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Archive | Competitions

The One Club Festival Kid’s Book Dash!


  It is time for another book dash, and this time it is for our younger fans aged 12 and younger! We’re giving away four book dashes: Joburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria, one winner per region. The winner will be able to fill up to four bags of books in under a minute, picking […]

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Competition: Win One of Ten Copies of Beautiful Creatures


To celebrate the release of the Beautiful Creatures movie, are giving away 10 copies of the book! Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she’s struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, […]

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Win a Smeg Cooker With NoMU Recipe Cards


Tracy Foulkes, the creator and co-director for NoMU Brands, has partnered with Penguin Books SA to produce the NoMU Recipe Box. This RECIPE BOX is a place to store the recipes that you want to try, the ones you love and those that are your own personal favourites and inspirations. Now Tracy can share her favourite pastime with you, inviting you to personalise, […]

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Win Tickets to See Robin Sharma in South Africa!

The Secret Letters Of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Robin Sharma is the globally celebrated author of 11 international bestselling books on leadership including The Leader Who Had No Title, the phenomenal #1 blockbuster that is inspiring a movement around the idea that “Now, anyone – in any organization – can show Leadership”. His work has been published in over 60 countries and in […]

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Win 1 of 10 Double Tickets to The Words – A new film starring Bradley Cooper, Olivia Wilde and Zoë Saldana

Words, The_A1+ Poster_High

SYNOPSIS When Rory Jansen (Bradley Cooper) publishes his first book it is that rare, once in a generation event that takes the literary world and the public imagination by storm. Friends breathlessly recommend it, critics rave about it; it’s everywhere—from book clubs, to airplanes, to college campuses. With a voice that’s fresh, and a wisdom […]

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The Red Trolley Dash 2 Winners!


After yesterday’s busy, crazy competition, we’re proud to announce the winners, as decided by the random number generator! Also, we apologise again for the blog death. It’ll probably never forgive us. If you won via Twitter, we will do our best to follow you all immediately so that you can DM us your email and […]

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The Red Trolley Dash 2: What Happened?

Dear fans and heroes of the Red Trolley Dash: We would like to apologise for the problems we encountered with the Red Trolley Dash that was supposed to run on our blog. Sadly, the sheer amount of people trying to comment on the blog at the same time overwhelmed our servers and crashed the blog. […]

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The Second Red Trolley Dash, Summer Sale 2013


The competition has resumed on Twitter, as the blog cannot support the traffic the competition generates! Last week 40 happy winners made their way to our stores on Friday afternoon, proud winners of the famous trolley dash. With some of our winners racking up over R12,000 in prizes, this may be the biggest book competition […]

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The Red Trolley Dash Winners!


Wow. Three hours and hundreds and hundreds of Tweets later, we have the winners of the store dashes! (Whew, give me a moment to catch my breath.) Winners were decided as they used the Exclus1ves Twitter Sticker to tweet a correctly-marked product with the name of their store. First choice counts, so if you happened […]

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