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Tag Archives | Competitions

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!

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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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Win signed copies of Jodi Picoult’s Backlist!

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To celebrate the launch of Jodi Picoult’s latest book ‘The Storyteller’, we’re giving away one signed copy of each of her books! Sage Singer has a past that makes her want to hide from the world. Sleeping by day and working in a bakery by night, she kneads her emotion into the beautiful bread she […]

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

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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!

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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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Exclusive Books Summer Sale

Summer Sale Starts 22 January 2012

  The annual Exclusive Books Summer Sale is back on from 22 January 2013. Join us at your closest Exclusive Books branch and enjoy savings of up to 75% on a fantastic range of books. As always, we will have a special Fanatics preview on 21 January from 17:00 onwards, so bring your Fanatics card […]

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Correction: Masterchef Competition Date

We recently sent out a Fanatics mailer with details of our amazing MasterChef competition. Unfortunately, the email contained the wrong ending date for the competition. The competition ends on Saturday 24th of November, not the 17th as advertised in the email. We apologise for the typo. You can click on the banner above to enter […]

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