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Love in Color

Love in Color

Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold

Babalola Bolu
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A high-born Nigerian goddess, who has been beaten down and unappreciated by her gregarious lover, longs to be truly seen.

A young businesswoman attempts a great leap in her company, and an even greater one in her love life.

A powerful Ghanaian spokeswoman is forced to decide whether she should uphold her family’s politics or be true to her heart.

In her debut collection, internationally acclaimed writer Bolu Babalola retells the most beautiful love stories from history and mythology with incredible new detail and vivacity. Focusing on the magical folktales of West Africa, Babalola also reimagines Greek myths, ancient legends from the Middle East, and stories from long-erased places.

With an eye towards decolonizing tropes inherent in our favorite tales of love, Babalola has created captivating stories that traverse across perspectives, continents, and genres.

Love in Color is a celebration of romance in all its many splendid forms.

Bolu Babalola is a British-Nigerian journalist, writer, and lover of love. In 2016, she was shortlisted in 4th Estate's B4ME competition for her short story "Netflix & Chill," a hilarious tale of teen romance. While writing scripts for TV and film, she also works as a content creator, where she calls herself a "romcomoisseur.


  • Love in Colour, Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold
  • Item Weight: 1.42 pounds
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9780063078505
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.01 x 7.38 inches
  • Publisher: William Morrow (April 13, 2021)
  • Language: English
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