The following titles have been added to the shelves at Fish Hoek Library:
Faye Kellerman Predator
Iain Banks Stonemouth
Joyce Carol Oates Daddy Love
Roger Hobbs Ghostman
Michéle Rowe What hidden lies
Janet Evanovich The Heist and Notorious Nineteen
Johan Theorin The Asylum
Melvyn Bragg Grace and Mary
Jo Nesbo The Bat
J M Coetzee The Childhood of Jesus… it isn’t really about Jesus, except at some hard-to-pin-down allegorical level. The plot is simple enough. A middle-aged man and a five-year-old boy, Simón and Davíd, arrive by boat in a new country, having escaped from their homeland for reasons that aren’t made clear.
Jane Green The Patchwork Marriage
James Lee Burke Light of the world
Angela Makholwa The Black Widow Society. In 1994 when South Africans were finally seeing the light of freedom and independence, three well-respected businesswomen – Talullah Ntuli, Edna Whithead and Nkosazana Dlamini – formed the Black Widow Society, a secret organisation aimed at liberating women trapped in emotionally and physically abusive relationships by assisting in ‘eliminating’ their errant husbands…
Quinton Jardine As Easy as Murder
Lesley Pearse Remember me
Tilly Bagshawe Friends and Rivals
Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar children. A haunting and out-of-the-ordinary read, debut author Ransom Riggs . As a kid, Jacob formed a special bond with his grandfather over his bizarre tales and photos of levitating girls and invisible boys. Now at 16, he is reeling from the old man’s unexpected death. Then Jacob is given a mysterious letter that propels him on a journey to the remote Welsh island where his grandfather grew up. There, he finds the children from the photographs–alive and well–despite the islanders’ assertion that all were killed decades ago.
Stephen King Joyland
Leif Persson Another time, another place
Jojo Moyes The girl you left behind
Andy McNab Battlefield 3: The Russian
Helen Humphries The reinvention of love tells the story of renowned literary critic Charles Saint-Beuve’s affair with Adèle Hugo, wife of the celebrated author Victor.
Colin Cotterill Grandad there’s a head on the beach. In rural Thailand, former crime reporter Jimm Juree must grapple with her quirky family, a mysterious mother and daughter on the lam and the small matter of a head on the beach.
Carolyn, Jess-Cooke The boy who could see demons. I first met my demon the morning that Mum said Dad had gone. Alex Broccoli is ten years old, likes onions on toast, and can balance on the back legs of his chair for fourteen minutes. His best friend is a 9000-year-old demon called Ruen
Peter Robinson Watching the dark
Peter Robinson Children of the revolution
Dee Henderson Full disclosure
Bernard Cornwell 1356
Gerald Seymour The Corporal’s Wife
Ben Goldacre Bad Pharma. This is the pharmaceutical industry as it has never been seen before. With Goldacre’s characteristic flair and a forensic attention to detail, Bad Pharma reveals a shockingly broken system and calls for something to be done.
Oliver Stone The untold history of the United States
Arnold Schwarzenegger Total recall
Jacques Pauw Rat roads. Jacques Pauw is the South African investigative journalist who is an executive producer of the Special Assignment current affairs programme on SABC.
Lauren Beukes Maverick. Raconteurs and renegades, writers, poets, provocateurs and pop stars, artists and activists and a cross-dressing doctor. Spanning over 350 years of history, Maverick explores the compelling lives of some of South Africa’s most famous – and notorious – women, including Brenda Fassie, Daisy de Melker, Sara Bartmann, Ingrid Jonker, Helen Joseph, Nongqawuse and Bessie Head.
Lucy Corne African Brew. From beer’s porridge-like beginnings through to the cutting edge craft beers being poured across the country today, African Brew tells the story of South African beer.
Peter Piegl Glen Agliotti
Denise Brahimi Nadime Gordimer, weaving together fiction, women and politics
The Surf Girl Handbook
Sara Wheeler Terrain incognito: travels in Antarctica. Sara Wheeler spent seven months in Antarctica, living with its scientists and dreamers. The book is about the call of the wild and the response of the spirit to a country that exists perhaps most vividly in the mind.
Jane-Anne Hobbs Scrumptious: food for family and friends
Vera Lynn Some sunny day
Cameron Blake From soldier to civvy
Riva Levin Bursary register for the 2014 academic year
Rebecca Skloot The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. In 1951, an African-American woman named Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer. Her doctor snipped cells from her cervix without telling her and discovered that Lacks’ cells could not only be kept alive, but would also grow indefinitely.
For the past 60 years Lacks’ cells have been cultured and used in experiments ranging from determining the long-term effects of radiation to testing the live polio vaccine. Her cells were commercialized and have generated millions of dollars in profit for the medical researchers who patented her tissue.
Robert Macfarlane The old ways. Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, the author discovers a lost world – a landscape of the feet and the mind, of pilgrimage and ritual, of stories and ghosts.
Richard Calland The Zuma Years
Paul D van Hoy Wedding Photojournalism
Jean Carper 100 simple things you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s
Alison Benjamin A world without Bees
Jessica Pitchford Carte Blanche : the stories behind the stories
Tim Couzens South African Battles describes 36 battles spread over five centuries. These are not the well-trodden battlefields of standard histories, but generally lesser-known ones. Some were of critical importance, while some were infinitely curious. Written in a light, humorous and personal style, each chapter is self-contained, like a short story. South African Battles is an ideal bedside book, as well as an engaging travel companion.
Chris Hunter Eight lives down. The job of a Bomb Disposal officer is the most dangerous job in the world … to make safe the British sector in Iraq against some of the most hardened and technically advanced terrorists in the world. Visceral and compelling, Eight Lives Down is the most exciting and nerve-jangling work of military non-fiction since Bravo Two Zero.