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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.

‘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.

Recht Malan Prize 2020 winner: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg

Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to present the winner of the 2020 Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg!

New Kazuo Ishiguro novel announced! To be published in March 2021

From the bestselling and Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a luminous tale about the human heart and what it means to love.

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan – a tense, gripping, thought-provoking drama

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan – the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Together: Vivek H Murthy explores the global loneliness epidemic – and how we can overcome it

Together
Loneliness, Health and What Happens When We Find Connection

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of A Poor Season for Whales by award-winning author Michiel Heyns

Jonathan Ball Publishers and The Reading List invite you to the virtual launch of Michiel Heyns’s new novel A Poor Season for Whales.

Don’t miss Layla Saad, the author of Me and White Supremacy, in conversation with The Cheeky Natives on Instagram (18 June)

Layla Saad, the author of Me and White Supremacy, will be in conversation with The Cheeky Natives on Instagram!

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer – a moving and powerful inter-generational memoir about story and memory

I Want You to Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Watch! Christy Lefteri chats about her bestselling novel The Beekeeper of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri joined us recently to discuss her moving and powerful new novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo.

[Watch] Virtual book launch: Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution by Jakkie Cilliers

A virtual book launch for Jakkie Cilliers’s new book Africa First! Igniting a Growth Revolution was hosted by The Reading List and Jonathan Ball Publishers recently.

New book alert! South Africa Beyond Covid-19: Trends, Change and Recovery – a collection of 30 essays by analysts and experts

South Africa Beyond Covid-19: Trends, Change and Recovery – a collection of 30 essays by some of the country’s foremost analysts and experts – is out now as an ebook from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants – a lyrically written account of several years of research by Hannah Mumby

Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants by Hannah Mumby is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

A Woman Makes a Plan – in her compelling memoir Maye Musk shares hard-earned wisdom and frank, practical advice on career, health and more

A Woman Makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success by Maye Musk is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Describing the lived experiences of those with mental illness: Watch the book trailer for Sean Baumann’s new book Madness: Stories of Uncertainty and Hope

With sensitivity and empathy, Dr Sean Baumann’s enquiries into the territories of art, psychology, consciousness, otherness, free will and theories of the self reveal how mental illness raises questions that affect us all.

New hardback edition of the multi-million copy bestseller: Discover your innate creativity with The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

​A lavish new hardback edition of the multi-million copy bestseller The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

A Conspiracy of Bones – Kathy Reichs is at the top of her game in her 19th Temperance Brennan thriller

A Conspiracy of Bones – bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her 19th riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan!

Find out more about Buried – the first in an exciting new series by Lynda La Plante

Buried – the first book in a brand new thriller series by the Queen of Crime Drama, Lynda La Plante – is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss South Africa’s bestselling crime writer Deon Meyer LIVE online and on CapeTalk (21 May)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers, Exclusive Books and CapeTalk for a deep dive into the mind of South Africa’s bestselling crime writer.

‘It starts with the striking of a match’ – Read an excerpt from Firewatching, the ‘clever and compulsive’ debut thriller by Russ Thomas

Jonathan Ball Publishers has shared an excerpt from Firewatching, the debut novel from Russ Thomas!