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Flash Fiction: Rush Hour Crushing

Flash Fiction: Rush Hour Crushing

Bisola plodded into her West London flat and dumped several bright orange bags of groceries on the kitchen counter. She kicked off her heeled boots and slipped her aching feet into cosy slippers. The flat felt draughty. “Darn, Conor left the windows ajar again,” she muttered to herself. She stretched […]

B is for ‘Book Tag’

B is for ‘Book Tag’

The internet is a fascinating place, it’s like a tapestry that weaves a multitude of people together. We connect over mutual interests and make new friends (some who even begin to feel like family). But all in all, we learn and we laugh and we […]

Flash Fiction: Lady of the Manor

Flash Fiction: Lady of the Manor

It was a sunny day in Nashville, Tennessee. The curtains were drawn back, allowing the afternoon light to flood the walk-in closet of the master bedroom. Bridget stood with her hips leaning against the marble island – one hand clutching a glass of champagne and the […]

Book Review: ‘Raindrops’ by Ayo Ajumobi

Book Review: ‘Raindrops’ by Ayo Ajumobi

  Author:                  Ayo Ajumobi Publisher:             Self-published Year Published:  May 2016 ‘Raindrops’ is a moving story set in the beautiful woodlands of North America. It is told from the quite unexpected view point […]

Man Booker Prize Longlist – Your Next Read Sorted

Man Booker Prize Longlist – Your Next Read Sorted

Are you searching for your next great read? Then look no further than the 13 books longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The Prize is Britain’s most prestigious literary award established in 1969 with a whopping £50,000 awarded to the winner. This year’s longlist, which […]

Emerald Street Literary Festival 2017

Emerald Street Literary Festival 2017

On the 10th of June, I spent the afternoon at the Emerald Street Literary Festival. It’s a day-long event that centers around two of my favourite topics – writing and books. This year’s strong line-up included Naomi Alderman (winner of the 2017 Bailey’s Prize), Ayobami Adebayo, […]

Top 5 Summer Holiday Reads 2017

Top 5 Summer Holiday Reads 2017

Summer is upon us and it’s the time of the year where we often head off on holiday for a well-deserved break. While packing up your vacation essentials is necessary, it’s equally important to arm yourself with a couple of amazing reads to help you relax […]

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, […]