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Bookmarked Entertainment Week 2


Just in case you need a break between reading books, we’ve put together something to keep you entertained. We have a thriller of a crossword for you to solve this week! Solve all of the clues and complete the crossword and you could win a R500 voucher. We don’t mind how you do it (e.g. […]

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Bookmarked Entertainment

Classics Word Search

Just in case you need a break between reading books, we’ve put together something to keep you entertained. Are you a classics fanatic who loves to puzzle things out? Find all of the below words in our word search and you could win a R500 voucher. We don’t mind how you do it (e.g. printing […]

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Drum roll, please…the winner of Untold Stories!


Dear Readers, It has been a long journey, filled with hundreds of letters and stories, one that has been exciting and challenging and we are finally at an end. The announcement of the winner is particularly pleasing for us because it so happens that she is not only deserving of the prize given the quality […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Untold Stories

Untold Blog

Hang on, what do you mean by ‘dead letter’? Dead letters are letters that were never delivered on time. They got lost, or sent to the wrong place and bounced back and forth. The sender intended for them to be read as soon as possible, but they never were. As such, your letter must speak […]

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Freedom in your lunchtime

To all the ones fighting for freedom. The ones fighting for political freedom, Those for economic freedom, The folk for social freedom and press freedom, And all the others just for freedom freedom. To the ones fighting on the fronts and the ones in their front rooms. To the Come-Back Kings and the Underlings. From […]

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Win with Cover to Cover this September!


We have two lovely book giveaways happening for the month of September!  To win a copy of either Burial Rites by Hannah Kent or Confessions of a Sociopath, simply send an email to to enter!  In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of her […]

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Win a Hamper of Percy Jackson Books and DVDs!

Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, continues his epic journey to fulfill his destiny, as he teams with his demigod friends to retrieve the Golden Fleece, which has the power to save their home and training ground, Camp Half-Blood. Win with Percy Jackson and Nu-Metro! We have three hampers of Percy Jackson goodies, including all […]

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Win Breakfast with NoViolet Bulawayo!


We are very proud to announce that we will be enjoying a stunning breakfast with esteemed author NoViolet Bulawayo in September. Bulawayo has been nominated for the Man Booker prize, and has previously won the 2011 Caine Prize for African Fiction. She has been nominated for the JM Coetzee prize as well. Win breakfast with […]

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Cover to Cover – August Competitions

We have amazing competitions in this month’s Cover to Cover Magazine! 1. Life on a Cape Farm Buy a copy of Life on a Cape Farm and win a two night stay for two people in a luxury room (full board and all activities) at Bartholomeus Klip farmhouse. Click here to enter.   2. The Casual […]

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