Reader's Recommends - 24 October 2022

by Natalia Thomas

Reader's Recommends is our weekly live session with reps from different publishing companys recommending the best and latest titles and WHY you should read them!
Our buyer, Thomas, sat down this week to discuss and recommend adult titles! He was joined by Gabi Blight from Penguin Random House South Africa, Gadija Gordon from Pan Macmillan South Africa, Derek Field from Lapa Uitgewers and Lefa Nkadimeng from Jonathan Ball Publishers!


Gabi Blight from Penguin Random House South Africa recommends:

  • Shrines Of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson

  • The Twist Of A Knife by Anthony Horowitz

  • Colditz - Prisoners Of The Castle by Ben Macintyre

Gadija Gordon from Pan Macmillan South Africa recommends:

  • Gqimm Shelele - The Robert Marawa Story by Mandy Wiener

  • The Atlas Paradox by Olivie Blake

  • Return To The Wild (Signed) by James Hendry

Derek Field from Lapa Uitgewers recommends:

  • Die Lang Papawer by Kristel Loots

  • Uit Die Donker by Santie van der Merwe

  • Aleit Apteit by Aleit Swanepoel

Lefa Nkadimeng from Jonathan Ball Publishers recommends:

  • Love And Virtue by Diana Reid

  • The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell

  • Dark Music by David Lagercrantz

Top 5 for the week
5.) All The Broken Places by John Boyne

4.) The Elephants Of Thula Thula by Francoise Malby-Anthony

3.) It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

2.) Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult

1.) It Starts with Us by Colleen Hoover


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