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The Book Show: Best-selling Christmas 2015 books

4 February 2016 12:38 PM

In this Book Show, Jenny Crwys-Williams looks at some of Exclusive Books' best-selling books over Christmas 2015.

In this Book Show, Jenny Crwys-Williams looks at some of Exclusive Books' best-selling books over Christmas 2015.

Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) by Jeff Kinney

Exclusive Book's best selling book in December 2015 was … Old School, Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. Lovely to see a children’s booking making it into the Top 10!

Jenny Crwys-Williams, Host of the Book Show

Listen to the review with Jenny Crwys-Williams below:

Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) by Jeff Kinney

  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Exclusive Books Price: Hardback R339.00 | Paperback R226.00 | Audio CD R182.00

Murders, Miscreants and Mutineers - Early Colonial Cape Characters by Nigel Penn

Nigel Penn is a consummate raconteur and storyteller and our audience absolutely adored him and his book sold in droves.

Listen to the review with Jenny Crwys-Williams below:

Murders, Miscreants and Mutineers - Early Colonial Cape Characters by Nigel Penn

  • Publisher: Jacana
  • Exclusive Books Price: Paperback R257.00

Flags watching: How a Fox Decodes The Future by Clem Sunters

This book provides a diverse set of flags to watch in the world at large and in South Africa. It will help your business or organisation become a leader in anticipating our fast-changing times.

Listen to the review with Jenny Crwys-Williams below:

Flag watching: How a Fox Decodes The Future by Clem Sunters

  • Publisher: Tafelberg
  • Exclusive Books Price: Paperback R267.00 | eBook R253.00

The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up - A Simple, Effective Way to Banish Clutter Forever by Marie Kondo

Now this book is nothing short of a phenomenon. Time Magazine named her as one its Top 100 most influential people in 2015, and her first book has sold more than 3 million copies worldwide, with a new book published next month.

Listen to the review with Jenny Crwys-Williams below:

The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up - A Simple, Effective Way to Banish Clutter Forever by Marie Kondo

  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • Exclusive Books Price: Paperback R241.00 | eBook R268.00

This article first appeared on 702 : The Book Show: Best-selling Christmas 2015 books


4 February 2016 12:38 PM

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