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New book alert! Death on the Limpopo – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew

Death on the Limpopo – the third Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew – is out in September from Penguin Random House SA!

Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come – An introvert’s year of living dangerously

What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that she’d normally avoid at all costs?

Jessica Pan is going to find out.

The bestselling books in South Africa – June

This list represents the bestselling books in South Africa from the previous four weeks to 6 June 2019, and combines fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.

Gripping, moving and brilliantly creepy – read an excerpt from The Whisper Man by Alex North

Like your thrillers spine-tinglingly terrifying? Then you’ll want to read this extract from The Whisper Man by Alex North.

‘The best way to understand a country’s history is through the lives of its people’ – Watch a video interview with Bill Nasson on Illuminating Lives

Bill Nasson explores the people at the heart of his and Vivian Bickford-Smith’s collection of biographical essays, Illuminating Lives: Biographies of Fascinating People from South African History.

Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior – a heartwarming, utterly charming debut

Hazel Prior’s debut novel Ellie and the Harpmaker is rich with vibrant characters and a lush setting, and reminds us that sometimes, you don’t find love – love finds you.

A story of healing and hope: Don’t miss the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake at The Book Lounge (25 July)

Penguin Random House and the Book Lounge invite you to the launch of As if Born to You by Susan Newham-Blake.

As if Born to You

New book alert! Susan Newham-Blake’s As if Born to You – a story of secrets, trauma and finding healing in unexpected places

As if Born to You, the new novel by Susan Newham-Blake, the author of Making Finn, is out now from Penguin Random House.

Claire Robertson’s award-winning novel The Spiral House to be made into an international film

Filmmaker Erica Brumage has optioned film rights for the sweeping, gloriously told novel The Spiral House by Claire Robertson.

Zola Nene wins Best TV Celebrity Chef prize at the International Gourmand Awards

Zola Nene has been announced as the winner of the Best TV Celebrity Chef in English Award at the International Gourmand Awards!

Harry Kalmer questions what it means to be human in his latest novel, In ‘n land sonder voëls (Afrikaans)

Earlier this year, Penguin Random House published Harry Kalmer’s latest novel in Afrikaans – In ’n land sonder voëls. 

Read an excerpt from David Barclay Moore’s magnificent debut novel The Stars Beneath Our Feet

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore.

Struik Nature Publisher Pippa Parker receives Special Honorary Award from the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts)

Pippa Parker, the Publications Manager/Publisher of Struik Nature at Penguin Random House SA, has been awarded a Special Honorary Award by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (South African Academy for Science and Arts).

Easy to understand, practical and informative, Invest Your Way to Wealth by Thobelani Maphumulo is essential reading

Thobelani Maphumulo’s new book Invest Your Way to Wealth – the guide to financial literacy – is now available from Penguin Random House.

Join Masande Ntshanga for the launch of his new novel Triangulum at Exclusive Books Mall of Africa (17 July)

Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Triangulum by Masande Ntshanga, winner of the Betty Trask Award and the PEN International New Voices Award.

‘Dexter meets Gone Girl’: Read an extract from My Lovely Wife, Samantha Downing’s dark and irresistible debut

‘Dexter’ as written by Gillian Flynn: read an extract from My Lovely Wife, the deliciously engrossing debut by Samantha Downing.

[Watch] John Boyne reads an extract from his new novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica

Penguin Random House has shared a video of John Boyne reading an excerpt from his new book, My Brother’s Name is Jessica.

Timeless and Trendsetting – Win a spectacular Penguin Classics box set including 80 books!

WIN 1 of 2 hampers with a Little Black Classics box set (80 books in the Little Black Classics series), a Penguin Black Classics canvas tote bag, PLUS a set of limited edition Penguin Classics temporary tattoos!

Read The Sun is Also a Star, the internationally bestselling love story from Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything, before you see the movie

Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?