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Writing Competitions – Second Quarter 2017

Writing Competitions – Second Quarter 2017

As we firmly settle into the second quarter of 2017, here’s a quick list of short story competitions to try out. In this list, we have the prestigious Bridport Prize, a widely recognised competition with entries from all over the world. Happy writing! Bath Short Story […]

How To Spring Clean Your Book Collection

How To Spring Clean Your Book Collection

The first week of April heralds colourful flowers in full bloom and clear skies. Grab your feather dusters and open up the windows, it’s time for a bit of spring cleaning. For all the book addicts out there with never ending to-be-read lists or an […]

7 Life Changing Books You Need To Read

7 Life Changing Books You Need To Read

There are certain books you read for the fun of it, and there are others that trigger a “wow” moment in your life. You’re introduced to new knowledge that changes how you think and behave. Here are my top 7 books that offer such profound, […]

Book Review: ‘My Not-So-Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

Book Review: ‘My Not-So-Perfect Life’ by Sophie Kinsella

Life isn’t always what it seems to be. This is the heart of the message of Sophie Kinsella‘s new novel. Not surprisingly, My not-so-perfect life is a light read, full of flawed but loveable characters. What’s a bit surprising though, is that it goes a […]

Konversations with Karibee – Abimbola Dare

Konversations with Karibee – Abimbola Dare

“Konversations with Karibee” is our new series talking to dynamic authors whose passion for sharing stories inspire us all. Kicking off the series, Karibee Books speaks to the lovely Abimbola Dare. Abimbola is a wife, mother, writer, Law graduate and Project Management professional. She is currently on a Master’s […]

Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Title:                      Homegoing Author:                 Yaa Gyasi Publisher:            Penguin Random House Year Published:  2016 “And in my village we have a saying about separated […]

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 […]