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Are you new to reading ebooks? Here’s a South African guide from Penguin Random House

Looking for something great to read during this lockdown period? Browse Penguin Random House’s ebooks from the comfort of your phone.

The perfect snack with a cup of tea – download the recipe for Zanzibari Mini Doughnuts from The East African Cookbook

Penguin Random House has shared a delicious recipe for Mini Doughnuts, from Shereen Jog’s new cookbook The East African Cookbook!

Escape to afternoons in tiny Parisian apartment in the 1970s with an excerpt from Isabelle in the Afternoon

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Isabelle in the Afternoon, a moving story of passion and heartbreak from Douglas Kennedy, the internationally bestselling author of The Pursuit of Happiness.

Wen 1 van 3 kopieë van Bloedsteen of Blood Stone deur Irna van Zyl! (Kompetisie sluit 31 Maart 2020)

Drie gelukkige wenners kan elk ’n kopie van óf Bloedsteen óf Blood Stone deur Irna van Zyl wen!

Financial Freedom Through Property – how anyone can make money in property, regardless of the resources available to them

Financial Freedom Through Property – a step-by-step, practical guide on how to purchase your first investment property, written in easy-to-understand, conversational language that explains complex concepts simply.

‘Something terrible has happened … She ended up under a train.’ – Read an excerpt from Irna van Zyl’s heart-stopping new thriller, Blood Stone

Detective Warrant Officer Storm van der Merwe’s mother did not fall under the train on Paddington Station by accident. No, she’d been pushed.

Out now! The Authenticity Project is the feel-good novel of 2020

The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley – the 2020 debut novel everyone is talking about.

Swart swaan deur Wilken Calitz: ’n Surrealistiese sprokie vir volwassenes oor ’n man wie se verbeelding op ‘n dag vlerke kry

Wilken Calitz se Swart swaan: ’n Betowerende roman oor die lewe van ’n man wie se verbeelding op ’n dag vlerke kry.

James Patterson’s masterpiece The Kennedy Curse – a revealing account of America’s most famous family

Penguin Random House SA is proud to announce the publication of The Kennedy Curse: Six Generations of Adultery, Addiction and Tragedy by James Patterson!

Calling all book clubs and lovers of South African literature! Make sure you don’t miss out on this event

An evening with authors Yewande Omotoso, Fred Khumalo, Siphiwe Ndlovu, Kurt Ellis, Natalia Molebatse and Sihle Khumalo.

Don’t miss The East African Cookbook experience with Shereen Jog in Joburg (19 Mar)

Join Penguin Random House for the multicultural experience of East African cooking at the launch of The East African Cookbook by Shereen Jog.

Marguerite Poland’s novel A Sin of Omission longlisted for prestigious Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

Marguerite Poland’s latest novel A Sin of Omission has been longlisted for the 2020 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction!

Kom neem deel aan ‘n boekgesprek met Irna van Zyl en Chris Karsten by die KKNK (28 Maart)

Penguin Random House SA nooi jou graag na ‘n boekgesprek oor Bloedsteen deur Irna van Zyl en Anderman se vrou deur Chris Karsten by vanjaar se Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees.

Join Irna van Zyl for the launch of her heart-stopping new novel Blood Stone at The Book Lounge (18 Mar)

The Book Lounge and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of Blood Stone by Irna van Zyl.

Irna van Zyl’s highly anticipated third crime novel Blood Stone is now available in English, Afrikaans and as an audiobook

All hell breaks loose when Detective Storm van der Merwe’s mom is pushed under a train in Irna van Zyl’s latest crime novel, Blood Stone.

Kom vier die bekendstelling van Die afloerder en Geen engel nie by Die Bordienghuis-teater in Wellington (5 Maart)

Penguin Random House SA nooi jou vriendelik uit na die bekendstelling van Die afloerder deur Anel Heydenrych en Geen engel nie deur André Krüger.

‘That was the last day I ever saw Africa while alive.’ Read an excerpt from Rosanna Amaka’s searing debut, The Book of Echoes

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Book of Echoes by Rosanna Amaka.

‘The law is clear. Your country no longer exists.’ Read an excerpt from The Weight of Skin, the new novel by Alastair Bruce

‘You would not think it to look at you, but your voice, when you use it: akin to a god’s. You must be careful what you do with it.’

The Book of Echoes by Rosanna Amaka – a heart-warming novel about survival, endurance and the wounds of slavery

The Book of Echoes – the sweeping, uplifting and inspirational story of how a boy from Brixton and a girl from Lagos reinvent their lives in modern-day London.

Don’t miss the launch of Patricia Schonstein’s new novel The Inn at Helsvlakte at The Book Lounge (10 Mar)

The Book Lounge and Penguin Random House invite you to the launch of The Inn at Helsvlakte by Patricia Schonstein.