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Johannesburg Pop-Up Sale!

The Joburg Pop-Up Sale will take place from 24 – 29 September at our new Head Office. All books on the sale will be sold at a cost of R10 per book! There will unfortunately not be a Fanatics preview for the Johannesburg Pop-Up Sale. Dates: 24 – 29 September Times: 9am – 5pm Venue: …

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Bloody Book Week 2014

Fanatics! Click on the banner above to stand a chance to win tickets to one of the stunning Author Breakfasts! Africa’s only crime book festival is celebrating its fifth year with super stars Peter James, Deon Meyer and many others jetting into Joburg to celebrate one of the hottest book genres around between 6-9th August. …

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2014

Since its first year in 2007, the Franschhoek Literary Festival has grown in size and stature into one of South Africa’s most popular celebrations or writers, writing, and reading.       Up to 120 local and international authors will gather at this year’s festival, joined by hundreds of visitors. As the festival has grown in popularity, early booking for accommodation is recommended, and would‐be attendees are advised to reserve their tickets soon after the programme is released.     The festival offers a range of …

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Kingsmead Book Fair 2014 Announcement

Kingsmead Book Fair, Saturday 24 May, 2014 Kingsmead College, Johannesburg, is proud to be hosting its third annual Kingsmead Book Fair, sponsored by RMB Private Bank and The Times. On Saturday 24 May, 2014, the gates of Kingsmead College will open to welcome thousands of eager readers, who will enjoy a day of robust comparing, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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#EBTeenReads, 2nd Edition: Sex and Gender in YA

Readers of teen and young adult literature, gather! Thank you for joining us for the first meeting of #EBTeenReads! We hope you enjoyed it – we definitely did! For our next meeting, we’ll be discussing sex and gender in YA. Author Cat Hellisen will be joining us! We’ll chat about books that deal with everything …

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The Inaugural Online Teen Book Club

Dear readers, We are seeing the rise and rise of teen literature, with a variety of genres and a plethora of brilliant authors. But how do we find more to read? What should we be avoiding? And which book handles issues the best? Bookclubs have always been the heart of the book industry, the word …

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Join us for Ladybird Book Day on the 28th of September!