The cover for Fib and the Axe of Fury the debut novel for Nigerian writer Esosa Kolawole, to be published on June 30, 2019, was revealed today by Zuma Publishing.
Zuma Publishing is a publishing house in Nigeria that aims to bridge the gap between an excellent book and the reader. They are set to publish the debut of Nigerian writer Esosa Kolawole, the founder of, a blog that creates quick and easy tips from writers.
Esosa Kolawole has written the novella Dear Dave in 2017, as well as the short stories Asákè and the goddess of death, The House of Tiny People, The Ant Queen, Portal of Faili and many more. Her writing has also appeared in fiction magazines like 81 words and 101 fiction.
Fib and the Axe of fury the new novel, said to be in the paranormal/mythology genre, has the following blurb;
“Never take your glasses off outside the walls of our home.”
When Fibikemi loses her glasses and inadvertently breaks her mother’s rule, she encounters something strange, and it is only the beginning of a weird and terrifying journey; in a matter of time, someone dangerous will come for her.
Her friend Aaron Oni has just two more months to live, and Fib’s obsession with saving Aaron pushes her to do the unimaginable. Eventually, she discovers exactly why she must never take off her eyeglasses outside her home.
Fib and the Axe of Fury is an enthralling blend of vibrant fantasy and exotic African mythology.
Here is the cover for the new book to make its entry in the African literary community at the end of the month.