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Reviewed by Jennifer Ibiam for Readers' Favorite
Chasing Fate by Morayode is a beautiful romance novel set in Nigeria and America. Anthony had just come back from the United States to visit his family in Festac town, Nigeria. He stumbled upon Nadia, and they hit it off. He returned to the States with a promise to take care of Nadia when and if she came over. Unfortunately, Anthony’s family was against their relationship because he was of different ethnicity and practiced a different religion than Nadia. Two years later, Nadia left for the States on a work visa and stayed with hopes of Anthony fulfilling his promise. When caught in the middle of a vindictive family, an unplanned pregnancy, and other issues, she’ll realize that all that glitters... Will Nadia live her American dream?
Chasing Fate by Morayode is a book that I enjoyed reading because I could relate to the story. The plot hit home, and its essence was palpable. It shed light on the longstanding feud between intertribal and interreligious marriages, especially in Africa. Manipulation, hate, deceit, and strife are the order of the day. Also, there’s a question about faith and how parents lord it over their children, regardless of how they feel. I think children should be allowed to ask questions to gain understanding rather than forcing them to follow doctrines that were handed down from generations past. Morayode did well with the character development. Nadia was such a model mother, and Emmett, a gracious child. However, Anthony didn’t make the cut into my list of favorites. Chasing Fate was such an interesting and educative read. Destiny delayed isn’t destiny denied.