Holiday reads

It’s that time of year when you start thinking of those lazy summer days on school holiday. The perfect time to pick up a good book and let your imagination soar.

Here are some good holiday reads from Shuters you may enjoy.

Metjodi Ya Marakwaneng Metjodi Ya Marakwaneng, by K. P. D. Maphalla, is a feel-good Sesotho novel about a group of boys who get together to help the community by working as a team to build a swimming dam for everyone to use.

Hotwire Cover Hotwire, by Jay Heale is an English novel about the adventures of Ben and Tarif who love cars. They embark on a dangerous mission to get Ben’s mother’s car back from the mysterious mechanic.

Lindakhil cover Lindakhil’ilizwi Lakho, by M. G Mdliva is an isiXhosa novel that explores the power of the love that exists between a parent and a child.

Three Friends Cover Three Friends, , by Lesley Beake (with Minky Stapleton) is an English novel that deals with two best friends, Lindi and Thandile. Their friendship is disturbed when a strange new girl comes to the village and everything starts going wrong.

Ngizigwaze Ngowami Cover Ngizigwaze Ngowami, is an isiZulu novel by N. Mavundla. It relates the experiences and adventures of Princess Thokozile, who leaves her home to go and work in Johannesburg.

You can find these and many other cool books in your local library, or order them online from Alternatively, contact our Customer Services Department on 033-846 8721/22/23

Write a review of any of these novels and send them to us at by 16 January 2016, and you could stand to win a cool Shuters hamper.