Special Edition: Seaweed Sky review

Special Edition: Seaweed Sky review

Get your copy here “… a colorful canvas of deep, heart poetry.”   Clockwork Books’ favourite poet and all-round mensch, Ruth Everson, read Seaweed Sky by Sarah Godsell and had this to say about the book:   “Sarah Godsell’s...
Keep on keeping on

Keep on keeping on

Holding it together till the end of the year … Dear Friends This is the newsletter that almost wasn’t. There’s something about this time of year, isn’t there? The to-do list keeps getting longer, demands on our time keep multiplying, and...
Scintillating Spring Stories!

Scintillating Spring Stories!

Real Stories for Nonfiction Fans Let us introduce you to something a little closer to home Dear Friends Time and trust. Thank you all so, so much for offering us so much of yours. We are delighted to have prompts to answer from our request last month, and even more...
Local literature lovers matter!

Local literature lovers matter!

Dear Friends I’m so excited by the engagement I’ve had with you, dear readers, through this newsletter! When we ask you to talk to us, we treasure each and every response, so thank you for taking the time to get in touch. Last month we asked you to help us...
Tales Tailored to Your Taste

Tales Tailored to Your Taste

Dear Friends I’m so excited by the engagement I’ve had with you, dear readers, through this newsletter! When we ask you to talk to us, we treasure each and every response, so thank you for taking the time to get in touch. Last month we showed you the list...
Rate Renowned SA Reads & Win!

Rate Renowned SA Reads & Win!

Dear Friends Last month, we asked you, dear readers, to give us a list of your favourite local reads, and we were delighted by the number of enthusiastic responses! Here’s the list we’ve put together of everyone’s reading recommendations: Things...
Win wicked winter reading!

Win wicked winter reading!

Well, the whirlwind journey that has been SPIRE reaches a climax this Thursday with our official launch at Love Books. Fiona will be in conversation with Gus Silber, and I think it’s going to be incredible – I do hope I’ll see you there? Don’t...
SPIRE: “You’ll be hooked” – Jassy Mackenzie

SPIRE: “You’ll be hooked” – Jassy Mackenzie

CLOCKWORK BOOKS PUBLISHES FIONA SNYCKERS’ SPIRE “Fast, gripping, addictive.” – Edith Bulbring   Jassy Mackenzie says of SPIRE: “An awesome pageturner. You’ll be hooked … I was.” I read Fiona’s first chapter...
Newsletter #January

Newsletter #January

NEW YEAR, NEW LOOK! Dear Friends In preparation for a big year, Clockwork Books has undergone a bit of a facelift. Welcome to our new look newsletter! 2017 is going to be packed full of good reading news for you from your faithful bookworms at Clockwork Books, so get...
Newsletter# November/December

Newsletter# November/December

Buy Joanne's books here! Getting to know Joanne Mcgregor We chatted to Joanne about life, books and her love of writing! CB: You’re a prolific writer! And you have a day job as a psychologist, and you’re mum to two … how do you manage to produce so much...
Newsletter #October

Newsletter #October

Just around the corner…Things Unseen book launch! I can’t believe the time has come to reveal Things Unseen to you all!  It has been a wonderful, exciting (and at times stressful) journey. I hope you will enjoy reading Pamela’s new novel as much as I...
Newsletter #October

Newsletter #September

Get Things Unseen Take a glimpse into Things Unseen… For the past few months Clockwork Books has been telling you all about Pamela Power’s new book, Things Unseen. And now we finally get to give you a peak into this exciting new thriller!Emma’s quietly...
Newsletter #August

Newsletter #August

Get Things Unseen! Pamela Powers and the Thrill (er) of writing Pamela’s journey to novelist started with an honours in drama studies from UKZN. It has taken her via Aids counselling, educational theatre, stand-up comedy, university teaching, TV directing and...
Newsletter #June

Newsletter #June

Get Dinner Time! Getting to know: Mandy Collins Mandy Collins is a journalist, author and editor based in Johannesburg. She is the author of Partners for Possibility, the story about the organisation by the same name doing groundbreaking work in South African...