A review by ireadtoescape_
Freshwater, by Akwaeke Emezi

challenging dark emotional sad fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated


There’s so much in this book. I’m not sure what to say yet. Taking some time on it. I will say it’s excellent. First book I read by Akwaeke Emezi and I’m in awe. Almost felt too quick. 

I may never say more than this but this book is incredible. Couldn’t stop until I finished. 

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