Home Leisure A book for Christmas…

A book for Christmas…

We’re well into December. Time, officially, to panic about Christmas gifts. Time, trust me, to rush off to Exclusive Books, where you’ll find the just launched Christmas Gift Guide list and there’s something for absolutely everyone.


We can spend hours – hell … days – in Exclusive Books, just happily dithering and umming and ahhing over which book to buy (and the which to read first!). And this year they’ve not made things easy. The list has some of our all time faves  (hello Lee Child … The Sentinel – the first Jack Reacher book to be co-written with Lee’s brother – is first on the list). There’s loads of international fiction (Contacts by Mark Watson and John Grisham’s A Time for Mercy are both great buys that will make fabulous holiday reading), as well as local books everyone’s talking about (Angelo Agrizzi’s Inside the Belly of the Beast, Rehana Rossouw’s Predator Politics, Johann van Loggerenberg’s Cop Under Cover).

 

- Advertisement -

There are business titles, reads for teens and lovely titles for children – Will you be my Friend by Sam McBratney has delightful illustrations and a heartwarming story, little toughies may prefer Revolting Things to Touch and Feel by Roald Dahl – slippery snails, bushy beards, giants feet … such fun!

For foodie friends, look out for Cook, Eat, Repeat – Nigella Lawson’s latest delicious cookbook, a combination of recipes intertwined with narrative essay about food, all written in Nigella’s engaging and insightful prose, and  Oink – The Perfect Pork Cookbook by Billy Forssman (think easy recipes for sizzling bacon breakfasts, epic Sunday lunches, and holiday braais).

You’ll find them all at Exclusive Books … you can shop in store, online or telephonically, and if you’re in an area serviced by Uber, you can have them delivered with your food too. A book and a snack. Bonus!

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

25 New year reading delights…

A new year doesn’t have to mean a new you, but it should definitely mean new books. We’re clearing our bookshelves to make room...

Seven tips and a 21-day green tea challenge…

‘We’d like to suggest something a little scandalous in 2021 – the end of New Year’s resolutions,’ says Candice Sessions, marketing manager for Joekels,...

A brand new experience awaits at Thanda Safari

We’ve found just a few more reasons why you should visit Thanda Safari, a Big Five luxury game reserve situated in the heart of...

Survive Dry January with these non-alcoholic spirits

If you need a sophisticated, premium alternative to a sparkling fruit juice this Dry January, we have good news … there’s no need to...

Dos and don’ts for breastfeeding on-the-go

Breastfeeding when you’re out is convenient, hygienic and the most natural and healthy way for your baby to feed – so be proud of...