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Book review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

2014-10-17 15:17

The Miniaturist is an atmospheric, dark and absorbing portrayal of what greed can do to men and women.

Book review: The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld

2014-10-17 15:17

Told mainly from the perspective of an inmate who remains unnamed until the end, this book explores the harsh reality of life in prison.

Book review: Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

2014-10-17 15:17

As can be expected in one of Lawrence’s novels, bloodshed, carnage and large-scale destruction is never far away.

Book review: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

2014-10-17 15:17

A bit like one of his earlier novels, Norwegian Wood, The Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki confronts those intense, bordering obsessive friendships we cultivate as teenagers.

Dealing with the subject of anorexia in fiction

2014-09-29 21:00

Subjects like anorexia is only one of the many reasons why issue-driven fiction for teens should be promoted instead of banned.

Dealing with the subject of anorexia in fiction

2014-09-26 12:34

Subjects like anorexia is only one of the many reasons why issue-driven fiction for teens should be promoted instead of banned.

Lamaze Clutch Cube

2014-09-04 10:46

The perfect toy to keep your little one occupied and entertained.

Book review: How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

2014-08-29 15:03

If you haven’t read Caitlin Moran yet, brace yourself, because it’s time. And if you already love Caitlin Moran, you’ll love How to Build a Girl.

Book review: Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs

2014-08-29 14:43

Kathy Reichs once again brings great crime fiction to the table, with the perfect balance between forensic science and believable characters.

Book review: Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

2014-08-29 14:43

In Mr Mercedes, King certainly shows us why he deserves the title king of fiction.

Book review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

2014-08-29 14:43

The conclusion to Margaret Atwood’s Maddaddam trilogy contains a lot of violence, action and suspense, but for the most part is an intimately human story. A must read for fans of Atwood.

When magic and myth collide

2014-06-10 13:30

If you like short stories, especially the kind of stories you find at the intersection between literary fiction and fantasy, then you’ll definitely love Aimee Bender's The Color Master.

Book review: An Imperfect Blessing by Nadia Davids

2014-06-06 09:48

A memorable South African debut novel from a literary but still warm and accessible writer, whose words gleam with meticulous craft and polishing

Book review: The Headmaster’s Wife by Thomas Christopher

2014-06-06 09:34

If you like Wally Lamb and Gillian Flynn, you’ll adore Thomas Christopher Green.

Book review: How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr

2014-06-06 09:30

It’s never too late to start (or restart) living the rest of your life.

Book review: The Three by Sarah Lotz

2014-06-06 09:27

Four simultaneous plane crashes. Three child survivors. A religious fanatic who insists the three are harbingers of the apocalypse. What if he's right?

Book review: The Troop by Nick Cutter

2014-06-06 09:23

This slim volume reads half like a horror movie script and half like a bleak modern fable.

Dear reviewer, you don’t have to be so bitchy

2014-05-14 11:30

An author writes an open letter to mean book reviewers, because yes, there’s a difference between constructive criticism and being downright mean.

Book review: Helen of Troy by Ruby Blondell

2014-04-28 09:00

Helen of Troy embodies the very idea of perfect beauty, but because of this, she also perfectly embodies male anxieties about female beauty and sexuality. Of which there are many.

Book review: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

2014-04-23 13:30

If you loved Courtenay’s Australian novels of yester-year, Tully by Paullina Simons or Tsiolkas’s The Slap, read Barracuda. It’s utterly brilliant.

There's something for everyone to watch at the cinema this weekend

2014-04-11 16:50

It's movie time! Our movie ed lists her top 3 must-see movies this weekend.

Book review: Watch Your Back by Karen Rose

2014-04-06 21:18

Queen of romantic suspense, Karen Rose is back with a new novel, and this time, we get to read Stevie and Clay's story.

How much do you really trust your doctor?

2014-04-06 20:18

After reading Dark Whispers, you may find yourself looking for every excuse in the world just to avoid ever having to go to any kind of medical expert ever again.

Book review: In 50 Years We'll All Be Chicks by Adam Carolla

2014-04-06 13:00

An un-PC, unapologetic and crudely written book you’ll either find laugh-out-loud hilarious or downright offensive. You decide.

 

Book review: The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu

2014-10-17 15:17

Jennifer Mathieu’s The Truth About Alice is a book that deals with slut shaming and clearly demonstrates how crowd mentality brings out the worst in people.

Book review: Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version edited by Philip Pullman

2014-10-17 15:17

Snow White isn't woken by a kiss, Cinderella doesn’t have a fairy godmother and the princess didn’t kiss the frog prince.

Book review: The Puppet Boy of Warsaw by Eva Weaver

2014-10-17 15:17

Eva Weaver perfectly captures the atmosphere, the horror, and the suspense surrounding the events of World War 2 in her novel, The Puppet Boy of Warsaw.

Urban chic and indulgent opulence: 15 on Orange

2014-10-17 13:30

Lili Radloff spent a night at one of Cape Town’s newest and trendiest hotels and wishes she could move in permanently.

Dealing with anorexia

2014-09-29 08:56

Subjects like anorexia is only one of the many reasons why issue-driven fiction for teens should be promoted instead of banned.

Pure Beginnings bum cream

2014-09-04 11:44

This bum cream not only has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties but keeps baby's bum soft too!

Book review: The Last Days of Rabbit Hayes by Anna McPartlin

2014-08-29 15:17

A touching story about a woman who is facing the end of her life, and making peace with it.

Book review: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

2014-08-29 14:52

Sometimes the answers we’re looking for and that which we hope for lies in the very thing we fear the most.

Book review: Get That Feeling - The Sorbet Story by Ian Fuhr

2014-08-29 14:43

If you like local non-fiction, you’re interested in what makes successful businesses (and their people) tick, and you need something good to read, dip into the Sorbet story.

Book review: Dreams and Shadows by C. Robert Cargill

2014-08-29 14:43

Dreams and Shadows by C. Robert Cargill is an engaging story that will captivate you, terrify you and by the end, tear your heart to shreds.

Review - Cape Winemakers Guild Auction Wines 2014

2014-08-14 10:01

Food24 Wine Editor, Cathy Marston gives the low-down on wines and spirits that will be on offer.

Book review: Grimm’s Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grim

2014-06-06 10:00

Anyone who hasn’t read Grimm’s collection of Fairy Tales, hasn’t had much of a childhood.

Book review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

2014-06-06 09:37

After reading The Ocean at the End of the Lane I can’t help but take to heart the pseudo philosophy about living a worthy life and what that means

Book review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

2014-06-06 09:32

A book that features a predictable love story, yet dark twists in the plot turn a budding romance into a final chance to make life matter.

Book review: One Shot by Amanda Coetzee

2014-06-06 09:29

A fast-paced, lusciously enigmatic, strongly descriptive book featuring hellishly-gruesome crimes.

Book review: Dark Windows by Louis Greenberg

2014-06-06 09:25

Dark Windows is based on a fantasy of a political party that makes our country’s dreams come true, while reflecting on issues of security, government, belief and violence.

Book review: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

2014-05-26 13:45

This hefty novel follows the lives of six people, from their teenage years into middle age as they pursue success, significance and happiness.

Dear reviewer, you don’t have to be so bitchy

2014-05-13 11:45

An author writes an open letter to mean book reviewers, because yes, there’s a difference between constructive criticism and being downright mean.

Book review: Watch Your Back by Karen Rose

2014-04-24 12:45

Queen of romantic suspense, Karen Rose is back with a new novel, and this time, we get to read Stevie and Clay's story.

Three movies to watch this weekend

2014-04-17 17:30

If you run out of things to do over the long weekend check out these movies opening at the cinema this weekend.

Book review: Teardrop by Lauren Kate

2014-04-07 13:19

What would you do if you were told to never, ever, under any circumstance whatsoever, cry?

Book review: The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

2014-04-06 20:55

For the reader who loves a story within a story (and good dose of legend and symbolism), Patrick Ness delivers on both accounts.

Book review: Helen of Troy by Ruby Blondell

2014-04-06 20:06

Helen of Troy embodies the very idea of perfect beauty, but because of this, she also perfectly embodies male anxieties about female beauty and sexuality. Of which there are many.

Paul Walker's last completed movie hits the big screen this weekend

2014-04-04 17:00

Six movies are hitting the screen this weekend. We count down the must-see top 3.

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