Book Club

10 of the most beautiful libraries around the world

These spectacular libraries will take any book lover’s breath away. more

Book review: After the Woods by Kim Savage

An unsettling tale that details what happens in the aftermath of a kidnapping gone wrong. more

Book review: Warriors of the Storm by Bernard Cornwell

A fully immersive experience, Warriors of the Storm is a crafty nod to the history of the English language, religion and society. more

Book review: Shopaholic to the Rescue by Sophie Kinsella

Becky Bradon is back and this time, we’re taken on a road trip across Las Vegas with her and her loved ones. more

Book review: Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn

A rather original take on the high-school jungle of sweaty teenage relationships, with plenty of heart. more

Book review: The Dot Spot: Adventures in Love and Sex by Dorothy Black

This book is not just about sex and what to do, how to do it and where to find people to do it with. It’s about finding out who you are, what you really truly want and need, and then being empowered enough to go ask for it. more

Gangster’s paradise: why Cape Town’s gangs are thriving

Police efforts to curb gang membership and violence in Cape Town are failing. In an attempt to find a solution, a new book, Gang Town, by Don Pinnock turns existing theories on their head. more

These illustrations from Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets are simply to die for

If you loved the images from the first illustrated Harry Potter book, just wait until you see what the second book has in store for you. more

New book from popular romance author is dark, twisted and brutal

Torture, branding and extreme bullying set in a society that places its value on perfection, is the focus of Cecelia Ahern’s (bestselling author of P.S. I Love You) new book. We kid you not. more

Book review: Murder at Small Koppie: The Real Story of the Marikana Massacre by Greg Marinovich

Renowned photojournalist, and infamous member of the Bang-Bang Club, Greg Marinovich, gives us an in-depth investigation into one of the biggest losses of civilian life in South Africa since Sharpeville. more

Book review: An Empty Coast by Tony Park

An epic adventure with enough action to give adrenaline junkies a good rush. more

Book review: The Queen’s Choice by Anne O’Brien

When love and duty clash, the Duchess of Brittany must make a painful choice. more

Book review: The Cake Shop in the Garden by Carole Matthews

A fun, easy, sweet read that will have you salivating over the glorious cake descriptions. more

Book review: We Never Asked for Wings by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

We Never Asked for Wings is a book filled with complicated families and questionable characters and showcases character development through extenuating circumstances. more

Excerpt: The End of Whiteness: Satanism and Family Murders in SA

Did you know that the beginning of the end of apartheid saw fears of Satanism rearing its head? more

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