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How to Link Your Fanatics Card to Your Account

Link Fanatics

The Fanatics loyalty program extends beyond shopping at our physical stores – by linking your online account to your Fanatics card, you’ll enjoy automatic voucher uploading as well as earning points on all of your purchases. Linking your card is a simple procedure. Go to and pick YES if you have a Fanatics card, or NO […]

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Competition: Win a Romatic Getaway For Two at Kedar Country Lodge


The 4 Star Kedar Country Lodge, Conference Centre and Spa is a cultural gem tucked away in the scenic mountains just outside of Rustenburg. It occupies an area of some 700 acres which has been game-fenced and populated with a wide variety of game including eland, blesbok, impala, bushbok, nyala, kudu, zebra, blue wildebeest and […]

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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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Exclusive Books Back to School
Tools for Your Imagination

Exclusive Books is the place to get school books and stationery for 2013 with our Back to School promotion, running in store from 15th December 2012 to 25th January 2013. This distinct range includes colourful stationery and educational items from Melissa & Doug, Lamy pens, Crayola, gorgeous Legami journals, Electronic Dictionary bookmarks and bestseller Magic Mushroom […]

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Author Profile: Margie Orford

History . Margie Orford, an award-winning journalist and internationally acclaimed writer, is the author of the Clare Hart series. Her novels have been translated into nine languages. She was born in London and grew up in Namibia, the setting for Blood Rose, her highly acclaimed second novel in the series. A Fulbright Scholar, she was […]

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Competition: Win A Life Of Pi Hamper

Nu Metro and Exclus1ves are giving away 5 hampers each containing Life of Pi themed goodies: 1 x  Copy of Life of Pi by Yann Martel 1 x  bag 1 x T-shirt 1 x Mug 1 x Blanket To enter, answer the following question by replying in the feed below: Q. What religion does the […]

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Author Profile: Liz McGregor

History . Liz McGregor was educated at Wykeham School in Pietermaritzburg and the University of Cape Town. McGregor is a veteran author and journalist who started off her career on leading South African newspapers including the Sunday Times and the Rand Daily Mail before subsequently moving to Britain where she worked for the Guardian as deputy editor […]

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Order Cut-off Dates: Get Your Gifts in Time for Christmas!

This year, our cut-off date for international orders – those which are estimated for delivery after 10 working days or more – is this Friday, 30 November 2012. Please take note and get your orders in early! See this example for how to determine estimated delivery dates: Our cut-off date for local orders which are […]

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Exclusive Books Television Commercials

“Does anyone remember the famous Exclusive Books spaghetti ad? And what ever happened that Exclusive Books ad, you know, the one with the interview? I do wish they would bring back the jingle.” Looking back over fifty years ago to 1951 when the very first Exclusive Books was founded as a tiny second-hand bookstore in […]

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