Cuddle up with a cup of tea and a few good books to read this winter. The colder months are a great time to relax and catch up on your reading and, seeing that it is almost over, we wanted to highlight a couple of books to read. Engage your imagination through fictional stories or learn more about the world by reading non-fiction. Junk Mail is a great place to find books for sale. With a large number of second hand books, you can use Junk Mail like your own personal library.
Why buy books online?
If you buy books online you can read all your favourite authors without spending a fortune. Once you are done you can sell the book and use that money to buy another one.
The advantage of buying used best selling books is that it is likely that you will be able to resell the book easily. Some of the best books to read include Power of One and Rich Dad Poor Dad. Wilbur Smith has also produced a wide selection of good books to read.
Here are some awesome second hand books for sale to get you started.
Power of One
Power of One is a well-known book which was written by Australian author Bryce Courtenay. The book was first published in 1989 and since then over 8 million copies of the book have been sold across the globe with copies are available in 18 different languages.
The book was adapted into a Hollywood film which was released in 1992. The Power of One is set in South Africa in the 1930s and the main character is a South African boy, Peekay. The story follows Peekay’s life over 15 years starting from when his mother has a nervous breakdown and he is sent to boarding school.
As the story progresses Peekay works towards his goal of becoming a welterweight champion. This title makes our list as one of the best books to read and you can find the Power of One for sale on Junk Mail. This second hand soft cover book is in good condition. It is priced at R116.
Rich Dad Poor Dad
Rich Dad Poor Dad is an internationally renowned book that offers insight on how to gain financial independence. One of the best selling books, making the New York Times bestseller list, more than 26 million copies have been sold and the book has received positive reviews from stars Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith.
The authors of these popular books for sale are Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. Rich Dad Poor Dad was written in 1997. Another book from author Robert Kiyosaki is “Why We Want You To Be Rich, Two Men One Message.” Rich Dad Poor Dad emphasises the importance of developing your financial freedom and uses parables to teach readers how to increase their wealth.
If you are looking for non-fiction books to read on financial independence, you can find a copy of Rich Dad Poor Dad for sale online. This brand new book is priced at R120.
The iconic Wilbur Smith
Producing some of the best books to read if you have a love for historical fiction, Wilbur Smith is a South African writer who was born in 1933. The first Wilbur Smith book that was published is titled “When the Lion Feeds”. After the success of his first novel Wilbur Smith became a full time writer.
This best-selling author has written over 35 novels with over 120 million copies sold across the globe. A Falcon Flies and Men of Men are novels from the Ballantyne series. The novels in this series follow the lives of the Ballantyne family in Zimbabwe from the 1860s to the 1980s.
River God and the Seventh Scroll are both from the Ancient Egypt series and great options if you are looking to buy books online. The series is set in the time period of Pharaoh Memnon.
You can find Wilbur Smith books for sale online. There are 13 second hand books for sale from this author. Each one is priced at R50. Options include “The Burning Shore”, “The Seventh Scroll” and “Golden Fox”. The books can be delivered via post of collected at Westrand in Johannesburg.
The New Century of South African Poetry
The New Century of South African Poetry consists of 450 poems with a wide variety of poems that include San songs as well as contemporary pieces. A variety of different languages have been translated to English so that the book offers a diverse representation of local poetry.
Renowned work from the likes of Roy Campbell, Mazisi Kunene and Antjie Krog are included in the book. This engaging book of poetry was edited by Michael Chapman who is an English Professor at the University of Natal.
If you are in the market for second hand books, you can find a used copy of the New Century of South African Poetry for sale on Junk Mail. The cost of this copy is R 126.
Start a new hobby and keep yourself busy during winter. The book of Creative Needlecraft covers topics such as needlepoint, freehand embroidery and counted thread work. It also includes details of equipment and design.
With 231 pages this book offers you everything that you need to know about needlecraft. When it comes to finding good books to read, crafting books offer you an informative read as well as a fun new hobby.
You can find a copy of the Creative NeedleCraft for sale online. This copy is priced at R70 and it can be delivered by post or collected from Westrand in Johannesburg.
Now that you know more about the books for sale on Junk Mail, browse online and find a title that most interests you. With so many exciting second hand books to choose from, it is easy to find a title that you want to read. Not only can you enjoy the world of fiction but you can also learn more about interesting topics by purchasing non-fiction books. Do you have a heap of used books at home? Why not place your FREE AD and sell those tiles online.