Fiction

Mon – 6th Jul 2020

‘Die Vrystaatse winternag ruik na die dood en ’n belofte van ryp’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit My naam is Legio deur Madelein Rust

Sal forensiese sielkundige Renata Malan uiteindelik antwoorde vind? Het sy die moordgeen by haar pa geërf? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Madelein Rust se jongste roman, My naam is Legio.

Greed. Danger. Treachery. But the fight isn’t over. Tony Park returns with Last Survivor!

Tony Park has written another action-packed Sonja Kurtz thriller that will have you engrossed from start to finish.

Thu – 2nd Jul 2020

Footnotes, July 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye. …

Wed – 1st Jul 2020

Hy lyk soos ’n Keltiese kryger en aanvaar nie ‘nee’ vir ’n antwoord nie: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht

Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Die Ier se ultimatum deur Nelia Engelbrecht. Die heruitgawe het in Junie by LAPA Uitgewers verskyn ter viering van Romanza se vyftiende bestaansjaar.

2020 CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards winners announced – Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Best Fiction

Congratulations to author Mubanga Kalimamukwento for winning the Best Fiction Award at the 2020 3rd edition CDI Zambia Tell Your Own Story National Book Awards! Her winning novel The Mourning Bird is also the Dinaane Debut Fiction awards winner for 2019.

Mon – 29th Jun 2020

Ontvlug na ’n beter tyd met Wenkbrou se jongste e-rotika, Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler

LAPA Uitgewers en Wenkbrou stel bekend Liefde in die tyd van Corona deur Elsa Winkler, e-rotika op sy beste!

Pan Macmillan SA stance on the South African publishing landscape

In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and commitment to change is not an option.

Don’t miss the digital launch of Afterland, the new novel by Lauren Beukes, with Fred Strydom (2 July)

Join us for the digital launch of Afterland with Lauren Beukes in discussion with Fred Strydom as part of Exclusive Books’ Homebru celebration of local titles and authors.

Fri – 26th Jun 2020

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Hans du Plessis gesels met Kabous Meiring oor Die opstand van Poppie Nel (2 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na ‘n aanlynkuier met Hans du Plessis. Kom gesels met die skrywer oor sy nuwe roman, Die opstand van Poppie Nel.

Thu – 25th Jun 2020

Alligator and Other Stories by Dima Alzayat – a debut short story collection from an exciting talent to watch

In Alligator and Other Stories, Dima Alzayat captures luminously how it feels to be ‘other’: as a Syrian, as an Arab, as an immigrant, as a woman.

Wed – 24th Jun 2020

Midnight Sun – the long-awaited Twilight spinoff by Stephenie Meyer – to be released in August 2020

Number one bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with her highly anticipated new novel Midnight Sun – the iconic love story of Bella and Edward, told from the vampire’s point of view.

Tales from the Marula Tree – an omnibus with 15 highly original and entertaining animal stories

Tales from the Marula Tree by Leon de Villiers, illustrated by Linki Lutz, is out now from Lapa Publishers!

Lucinda Riley, author of the Seven Sisters series, will be answering questions from her South African fans!

What’s the one question you’ve always wanted to ask Lucinda Riley about the Seven Sisters series, her creative process or any of her other bestselling books? 

Tue – 23rd Jun 2020

Kom vier die virtuele bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan (25 Junie)

Jonathan Ball Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele bekendstelling van Willem Krog se jongste roman, Alleen onder die maan.

Watch Ken Follett reading an excerpt from his new book, The Evening and the Morning

Here’s a sneak peek of international bestseller Ken Follett’s thrilling new novel, The Evening and the Morning!

Win a copy of Afterland, the new novel by Lauren Beukes, courtesy of Penguin Random House SA!

Penguin Random House is running a giveaway!

Three lucky winners will each receive a copy of Afterland by Lauren Beukes.

Mon – 22nd Jun 2020

Moenie die bekendstelling van Madelein Rust se sewende misdaadroma My naam is Legio misloop nie! (23 Junie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou graag na die virtuele boekbekendstelling van My naam is Legio deur Madelein Rust.

‘I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.’ Read an excerpt The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

So begins The Book of Longings, the exquisitely written new novel from Sue Monk Kidd, the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.

Fri – 19th Jun 2020

This Saturday, bring your kids to the virtual launch of Emily Child’s new picture book, Listen to Your Diddalum (Plus: review and video)

Anna Stroud reviews Listen to your Diddalum by Emily Child, a story about exploring and loving your inner self, out now at Imagnary House.