Local book boxes are taking reading to the next level - win one plus a subscription to Mills & Boon's book club

2018-03-22 15:21

Here’s the best way to fill up that bookcase in your home.

Why there needs to be more autistic characters in children’s books

2018-02-02 10:26

Autistic characters in children’s books are few and far between. But it's important that children read about characters who are different or maybe even more like them than they initially thought.

12 fiction reads we're dying to get our hands on

2018-01-12 15:48

Local and international books to bury your nose in.

Boost your memory by reading out loud

2018-01-05 11:00

Struggling to remember the most mundane details? Reading out loud may help.

Book review: Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

2017-12-20 11:43

Read this book if you want to engender some independence and self-worth in your own daughters.

5 ways to get reluctant readers to pick up a book

2017-12-20 10:47

Adult or child, here’s how to encourage the people in your life to read even if they think books are boring.

South Africa has a reading crisis: why, and what can be done about it

2017-12-18 15:43

Children need to be taught to read for comprehension, not just to parrot what they hear.

Beach reads that will make your summer that much better

2017-11-29 08:58

Pack a picnic, head on over to your favourite beach spot and grab one of these epic reads to complete your summer.

4 ways we can keep our local libraries from being closed down

2017-11-03 12:22

Here's why we should be supporting our local libraries

4 ways stories make your kid smarter

2017-09-28 12:12

Learn how you can use reading and storytelling to help your child excel.


Why does reading Mills and Boon have to be a dirty little secret?

2018-02-19 13:29

Shaming people who enjoy erotic reads is small-minded.

Read Aloud Day: Open the door to new worlds!

2018-01-29 14:17

Today is World Read Aloud Day! Here’s why and how you can start reading aloud to your kids today and every day after.

5 best apps to help you achieve your 2018 goals

2018-01-10 09:34

From getting organised to reading a book in 15 minutes, here's how these apps will save your day.

No, sleeping beauty isn't sending the wrong message about consent – why we shouldn’t ban fairytales

2018-01-04 16:16

Although one mom has suggested Sleeping Beauty should be banned from the school curriculum as it sends the wrong message about consent, there is a lot more to the fairytales our little ones read.

Book review: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

2017-12-20 10:49

Two women, one house and a then and now story that’s riddled with bad luck and deception at every turn.

Best reading apps and programmes for children

2017-12-19 11:04

Is your child struggling to read? These remedial reading apps are guaranteed to boost your child's confidence.

This 4-year-old boy actually read 100 books in one day

2017-12-13 13:17

So, how much did you get done today?

These books take a closer and in-depth look at rape culture and how it impacts the victim.

These books take a closer and in-depth look at rape culture and how it impacts the victim.

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6 conversations we fell in love with at this year’s Open Book festival so far

2017-09-08 16:02

Cape Town’s annual literature festival has been sparkling with vibrant and robust events and conversations.

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