Fiction

Thu – 2nd Dec 2021

Read an excerpt from Oh William! – Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout’s exploration of the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from Oh William!, the new novel by Elizabeth Strout.

[Uittreksel] Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof: ‘Ek draai die knop en die deur swaai oop. Krakend’

Lees ’n gedeelte uit Die duisend en eerste nag deur François Bloemhof – ’n magiese-realistiese roman waarin droom, fantasie, film, vervolgverhale, musiek en die gotiese ineenvleg.

The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom – the stunning new novel from the bestselling author of global phenomenon Tuesdays with Morrie

The Stranger in the Lifeboat – an inspirational, moving new novel from Mitch Albom, the 40 million copy bestselling author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Tue – 30th Nov 2021

Graffiti-aanlynkuier: Moenie die bekendstelling van Spieëltjie, spieëltjie deur Jan Vermeulen mis nie! (2 Des)

Penguin Random House SA en Graffiti Boeke nooi jou na die virtuele bekendstelling van Spieëltjie, spieëltjie deur Jan Vermeulen. Plus, staan ’n kans om ’n kopie van die boek te wen!

Mon – 29th Nov 2021

Swart Vrydag LAPA

Swart Vrydag is nog lank nie verby nie! Kry tot 75% afslag op geselekteerde boeke by LAPA (26 Nov–3 Des)

LAPA Uitgewers se Swart Vrydag Boekverkoping duur nog die hele week, so gou spring as jy jou gunsteling boeke teen ‘n groot afslag wil bekom!

Fri – 26th Nov 2021

Om te skryf… of nié te skryf nie – Jan Vermeulen beantwoord die groot vraag in The Penguin Post

’n Oú hand as dit by die vashou van ’n pen kom, deel Jan Vermeulen hierdie raad vir dié wat wonder of hul (nóg) ’n storie moet skryf.

Free webinar: Inside the publishing process with Pan Macmillan (1 Dec)

Join Pan Macmillan South Africa’s free webinar for a guide to navigating the publishing process and an overview of the publishing industry.

Thu – 25th Nov 2021

Read an excerpt from The Judge’s List – John Grisham’s most surprising, chilling novel yet

The Judge’s List by bestselling author John Grisham – a new legal thriller about a man who might be the most criminal sitting judge in American history.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an exclusive excerpt from Hashtag Happy, the YA debut from by Theodora Lee

Treat yourself to a mug of hot chocolate this evening and this excerpt from Hashtag Happy – the fast-paced, honest and piercing Young Adult debut from South African YouTuber and social media marketer Theodora Lee.

Wed – 24th Nov 2021

11 feite oor Jan Vermeulen wat jy (dalk) nie geweet het nie (Plus: Kyk na ’n voorlesing uit Nagjagter!)

LAPA Uitgewers vier vandeesmaand die befaamde skrywer Jan Vermeulen! Die vierde boek in sy Olaf Demeyer-reeks, Spieëltjie, spieëltjie, het onlangs die rakke getref.

Tue – 23rd Nov 2021

[Video] ‘Dis ’n sokkerstorie met ’n feministiese flavour’: André Trantraal gesels oor sy SALA-wenboek, Keegan en Samier: Die sokkerfiasko

André Trantraal gesels met die Boekemakranka-span oor sy SALA-toekenning vir sy kinderboek, Keegan & Samier: Die sokkerfiasko.

Lucy Barton is back! Award-winning author Elizabeth Strout chats about her latest novel

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton. She chatted with Lauren Mc Diarmid about her new novel, Oh William!, which sees the much-anticipated return of her beloved character, Lucy, what made her continue with the series, and the person who inspired her to become a writer.

Mon – 22nd Nov 2021

‘Sy glimlag styf. Dit bly steeds ’n shitspul’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Moordvis deur Irna van Zyl

Dinge raak gevaarliker as ’n haaihokduik (sonder die hok) vir Storm van der Merwe in Moordvis deur Irna van Zyl. Lees ’n uittreksel uit die heel eerste roman in hierdie gewilde reeks!

Fri – 19th Nov 2021

‘Being bullied is not your fault’ – Shudufhadzo Musida on Shudu Finds her Magic (Plus: Watch the author read an extract!)

A children’s book about bullying and the power of friendship – Shudufhadzo Musida chats about Shudu Finds Her Magic and reads an excerpt!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Paula Brackston’s new novel Secrets of the Chocolate House, the second in the Found Things series

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from Secrets of the Chocolate House, the second novel in Paula Brackston’s bewitching Found Things series! 

Thu – 18th Nov 2021

Coming soon – Family of Liars, the new novel from E Lockhart, the bestselling author of Tiktok sensation We Were Liars!

E Lockhart’s new novel Family of Liars – the prequel to the sensational We Were Liars – is out soon from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Wed – 17th Nov 2021

Don’t miss a night in with Jodi Picoult to celebrate her new novel Wish You Were Here (25 Nov)

Don’t miss an evening event with bestselling author Jodi Picoult – to celebrate the publication of her new novel, Wish You Were Here!

Tue – 16th Nov 2021

Liefde versit berge in vier nuwe Romanzas!

Nuut by LAPA – Potlode en pinotage deur Louise van der Merwe, ’n Tweedehandse lewe deur Didi Potgieter, Liefde vir ’n middelkind deur Kristel Loots en ’n Fiets vir twee deur Ilse Beukes.