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Vincent Park Store Closure

With great regret we are closing our Vincent Park store. There are many factors that have led us to this decision – not least our location and our need for more space. We are not turning our backs on East London; on the contrary we will continue to look for locations that better meet our […]

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Paper Towns Superfan Competition


Calling all John Green Superfans! Would you like to see the Paper Towns movie before anyone else? We have 90 sets of double tickets to the exclusive Paper Towns screening! Prove to us that you are the biggest John Green #Superfan and you could win! Exclusive Paper Towns Screenings Johannesburg Venue: Nu Metro Hyde Park […]

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Win a Disney Frozen Hamper!

Frozen blog

To stand a chance to enter this stunning frozen hamper, all you have to do is comment on this blog and tell us which store event you would like to attend and who your favourite Frozen character is! Entries close at 9pm on 23 July and the winner will be announced on 24 July. Please […]

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Win a Golden Ticket to the Exclusive Warehouse Sale Preview!


We have had an unprecedented response to our Warehouse Sale this year and as such we have decided to not only start the sale a little earlier, but to also offer 20 of the biggest bibliophiles the opportunity to check out the sale before anyone else! Enter and you could win 1 of 20 Golden […]

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Exclusive Books Warehouse Sale FAQ


Q: Is there a list of books I can buy from if I cannot attend? A: No, this is unfortunately not possible. Q: Will there be children’s books available? A: Yes! There will be a wide selection of children’s books available, but as these are always the first to sell out we recommend that those […]

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Bidding Farewell to Stickers on

In 2012 introduced an exciting new concept called Stickers to our website. This innovative platform would allow customers to interact with our website in many different ways, while also earning group and individual discounts on our wide range of products. While Stickers has been a definite success, we have unfortunately decided that it is […]

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1995 Rugby World Cup Anniversary Competition

Francois Pienaar

“Dare we hope? We dare. Can we hope? We can. Should we hope? We must, because to do otherwise is to waste the most precious gifts, given so freely by God to all of us.” -Andy Ripley “Ripley’s World” This year marks the 20 year anniversary of South Africa’s victory at the 1995 Rugby World […]

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