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An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

On Sunday, May 28th in the cosy basement of the Waterstones on Tottenham Court road, Siana Bangura read from and discussed her debut book, Elephant. As a standard fiction novel reader, a poetry hour event isn’t my usual cup of tea. However, when I came across […]

Konversations with Karibee – Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

Konversations with Karibee – Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

With the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 winners announcement coming up, Karibee Books is excited to speak with Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, one of the shortlisted authors for our second edition of Konversations with Karibee. Ayọ̀bámi’s debut novel Stay with me is such a beautiful book, it was simply impossible to […]

Flash Fiction: ‘Come Home’

Flash Fiction: ‘Come Home’

I wrap my coat tightly around me and bury my chin in my scarf in an attempt to escape the cold wind. This was meant to be a quiet Sunday morning, spent snuggling deep in bed with a mug of coffee. But here I am, […]

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 […]