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Read the first chapter of Still Me, the new novel from Jojo Moyes

It was the moustache that reminded me I was no longer in England: a solid, grey millipede firmly obscuring the man’s upper lip; a Village People moustache, a cowboy moustache, the miniature head of a broom that meant business. You just didn’t get that kind of moustache at home. I couldn’t tear my eyes from it.

Frogs of Southern Africa: Now updated to include 12 new species

Frogs of Southern Africa: A Complete Guide is the perfect gift for amateur ‘froggers’ or professional scientists.

Local is lekker this Christmas, with Penguin Random House SA

One lucky winner will receive a Christmas hamper with some of Penguin Random House SA’s best local books!

Three books by Eben Venter acquired by Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House will be publishing Eben Venter’s forthcoming three books.

First look at Under Glass, the new novel from Claire Robertson

Penguin Random House South Africa has released details of the new Claire Robertson novel, to be released in January 2018.

Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian – win 1 of 3 hampers

Three winners will each receive a hamper to celebrate the release of E L James’s new novel Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian!

Still Me by Jojo Moyes: The third book in the Me Before You trilogy

Still Me, the new Jojo Moyes novel, will be out in January!

Read an excerpt from Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian, the new E L James novel

‘My patience has been tested by the clock as it ticks closer to my reunion with Miss Anastasia Steele.’

Read ‘Three Exhausting Weeks’, a short story from Tom Hanks’s new book Uncommon Type

“I am going to kiss you now.” Anna did just as she said.

Win a hiking hamper with Penguin Random House SA!

Win a hiking hamper including a R1,000 Cape Union Mart voucher PLUS a copy of Hiking Trails of South Africa.

3 billion lives at stake. 2 people who can save them. Read an extract from This Mortal Coil

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from This Mortal Coil, the new book by Emily Suvada.

Join Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros at the Rand Club for the launch of Lore of Nutrition

The Rand Club invites you to a lunch, talk and Q&A with the authors of Lore of Nutrition, the esteemed Tim Noakes and Marika Sboros.

Two sisters with two very different destinies: Dip into Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel, Homegoing

The night Effia is born, a fire devastates her father’s land – and so begins a sequence of events that reverberate through the lives of her family for generations.

An all-in-one guide to hiking trails, the right equipment and dealing with emergencies: Hiking Trails of South Africa

Whether you’re just getting into hiking, or have been on the trails for years, this is the book for you!

Presenting Mythos: The myths of Ancient Greece retold by Stephen Fry

In Stephen Fry’s hands the stories of the titans and gods become a brilliantly entertaining account of ribaldry and revelry, warfare and worship, debauchery, love affairs and life lessons, slayings and suicides, triumphs and tragedies.

Penguin Random House SA Book Club: November selection

If you love to read and belong to a book club then this is where you can discover Penguin Random House SA’s latest suggestions.

Win two Jack Reacher novels, plus a Russell Hobbs Illuma Coffee Machine

Penguin Random House SA is giving away two Jack Reacher hampers to celebrate the release of The Midnight Line!

Etisalat Prize-shortlisted book The Seed Thief by Jacqui L’Ange to be made into an international film

Jacqui L’Ange’s novel The Seed Thief is to be made into an international film.

Shaping South Africa: Win four books and a Big Blue voucher

Each hamper includes a R1,000 Big Blue voucher, plus a copy of each of the following books: 65 Years of Friendship, South Africa’s Constitution at Twenty-one, Woman in the Wings, and Speeches That Shaped South Africa.