Cover Reveal: Love is Beautiful When in Bloom by Lara T. Kareem

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Title: Love is Beautiful When in Bloom

Author: Lara T. Kareem

Publisher: Basenji Books

Publication Date: 2nd September 2021.

Genre: Short Story Collection, Love & Contemporary Fiction


Love is Beautiful When in Bloom is a buoyant and soft collection of seven short stories that explore what it means when people meet and form a connection that ultimately blossoms into love.

The collection begins with “Full Circle”, a story that expresses the sweetness of requited love to “A Binding Encounter”, where the bittersweet and endearing possibility of love and grief coexist.

Written with compassion, care and love, these light and sweet stories will keep you captivated as you encounter different facets of intimacy, self-discovery, pain, friendship and joy.

For readers looking to soothe their hearts, Love is Beautiful When in Bloom is the book you need to read.

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The book cover was Illustrated by Aviana & designed by Lara

Praise for Love is Beautiful When in Bloom

“A great selection of love stories. From short ones to long ones there is a story here for everyone. A nice evening read with a nice chilled glass of wine and nibbles.” —L. Leigh, author of The Lekki Club and My Grandfather’s Inheritance – The Fox.

“A collection of love stories that feel like relaxation on a Monday morning.” —Oreoluwa Eunice, author of The Romance Notes.

About the Author

Lara T. Kareem, also known as Naija Book Bae, is a Nigerian writer of sweet love stories. Her first novel, Not Just Another Interlude is published by Love Africa Press. She is a digital marketer, editor and blogger. She is always lost in a story and indulges her love for reading by talking about and sharing beautiful pictures of books she captured online. She lives with her dog, Benz, in the ever-bustling city of Lagos.


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