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‘Listen for the Lie is very much a book that came from the characters’ – Amy Tintera chats about her debut novel for adults

Amy Tintera is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous novels for young adults. Listen for the Lie is her adult debut. She chats here about structuring the book around a podcast, and balancing humour and romance with crime and mystery.

Five minutes with Sven Axelrad on his new novel God’s Pocket

Sven Axelrad is seldom seen without his dog. His dog and a pen and piece of paper. How else will he be able to write down what is happening in the town of Vivo?

Don’t miss the launch of the long-awaited new edition of Newman’s Birds by Colour at the Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens in Betty’s Bay (15 Jun)

Struik Nature and the Kogelberg branch of the Botanical Society of South Africa invite you to the launch of Newman’s Birds by Colour.

Opposites attract – Emily Henry introduces her joyful new novel, Funny Story

Emily Henry is back with Funny Story – a relatable, hilarious and cathartic rom-com built around the struggle of making friends as an adult and the familial relationships that shape who we are.

Flavours of the Karoo and New York – try this cheesecake recipe from Recipes to Live For: A Tannie Maria Cookbook

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Recipes to Live For: A Tannie Maria Cookbook by Sally Andrew!

Read an excerpt from Spoilt Ballots – the definitive history of elections in South Africa

As South Africans head to the polls this week, Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Spoilt Ballots: The Elections that Shaped South Africa, from Shaka to Cyril by Matthew Blackman and Nick Dall.

Don’t miss the launch of the long-awaited new edition of the much-loved guide, Newman’s Birds by Colour

Struik Nature and Exclusive Books Sandton City invite you to the launch of Newman’s Birds by Colour.

Don’t miss the launch of Sven Axelrad’s new novel God’s Pocket at Love Books (28 May)

Penguin Random House SA and Love Books invite you to the launch of God’s Pocket by Sven Axelrad.

‘South Africa’s murder rate has again broken records’ – Karl Kemp expounds on his new book Why We Kill: Mob Justice and the New Vigilantism in South Africa

‘If you’ve ever wondered why South Africa is such a violent place, why we seem so obsessed with violence, and how we seemingly live surrounded by the potential for violence at all times, you should read this book.’

Career opportunity at Penguin Random House SA: Accounts Payable Administrator, Midrand

Penguin Random House SA is looking for a methodical, organised and solutions-oriented Accounts Payable Administrator to manage the administration of the company accounts payable in accordance with company policies and authority limits.

Don’t miss Sally Andrew in Joburg for the launch of her new Tannie Maria-themed cookbook Recipes to Live For (22 May)

Penguin Random House SA is thrilled to invite you to the highly anticipated book launch of Recipes to Live For by Sally Andrew!

A Mexican twist on South Africa’s famous chakalaka from Aiden Pienaar’s new cookbook Mexico in Mzansi

Penguin Random House SA has shared a recipe for Mexican Chakalaka from Aiden Pienaar’s new cookbook Mexico in Mzansi!

Join Sally Andrew for the launch of her new Tannie Maria-themed cookbook Recipes to Live For (16 May)

Penguin Random House SA is thrilled to invite you to the highly anticipated book launch of Recipes to Live For by Sally Andrew!

New book alert! The Gathering – CJ Tudor, the bestselling Queen of Horror, turns her hand to vampires

Ingeniously plotted and chilling to the core, CJ Tudor’s new book The Gathering is a high-octane thriller.

Embrace the feels: Penguin Random House SA’s new YA Book Club pick is here!

Penguin Random House SA has announced its next Young Adult book club read: Laura Nowlin’s captivating novel, If Only I Had Told Her!

‘It would be easy to say that it all started with the murders, but actually it began when Margaret Thatcher became prime minister.’

Penguin Random House SA has shared an extract from The List of Suspicious Things, a tender and moving coming-of-age story about family, friendship and community by Jennie Godfrey.

What has Changed in the Baobab World? – A RoomtoGrow Kirstenbosch Wednesday Talk by Rupert Watson (8 May)

Find out more about the incredible baobab tree at this RoomtoGrow Kirstenbosch Wednesday Talk with expert Rupert Watson.

The Oxherd Boy – an exquisitely illustrated parable that will capture the hearts of readers of all ages

Inspired by thousands of years of Chinese thought, The Oxherd Boy is an enchanting and heart-opening illustrated fable about a young boy who explores the many ways to make meaning and find joy in the everyday.

Elevate your mindset and supercharge your business with Freelance Like a Boss and The Wealth Money Can’t Buy

Shea Karssing, author of Freelance Like a Boss, reviews The Wealth Money Can’t Buy, the new book by bestselling author Robin Sharma.

Read an extract from The Hunter – Tana French’s spellbinding new novel set in the Irish countryside

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from The Hunter by Tana French! ‘Hailed as the queen of Irish crime fiction, …