Author Archive for Zoe

Freedom in your lunchtime

Join the Readvolution!

To all the ones fighting for freedom. The ones fighting for political freedom, Those for economic freedom, The folk for social freedom and press freedom, And all the others just for freedom freedom. To the ones fighting on the fronts and the ones in their front rooms. To the Come-Back Kings and the Underlings. From …


The Hall of Many Tweets

Dear readers, I don’t think I’ve ever had to scramble so hard to keep up with a veritable snowstorm of tweets. We were very lucky to have nine amazing authors join in us for two whole hours, alongside a few guest authors who dropped in to share their thoughts and views on the past, present …


Official Statement: The Warehouse Sale

Dear readers, We have had a large number of enquiries as to when we will be having our next warehouse sale. However, we will not be having one this year. We are currently moving warehouses as we prepare to move to our new offices later this year. As such, our warehouses are being consolidated and …

Pre-order by clicking on the image!

The Big, Bad Speculative Fiction Twitter Town Hall

Dear readers, There is a definite rise in South African superstar authors, and it is well deserved. With Lauren Beukes and Sarah Lotz securing mega-auction prizes for their books, it heralds a bright and intellectual chapter in South African literature. It is particularly gratifying to see the rise and rise of speculative fiction, an old …


How to Download eBooks from Updated

Have you purchased an ebook from Great! Thanks for shopping with us, and we hope the guide below will smooth the way to  downloading your ebook to your PC or Mac, and reading it on your iPad, Kobo, Android tablet or eReader Please not that Kindles are not compatible with our ebook selection, as it is …


Vacancies at Exclusive Books February 2014

Hello, readers! We’re currently looking for three booksellers for our Cavendish, Walmer Park and La Lucia stores. If you love books and wish to be surrounded by them all day, this is the place to be! Application details in the PDFs below: Job Specification_Bookseller_Cavendish. Job Specification: Bookseller Walmer Park Job Specification: Bookseller/Receiver La Lucia

Summer Sale 2014

The Book Dash Returns for the Summer Sale!

  Good readers, We are excited to announce that we are giving you the chance to live that most special of childhood ambitions: a two minute dash though the sales tables of any of stores, in which you will scoop and KEEP as many books as you can grab. Want it? Of course you do. …


Exciting News: A Twitter Town Hall with Author Lauren Kate

In a growing online tradition for us, we are so excited to announce that we have managed to secure an hour or two with internationally bestselling author Lauren Kate, who wrote the bestselling Fallen novels, and has now begun a new series with Teardrop. Lauren’s books have been translated into over thirty languages, and we’re sure her …

tiny dewey

Join us for Reading Events this March at all Exclusive Books Stores!

  Calling all super parents! Do you believe in the power of reading? Bring your little bookworm into any Exclusive Books store at 10 am on Saturday 29 March (and Sunday 30 March at the Killarney and Melrose Arch stores). One of South Africa’s heroes will read them a story from the fantastic Dewey’s Big …


Interview with Adele Green, author of Can You See Me Naked?

We caught up with new author and life coach Adele Green to discuss her book Can You See Me Naked? She offers her insights below. 1. Adele, you work as a coach-kinesiologist. What does that entail? My work as a kinesiologist-coach is for personal development in my private practice. Since 2007, I have been meeting …