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Find something to wish for at Exclusive Books this Christmas


The Exclusive Books Wish List for Christmas 2011 is now in stores nationwide and is being celebrated in style with a whimsical Victorian Circus theme guaranteed to delight. This year sees the fabulous list of 58 bestsellers and value titles being supplemented by intelligent toy ranges such as Melissa & Doug, classic family board games, stylish interior décor items, Moleskins in an array of colours, high end stationery including the adorable Gruffalo range, and gorgeous gift wrapping. Christmas is a time for wishing and dreaming, and where better to do it than at your favourite all- in- one retail destination shopping experience?

With the changes in retail and the growth of digital technology, a new frontier has been forged for premium booksellers like Exclusive Books. Now offering extended ranges to better fulfill shoppers needs EBooks and digital content is being sold online by their counterpart sister business, www.exclusives.co.za. In this new era, books and eBooks live side by side and indeed there is certainly a place for both in this multi-dimensional society: ever-evolving in new landscapes but with its roots in education, the printed word and the stories that can change a life.

This year’s Wish List selection boasts value for money boxed sets, with collections by icons like Roald Dahl and Wimpy Kid. “Hits of the Year” are included in the selection with best sellers that some readers may have missed during the year that was Killing Kebble by Mandy Wienerfor example. The other 58 titles really do offer something for everyone: Afrikaans, autobiographies, novels, cookery, sports interest and more. To name a few, The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, Trackers by Deon Meyer and Aleph by Paulo Coelho. Kader Asmal’s Political Memoirs by Kader Asmal & Adrian Hadland and Nelson Mandela written by the man himself, are the perfect gifts for history buffs with an interest in the country’s torrid past. Afrikaans titles on offer include In Die Withaak se Skadu by Herman Charles Bosman, Kronkelpad by Irma Joubert and Sirkusboere by Sonja Loots. Little booklovers will love the huge range of classic children’s book box sets, such as The Gruffalo Slipcase by Julia Donaldson, Malory Towers by Enid Blyton and the Puffin Deluxe Set of Classics, brought to you by Penguin Publishers.

More exciting news is the latest range of gifts that will be exclusively available at flagship stores around the country. High end children’s toy ranges, featuring the all-natural toy set range Melissa and Doug, as well the much loved educational classic, Lego, are on every junior wish list. Embossed moleskins in rainbow hues, intricately carved antique-feel bookends, stimulating family board games such as Monopoly, as well as other gorgeous knick-knack gifts like the indie-inspired Kimi Doll make for Christmas shopping made fun for all. Stylish gift wrapping and shweshwe shopping bags are the cherry of top of an even more magical Christmas shopping experience.

If the latest DVDS, CDs, eBooks and PlayStation games are on your wish list instead of books, www.exclus1ves.co.za  offers your ideal alternative. Fabulous discounted rates and shipping deals will be on offer for the website’s online shoppers which will see your order being delivered directly to your front door without you having left the house.

Jaco Nel, Marketing Director at Exclusive Books says “This Christmas promises to be extra special. Our flagship stores are inspirational places to be with such a wide range of stock, incredible deals and new offerings, such a mix of local and international flavour. With our history as South Africa’s best loved book store, we plan to offer our loyal fans and new customers even more in order to remain their favourite shopping destination. The future is looking bright and we can’t wait to have some fun on the carousel”.