Young Adult

Waarom woon Zia se familie ’n primitiewe lewe in die bos? Lees ’n uittreksel uit Uitverkies deur Noreen Nolte

In Uitverkies deur Noreen Nolte – die naaswenner van LAPA se Jeugromankompetisie in 2021 – is Zia moeg vir haar ouers se selfopgelegde isolasie in die bos. Lees nou die eerste hoofstuk!

‘On nights like these, sleep doesn’t come easily’: Read an extract from Fanie Viljoen’s latest book, Sacrifice to the Flies

Read a riveting excerpt from Sacrifice to the Flies by Fanie Viljoen, an award-winning YA novel set in a dystopian state!

Nou beskikbaar by LAPA! Uitverkies deur Noreen Nolte … naaswenner van die LAPA Jeugromankompetisie in 2021/22

Net betyds vir Kersfees – Noreen Nolte se distopiese jeugroman, Uitverkies, is nou beskikbaar by LAPA Uitgewers!

Gebaseer op ’n ware verhaal: Kom vier die bekendstelling van Toe als groen was deur An-Mari do Carmo in Klerksdorp! (4 Jun)

LAPA Uitgewers nooi jou graag uit na die boekbekendstelling van Toe als groen was deur An-Mari do Carmo – die aangrypende verhaal van ’n jong meisie wat uit ’n kultus ontsnap.

Hou verby, Twilight! Elikser deur Frenette van Wyk is nou beskikbaar

Elikser deur Frenette van Wyk is ’n eerste in sy soort – ’n opwindende bonatuurlike romanse vir jong volwassenes in Afrikaans!

Cheslin Kolbe – the new book in the Road to Glory series for young readers by Jeremy Daniel

Cheslin Kolbe is the eighth book in the Road to Glory series, which covers South African sporting legends as they set out on their journeys to becoming national and international stars.

Fight Like a Girl – the Young Adult fiction debut from award-winning author Sheena Kamal

Fight Like a Girl – award-winning thriller writer Sheena Kamal delivers a kick-ass debut YA novel that will have fans crying out for more.

‘A powerful, vital gut-punch’ – The Places I’ve Cried in Public, the new novel from award-winning, bestselling author Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne’s latest novel, The Places I’ve Cried in Public, is a powerful and thought-provoking exploration of toxic relationships and what love is and isn’t.

New book alert! A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, an addictive, twisty crime thriller by Holly Jackson

Secrets, conspiracies and ALL the red string have led us to this point: the murder mystery that everyone is talking about is finally here …

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.

Trevor Noah is back! A NEW (and not for grown-ups!) edition of Born a Crime

Pan Macmillan is thrilled to announce that Trevor Noah’s South African and international bestseller Born a Crime has been adapted for a younger audience.

Hayley Chewins launches her captivating debut novel The Turnaway Girls at Love Books

Pan Macmillan and Love Books invite you to the launch of The Turnaway Girls by Hayley Chewins.

Percy Tau and Chad Le Clos – the latest books in the Road to Glory series for younger readers

Chad le Clos and Percy Tau are the sixth and seventh books in the Road to Glory series, which covers South African sporting legends as they set out on their journeys to becoming national and international stars.

A story that celebrates diversity – Rosie Loves Jack, the debut YA novel by Mel Darbon

Rosie loves Jack. Jack loves Rosie. So when they’re separated, Rosie will do anything to find the boy who makes the sun shine in her head.

Call for submissions: AfroYoungAdult – a talent-search for Young Adult fiction from Africa!

Calling aspiring African writers of all ages interested in writing for Young Adults!

Aspiring writers: Submit your unpublished Youth Fiction to the Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards to win R10,000

The Maskew Miller Longman Awards has announced its genre for 2018 – Youth Fiction!

5 reasons to read The Wren Hunt, the thrilling new book by Mary Watson

The Wren Hunt is part thriller, part love story: a captivating Young Adult novel about a girl caught in a battle between two ancient magics.

Award-winning author Mary Watson touring Cape Town in April

Award-winning author Mary Watson will be launching her new book, The Wren Hunt, in Cape Town in April.