Lauren Liebenberg




Liesl Bebb
236 books | 7 friends





Lauren Liebenberg

Goodreads Author


Born
Zimbabwe
Website

Genre

Member Since
September 2010


Lauren Liebenberg was born in Zimbabwe, where she spent most of her childhood pedal-by bog-rolling the neighbours, playing ding-dong-ditch and dreaming of someday becoming the lead singer of Boney-M. She was sent to Brescia House, in Johannesburg, for high school, where she was awarded full colours for deportment in Standard 9 (although she says that had she known that no-one would ever care about that particular achievement in her entire career, she might have slouched a bit more).
When her boho back-packing phase ended in squalor, she completed an MBA at Witwatersrand University's Business School, and became a writer after an aborted career in investment banking – which is a fantastic job for anyone with a rabid ego, a weakness for over-s
...more

Average rating: 3.48 · 332 ratings · 58 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Voluptuous Delights of ...

3.50 avg rating — 294 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The West Rand Jive Cats Box...

3.11 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cry Baby

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Electronic Financial Ma...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2002 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Lauren's Recent Updates

Lauren Liebenberg and 958 other people liked Rico Suave's review of Watership Down:
Watership Down by Richard Adams
"oh man, this book totally tricked me! I got a bad haircut one day so I needed to lay low for a few weeks ("Supercuts", my ass! Liars!). I called two of my hardest, most straight-up thug homies (Zachary and Dustin) to bring me some of their books a..." Read more of this review »
" Many thanks! "
" Thanks! "
220
The West Rand Jive Cats Boxing Club by Lauren Liebenberg
"I loved this book, and was very sad when it ended. Think Pamela Jooste meets Power of one. It also reminded me a bit of the first half of The little ice cream boy. It is a coming of age story, and looks specifically at the endurance of friendship...." Read more of this review »
Free Fall by Jenefer Shute
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lauren Liebenberg is now following Morlette Lindsay's reviews
The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg
"It is the 1970s in eastern Rhodesia. Eight year old Nyree lives with her younger sister Cia, her mother and grandfather on a remote farm. Her father, under compulsory conscription of white men, is away fighting the Terrs in the civil war. Nyree an..." Read more of this review »
Lauren Liebenberg rated a book liked it
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lauren Liebenberg rated a book really liked it
Cleo by Helen Brown
Cleo
by Helen Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Lauren's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Next Best Boo...: OFFICIAL WINTER CHALLENGE - 2008/2009 2174 3839 Mar 04, 2009 07:03AM  
You'll love this ...: Challenge - January 2012 Food, Glorious Food 240 107 Feb 04, 2012 05:14PM  
Around the World ...: HRO's Journey 29 67 Jul 12, 2012 10:39AM  
You'll love this ...: This topic has been closed to new comments. What are you currently reading and why? (CLOSED) 4393 2955 Sep 20, 2012 09:32AM  
Reading with Style: This topic has been closed to new comments. RwS Completed Tasks - Spring 2014 1074 182 May 31, 2014 09:05PM  
Around the World ...: Zimbabwe 12 267 Aug 17, 2015 02:55AM  
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 60299 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more



No comments have been added yet.