Author Will Attempt First Ever Transatlantic Standup Paddle Crossing

This November, Chris Bertish (author of Stoked!) will attempt to be the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a standup paddle board (SUP). He’s doing this in support of South African children’s charities, the Lunchbox Fund and the Smile Foundation. You can learn more about how he plans to accomplish this seemingly impossible feat on his website.

Keep reading to check out a fascinating interview with Chris and learn more about his book, Stoked!…  Continue reading “Author Will Attempt First Ever Transatlantic Standup Paddle Crossing”

#FridayReads: Motivation & Inspiration

We can all use a bit of extra motivation when it comes to achieving our dreams. These two books from Liberties Press are here to help! Both written by persons with loads of experience in persevering towards their goals, or successfully presenting themselves to an audience, these are just the books  you need to start working towards your dream career: Continue reading “#FridayReads: Motivation & Inspiration”

Thursday Book Review: “The Scattering”

This week’s featured book reviews focus on a fascinating Penguin Random House South Africa fiction title. The Scattering by Lauri Kubuitsile tells the story of two seemingly unconnected women, and at the same time tells the story of early twentieth-century South Africa and the horrific wars that occurred during that time. See what readers have been saying about this moving, captivating book, then go purchase your copy! Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “The Scattering””

Colour Your Moods [FREE Sample Pages]

We have a special treat for you today! MMPBooks, publishers of the newly available coloring book Colour Your Moods, have sent us a few sample pages to share with you! Adult coloring books are fantastic tools for creativity & relaxation, and this one is no exception. Check out the sample pages:

If you’re an issuu member, you can download the sample pages from the above viewer. If not, click here to download the PDF.

Want to see more? Watch the preview video!

And check out author Zoe Lux’s colorful take on some of the designs:

CYM OutlinedColour Your Moods

Find another point of view and surprise your mind. A powerful and inspiring adult coloring book to express your different moods, featuring thirty-two artistic, original, gorgeously detailed illustrations.

Color, tear off and share with your friends, or just decorate your room. Every page could be easily cut out and framed, or scanned and e-mailed to your friends. A new popular coloring book which can be used for therapeutic purposes to share your moods.

Purchase your copy here>>>

#FridayReads: Unconventional Love

These #FridayReads picks are all about unconventional love stories. Maybe they’re time travelers, maybe they’re vampires, maybe they’re visitors from a parallel universe – whatever their story may be, you can rest assured that these couples will find their Happily Ever Afters 💕  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Unconventional Love”

Thursday Book Review: “Sustenance”

Elizabeth Wassell is an American novelist who now resides in Ireland. Her book Sustenance is the focus of this week’s Thursday Book Review. Sustenance journeys into respected food critic Lily’s sumptuous world, but also delves into a past filled with menace. It’s a captivating work of fiction filled with romance, secrets, and mouth-watering descriptions of food. See what readers have been saying about this Liberties Press title, and purchase your copy today! Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Sustenance””

World Lion Day

Lions are among Earth’s most magnificent animals, and World Lion Day is all about celebrating their existence and spreading awareness of their plight. We’re pleased to share with you some of our favorite books on lions and Africa’s many other beautiful creatures from Penguin Random House South Africa. Filled with beautiful photographs and important, fascinating facts, these books are a wonderful addition to any animal enthusiast’s library.  Continue reading “World Lion Day”

Travel Tuesday: Let These Books Take You on a Journey

Travel books have the power to take you all over the world without ever leaving your house. This week, we’re excited to share with you some of the most recent additions to out Travel bookshelf, along with some old favorites. Read on to travel the globe! Continue reading “Travel Tuesday: Let These Books Take You on a Journey”

#FridayReads: Action & Adventure

This weekend, we’re all about stories that take us on a journey, preferably involving crusades, fighting, knights, piracy, or something of that ilk. Go on a reading adventure with one of these action tales:  Continue reading “#FridayReads: Action & Adventure”

Thursday Book Review: “Shadow of the Hangman” [+Giveaway!]

This week’s featured book is extra special in that it’s is currently the subject of a Goodreads giveaway! Shadow of the Hangman is the first book in beloved mystery author Edward Marston’s Bow Street Rivals series. (Book 2, Steps to the Gallows is also currently available.) Check out what readers have been saying about Shadow of the Hangman, and enter for your chance to win one of five copies in our Goodreads giveaway at the bottom of this post! Continue reading “Thursday Book Review: “Shadow of the Hangman” [+Giveaway!]”