Nondumiso Tshabangu Reviews The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward

Star Rating: ★★★★☆ 4/5The TerribleYrsa Daley-WardPenguin, April 2018Online Price: R198    Poet, model and actor Yrsa Daley-Ward, best known for her debut poetry collection, Bone, and her spoken-word performances, has written a heartbreaking memoir in…

Jenny’s Reads: Books to Savour

Imagine my delight when a publisher heading a large international publishing house confided that he woke up every morning around four thirty, brushed his teeth, slipped his feet into slippers if it was winter, wrapped…

Nondumiso Tshabangu Reviews Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Star Rating: ★★★☆☆ 3/5FreshwaterAkwaeke EmeziFaber & Faber, March 2018Online Price: R244    A strange debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centres around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who…

Jenny’s Reads: Stranger Than Fiction

The thing with this time of the year is not the weather. It’s not the lengthening days. Nor is it the thought of the summer holidays fast approaching or the overwhelming slog to get beach…

15 Children’s Books About Courage and Bravery

Having courage and being brave helps us overcome and achieve great things.  This list of books for kids will model characters showing bravery and courage in many different situations.  Let’s dive right into this list…

Nondumiso Tshabangu Reviews Oil on Water by Helon…

Star Rating: ★★★★☆ 4/5Oil on WaterHelon HabilaPenguin Books, September 2011Online Price: R206    Helon Habila takes you on a chase through an underworld of investigative journalism in a war-locked country, and his pace is impeccable.…