Women’s Month Promotion

Women’s Month Promotion

There are many ways to celebrate the women in your life. There are many ways, too, to celebrate all the women of the world. But, and you may already have guessed our position here, the best way, naturally, is with books! The best way involves sharing directly in the...

August Debut of the Month

August Debut of the Month

Small Miracles by Anne Booth Join us once again this month in celebrating another splendid debut novel. What kind of debut tends to get you excited? Well, as you certainly know by now, we tend to get excited about many, many of them. This time, we have been...

A is vir Augustus en Afrikaans

A is vir Augustus en Afrikaans

A is vir Augustus en Afrikaans. B is vir Bargain Books! In Augustus vier Bargain Books die werk van ‘n groot aantal van ons beste Afrikaanse skrywers deur daagliks afslag te gee op ‘n bepaalde titel. Elke dag, ja, letterlik elke dag, van hierdie maand bied ons 20%...

Q&A WITH BETH O’ LEARY

Q&A WITH BETH O’ LEARY

  How are you and how's 2022 treating you? I’m very well, thank you! 2022 has been lovely – it has been wonderful bringing The No-Show out into the world, and meeting readers face-to-face at last after years of pandemic publication dates. And my little one is...

Bargain Books, Mandela Day and Starting Chance

Bargain Books, Mandela Day and Starting Chance

A good start in education is vital not only to life outcomes but to the health of our nation and our kind as a whole. For some, a foundational education is harder to achieve than it should be, harder than many of us realise… and that's where our new promotion comes...

Karen M. McManus

Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Lying: #BookTok and Streaming Sensation Karen M. McManus is a bestselling author known primarily for the series One of Us Is Next, now also a series on Netflix. Many are calling her the queen of teen crime. She’s also one of the authors benefiting from...

July New Author of The Month

July New Author of The Month

Once again delving into the world of first novels to find the most tantalising debuts, we bring you The Measure by Nikki Erlick - a fascinating and ambitious book that begins with a compelling concept and grows to encompass as many forms of love, hope and fate as you...

July Book of the Month

July Book of the Month

Our pick for BOTM this month comes from a beloved author who’s been gripping readers the world over for some time with her suspenseful storytelling and intense domestic dramas.   Deception by Lesley Pearse We all have to wonder, from time to time, whether we...

BookTok Hits

BookTok Hits

If the bestseller lists over the course of this year have been any indication, #BookTok - the arm of TikTok dedicated to the love of literature and all things bookish - has been having quite an effect on the publishing industry, and on reading in general. This...

June New Fiction Releases

June New Fiction Releases

Our picks for the most exciting new fiction of the month this month do feature a whole bunch of murder and mayhem. And who doesn’t like a nice murder, after all? But be not afeared, some of those murders are of the more lighthearted variety (which certainly is a...

International Books for Pride Month

International Books for Pride Month

June is Pride Month – a month for celebrating and contemplating all things LGBTQ+, for encouraging unity and for honouring the long and often arduous journey that the global queer community has taken to get to this point… as well as all that has yet to be achieved....

African Books for Pride Month

African Books for Pride Month

June is Pride Month – a month for celebrating and contemplating all things LGBTQ+, for encouraging unity and for honouring the long and often arduous journey that the global queer community has taken to get to this point… as well as all that has yet to be achieved....

Pride Month Reads For All

Pride Month Reads For All

It’s amazing to think that not long ago there was something controversial about a book having LGBTQ+ themes. Books with queer content - sometimes even just perceived queer content - were being banned all over the place, being blamed for some kind of vague moral decay...

Viola Davis and Her New Memoir Finding Me

Viola Davis and Her New Memoir Finding Me

There’s a new book absolutely smashing the bestseller lists as of right now and we thought you’d like to know about it! It’s a stunningly honest memoir written with unrestrained fervour, and it packs one heck of a personal punch. It’s Finding Me by the legendary actor...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – 25th Anniversary

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – 25th Anniversary

  Twenty-five years ago, the book industry was changed forever. The line between children’s and adult literature was all but dissolved, witches and wizards flew (we’re picturing broomsticks, but there’s the whole apparating thing too, if you prefer) to...

Bargain Books Warehouse Sale-Coming June 16 2022

Bargain Books Warehouse Sale-Coming June 16 2022

We know, a Bargain Books Warehouse Sale and only a month apart from the other, can it be real? Yes, it most certainly can. Come and enjoy a trip to a warehouse filled with books at LOW PRICES. Our warehouse or rather book heaven offers a large range of books that are...

June New Author of The Month

June New Author of The Month

It’s time for another brand new debut! This month we’ve chosen a novel dripping in atmosphere and overflowing with historical detail - an intriguing, spellbinding intergenerational tale of family secrets, sacrifice, love and war that timeslips between WWII London,...

Kick Back with Jack for Father’s Day

Kick Back with Jack for Father’s Day

Get 15% Off When You Buy Any Lee Child Title for Father’s Day Promotion ends on 19th June 2022 If your dads are anything like ours, they are strong, thoughtful and surprising… and they love a good bit of action. And as we all know, action is what you get when you...

June Book of the Month

June Book of the Month

Sadly, the author of the much-loved Seven Sisters series passed away last year, but not before completing this posthumously published, rich and suspenseful new mystery set in a secretive countryside boarding school.   Lucinda Riley Lucinda Riley first started out...

May Non-Fiction Recommendations part 2

May Non-Fiction Recommendations part 2

4 More New Nonfiction Releases In May To round off our selection of nonfiction releases for this month, we’re bringing you the following four local titles. We have one on planning for retirement and longer life, one on succeeding in the corporate world, one on a...

May Fiction Recommendations part 2

May Fiction Recommendations part 2

  Our second clutch of featured releases for this month includes new titles from veteran bestsellers as well as social media phenomena. We’ve got thrilling mysteries and cabalistic schemes, scintillating disappearances and terrible tragedies, and some truly...

David Walliams and The World’s Worst Pets

David Walliams and The World’s Worst Pets

Between the parents and the teachers and the children (all three volumes of them!) you might have thought that David Walliams had finally run out of the Worst Whatsits in the World to delight and appal us with. Not so! Because Walliams is back and this time he has...

May Non-Fiction recommendations part 1

May Non-Fiction recommendations part 1

  There are many things that need making sense of. That’s not a new truism, of course, but it is an endless source of inspiring, thought-provoking and fascinating writing. So that’s good - even if it can feel a bit much now and then. The five non-fiction picks...

May Fiction Recommendations part 1

May Fiction Recommendations part 1

  It’s not often that our new fiction picks are united by a theme. We don’t really pick them that way, but in this case it just seems to have happened. And the theme, if there is one, in this case is almost certainly women. Or, more particularly, the challenges,...