Core titles at Bargain Books

Core titles at Bargain Books

If you’ve had a look at the top ten lately, you’ll have seen that essential self-help books and financial guides are occupying many of the higher positions at the moment. There are many classic and timeless books of advice that remain important to the book-buying...

David Walliams and Slime

David Walliams and Slime

  David Walliams’s brand new book, Slime, is released in stores today! If there are kids in your life, or you’ve ever been in a bookshop, or you have a television, you’re bound to know about David Walliams and his record-smashing rise to children’s author royalty...

Author Focus: Angie Thomas

Author Focus: Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas became a YA sensation with her debut novel The Hate U Give — a searing book about race, privilege, violence and injustice that truly shook up a scene dominated at the time by what we think of as more traditional young adult fare. There was not a vampire...

Priddy Books for Africa Day

Priddy Books for Africa Day

  25/05/2020. Today is Africa Day! This annual event (which celebrates the anniversary of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity) inspires us all to consider the importance of African cultures at home and throughout the diaspora, to recognise how far...

Excellence Wins

Excellence Wins

It doesn't matter who you are or what you do - you want to become the best. You want to win, every time. Horst Schulze knows how to win. In Excellence Wins, Schulze, in his absolute no-nonsense approach, shares the visionary and disruptive principles that have...

Top 5 cookbooks

Top 5 cookbooks

  Now that we’re up and trading again after this long period of bookshoplessness, it turns out that cookbooks are being snapped up pretty eagerly. Whether this is because cookery proved to be a sustaining and fulfilling lockdown activity, or whether it’s because...

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2020

Pulitzer Prize Winners 2020

  It was Colson Whitehead’s second fiction win that pinched most of the headlines this Pulitzer season, but let us not forget that there are other books awarded the prestigious prize too. A little further below are the winners for non-fiction, biography and...

Book sale now on!

Book sale now on!

  If you are like us, you have read every book in your house during lockdown. Now is the time to restock those shelves with new books at GREAT prices and Bargain Books is here to help with our fabulous SALE.     Pop down to your local store and check...

The Two Pulitzers of Colson Whitehead

The Two Pulitzers of Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead has been an active novelist since his debut, The Intuitionist, was released back in 1999 but it was not until The Underground Railroad in 2016 that he really set the world alight. The Underground Railroad won him a Pulitzer Prize and now, The Nickel...

Store openings and safety precautions

Store openings and safety precautions

We are pleased to let you know that we have reopened our stores! Our number one priority is to ensure that each store has everything in place for the health and safety of our customers and staff. Store trading hours will vary per store. We recommend you contact the...

11 Books That Will Make You Feel Better

11 Books That Will Make You Feel Better

  The feelings of aloneness that come from this extended period of isolation and uncertainty bring with them things more troubling than boredom. It’s worth remembering that people out there are still struggling with the same challenges as before, only now it may...

April Non-Fiction titles

April Non-Fiction titles

  Here are some of the non-fiction releases that we can look forward to this month. From cookbooks and explorations of modern life, to journeys into unusual minds and James Patterson’s foray into political scandal, this month has releases to feed every area of...

New recipes to try

New recipes to try

There is no time like the present to try a new recipe and we have nine recipes below from three great cookbooks. From the Turkish Chicken Pies to a Loaded Hummus, there is sure to be something that tantalizes your tastebuds…   Delish Sisters by Kate Lund and...

Extracts for 9 – 12 year olds

Extracts for 9 – 12 year olds

Lockdown is almost over but we will still be housebound for a while. Here are some book extracts for 9 - 12 year olds to help prepare what you would like to read when lockdown lifts and you can hit the shops once again! Click on the cover to read.             ...

Activities from Christian Media Publishing

Activities from Christian Media Publishing

Here are some fabulous activities from Christian Media Publishing. Download some printable activities for you and your kids to enjoy. All the activities are based on stories from our most loved CMP Kids bibles and books and were carefully chosen to remind us all of...

Extracts for 5 – 7 year olds

Extracts for 5 – 7 year olds

Lockdown is almost over but we will still be housebound for a while. Here are some book extracts for 5 - 7 year olds to help prepare what you would like to read when lockdown lifts and you can hit the shops once again! Click on the cover to read.             ...

Don’t miss out! Order these great Pan Macmillan titles

Don’t miss out! Order these great Pan Macmillan titles

  These are some of the recent releases from Pan Macmillan. Pre-order your copy here and collect after lockdown ends.   More Myself by Alicia Keys Alicia Keys is one of the most celebrated musicians of our time. She has enraptured the nation with her...

Extracts from Bookstorm

Extracts from Bookstorm

Bookstorm is a boutique book publishing company offering focused experience and innovation in the creation of books for the South African market. Here are some extracts from books they have published. Click on the over to read.            

Jaco Jacobs and Grandpa Zombie

Jaco Jacobs and Grandpa Zombie

  Jaco Jacobs is just about the most prolific writer (and easily one of the most popular) of children’s books in Afrikaans, but recently he’s been getting international attention for his books in English. It isn’t exclusive, mind you. At the moment, the majority...

Extracts for 12+ year olds

Extracts for 12+ year olds

Lockdown is the perfect time to catch up on that TBR list but what happens when that list runs out? Here are some book extracts for 12+ year olds to help prepare what you would like to read when lockdown lifts and you can hit the shops once again! Click on the link...