Recent additions to stock: May 2014
Alice Hoffman The museum of extraordinary things.
Barbara Nadel Body count
Barbara Taylor Bradford Cavendon
Cathrina Ingelman-Sundberg The little old lady who broke all the rules
Charlie Higson The fallen (teenage) The latest in The enemy series.
Chris Bohjalian The sandcastle girls
Danielle Steel Power play
Donna Leon By its cover
Helena S. Paige A girl walks into a bar. A girl walks into a wedding. Two erotic, choose your own adventures. “Saucy but not seedy”
Jjumpa Lahiri Lowland. Shortlisted for the Booker prize 2013. Two brothers bound by tragedy; a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past; a country torn by revolution. A powerful new novel–set in both India and America–that explores the price of idealism and a love that can last long past death.
Jo Nesbo The son
Joanne Harris The gospel of Loki. Her first Norse gods novel for adults, a first-person narrative of the rise and fall of the Norse gods – retold from the point of view of the world’s ultimate trickster, Loki.
John Green et al. Let it snow (T)
John Green An abundance of Katherines (Teenage +) Two more titles from the author of The fault in our stars.
Jojo Moyes 1 plus 1
Justin Fox Whoever fears the sea. Justin Fox is a notable South African travel writer and photographer who specializes in going to strange and interesting places. It seems the same holds true of his fiction. Whoever Fears the Sea is not actually a pirate book. It’s rather a celebration of maritime East Africa. It’s about dhows and the incredible flowering of African sail over the last 1000 or so years. Today’s pirates are merely a part of this great tradition.
Margaret Forster The unknown bridesmaid
Nathan Filer The shock of the fall
Neil Gaiman Mr Punch (graphic novel).
A dark and frightening fully painted novella, tells the tale of a young boy’s loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past.
Patrick Ness More than this
Rosie Thomas The illusionists
Samantha Hayes Until you’re mine
Sarah Lotz Exhibit A
Paula Marais Shadow self
Paula Daly Keep your friends
Tracey Guzeman The gravity of birds
Katie Fforde The perfect match
Nora Roberts The collector
Cay Garcia Behind palace walls: life in the service of a Saudi princess
Chris Power Incredible waves. Incredible Waves is a tribute to the beauty and power of the ocean at its most spectacular.
Ina Paarman West Coast cookbook
Marianne Thamm To catch a cop. This book is an account of Paul O’Sullivan’s role in helping to not only nail South Africa’s most powerful policeman, but also the world’s top cop.
Muzi Kuzwayo Black man’s medicine
Paul T. Mason Stop walking on eggshells (rebuy)
Zakes Mda Sometimes there is a void
Jade Davenport Digging deep. The history of the mining industry in South Africa, and also the story of how mining gave rise to modern South Africa and how it compelled the country to develop and progress the way in which it did. It also incorporates the stories of the visionary men – Cecil Rhodes, Alfred Beit, Barney Barnato, Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, Sammy Marks and Hans Merensky – who pioneered and shaped the development of the industry on which modern South Africa was built.
Nora T. Gedgaudus Primal body, primal mind: beyond the Paleo diet for total health and a longer life.