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Calling all book loving families! Apply to join the JBP Kids Book Club and receive free books every month

Jonathan Ball Publishers is looking for 25 children or families who love reading to join the JBP Kids Book Club!

‘It’s everything you need for a new, better you!’ Mogau Seshoene chats about her latest cookbook Hosting With The Lazy Makoti

It’s never too late to start your new year’s resolutions, and Hosting With The Lazy Makoti: A Celebration of Food has you covered!

New book alert! John Laband’s The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom: 1837–1840

The Boer Invasion of the Zulu Kingdom: 1837–1840 by John Laband is out in February from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

‘It was definitely a skull … Was it human?’ Read an excerpt from A Deadly Covenant, the new thrilling mystery by Michael Stanley

Michael Stanley’s award-winning, international bestselling Detective Kubu series returns with another thrilling, chilling sequel: A Deadly Covenant – out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

Laugh-out-loud funny, razor sharp and painfully relatable – Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey

Really Good, Actually is one of the most hotly anticipated, hilarious and addictive debut novels coming in 2023, from Schitt’s Creek screenwriter and electric new voice in fiction, Monica Heisey.

Listen to an excerpt from How to Kill Your Family – a wickedly dark romp about class, family, love … and murder

They say you can’t choose your family. But you can kill them. How to Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

New book alert! The Plot to Save South Africa: Chris Hani’s Murder and the Week Nelson Mandela Averted Civil War by Justice Malala

The Plot to Save South Africa: Chris Hani’s Murder and the Week Nelson Mandela Averted Civil War by Justice Malala will be out in April from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Exercise – 40 simple exercises you can sneakily squeeze in while in bed, at your desk, or watching TV

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Exercise: Over 40 Toning Flexercises to Do From Your Bed, Couch or While You Wait by Susan Elizabeth Clark is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Cover reveal! The girl with the dragon tattoo returns in The Girl in the Eagle’s Talons

Introducing the pulse-pounding new thriller from bestselling Swedish author Karin Smirnoff, starring iconic anti-heroine Lisbeth Salander!

‘Do people remember the exact moment they fall in love?’ – Listen to an excerpt from Before I Let Go by Kennedy Ryan

Award-winning and bestselling ‘powerhouse’ author Kennedy Ryan is at her absolute best in Before I Let Go, a compelling, scorching novel about hope and healing, and what it truly means to love for a lifetime (USA Today).

A human skeleton, a terrifying local feud, an angry river spirit – A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley is out now!

A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers!

‘It is a truth universally acknowledge that a book can change a life’ – The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson

The Jane Austen Remedy by Ruth Wilson is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Meet Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith at the launch of her new book Bliss on Toast at Exclusive Books Hyde Park (23 Jan)

Meet the legendary Prue Leith in Joburg and find out more about her new book Bliss on Toast!

New book alert! 8 Rules of Love: How to Find it, Keep it, and Let it Go by bestselling author Jay Shetty

8 Rules of Love: How to Find it, Keep it, and Let it Go by Jay Shetty is out in January from Jonathan Ball Publishers. 

Boeke is die beste geskenke … en hierdie drie is perfek vir geskiedenisliefhebbers!

Bederf die boekwurms in jou lewe met die perfekte geskenk hierdie feesseisoen. Hier is drie van die beste geskiedkundige boeke in Afrikaans vir 2022!

The perfect festive gifts for 2022 loading – five books your outdoorsy friends will love

Give yourself or your nature-loving friends the perfect gift this festive season. Here are five of the most epic local books about nature published in 2022!

New book alert! Dawnlands by Philippa Gregory – in a divided country, power and loyalty conquer all

Dawnlands – the new historical novel from Philippa Gregory, the number one bestselling author of Tidelands and Dark Tides.

Listen to the new episode of Pagecast! Unpacking Exclusive Books’ Christmas List

This week, Michele Magwood and Batya Bricker unpack Exclusive Books’ Christmas list selection.