Enemy of the People by Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit (Jonathan Ball publishers)


Hot on the heels of The President's Keepers by Jacques Pauw comes the equally damning evidence of state capture by Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit: Enemy of the People (Jonathan Ball publishers).

Former public prosecutor Thuli Madonsela refers to it as a "remarkable well-researched book... a  "must read". 

Offering eye-witmess accounts and a comprehensive analysis it is indeed necessary reading if one seeks in-depth background as the ANC is about to square off for the upcoming elective conference.

Eat Sweat Play by Anna Kessel (Pan McMillan)



There has long been a perception that women and sport don't go together. In this riveting exploration of major taboos, from sex to the gender pay gap, sports journalist Anna Kessel discovers just how sport and exercise should be playing an integral role in every aspect of our modern lives. 

Kessel documents a fascinating range of women, from the Spice Girls Sporty Spice to Mumsnet CEO Justine Roberts to Olympic bronze medallist Kelly Sotherton to reveal how women are finally reclaiming sport, and by extension their own bodies, for themselves - and how you can too.

Without Merit by Colleen Hoover (Simon & Schuster)


The Voss family could hardly be called normal - they live in a repurposed church, called Dollar Vos. 

Merit Voss collects trophies she hasn't earned and secrets her family forces her to keep. 

While browsing the local antiques and the shop for her next trophy, she meets Sagan who sparks renewed life until she discovers that he's completely unavailable. 

Merit retreats deeper into herself, watching her family from the sidelines, when she learns a secret that no trophy in the world can fix. 

This poignantly written novel explores the layers of lies that tie a family together and the power of love and truth.