Lizette Rabe, head of the journalism department at Stellenbosch University, saw her life crumble when her son committed suicide due to depression. Her response was to write about her feelings, finding relief in the act of writing. We are proud to bring you her book Om tot verhaal te kom.

Jan Vermeulen terrorises readers with his crime novel Ondier, and Madelie Human patches up the tender souls with her wonderful romance novel Skakerings van geluk.

Obviously, we have lots of books for young readers too.

FICTION

Ondier

Jan Vermeulen

Spanningsroman

9780799394283

R285,00

When the ex-lover and mother of his child is murdered, Olaf Demeyer is called to help. No can do, he says. He needs to get away from it all. These cases are haunting him.

Upon which he is told: If not for the police, then help us find your son. He is missing.

NONFICTION

Om tot verhaal te kom

Lizette Rabe

Niefiksie; selfhelp

9780799393248

R260,00

Lizette Rabe is the head of the journalism department at Stellenbosch University.

A brilliant journalist, editor and an academic, she saw her life crumble when her son committed suicide due to depression.

Her response was to write about her feelings, finding relief in the act of writing, trying to find sense in the despair.

This led to more research, and she has just completed a book on writing therapy.
Rabe has founded the Ithemba Foundation. In Xhosa and Zulu, the word “ithemba” means hope.

This foundation hopes to break the taboo about speaking out on depression and to provide hope for those afflicted with the disease.

FOR THE YOUNG ONES

101 Goggagrappe

Jaco Jacobs

Kinderboek

9780799393927

R40,00

Jaco Jacobs is a phenomenon. He knows how to make young readers read. In this book, there are 101 jokes about bugs. They will bug you until the end!

 

101 Spookgrappe

Jaco Jacobs

Kinderboek

9780799393903

R40,00

Woohoo. This book contains 101 jokes about ghosts. Do not read this in the dark; the ghosts might think you are laughing at Eskom.

101 Sportgrappe   

Jaco Jacobs

Kinderboek

9780799393866

R40,00

Why did the dog not like tennis? It is a boxer. Only one of the 101 reasons to buy this book filled with 101 sports jokes.

101 Vakansiegrappe

Jaco Jacobs

Kinderboek

9780799393880

R40,00

If you are on holiday, the kids will need entertainment. This book contains 101 jokes to lighten up the long road.

Aksieheld Austin: Onheil op Skedelbaai

Fanie Viljoen

Kinderfiksie

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799393132

R135,00

Austin stars in a new movie shot entirely on a faraway island. That is the good news. The bad news is that someone seems keen to kill him before they can even start shooting!

Wo(o)rdslim

Jaco Jacobs

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799393156

R75,00

This activity book contains 48 pages of word games, a lovely way to sharpen one’s Afrikaans skills.

Jamie en Sebastiaan-omnibus

Martie Kruger & Martie Preller

Illustrasies: Elanie Bieldt

Kinderfiksie

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799391275

R205,00

Enjoy these lovely adventures with Jamie and his obese cat. Oh, did we mention that the cat can talk? Well, he can. His name is Sebastiaan and he is very clever.

ROMANZA

Skakerings van geluk

Madelie Human

Superromanse

9780799394221

R240,00

Lea’s life as the decent librarian of a small town is turned upside down when a man on a motorbike stops in front of her library. She can ride a bike as well as any man, but she has no idea how to handle the rider. The members of the local crochet group realise that it is time for action. This book will make you want to fall in love again, and you may even join a crochet group after finishing it!

Liefde is vuur

Serena Steyn

Romanza-Omnibus

9780799394252

R240,00

This is another of our value-for-money anthologies. A haughty duke, a smooth Frenchman and a very clever scientist; each one falls for the oldest chemistry on earth – that which is activated by Cupid’s arrow.

Weer eens Lilly

René van Zyl

Romanza

9780799393798

R95,00

Since the eleventh grade, Lilly has made decisions with her head and completely ignores her heart. But apparently her heart makes its own decisions and goes wherever it wants. It follows her first love, Migael, down memory lane.

Windjagter

Wilreza Smit-Theron

Romanza

9780799393828

R95,00

Karli views her time in Walvis Bay as a kind of Eat Pray Love trip. She wants to do things she likes and only think of the people she loves. But her mentor during this time, Maks, cares for her and helps her to see her own beauty. He feels like her heart’s home.

Lekkerder as sjokolade

Corné van Rooyen

Romanza

9780799394160

R 95,00

Leroux is definitely one of those men her mother always warned Riana against. He is too attractive, too rich, too wonderful for words. In short, too good to be true and if she isn’t careful, she can fall in love with him. Fortunately for her, she is immune to men.

Die ordeskepper

Bep du Toit

Romanza

9780799394191

R95,00

Carien urgently needs a job, so she accepts the post as Marco’s housekeeper. She needs to keep her confusing thoughts about Marco at bay because it doesn’t fit into her well-organised life. She will do her duties, maintain a professional distance and ignore any feelings she has for him.

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