Louise Viljoen (JBay)

Boekwurm Louise Viljoen is ’n vryskutskrywer en taalversorger van Jeffreysbaai. Sy werk heeldag met stories, haar eie en ook dié van ander. Louise skryf, redigeer, proeflees en vertaal teks om die pot aan die kook te hou. Dit is haar passie om skrywers te help om hulle manuskripte te slyp. Sy lees dus vir werk én vir ontspanning. Louise vertel graag van die wonderlike boeke op haar boekrak wat haar hart vinniger laat klop. Haar boekresensies verskyn gereeld in verskeie publikasies en kan ook oor die radio gehoor word.

Future-proof yourself by Nikki Bush: A reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Lesersindrukke 2021-07-27

"This book is a must-read for anyone looking to harness their courage and curiosity to build a rewarding, fulfilling future for themselves."

Brood van die lewe

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Fiksie 2021-07-21

"Sy kan dit oor en oor doen, elke dag van haar lewe, en steeds sal sy haar verwonder aan hoe iets wat onder ’n mens se vuiste deurloop en as gevolg van geweld opswel asof dit vrot, kan bróód word. Lewegewende brood."

Banting: 7 day meal plans: reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-05-26

"The meal plans include dairy-fee, basic, budget and seven-day options. They also include inspirational testimonials from people of all walks of life and income brackets who successfully follow the Banting lifestyle, and the book serves as an easy-to-follow guide."

Lockdown recipes & stories: ’n lesersindruk

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Lesersindrukke 2021-05-19

"Dié kookboek is tjokkenblok vol resepte en motiverende stories deur bekendes, sjefs en tuiskokke. Dit is ’n viering van ons Suid-Afrikaners se veerkragtigheid en hoopvolle gesindheid gedurende en ten spyte van die nasionale grendeltyd."

Shaping Addo by Mitch Reardon: reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-05-14

"I thoroughly enjoyed reading Shaping Addo. Reardon writes both knowledgeably and entertainingly about the history of the park as well as its current endeavours."

The profiler diaries by Gérard Labuschagne – reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-04-28

"As a reader (and writer), I find the interviews Labuschagne conducted with suspects most interesting, as they afford one rare glimpses into their worlds and the way they saw things."

The lazy makoti’s guide to the kitchen by Mogau Seshoene – reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-04-15

"If you’re on a hunt for a cookbook that leads you through kitchen basics and teaches you foody tips, tricks and fresh ideas, look no further."

Johanne 14 by Hope Malau: a reader impression

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-04-01

"In a time in South Africa when we are trying to understand each other more than ever, when we are experimenting with ideas of unity, diversity and forgiveness, while still staying true to ourselves, Johanne 14 is a quiet celebration of the things that really matter, that which lies at the heart of it all – like the perfect cabbage."

Reader impression: Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you who you are by Muako Maepa

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-03-01

"What I love about this cookbook is not only the fact that a teenage boy has brought such a marvellous gift to the world, but that I, as a reader, am treated to delightful glimpses of Muako’s life."

Jesus vir almal: Die gay-gesprek in die kerk deur Neels Jackson – ’n lesersindruk

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Lesersindrukke 2021-02-23

"Hy gesels in sy boek, Jesus vir almal, oor wie Jesus is en wat die gevolge van Jesus se liefde vir die gay-gesprek in die kerk is."

The Karen Book of Rules by Karin Schimke and Karen Jeynes: a book review

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2021-02-16

"Karin Schimke and Karen Jeynes, both award-winning writers, pull out all the stops in The Karen Book of Rules and have a field day unleashing unbridled wit, humour, satire, sarcasm, and numerous lists of do’s and don’ts on their readers, presenting them with the choice 'to be a karen or not to be a karen.'"

Voetstoots deur Annelie Botes: ’n resensie

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Resensies 2020-12-17

"Botes laat haar nie stilmaak nie. Sy gesels al skrywend met haar leser oor letterlik alles en nog wat. Sy trek te velde, lewer sosiale kommentaar, dra vaandels en lê eiertjies by dosyne."

Branderjaer deur Joha van Dyk: ’n resensie

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Resensies 2020-12-02

"Ek voorspel ’n blink en briljante skryfloopbaan vir Van Dyk – mits sy nie ál die probleme van die jeug in een boek probeer aanspreek nie."

Reader impression: Going home by Sophia Lindop

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Books and writers 2020-11-19

"Going home not only celebrates the stories behind the rich food culture of Lebanon – both historical and contemporary – but also highlights the true meaning of life, which is found in togetherness, sharing, laughter and good food."

"Los ons kinders uit!" sê skrywers aan pedofiele

Louise Viljoen (JBay) Menings 2020-08-14

"Hierdie dapper skrywers het in hulle onlangse boeke die kollig geplaas op pedofiele wat op kinders se onskuld teer. Hiermee dek hulle die tafel vir ’n broodnodige gesprek oor hoe ouers én kinders bemagtig kan word om ’n standpunt in te neem teen molestering en ook hulp kan kry."

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