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Introducing Kids’ Snakes of Southern Africa, and an Author Interview…

September 17th, 2018 · 2 Comments

A couple of weeks back I started writing a post a week about books that would have a special interest to South African children. This was in response to a couple of homeschool moms who were looking for great books to read to their kids in the South African context. I always encourage folk to […]

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A Jacana Book Review: The Rhino Revolution…

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

I have been reviewing a South African book each week for the last couple of weeks, as we head towards Heritage Day at the end of September, it makes sense to take a look at the fabulous work our local publishers have to offer. September 22 is World Rhino Day… a day that all over […]

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Se7en Podcasts That We Are Listening to Right Now…

September 4th, 2018 · 2 Comments

Each week we post a collection of Books We Have Been Reading Lately on our blog, but I thought you might something a little different this week. One of the most frequently asked questions that we get is: What podcasts do we listen to and where do we find them? We listen to tons of […]

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What We Have Been Reading from Penguin Random House Lately… and there is a GiveAway…

August 29th, 2018 · 8 Comments

We have had a rainy week and for that we are so grateful. Have to say that with the cold, wet weather plenty of hibernation and piles of books are being read. I promised two GiveAways during the month of August… scroll down to find them. And here is a collection of our latest and […]

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Se7en Discovers The Irma Stern Museum…

August 28th, 2018 · 6 Comments

I have been sharing some of Cape Town’s best kept secrets for a while now, especially when there is a bookish connection that folks can enjoy with it. Recently we shared a book about Able Seaman Just Nuisance, from Simonstown and do we have a gem for you today. The Story of Irma Stern, A […]

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Se7en Introduces I’d Rather Be Reading By Anne Bogel…

August 24th, 2018 · No Comments

We are a family of readers, in fact I learned a word this week: Tsundoku, which is the act of buying books and piling up more than you will ever read in a lifetime. We are those people: books, books and more books. And the trouble is that we do read them, piles and piles […]

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What We Have Been Reading Lately from PanMacMillan South Africa…

August 20th, 2018 · No Comments

It is cold and wintry over here… definitely piles of book weather… here are our latest and greatest reads from PanMacmillan South Africa. Two of these books make our list of the “Best of the Rest” for the year… that is going to have to be an extra special post nearer the end of the […]

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