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Here is where you will find out all about Tolu, what the newspapers and magazines think, what he has been up to, latest news and  reviews. Just click on the links to read more.....

August 25, 2017.

 

BDAILY

 

Review that says everyone should have Dead Lions Don't Roar!

 

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October 22, 2017.


THE CRAZY MIND

An interview with Tolu on his book, poetry and inspiration.


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June 2018.


A Fabulous Review for Unravel Your Hidden Gems.


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September 16, 2017.

 

THE SUN

 

You need to grab your chance and read Dead Lions Don't Roar.

 

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January 2018.

MORPETH HERALD

Tolu donates £1000 to Age Uk Northumberland from sales of Dead Lions Don't Roar.

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August 2018.


Tolu spent time with older and young people at  Wood Green in Gateshead on a workshop as part of his commitment to Equal Arts...


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September 20, 2017.

 

THE PUNCH

 

An amazing review on Tolu and Dead Lions Don't Roar.

 

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April 2018.

 

Tolu has launched his new book Unravel Your Hidden Gems and pledged to raise money for the Chronicle Sunshine Fund.

 

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September 2018.


Tolu launches his 3rd book.


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January 25, 2019.

 

MRS Y REVIEWS BOOKS


Review of Dead Dogs Don't Bark.

 

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February 5, 2019.

 

SYNCITY


Press Release on the Book Launch Event of Dead Cats Don't Meow.

 

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February 22, 2019.


THE PUNCH


UK based author to unveil new Poetry book.

 

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February 5, 2019.

 

THE BAGUS NG


#TheTAATour Takes Flight – November 12 – December 11, 2018.

 

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January 29, 2019.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


Review of Dead Lions Don't Roar.

 

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February 7, 2019.

 

LITERARY EVERYTHING


Author Interview and Review of Dead Dogs Don't Bark.

 

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February 22, 2019.

 

THE SUN

 

Dead Cats Don't Meow to be released worldwide April.

 

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January 11, 2019.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


Review of Dead Dogs Don't Bark.

 

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February 5, 2019.

 

THE BAGUS NG


Press Release on the Book Launch and reading of Dead Cats Don't Meow.

 

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February 21, 2019.


THE GUARDIAN


Dead Cats Don't Meow set for April Release.

 

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October 2018.

 

NORTHERN INSIGHT

 

Arts / Insight

New Book Launch Makes Hat Trick For Local Author

 

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March 23, 2019.

 

THE SUN

 

Wake up from your slumber - A review of Dead Dogs Don't Bark.

 

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April  2018.

 

NORTHERN INSIGHT

 

Arts / Insight

Tolu' supports Sunshine Fund - A North East based charity.

 

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April  2019.

 

SYNCITY

 

In Conversation With Tolu Akinyemi, Author of the “Dead Series”.


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April  2019.

 

Bella naija

 

A review of  “Dead Cats Don't Meow - Don't waste the ninth life” by Haroldwrites.


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July 7, 2019.


THE GUARDIAN


Akinyemi and the realities of life in Dead Dogs Don’t Bark.

 

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July  5, 2019.

 

The Sun

 

Never Give Up - A review of  “Dead Dogs Don't Bark.


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July 19, 2019.

 

THE SUN

 

Verses for Everyone - A review of Dead Cats Don't Meow - Don't waste the ninth life by Derrick Chidumebi.

 

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November 8, 2019.


THE SUN

 

Inspiring rhyme that resonates with the heart - A Review of Dead Cats Don't Meow by Realistic Poetry International


 

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September  9, 2018.

 

Gazetta Greece

 

Celebrating the true African Legend Yaya Toure in “Dead Dogs Don't Bark.


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July 6, 2019.

 

Bella naija

 

#LiterallyWhatsHot: Check out the Collection of Fantastic Poems in “Dead Lions Don’t Roar” by Tolu’ A. Akinyemi


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November 5, 2019.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


Review of Dead Cats Don't Meow.

 

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November 10, 2019.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

A candid meditation on relevant life concerns…


 - An editorial book review of Never Play Games with the Devil.


 

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July 22, 2019.

 

Stuffshewrote.co.uk


A review of Dead Cats Don't Meow - Don't waste the ninth life by Karen Middleton.

 

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November 5, 2019.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


Review of Never Play Games with the Devil.

 

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November 13, 2019.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

Unravel Your Hidden Gems by Tolu’ A. Akinyemi


 - An editorial book review of Unravel your Hidden Gems.


 

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November 16, 2019.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

A Collection of Poetic Wisdom for the Discerning Series (3 books) By Tolu’ A. Akinyemi


 - An editorial book review of Dead Lions Don't Roar, Dead Dogs Don't Bark and Dead Cats Don't Meow.


 

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December 2019 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Dead Cats Don't Meow .


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December 3, 2019.


LONDON CONNECTED

 

A review of Never Play Games with the Devil by Anna Toms of London Connected.



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December 2019.


BUSINESS DAY NG ARTS

 

Okadabooks for the weekend featuring "Never Play Games with the Devil" by Tolu Akinyemi

 

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December 2019 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of Dead Cats Don't Meow and Never Play Games with the Devil by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.

 

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December 2019 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Never Play Games with the Devil.



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December 2019 Issue


NORTHERN INSIGHT

 

Arts / Insight


BEST BOOKS OF 2019


There are a lot of talented authors in the North East region and here,


Northern Insight has chosen six of the leading talents’ books to spotlight, just in time to treat yourself or a loved one to them for Christmas!

(Pg. 169)

 

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April 2020 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of "Unravel your Hidden Gems" and "A Booktiful Love" by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.



 

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May 18, 2020.


BOOK RIOT

 

The Books That Saw Me Through Lonely Hospital Stays By Rah Froemming-Carter.



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May 24, 2020.


GN BOOKS 

 

A review of "A Booktiful Love".


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July 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Inferno of Silence.


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August 17, 2020.

 

VANGUARD

 

Akinyemi’s in-depth exploration of social ills

 

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September 5, 2020.

 

Passionduniya


A booktiful LOVE by Tolu’ A Akinyemi

(Review)

 

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September 6, 2020.

 

bloggersworld


Inferno Of Silence (Review)

 

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September 8, 2020.

 

blogcoffeestation


A booktiful love (Review)

 

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October 6, 2020.

 

NESH LOVES BOOKS

 

Inferno of Silence Review.

 

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November 8, 2020.


GN BOOKS 

 

Review: Black ≠ Inferior by Tolu' A. Akinyemi


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December 18, 2020.


THE US REVIEW OF BOOKS 

 

A Review of Never Marry A Writer.


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January 8, 2021.

 

ENTIRELY LEISURE

 

A Booktiful Love Invokes Positive Responses

 

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December/January 2020/21

 

NORTHERN INSIGHT

 

Issue 64


A Review of Inferno of Silence.

 

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January 15, 2021.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


A Review of Black ≠ Inferior.

 

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Febuary 8, 2021.


KIRKUS REVIEWS 

 

A Review of Inferno of Silence.


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February 28, 2021.


THE US REVIEW OF BOOKS 

 

A Review of Everybody Don Kolomental.


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May 24, 2021.

 

VANGUARD

 

BOOK REVIEW: Akinyemi harps on man’s mental strength in Everybody Don Kolomental

 

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July 12, 2021.

 

INDIE READER DISCOVERY AWARDS - AUTHOR INTERVIEW


IRDA WINNER TOLU’ A. AKINYEMI: “WRITERS ARE LIVING THINGS, WRITERS DON’T DIE.”


 

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April 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Dead Lions Don't Roar.



 

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May 8 2020 Issue


JULIA PICKS 1

 

A review of Inferno of Silence.


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June 9, 2020.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

Poignant and honest…


 - An editorial book review of Inferno of Silence.


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July 18,  2020.

 

Bella Naija

 

BN Book Review: Inferno of Silence By Tolu Akinyemi – Review by Oluwadunsin Deinde-Sanya


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August 27, 2020.

 

Passionduniya


Inferno Of Silence by Tolu’ A Akinyemi

(Review)

 

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September 5, 2020.

 

Word Refiner


Inferno of Silence by Tolu’ A. Akinyemi

(Review & Author Interview)

 

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September 7, 2020.

 

bookishworld4


A booktiful love (Review)

 

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October 1, 2020.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

Profound and powerful…


Black ≠ Inferior by Tolu’ A. Akinyemi


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October 11, 2020.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


A Review of A Booktiful Love.

 

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November 13, 2020.


KIRKUS REVIEWS 

 

A Review of Black ≠ Inferior.


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December 30, 2020.


BEST INDIE BOOK AWARD


Best Indie Book Award (Winner)—Poetry Category for 'A Booktiful Love'.


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January 8, 2021.

 

READING AT RANDOM

 

A Review of Never Marry a Writer

 

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January 2021 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of "Inferno of Silence" by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.


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January 15, 2021.


FOREWORD REVIEWS 

 

BLACK IS NOT A SYNONYM FOR AN INFERIOR - Author Interview


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February 11, 2021.

 

THE SUN

 

A Slice of Life

 

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March 16, 2021.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

A poignant collection that captures both the raw sorrows and joys of human existence…


Everybody Don Kolomental by Tolu’ A. Akinyemi


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June 19, 2021.

 

BUSINESS DAY NG

 

A Book of Poetic Wisdom – A Review of Tolu Akinyemi’s Dead Cats Don’t Meow.

 

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September 5, 2021.

 

BEULAH MAUD DEVANEY


Poetry Reviews - Horror, Language, Flower Crowns and Covid-19


 

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February 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Unravel your Hidden Gems.



 

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February 2020 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of "Unravel your Hidden Gems" and "A Booktiful Love" by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.



 

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February 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of A Booktiful Love.



 

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May 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Dead Dogs Don't Bark.


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May 2020 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of "Dead Dogs Don't Bark" by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.



 

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June 12, 2020.


THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW

 

Beautifully executed, astonishing collection…


 - An editorial book review of A Booktiful Love.


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August 7, 2020.

 

THE SUN

 

An intellectually riveting collection.

 

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September 1, 2020.

 

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE


Review Of Tolu Akinyemi’s ’Inferno Of Silence’ By God’swill Enang.

 

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September 6, 2020.

 

bloggersworld


A booktiful LOVE (Review)

 

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September 7, 2020.

 

bookishfame


A booktiful love (Review)

 

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October 2020 Issue


DONOVAN'S LITERARY SERVICES

 

A review of Black ≠ Inferior.


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November 2020 Issue


MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

 

A review of "Black ≠ Inferior" by D. Donovan of Midwest Book Review.


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November 26, 2020.


LONDON CONNECTED

 

NIGERIAN POET SCORES: A HAT-TRICK OF POETRY WINS


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January 2, 2021.


LONDON CONNECTED

 

NEWCASTLE-BASED NIGERIAN POET WINS LITERARY AWARD


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January 11, 2021.

 

BUSINESS UPNORTH

 

Brothers Building Positivity Through The Power Of Writing

 

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January 15, 2021.


KIRKUS REVIEWS 

 

A Review of Never Marry a Writer.


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February 2, 2021.

 

REALISTIC  POETRY INTERNATIONAL


A Review of Never Marry a Writer.

 

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February 23, 2021.

 

VANGUARD

 

A review of "A Booktiful Love".

 

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April 3, 2021.

 

BUSINESS DAY NG

 

How to Accomplish your Life’s Goals – A Review of Tolu’ A. Akinyemi’s Unravel Your Hidden Gems.

 

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June 20, 2021.

 

THE BAGUS NG


#TheBagusNGReviews I Tolu A. Akinyemi’s Everybody Don Kolomental I Keeping It Simple


 

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November 14, 2021.

 

THE LAGOS REVIEW


‘Love can heal a troubled soul’ : A Review of Tolu A. Akinyemi’s ‘Inferno of Silence’ – Olukorede S. Yishau


 

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