Friday September 7, 2012
Books going cheap
Here are more titles that Star2 readers can get at a special price at tomorrow’s eagerly awaited warehouse sale.
ALIENS on the run from another alien race; talking animals living on a farm; French verbs and how to exercise your brain; I love you, I love you not.... From fiction to self-help to romance, travel, and business books and many more, you are bound to find something to tickle your fancy at the MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale tomorrow.
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.
And for Star2 readers: you are entitled to further marked down prices for a selection of titles. Simply present this original page (no photocopies!) upon payment and enjoy the special prices.
This offer is valid, while stocks last, only during the MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale from tomorrow until Sept 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 on this page.
Game Of Thrones five-book box set (warehouse sale price: RM90 / Star2 price: RM85) – On the fictional lands of Westeros and Essos, the seasons have a mind of their own. Winter can last as many years as she pleases, backed by a wall of ice and old magic. A Song Of Ice And Fire series by George R.R. Martin is now available in a complete five-book box set.
I Heart London by Lindsey Kelk (WP: RM15 / SP: RM10) – Angela Clark has fallen in love with New York, and it’s starting to love her back. But when she’s summoned home to London, she risks losing her shiny new life to gloomy English rains, warm beer and bad memories. There’s the ex-boyfriend she never wanted to see again, her best friend and her terrifying new baby, and a wedding coming up. Everyone still remembers how she behaved at the last wedding she attended, so she is not exactly keen on having history repeat itself.
James Rollins Assorted 2-in-1 bundles (WP: RM27 / SP: RM22) – New York Times bestselling author James
Rollins is known for his action-adventure-thrill-packed novels. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages and unveil unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs and historical secrets. His many titles are available in assorted 2-in-1 bundles.
Sidney Sheldon’s Angel Of The Dark by Tilly Bagshawe (WP: RM18 / SP: RM13) – An elderly multimillionaire is murdered, and his young wife raped and beaten. The police assume the motive is robbery. A decade later, three similar killings happen in different cities around the world. Male victim: wealthy, elderly, newly married. Female victim: raped or assaulted, but allowed to live. How can the Angel of Death be prevented from striking again?
The Devil Who Tamed Her by Johanna Lindsey (WP: RM15 / SP: RM10) – The beautiful and ruthless Ophelia Reid has a reputation for starting rumours and spreading them. Having purposely wrecked her arranged engagement to a future marquis, she now intends to make her own choice of a wealthy husband. Unfortunately, her paths cross with that of a dashing rake who is dedicated to making her change her wicked ways.
100 Battles: Conflicts That Shaped The World (WP: RM28 / SP: RM23) – From the Battle Of Kadesh to Pearl Harbour, this book depicts major battles in history from the Ancient era to present day that have had a significant impact on the world in which we now live. Full-colour tactical battle plans, engaging illustrations and maps are included.
Brain Rules by John Medina (WP: RM 40 / SP: RM34) – Why wasn’t Michael Jordan good at baseball? How can a boy come to be talented at music, but can’t tie his shoelaces? The author, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work.
Brain Rules For Baby by John Medina (WP: RM34 / SP: RM30) – What does the latest science say about how to raise smart and happy children? Medina, who is a father in addition to being a molecular biologist, attempts to bridge the gap between what scientists know and what parents practice. He offers insights into how a child’s brain develops and what you can do to optimise that growth.
Collins Easy Learning French Verbs (WP: RM17 / SP: RM12) – A beginner’s guide to understanding French verbs, it shows all the major tenses of the most important verbs in French. Its clear, colour layout helps you find the information you need quickly and easily. This guide comes with a handy verb wheel that covers the most common tenses for 28 essential French verbs.
For young minds
I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: The Legacies by Pittacus Lore (WP: RM20 / SP: RM16) – These three action-packed novellas, originally published as the e-novellas Six’s Legacy, Nine’s Legacy and The Fallen Legacies, have been compiled in one volume for the first time.
The Rise Of Nine: Book 3 Of The Lorien Legacies by Pittacus Lore (WP: RM19 / SP: RM15) – In the beginning we were a group of nine. We left our home planet of Lorien when it fell under attack from the deadly Mogodorians. We scattered on Earth and went into hiding. We look like ordinary teenagers, but we are not human. Number One was caught in Malaysia, Number Two in England, and Number Three in Kenya. They caught me in New York, but I escaped. I am Number Six. The Mogodorians want to finish what they started, but they’ll have to fight us first.
Children’s Planet Earth Encyclopedia (WP: RM24 / SP: RM18) – What is a glacier? What causes a volcano to erupt? How was the Grand Canyon formed? Children can explore our planet with amazing diagrams of the Earth and information about how it has evolved. This encyclopedia also covers topics such as rocks and minerals, and weather and climate, suitable for curious minds.
Disney Ultimate Storybook Collection (WP: RM30 / SP: RM25) – Lose yourself in the world of 10 magical character storybooks from Disney and Pixar in this charming slipcase set, from Beauty And The Beast to Cars, Peter Pan, Finding Nemo and lots more.
Encyclopedia Of Questions And Answers (WP: RM20 / SP: RM17) – How does a Venus fly-trap catch prey? Why did dinosaurs become extinct? Find answers to these questions and over 1,000 other intriguing queries inside this brilliantly illustrated book. Young readers will find a vast amount of information in this book, made interesting and accessible by the question and answer format and the use of realistic illustration.
Farmyard Stories (WP: RM9 / SP: RM5) – Farmyard animals come to life in this delightful padded book comprising 10 stories. Ideal for read-aloud sessions with parents and children. – Rouwen Lin
The MPH Distributors Warehouse Sale will be held from 8am to 6pm, from tomorrow 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; today is the last day to win free books on their Facebook page.