For the love of Reading!

For the love of Reading!

With winter around the corner and our new curfew in place, here is a list of the best fiction and non-fiction e-books to keep you sane.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tatooist

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on a true story about a Jewish man, Lale Sokolov, who is put to work as a tattooist at Auschwitz,

the infamous German concentration camp. There, he meets Gita, a woman who is waiting to be branded with her identifying serial number, and he falls in love with her.

The story that follows is one about love, luck, survival and finding hope in the most impossible of places

 

A long Petal of the sea

A long Petal of the sea

In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds

of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young

widow, who finds her life irreversibly intertwined with that of Victor Dalmau, an army doctor and the brother of her deceased love.

 

The Subtle art of not giving a f*ck

The Subtle art of not giving a f*ck

A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life is the second book by blogger and author Mark Manson.

In it Manson argues that life’s struggles give it meaning, and that the mindless positivity of typical self-help books is neither practical nor helpful.

 

The Boy, the mole, the Fox and the Horse

The Boy, the mole, the Fox and the Horse

From the revered British illustrator, a modern fable for all ages that explores life’s universal lessons, featuring 100 color and black-and-white drawings.

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” asked the mole.

“Kind,” said the boy.

Charlie Mackesy offers inspiration and hope in uncertain times in this beautiful book based on his famous quartet of characters. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse explores their unlikely friendship and the poignant, universal lessons they learn together.

 

The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror & The Light covers the period following the death of Anne Boleyn in 1536.

It documents Cromwell’s ascent to the pinnacle of his riches and power, followed by his fall from royal favour and his public execution at Tower Hill in 1540.

 

The 5am Club

The 5am Club

Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago,

based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this

age of overwhelming complexity. Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period,

you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness

 

Prooi

Prooi

Kapteins Griessel en Cupido wil van meet af aan nie die docket he nie. Die een van Johnson Johnson, oud-poliesman, sy lyk gekry langs die treinspoor anderkant Drie Susters.

Want die saak is weke oud. Yskoud. Opgeneuk deur die SAPD, afgedwing op die Valke. Twee passasiers op die wereld se luuksste trein – waaruit Johnson klaarblyklik gespring het – is spoke.

En die arrogante beamptes by die BBP-Beskermingseenheid lieg soos tannetrekkers. Oor kardinale inligting. Negeduisend kilometer noord leef

Daniel Darret sy nuwe, eenvoudige lewe in Bordeaux. Tot Ronnie May opdaag, en hom vra om nog een keer te jag. Sy prooi is die staatsgekaapte president van sy tuisland.

Want dit is wat Daniel in die ou dae gedoen het, toe hy ‘n laksman vir die Stasi en KGB was. Kan die Valke die gemors betyds ontrafel om die sluipmoord te keer?

Kan Daniel die meedoenlose Russiese agente ontglip wat hom tot elke prys wil elimineer? En gaan Bennie dit alles oorleef om eindelik vir Alexa Barnard te vra om te trou?

 

Grown Ups

Grown Ups

They’re a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together –

birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they’re a happy family. Johnny’s wife, Jessie – who has the most money – insists on it.Under the surface,

though, conditions are murkier. While some people clash, other people like each other far too much . . .Everything stays under control until Ed’s wife Cara, gets concussion

and can’t keep her thoughts to herself. One careless remark at Johnny’s birthday party, with the entire family present, starts Cara spilling out all their secrets.In the

subsequent unravelling, every one of the adults finds themselves wondering if it’s time – finally – to grow up?__’Comic, convincing and true.

 

 

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