Fiction

Fri – 19th Apr 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Bare Ground, the debut novel by acclaimed non-fiction writer Peter Harris

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!

Thu – 18th Apr 2019

The Dragon Lady, Louisa Treger’s brilliant second novel – a brilliant evocation of life in 1950s Rhodesia

Opening with the shooting of Lady Virginia ‘Ginie’ Courtauld in her tranquil garden in 1950s Rhodesia, The Dragon Lady tells Ginie’s extraordinary story, so called for the exotic tattoo snaking up her leg.

Don’t miss the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe at The Book Lounge

Umuzi and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of The Woman of the Stone Sea by Meg Vandermerwe.

Wed – 17th Apr 2019

Find out more about The Mister – the thrilling new romance from EL James, author of the Fifty Shades trilogy

Introducing EL James’s new novel The Mister, a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire.

The brutal payback begins – Lynda La Plante’s new novel Widows’ Revenge, the sequel to the groundbreaking thriller Widows

Widows’ Revenge: Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella are back. And this time it’s a fight to the finish. The sequel to Lynda La Plante’s groundbreaking thriller, Widows.

If you’re a fan of the Seven Sisters series, here are other books by Lucinda Riley that you’re sure to love

For those who love Lucinda Riley’s international bestselling series, discover her many spellbinding standalone novels, featuring strong female characters and evocative locations – including The Butterfly Room, out in May from Pan Macmillan!

Tue – 16th Apr 2019

Join Eva Mazza at Exclusive Books Somerset Mall for the launch of Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch

MFBooks Joburg and Eva Mazza invite you to the launch of the sizzling Sex, Lies and Stellenbosch, a novel that peeks into the lives of the privileged men and women of the winelands.

Mon – 15th Apr 2019

Read an excerpt from Daisy Jones and The Six – the riveting and unforgettable novel that everybody’s talking about

Start reading the most buzzed about book of the year with this extract from Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club celebrates World Book Day

The Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club will celebrate World Book Day with a panel discussion entitled ‘Parents’ involvement is the number one predictor of early literacy success and future academic achievement’.

Fri – 12th Apr 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton – the perfect book to curl up with this evening

Staying in this evening? Settle in with some hot chocolate and this excerpt from The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton, a novel in which a long-buried secret is waiting to be uncovered …

Autumn Reading competition – win a hamper of 8 new international reads

Brighten up even the rainiest day with one of these sensational new international books, now available at leading bookstores nationwide and online.

Thu – 11th Apr 2019

Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid – one of the most enjoyably readable books of the year

Daisy Jones and The Six – a gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.

Wed – 10th Apr 2019

2019 Man Booker International Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize, celebrating the ‘finest works of translated fiction from around the world’, has been announced.

2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced!

Tue – 9th Apr 2019

But Deliver Us from Evil – a moving work of historical fiction by Lauri Kubuitsile

But Deliver Us from Evil, the new book by Lauri Kubuitsile, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Mon – 8th Apr 2019

Listen to Eusebius McKaiser in conversation with Fiona Snyckers about her new book Lacuna

‘This book is going to be one of those books we all recognise as one of the most important and best recent novels that have landed in South Africa …’

Fri – 5th Apr 2019

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Lacuna, the highly anticipated new novel from Fiona Snyckers

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!

Watch an interview with Ijangolet S Ogwang, author of An Image in a Mirror, on BlackBird Books’s new YouTube channel

BlackBird Books has shared a video of author Ijangolet S Ogwang chatting about her debut novel An Image in a Mirror.

Introducing a stunning new voice in psychological suspense – Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce – a disturbing and compelling novel that explores the power of fear and desire, jealousy and betrayal, love and hate.