Harmony High – getting reluctant teens reading

FunDza Literacy Trust and Cover2Cover Books conceptualized the Harmony High series, set in a fictional township, to get reluctant teens reading. Authors who were identified and mentored by the FunDza’s Literacy Trust wrote three of the most recent in this page-turning... read more

South African kids are hungry for relevant, local literature!

Bontle Senne chats about stampeding children, bullies, academic dissertations and things that go bump in the dark… Her latest deliciously creepy book for tweens is now out – look out for Lake of Memories, Book 2 in the Shadow Chasers series. It’s illustrated... read more

Inspiring young South Africans to #LoveReading

(from left) Cebisa Zono, Nandipha Tshabane and Ndibulele Sotondoshe holding copies of the new book. Cover2Cover and FunDza Literacy Trust are delighted to welcome their latest book into the world! #LoveReading is a collection of blogs, articles, poems and stories by... read more

Soccer series aims to get young readers hooked on books

Cover2Cover Books was honoured by a visit from prizewinning author Jayne Bauling, who joined us to promote her new book Playmaker. Our partner, FunDza Literacy Trust, cohosted. Playmaker is the first in a trilogy and is set at a fictional local teen soccer club.... read more

Ellipsis blog post on the ‘Harmony High’ Series

It’s all good and proper for people to write grand novels that win them awards. My hat goes off to all the writers who attend book festivals and hold tedious talks that are essentially about how intelligent they are. I’m all for Nobel Laureates being guest lectures at... read more