Tuesday September 4, 2012
Books for a bargain
Being able to buy boxes full of great books at low prices at a warehouse sale is pretty great, huh? Well, here’s even better news: Star2 readers can get even lower prices for these special titles!
IF your bookshelf’s been looking woefully bare lately, fret not. The MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale is back to thrill book-lovers with the usual good bargains on a wide range of books, ranging from beloved classics to the latest in fiction, business books, self-help, travel, cookery, children’s books and much more.
Customers who purchase RM300 and above worth of books at the sale will stand a chance at the lucky dip, where 100 freebies will be given out daily on a first come, first served basis for the duration of the sale, from Saturday to Sept 17.
And Star2 readers, listen up: you are entitled to further marked down prices for a selection of titles. Simply present the original page of the paper (no photocopies) upon payment and enjoy the special prices.
This offer is valid, while stocks last, only during the MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale from Sept 8 to 17. It is not valid with other promotions and is not exchangeable for cash. One page is valid for up to five of the titles featured here.
Look out for more discounted titles, exclusively for Star2 readers, this Friday.
77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz (WP: RM15 / SP: RM10) – Welcome to Pendleton, a 1880s tycoon’s dream home that hides a history of madness, suicide, murder and worse. Now, whatever drove the past occupants to their unspeakable fates is at work again.
Assorted Dale Carnegie titles, 3-in-1 bundles (WP: RM39 / SP: RM34) – Dale Carnegie’s words of wisdom have been translated into success by scores of graduates for nearly a century. Six perennial bestsellers are now available in two separate value buy bundles.
Assorted Jodi Picoult 2-in-1 bundles (WP: RM35 / SP: RM30) – New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult has penned over 20 novels touching on elements of love, family and relationships. Her selected novels can be picked up in affordable 2-in-1 bundles.
Assorted John Gray 2-in-1 bundles (WP: RM30 / SP: RM25) – Relationship expert John Gray helps men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. Combining communication techniques with healthy nutritional choices for brain and body chemistry, his books have sold over 50 million copies in 50 different languages. The books are available in assorted 2-in-1 bundles.
Big Nate Five-Book Set (WP: RM65 / SP: RM60) – Nate is bigger than ever in this value-for-money box set containing Big Nate Goes For Broke, Big Nate On A Roll, Big Nate Strikes Again, Big Nate The Boy With The Biggest Head and Big Nate Boredom Buster. Readers can create their own comics, test their Big Nate knowledge and laugh at wacky facts.
Big Nate Boredom Buster #2: Fun Blaster (WP: RM15 / SP: RM12) – The perfect companion to the Big Nate books, this is packed with word puzzles, drawing games, brain-bending quizzes and lots of laughs!
Built To Last by Jim Collins & Jerry Porras (WP: RM34 / SP: RM28) – By comparing companies during specific eras in history, this book investigates the question, why are some companies able to achieve and sustain success through multiple generations of leaders, across decades and even centuries?
Collins Cobuild English Grammar (WP: RM25 / SP: RM20) – A modern, global and learner-focused English grammar reference. Updated to take into account significant changes in grammar over recent years, this guide is based on the evidence of the four billion-word Collins corpus.
Collins First English Words (WP: RM12 / SP: RM8) – Packed full of fun and useful everyday words, this beautifully-illustrated dictionary is perfect for kindergarten-aged English learners. With 36 themes each containing songs, games and engaging scenarios, young readers are introduced to 300 English words they need to learn by Ben, Daisy and Keekee the monkey.
How To Talk So People Listen by Sonya Hamlin (WP: RM31 / SP: RM26) – This revised and updated edition features Sonya Hamlin, one of America’s leading communication experts, showing us how to successfully capture people’s attention so that they listen, understand and are persuaded by our message – particularly in the plugged-in and fast-paced atmosphere of today’s workplace.
Good To Great by Jim Collins (WP: RM48 / SP: RM40) – How can a good company become a great company? Based on a five-year research project, this book shows that greatness is a matter of choice and discipline, discussing concepts like Level 5 Leadership, First Who, and the Flywheel.
Penang Heritage Food by Ong Jin Teong (WP: RM27 / SP: RM22) – Ong Jin Teong shares the recipes for classic and forgotten dishes of Penang, while revealing the rich influences that created the state’s unique culinary heritage.
The Hobbit (Part 1 and 2) Slipcase (warehouse sale price: RM23 / Star2 price: RM18) – The unforgettable story of Bilbo Baggins, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure. This classic by J.R.R. Tolkien is now available as a two-part gift slipcase set.
The Ten Day MBA by Steven Silbiger (WP: RM33 / SP: RM28) – Thousands have mastered the skills taught at America’s top 10 business schools with this book at a fraction of the time and cost an MBA typically takes. This revised fourth edition contains the most up-to-date information for understanding today’s global business world.
The Warlock by Michael Scott (WP: RM18 / SP: RM13) – In this fifth instalment of The Secrets Of The Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, the twins of prophecy have been divided. Sophie is on her own with the weakening Nicholas and Perenelle Flamel, and must depend on Niten to help her find an immortal to teach her Earth Magic. – Sharmilla Ganesan
The MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale will be held from 8am to 6pm, from this Saturday to Sept 17, at The Crest, 3 Two Square, Block F, Ground Floor, No. 2, Jalan 19/1, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. For inquiries, call 03-7958 1688. “Like” the sale at facebook.com/MPHDistributors for the latest updates and a chance to win free books until this Friday.