Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
A girl’s dream of escape from a Nigerian village via a government scholarship turns to a nightmare when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is taken with other girls and women into the forest where she is forced to follow her captors' radical beliefs. As impossible as escape may seem, her life and her future is hers to fight for. Read a sample.