Posts Tagged ‘Harry Potter’

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Win a copy of The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

Win a copy of The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling  We’re giving away 3 copies of her book  The Casual Vacancy. When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies …

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Product Review: Dark Shadows

Warning: May Contain Spoilers I recently had the opportunity to watch the movie Dark Shadows, the latest in an ever growing empire of Tim Burton movies. Based on a television series of the same name, that aired between 1966 and 1971, the movie had a lot of potential to be yet another smash hit for …

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JK Rowling’s New Book, A Casual Vacancy, Out in September 2012

  The Little, Brown Book Group, JK Rowling’s US publishers, announced the title of and release date for her new book yesterday. Here’s the official press release: THE CASUAL VACANCY BY J.K. Rowling Little, Brown Book Group announced yesterday that the new novel for adults by J.K. Rowling is entitled The Casual Vacancy.  The book will …

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Stephen Fry: Fry’s Planet Word

It would be a difficult task to describe Stephen Fry and his life accomplishments in a few lines but we shall try. Contrary to prior knowledge, Stephen Fry’s fame is really attributed to a lot of dabbling. He is best known for his work as a writer, actor and author. He attended Queen’s College in …

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Competition: Wish us a happy birthday and WIN!

We are turning two this month! We want to share our celebrations with you, and so we will be giving away spot prizes every day of March. Books, games, box sets…its a wonderful, mad March here at Exclusives.co.za! In order to enter into the draw for daily prizes, all you have to do is send …

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Five New Promotions at Exclusives.co.za: Festive Catalogue, Win Your Wishlist, Stocking Stuffers, Top Reference Picks and the Costa Book Award Shortlist!

The Christmas decorations are going up – though thankfully the carols haven’t started echoing through the malls – and the seasonal shopping madness has begun! There are close and distant family members who require gifts, and while buying for our nearest and dearest is easy, those we don’t know as well that can be a …

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Harry Potter Film Moratorium announced

Warner Bros. Studio has announced that they will cease shipping of all Harry Potter films on 29 December 2011. The final instalment of the franchise hits South African shelves in November, giving consumers just over a month to complete their film collection before the films are pulled from the shelves.  As of Dec. 29, no …

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The Life and Death of Steve Jobs as told by Walter Isaacson

When Steve Jobs passed away on the 5th of October this year, the world saw hundreds of thousands grieving for the great innovator, while detractors took the opportunity to revile him as a sweatshop-using megalomaniac. (I think the timing could have been better managed, regardless of the validity or not of such statements.) I admit that …