Yinka, Where is Your Huzband?: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)
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Yinka, Where is Your Huzband?: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)

Yinka, Where is Your Huzband?: Signed Exclusive Edition (Hardback)

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Waterstones Says

Following a thirty-one-year-old South-Londoner with a mother and an army of aunties way too concerned about her matrimonial prospects, Lizzie Damilola Blackburn’s uplifting debut weaves a hilarious and irresistibly witty narrative about love, family and self-acceptance.

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The hotly anticipated debut of 2022 with a heroine to fall in love with.

The Nigerian accent Dictionary
Huzband (pronounced auz-band) noun
1. A male partner in a marriage
E.g. Yinka's younger sister, Kemi, is married to Uche
2. A non-existent man in a non-existent marriage whose whereabouts is often questioned, usually by Nigerian mums and aunties to single British Nigerian women
E.g. So, Yinka. Tell me. Where is your huzband? Ah, ah. You're thirty-one now!

Yinka wants to find love. The problem is she also has a mum who thinks she's better qualified to find it for her.

She also has too many aunties who frequently pray for her delivery from singledom, a preference for chicken and chips over traditional Nigerian food, and a bum she's sure is far too small as a result. Oh, and the fact that she's a thirty-one-year-old South-Londoner who doesn't believe in sex before marriage is a bit of an obstacle too...

When her cousin gets engaged, Yinka commences Operation Find A Date for Rachel's Wedding. Will Yinka find herself a huzband? And what if the thing she really needs is to find herself?

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 2928377077259
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 240 x 156 x 40 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? was a total joy to read - it's hilarious, insightful and so uplifting. Yinka is the most lovable character I've come across in a long time - I was cheering her on for every step of her journey' - Beth O'Leary

'Such a warm, funny and relatable book' - Jendella Benson

'A warm, witty and joyful novel bursting with charm and unforgettable characters, Yinka is a story about friendship, family, romance, and the most important quest of all - loving and accepting yourself' - Lauren Ho

'Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? is a beautiful, big hearted story about friendship, family, and love. Yinka's charming voice draws you in and her journey toward self-acceptance will make you stay. A fun and relatable read' - Emiko Jean, New York Times bestselling author

'Beautifully observed, warm and deeply human, Yinka is a meditation on family and friendship, on love and self-love. Feel-good, funny and clever, it's got smash-hit written all over it!' - Josie Silver

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“Yinka Where is your Huzband”

I really loved this book. I like the way our cultures collide and finding out how families deal with differences on how we are brought up especially people from ethnic backgrounds thrown together and making the most... More

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Nicole @hemelwstones

“I Knew I'd Love Yinka, I Can't Wait for You To Meet Her”

I loved Yinka.
I knew I would as the Nigerian heritage mixed with London Millenials was a fusion of colour, noise & the smell of food.

The Aunties are loud, Yinka's mother louder, the church scenes were just... More

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Cinn

“A must-read, heartwarming book to read”

I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.



We are introduced to Yinka and her extended family. At the young age of 31, she is receiving pressure from both her older family members and surprisingly her... More

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