Book excerpts

Friday Night Book Club: Some houses have their secrets. But so do some people … Read an excerpt from The Hiding Place by Jenny Quintana

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from The Hiding Place – the spellbinding new novel from bestselling author Jenny Quintana.

Het jy al Arendsvlerke vir Siebert deur Elsa Winckler probeer? Lees ’n kort uittreksel

‘’n Hartaanval?’ vra Talia vir die derde keer. ‘Maar Pappa was nooit siek nie, dit maak nie sin nie.’ Lees ‘n kort uittreksel uit Arendsvlerke vir Siebert deur Elsa Winckler.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer, ‘probably the greatest storyteller of our age’

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffrey Archer, master storyteller and number one bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Book Collectors of Daraya by Delphine Minoui – heartbreaking, inspiring and beautifully told

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening and this excerpt from The Book Collectors of Daraya.

‘Half giftig, half hemels’: Lees ’n boeiende uittreksel uit Dol heuning deur SJ Naude

Wat is so dol aan dol heuning? Lees die uittreksel uit SJ Naude se jongste kortverhaalbundel om uit te vind.

Facing racism as young doctor – read an excerpt from The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Emmanuel Taban

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from The Boy Who Never Gave Up: A Refugee’s Epic Journey to Triumph by Emmanuel Taban. 

Two islands. Two women. Read an extract from Claire Robertson’s new novel Isle!

‘She puts herself under a spell of serenity, to be tranquil and swift. Nothing she does can break it. She cuts her finger and curses out loud and she is still between its buffers. The ceaseless hum.’

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Shalom Auslander’s Mother for Dinner – an outrageously tasty comedy

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening with this excerpt from Mother for Dinner by Shalom Auslander, the author of Hope: A Tragedy – ‘the funniest novel of the decade’ (Sunday Times).

[Uittreksel] Hekel en word heel 2: Brenda hekel twee jaar se gebede aanmekaar in haar blokkieskombers

Lees Brenda se storie van hoop en genesing in Hekel en word heel 2. Plus, probeer haar patroon vir ’n maklike blokkieserp.

‘Die twaalfde hou val met mening’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Kroonwild, Henk Breytenbach se jongste distopiese roman

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Henk Breytenbach se jongste spanningsroman, Kroonwild.

Read an excerpt from The Dare – the new electrifying novel of suspense by bestselling author Lesley Kara

As a child, it was just a game. As an adult, it was a living nightmare.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The Promise, the life-affirming and beautifully written new book by bestselling author Lucy Diamond

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening with this excerpt from Lucy Diamond’s new novel The Promise, an unforgettable story about finding love, hope and joy in even the darkest moments.

Friday Night Book Club: A country torn apart by war. Two siblings divided by fate. Read an excerpt from Pippo and Clara by Diana Rosie

Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening with this excerpt from Diana Rosie’s Pippo and Clara – the story of a family and a country divided.

Watch author Joanna Nadin reading an excerpt from her new book The Talk of Pram Town, a story about mothers, daughters and second chances …

Written in Joanna Nadin’s trademark dazzling prose, The Talk of Pram Town tells the story of three generations of Earnshaws and asks whether it always has to be like mother, like daughter …

‘Jy het my baba vermoor, Meinhardt’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die lewe vir beginners deur Bernette Bergenthuin

Lees die eerste hoofstuk van Die lewe vir beginners deur Bernette Bergenthuin: ’n storie van begin, weer begin en óórbegin …

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from the deliciously dark and devious People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd

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‘Wat is dit tog met haar en weeskinders?’ Lees die eerste hoofstuk uit Stillewe deur Marie Spruyt

In Stillewe deur Marie Spruyt beland joernalis Lizette de Klerk op ’n speurtog na Italië waar sy die ware betekenis van la dolce vita leer ken. Lees die eerste hoofstuk hier.

Wat is die moeilikheid met Piña Coladas? Vind uit in Elsa Winckler se stomende erotiese verhaal in Lyfskap [Uittreksel]

Lees hier die eerste hoofstuk van bekroonde skrywer Elsa Winckler se erotiese verhaal in Lyfskap.

Lus vir doughnuts? Bak dit self! Probeer Marlene Schoeman se smullekker resep vir basiese oliebolle

Kom, trek jou voorskoot aan en Bak dit self – probeer Marlene Schoeman se maklike resep vir basiese oliebolle.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Rebecca Whitney’s page-turning thriller The Hidden Girls

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