Find your favourite authors at the best prices


We are definitely different, but a good different. With our incredible discount structure we make if easier for you to afford many more books. Ask for a quote or email us any query you have. All orders need to be above R500

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Latest Books

We source the latest released books. If we don’t have it on the website, why not send us a email and ask for it

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Tender RFQ for the Supply and Delivery of Books South Africa 

Tender RFQ for the Supply and Delivery of Books South Africa 

Madhatter book is registered with the Central Supplier Database (CBD) for the supply and delivery of books in South Africa. Please submit your tender RFQ to the form below and we will get back to you with a quote for the supply and delivery of the book for that particular tender. 

Book Bids, Tenders & Proposals South Africa


Best place to buy books online South Africa

The mad hatter bookshop is one of the best places to buy books online in South Africa. Not only do we offer a great selection of the most recent book publications. We also offer them at affordable prices. Our bookstore experts have brought you the highest-rated selection of the latest novels, books from every genre. All this so you don’t have to search through thousands of books in online stores to find a bestseller book that works for you.


Online bookstore South Africa

Looking for great new books? You’ve come to the right place. Buy books online at Readers Warehouse for amazing discounts on bestselling books. South Africa’s favorite online bookstores!


So where are the best places to buy books online in South Africa, and who is considered the best online bookstores in South Africa? Well, we would like to say our bookstore is bt that would be based. So we have compiled a list of some of the most popular places to buy books online in South Africa.

  1. Exclusive Books Online bookstore

IN South Africa when it comes to talking about online bookstores there’s no bigger local book supplier then exclusive books. They have a large variety of books in their online bookstore. Their books for sale range across almost every niche, bestsellers books, fiction books, nonfiction books and pan African writing, and even children’s books.


2. Amazon

If you are looking for a perfect marketplace to showcase your story-writing skills and sell ebooks, and novels online, Amazon is the right platform for you. Amazon, the world’s no.1 e-commerce platform, offers best-selling books, new releases, and classics in every category, whatever you are looking for – fiction, cookbooks, mystery, romance, thriller, historic, entrepreneurship, or books for kids.

Once you head over to the Amazon books page, you will see the recommendations from professional editors of different genres. Students can buy new, rent, or sell academic books and make some money. If you think the prices are on the expensive side, use the coupons and promo codes of the Amazon store to get them at affordable prices. Amazon stocks millions of items through third-party sellers, meaning that you’ll always find a great range of books to choose from. It also makes it easy to compare prices on the same product and get yourself the best price.


3. Takealot

As one of South Africa’s leading online retailers, Takealot stocks a good selection of books across all genres.
Big warehouses mean supplies are less likely to run out
Regular sales and discounts
Avoid human contact by using pick-up points
Standard delivery is free for orders that total R450 or more
Lots of easy ways to pay including Cash on Delivery (COD), eBucks, Discovery Miles, Maestro and credit and debit cards


4. Readers Warehouse

With a name like Readers Warehouse, you know you’re going to find plenty of books at this online store.
Offers suggestions based on what you’ve bought before
Product reviews ensure you know what you’re getting
Helpful online chat service
Free delivery when you spend R500 or more plus free branch collection
Pay with PayFast, Mastercard or Visa


5. ebay

With tons of new items added to the site every day, eBay is a great place to search for books. It’s also one of the best places to look for limited-print and hard-to-find titles.
Buyer protection
Competitive prices
Easy checkout with PayPal, credit or debit card.
Afterpay is available from some sellers
Sign up to eBay Plus and score free shipping and returns on millions of items


That’s our list of top places to buy books online in South Africa. Of course you can always get your book from our online bookstore here at Madhatter books. We offer discount on books purchased based on quantity. We also have a large selection of fiction and nonfiction books for sale.

Looking for a new read? Why not shop online and browse hundreds of titles at once?

Whether you’re a seasoned book lover or are looking for a new hobby, there are millions of titles out there waiting to be discovered. To help you find the ones that you’ll really enjoy, we’ve come up with a list of online retailers that allow you to browse a huge range of books at once.

From science fiction to romance, self-help to travel, you’ll find what you’re looking for at one of the sites listed below. Plus see which stores offer free shipping and save some rands with a coupon.









Best Prices

Our online bookstore offers some of the most competitive prices throughout South Africa.

The Mad Hatter Bookshop 

With thousands upon thousands of books being released each month the task of choosing your next favorite novel can be quite a task. Here at Mad Hatter Books we sift through all the books being released and we select what we think are the very best of the best. Whether you’re choosing books for your book club, family and friends or just wanting a good book to read before bed with a glass of wine or chocolate, we have you covered. Good books and competitive prices!

We want to reunite you with your favorite authors as well as introduce you to new ones who want to share their adventures, secrets and mysteries with you.  



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