullet drink with vodka



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    • 39 min
    Ep 12: 5 Reading Habits We Need To Get Rid Of

    Ep 12: 5 Reading Habits We Need To Get Rid Of

    You might be guilty of one of these. These are five reading habits we need to kick. With a focus on how consumer culture, identity politics and a narrowing class of readers are changing how we approach novels. There is also some Ake Festival gist.



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    Ake Festival: Register HERE







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    • 42 min
    Ep 11: 4 Reasons You Should Start Listening To Audiobooks

    Ep 11: 4 Reasons You Should Start Listening To Audiobooks

    I am back on the campaign to make you try audiobooks. Some people love it and some people are still on the fence about it, here's to hoping I can convince you to give it a shot.

    Mentioned In This Episode


    Tips for Reading Multiple Books
    Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
    Take A Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
    Scribd 60-Day Free Trial



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    • 31 min
    Ep 10: Falling In Love Is Like Reading A New Book

    Ep 10: Falling In Love Is Like Reading A New Book

    Welcome to Season 2 of the podcast. In this episode, I share what I've been up to for the last four weeks. And I think I might have done some spoken word stuff because there is a book that is making me feel like I just met the love of my life!

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    • 32 min
    Ep 9: Meet The Podcaster, Amyn {Season 1 Finale}

    Ep 9: Meet The Podcaster, Amyn {Season 1 Finale}

    It's the SEASON FINALE! Nine weeks of sharing bookish treats with you, I decided on a Get-To-Know-Me session so you can have a feel of your host, Me. The time seems right, to go back to the drawing board with the lessons I've learned so, I can bring more fun episodes next season.



    Mentioned In This Episode


    Ep 2: Tips for Reading Multiple Books at a Time
    Ep 5: 9 Non-Fiction Books That Read Like Fiction
    Ep 7: Mid-Year Reading Wrap-Up 2020



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    • 30 min
    Ep 8: 11 Unforgettable Fictional Characters From Books

    Ep 8: 11 Unforgettable Fictional Characters From Books

    Amyn shares some of her most memorable fictional characters from books. She also tries to get high from second-hand cannabis smoke. 



    Books Mentioned




    Tomorrow Died Yesterday by Chimeka Garricks
    A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
    Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson
     Like A Mule Bringing Ice Cream to The Sun by Sarah Manyika Ladipo
    Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
    Queenie by Candice Carty Williams
    When Trouble Sleeps by Leye Adenle
    The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    The Girl In 6e |  Do Not Disturb by A. R. Torre
    Take A Hint Dani Brown |  Wanna Bet by Talia Hibbert



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    • 28 min

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