Reader’s Recommends: Top Picks for Adults! 9 October 2023

by Meghan America

Join us for an engaging discussion about the most exciting adult fiction and non-fiction titles! Watch here!

Ammaarah Gamieldien: Penguin Random House South Africa

Clear Thinking: Extraordinary Result by Shane Parrish

First, Atomic Habits transformed your behaviour. Now, Clear Thinking transforms your mind. We all want to see the world clearly. The trouble is, we're never taught how.

Place by Justin Fox

In this gripping travelogue, Justin Fox goes on a one-of-a-kind journey. Marrying his love for travel and writing, he sets off to explore the places of his favourite books.

Dive by Sara Ochs

Scuba diving instructor Cass leads her students out for their first dive off the beautiful coast of Koh Sang, Thailand's world-famous party island. It's supposed to be a life-changing experience, but things quickly spiral out of control...

Frances Thorndike: Pan Macmillan South Africa

The Book of Fire by Christy Lefteri

The Book of Fire explores not only the damage wrought by human folly, and the costs of survival in our changing world, but also - and ultimately - our powers of redemption and renewal.

In the Weeds by B. K. Borison

In the Weeds is a sweet and steamy second-chance romance about finding your happiness, from TikTok favourite author B. K. Borison, for fans of Elena Armas and Hannah Grace.

Sisters under the Rising Sun by Heather Morris

In the midst of WWII, an English mother, Norah, places her eight-year-old daughter Sally on a ship leaving Malaya, desperate to keep her safe from the Japanese army as they move down through the Pacific, swiftly overrunning the Allied forces. Norah then flees, knowing she may never see her child again.

Sunè Raspel: Blue Weaver Sales and Marketing

The Essence of Dreams: An Anthology of Film Reviews by Stephen 'Spling' Aspeling

The collection of Aspeling’s best-reviewed and most transportative films explores cinema’s ability to create immersive and seamless worlds that continue to linger in our imaginations long after the credits roll. 

She Who Struggles by Marral Shamshiri & Sorcha Thomson

She Who Struggles sets the record straight, revealing how women have contributed to revolutionary movements across the world in endless ways: as leaders, rebels, trailblazers, guerrillas and writers; revolutionaries who also navigated their gendered roles as women, mothers, wives and daughters.

The Conjuror’s Apprentice by G J Williams

When a battered body is more than heralds the end of a dynasty.

Samantha Jacobs: Jonathan Ball Publishers

Jojo: Finally Home by Johannes Radebe

The debut memoir from professional dancer, national treasure and star of Strictly, Johannes Radebe.

Thicker Than Water by Kerry Washington

In Thicker than Water, Washington gives readers an intimate view into both her public and private worlds—as a mother, daughter, wife, artist, advocate, and trailblazer.

Farewell to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez

Set against the terrifying fall of Kabul in 2021, Deborah Rodriguez concludes her bestselling Little Coffee Shop trilogy with a heart-stopping story of resilience, courage and, most importantly, hope.

Reader’s Warehouse Top 5

Rassie - Bookplate signed edition by Rassie Erasmus

The Covenant Of Water by Abraham Verghese

The Last Devil To Die by Richard Osman

The Armour of Light by Ken Follett

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros

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