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Mon – 23rd Jan 2023

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Exercise – 40 simple exercises you can sneakily squeeze in while in bed, at your desk, or watching TV

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Exercise: Over 40 Toning Flexercises to Do From Your Bed, Couch or While You Wait by Susan Elizabeth Clark is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Fri – 20th Jan 2023

Cover reveal! The girl with the dragon tattoo returns in The Girl in the Eagle’s Talons

Introducing the pulse-pounding new thriller from bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff, starring iconic anti-heroine Lisbeth Salander!

Five minutes with David Viviers, author of the debut novel Mirage

You may know the face. David Viviers is one of our well-known actors, but now he is a published author as well. And his writing is every bit as good has his acting.

Thu – 19th Jan 2023

The people stood and fought, and fought and stood – Apartheid’s Stalingrad: How the Townships of the Eastern Cape Defied the Apartheid War Machine

In the townships of the Eastern Cape, where the state threw everything they had at the uprisings of the mid-and late 1980s, the people stood and fought, and fought and stood. Apartheid’s Stalingrad is the first account in remembering those who fought and the power of the people.

Try this Protein-packed Berry Ice Cream from Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules

The only thing better than ice cream is a recipe with the added promise of healthy ageing! 

‘Do people remember the exact moment they fall in love?’ – Listen to an excerpt from Before I Let Go by Kennedy Ryan

Award-winning and bestselling ‘powerhouse’ author Kennedy Ryan is at her absolute best in Before I Let Go, a compelling, scorching novel about hope and healing, and what it truly means to love for a lifetime (USA Today).

Wed – 18th Jan 2023

Lees ‘Skoeter’ deur Nanette van Rooyen en nog uittreksels uit Tyd is ’n b**ksem en ander belaglik lekker tekste deur Marieta Nel

Uittreksel uit Tyd is ’n b**ksem: ‘Dié Ronda-suster bel my skelm en dan skinder ons oor Ma totdat die hond kom kyk hoekom ek so histeries lag.’

An African Bite – celebrating the simplicity and authenticity of African food for a contemporary cook

Chef Daniel Mbonani Mbombi’s An African Bite celebrates the simplicity and authenticity of African food for a contemporary cook.

Tue – 17th Jan 2023

A human skeleton, a terrifying local feud, an angry river spirit – A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley is out now!

A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Mon – 16th Jan 2023

Waarom woon Zia se familie ’n primitiewe lewe in die bos? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Uitverkies deur Noreen Nolte

In Uitverkies deur Noreen Nolte – die naaswenner van LAPA se Jeugromankompetisie in 2021 – is Zia moeg vir haar ouers se selfopgelegde isolasie in die bos. Lees nou die eerste hoofstuk!

Start 2023 with good habits, with Nicci Robertson’s new cookbook Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules

Thrive: Healthy Recipes that Break the Diet Rules by Nicci Robertson is out now from Penguin Random House!

‘It is a truth universally acknowledge that a book can change a life’ – The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson

The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Fri – 13th Jan 2023

‘On nights like these, sleep doesn’t come easily’: Read an extract from Fanie Viljoen’s latest book, Sacrifice to the Flies

Read a riveting excerpt from Sacrifice to the Flies by Fanie Viljoen, an award-winning YA novel set in a dystopian state!

Raai wat verskyn in Januarie 2023 by Penguin Random House SA? Lokval deur Bettina Wyngaard!

In Lokval deur Bettina Wyngaard stel Nicci de Wee en haar span ’n lokval vir ’n internasionale sindikaat … maar wie is aas, en wie bobaas?

Meet Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith at the launch of her new book Bliss on Toast at Exclusive Books Hyde Park (23 Jan)

Meet the legendary Prue Leith in Joburg and find out more about her new book Bliss on Toast!

Wed – 11th Jan 2023

Aandag, onnies! Voor jy ‘speel’ druk, lees die gratis uittreksel uit Leon van Nierop se praktiese filmstudiegids, Druk speel

‘Geniet dié boek! Ek glo dit sal jou help om met al jou sintuie na ’n film te kyk – en met jou oë wawyd oop.’ So skryf Leon van Nierop in die Voorwoord tot Druk speel: ’n Filmstudiegids vir die klaskamer.

‘I was brought into the world in case something happened to Willy’ – Listen to Prince Harry reading from his memoir Spare

Spare, the official memoir by Prince Harry, is available now from Penguin Random House SA, with the audio read by the author.

New book alert! 8 Rules of Love: How to Find it, Keep it, and Let it Go by bestselling author Jay Shetty

8 Rules of Love: How to Find it, Keep it, and Let it Go by Jay Shetty is out in January from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Fri – 23rd Dec 2022

Video: Probeer gerus Carmen Niehaus se resepte vir Hoenderschnitzels en Suurlemoen-meringuetert uit Lekker en goed

Beplan jy ‘n feesmaal? Hier is jou gratis resepte vir Hoenderschnitzels uit die boonste rakke en Suurlemoen-meringuetert uit Lekker en goed deur Carmen Niehaus.