Fiction

Wed – 13th Jan 2021

Beautiful World, Where Are You – the new novel from Sally Rooney – to be published in September 2021!

Beautiful World, Where Are You, the third novel from Sally Rooney, the author of the internationally bestselling Normal People and Conversations with Friends, will be published by Faber on 7 September 2021.

Paula Hawkins’s scorching new thriller A Slow Fire Burning will be out in August 2021

Paula Hawkins is back! From the author of global phenomenon The Girl on the Train comes a twisty, pacy new novel: A Slow Fire Burning.

Tue – 12th Jan 2021

The City of Tears – a breathtaking novel of revenge, persecution and loss by bestselling author Kate Mosse

The City of Tears by Kate Mosse is out from Pan Macmillan SA in January 2020!

Mon – 11th Jan 2021

Better Off Dead – a brand new Jack Reacher thriller from bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child, coming in October 2021!

Relentless action, a gripping mystery and a host of evil new enemies – Jack Reacher, ‘the coolest continuing series character’ (Stephen King), returns in a brand new, pulse-pounding thriller from Lee and Andrew Child.

Girl A by Abigail Dean – ‘the biggest fiction debut of 2021’

Girl A by Abigail Dean is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

‘If I’m stuck, I kill a character or make them have sex’ – Watch an All About Writing Masterclass with bestselling thriller writer Tony Park

If you missed the Tony Park Masterclass, hosted recently by All About Writing, never fear – you can watch it now on YouTube.

Fri – 8th Jan 2021

Die ooreenkoms deur Sophia Kapp: ’n wantrouige skoonfamilie, onmoontlike tieners en ’n giftige eks spel moeilikheid

Kan Adam en Petronel hul verskille en die verlede oorbrug om in mekaar die maat te vind wat hulle volledig mens sal maak? Vind uit in Die ooreenkoms deur Sophia Kapp – nuut by LAPA.

Preview the bestselling audiobook of Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline, read by Wil Wheaton

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline, read by Wil Wheaton!

Read the new Kristin Hannah novel before it’s released! Pan Macmillan SA is giving away four proof copies of The Four Winds

Be one of the first few Kristin Hannah fans to read her highly anticipated new novel The Four Winds, which will be published this February!

Thu – 7th Jan 2021

Virtual book discussion: Watch Senzeni Ndebele in conversation with Sue Nyathi about her hot new book A Family Affair

Late last year, Senzeni Ndebele chatted to Sue Nyathi about her new book A Family Affair. 

Wed – 23rd Dec 2020

Festive wishlist 2020: 10 of the hottest reads of the year for an epic summer vacation

What you take to the beach is up to you, so why not fill your tote with the hottest titles of 2020? From award-winning local fiction to international bestsellers, our selection has something for everyone.

[Video] Holiday Gift Guide: Unwrap the joy of reading with Pan Macmillan SA’s best of 2020 fiction books

Video: From award-winning authors to thrilling page-turners and gripping debut novels, unwrap the joy of reading this festive season with Pan Macmillan SA’s top 2020 fiction releases, perfect for holiday reading!

A missing bride. A bloodied dress. NYPD Red’s deadliest case yet – NYPD Red 6, by the world’s bestselling thriller writer James Patterson

In the sixth book in James Patterson’s NYPD Red series, the wedding of the century invites the most brazen kidnapper in New York City to make the bride disappear.

The Return by Nicholas Sparks – often, to move forward we must return to the place where it all began

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with The Return – a moving new novel about an injured army doctor and the two women whose secrets will change the course of his life.

Fri – 18th Dec 2020

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from All That Glitters – the new book from Danielle Steel, the world’s favourite storyteller!

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. From New York to London to St Tropez, All That …

Thu – 17th Dec 2020

Nagmerries word soms mooi drome … Lees ’n uittreksel uit Elsa Winckler se jongste roman, Om weer te droom

Om weer te droom deur Elsa Winckler vertel die verhaal van Lizet Vos en Stephen Breedt, twee mense wat geliefdes aan die dood moes afstaan en mekaar tydens ’n ontstuimige tyd in hul lewens ontmoet. Lees ’n uittreksel.

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Grensgeval deur Marita van der Vyver: ‘Daar is soveel wat sy nooit gehoor het nie … nie wou hoor nie’

Uittreksel: Marita van der Vyver se roman, Grensgeval, bekyk die Suid-Afrikaanse Grensoorlog (1966 tot 1989) van die kant van vriend én sogenoemde vyand.

Tue – 15th Dec 2020

South African Advent-ure: Win a hamper of 7 local books from Penguin Random House SA

One lucky winner will receive a marvellous hamper of seven local books from Penguin Random House SA in Week Two of the South African Advent-ure competition!

Where will books take you this holiday season? (PLUS: Win a hamper of 8 books!)

From faraway places to back in time, books can transport you just about anywhere!

Listen to an excerpt from Ian Rankin’s new Rebus novel A Song for the Dark Times – one of the must-read books of the year

A Song for the Dark Times by Ian Rankin is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.