Archive for the ‘News’ Category


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 …


Competition: Win one of 2 signed copies of Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer

This month saw the release of book 4 of the Clifton Chronicles series, Be Careful What You Wish For, by Jeffrey Archer. In celebration of the release we are giving away 2 signed copies, courtesy of the amazing people at Pan Macmillan! All you have to do to win is answer this question in the …


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 …

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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. …

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Valentines Day Competition: Win A Romantic Getaway For Two!

Want to spoil your loved one this Valentines Day? Struggling to come up with an affordable plan after the January wallet crunch? Well, we may just have the solution! have teamed up with Thompsons Travel, Protea Hotels and NoMu in order to offer you the perfect romantic getaway for two! The Prize: * 2 …

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The First Letter From Our New CEO Benjamin Trisk

Dear readers, We would like to introduce you to our new CEO, Benjamin Trisk. He has recently taken the helm of our company, and has already begun an exciting series of initiatives that we think you will absolutely love in the year to come. We can’t discuss any of it just yet, but as soon …


Farewell, Madiba

South Africa’s most illustrious son has passed, leaving behind an inspiring legacy. His contribution to the growth and salvation of an entire nation cannot be measured, and his kindness shall forever be one of South Africa’s most precious treasures. We cannot adequately express our sadness at his passing, though we are thankful that he died …


Exclusive: sneak preview of Hard Luck, the latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid book!

Check out this exclusive cartoon from the hotly-anticipated Diary of a Wimpy Kid book Hard Luck. In Hard Luck, Greg Heffley’s best friend Rowley Jefferson has ditched him. Will Greg ‘branch out’ and make friends with new kids in his neighbourhood? Be the first to find out on Wimpy Kid Wednesday November 6th.


Possible Shipping Delays from the United States

Dear readers, We have received the below information from our suppliers regarding the impact of the US government shutdown. We are going to do everything we can to get orders here as best we can, but we do want to bring this to light so that you are aware of the problem. Thank you for …