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Karibee Books

For the love of books...


Introducing The Karibee Project

Introducing The Karibee Project

At the launch of this blog two years ago, a phrase dropped in my mind –  “The Karibee Project”. At the time I had no idea what it would involve and so I forged ahead with the initial ideas for the book blog without giving it much […]

A Surprise Chat with Sophie Kinsella

A Surprise Chat with Sophie Kinsella

Last Saturday began like any other random day with a long list of mundane tasks to work on. Squeezed into this tight ‘to-do’ list, my husband Mr T suddenly had the great idea to add on a trip to the mall. The practical side of me wasn’t […]

Flash Fiction: ‘Frosty Panes’

Flash Fiction: ‘Frosty Panes’

The black BMW cruised to a halt before the red light. Kunle’s fingers drummed impatiently on the steering wheel. He flicked his wrist to check the time on his Cartier watch, it was a quarter past 9:00 AM. The Sunday Church Service would begin in ten minutes. “We’re […]

Are You a Young Blogger or Writer?

Are You a Young Blogger or Writer?

Well here’s your chance to become a Commonwealth correspondent. The Commonwealth Correspondents is a global network of emerging young leaders and aspiring writers and social commentators aged 15 to 29. Correspondents are keen to tell other people about ordinary or extraordinary events occurring in their […]

Book Review: On Becoming by Toke Makinwa

Book Review: On Becoming by Toke Makinwa

Title:                     On Becoming Author:                Toke Makinwa Publisher:           Kachiko Year Published: 2016 Review – There are always three sides to every story… yours, mine and […]

So You Think You Can Write?

So You Think You Can Write?

Writing is an art as well as a skill, and like other skills it needs to polished and fine tuned in order to truly sparkle. One way amateur writers can do this is by entering writing competitions. I love the concept of writing competitions simply because they […]

Flash Fiction – ‘Dinner at La Palma’

Flash Fiction – ‘Dinner at La Palma’

Chichi couldn’t concentrate on the Excel report she was working on, she still had an hour till she could log off and head home. She was giddy with excitement and could hardly contain herself, it was her birthday today. Turning 33 wasn’t really a milestone age, but […]

2017 Hot Books! My Top 5 ‘To Be Read’ List

2017 Hot Books! My Top 5 ‘To Be Read’ List

Well, 2017 is shaping up to be a really exciting year in the book industry, with a wide range of genres to pick from. There are a number of recent releases that I have heard great reviews about and I’m looking forward to digging into […]

Flash Fiction  – ‘Prisoners’

Flash Fiction – ‘Prisoners’

R.I.S.O.N Sade leaned back and surveyed the scrabble board. She calmly placed the ‘P’ tile on a triple letter score square. She looked out the window, heavy rain had been pouring down for hours. The howling winds threw leaves in the air and bent the […]

A Scandalous Tale of 5 Ladies

A Scandalous Tale of 5 Ladies

  Title: Lace Author: Shirley Conran Date Published: 28th July, 1983 “Which one of you bitches is my mother?” The single, scathing question sets the tone for the rest of the story. Lace is a mammoth sized book – 600+ pages – that details the […]