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Please Note: Our shipping rates have changed

Imprints Booksellers - Saturday, November 21, 2015



While our shipping rates have recently changed, we're pleased to still be offering free shipping within Australia for orders over $75.00. See the full run down of our rates below:

‣ Standard shipping throughout Australia is FREE for orders over $75.00

‣ Standard shipping within South Australia for orders UNDER $75.00 is charged at a flat rate of $9.00

‣ Interstate shipping (within Australia) for orders UNDER $75.00 is charged at a flat rate of $10.00

Unfortunately we are unable to offer international delivery at this time   

Please note that orders will only ship once all requested items are in stock.

 

 

View our Summer Reading Guide online

Imprints Booksellers - Saturday, November 14, 2015


Our 2015 Summer Reading Guide is now available and features this season's best books, selected by your favourite independent booksellers. Read it online below or shop from our website here. Or, if you're an old-fashioned type (like we are), you may prefer to collect a paper-and-ink copy in store at 107 Hindley Street, Adelaide, or have one delivered to your door simply email your name and postal address to books@imprints.com.au and we'll send it to you free of charge.



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Our Summer Reading Guide launches Sat 14 November

Katherine Woehlert - Tuesday, November 10, 2015


Our 2015 Summer Reading Guide launches Saturday 14 November! You'll find it nestled inside Saturday's edition of The Weekend Australian or you may prefer to collect a copy in store at 107 Hindley Street, Adelaide. Alternatively, email your name and postal address to books@imprints.com.au and we'll send it to you free of charge.



Win a Double Pass to Geraldine Brooks!

Imprints Booksellers - Monday, October 19, 2015

 

Journalist and Pulitzer prize-winning author, Geraldine Brooks, will be appearing in Adelaide for a special night of conversation on behalf of Adelaide Writers' Week. While tickets are in high demand for this worthy event, we are giving two lucky customers the chance to win one of two double passes with any online purchase of $30 or more. May we recommend Geraldine's gorgeous new novel, The Secret Chord?

Winners will be announced on Friday November 6th and the tickets will be available for collection at the event. For more information about Geraldine Brooks in Conversation or to secure tickets, visit the link below:

 

 

Win a Double Pass to See Louis de Bernières

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 31, 2015
Louis de Bernières in Conversation

Tuesday August 25th | 6.30pm | Elder Hall

Acclaimed novelist and poet Louis de Bernières will be visiting Adelaide to discuss his new book, The Dust that Fell From Dreams. Tickets are available through Bass but we're offering one lucky Imprints' customer the chance to win a double pass on us! To be in the running, simply purchase any Louis de Bernières book (and he has many!) in store or online before close of business on Saturday August 22nd. The winner will be contacted and announced via social media shortly thereafter. Listed below is a complete list of de Bernières novels currently available to purchase:


National Bookshop Day | Saturday August 8

Imprints Booksellers - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rejoice in all things local and literary on National Bookshop Day: Saturday 8th August from 9am until 5pm. We'll be offering nibbles & bubbles (from midday), a free gift with purchases over $15 and the chance to win an amazing prize pack filled with bookish goodies! While it's not necessary to RSVP, please feel free to join our Facebook event and share it with friends by clicking the link below:

 

 

 

Don't Miss Our $5 Back Table Book Sale - July 18 & 19

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 17, 2015


Stock up on literary treasures with an excellent selection of new and second-hand books reduced to just $5 this Saturday and Sunday. Escape the winter chill at our cosy little nook in the heart of Adelaide's West End.

Please note: This offer is available exclusively in store at 107 Hindley Street from Saturday July 18 - Sunday July 19, 2015. All prices are as marked and no further discounts apply.



Win a Double Pass to Mr Holmes or Madame Bovary!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, July 03, 2015

 

We're pleased to be partnering with Transmission Films to give our customers the opportunity to see one of two wonderful new literary-inspired films . . . for free! Simply spend $30 or more with us in store or online between Friday July 3rd and Monday July 6th to score a double pass to your choice of Madame Bovary or Mr Holmes at participating cinemas. This offer is available only while the tickets last so be quick to avoid disappointment.


Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert,
Madame Bovary is in cinemas from July 9th, 2015. Watch the trailer:

 

Based on the Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle and the 2005 novel, A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullim, Mr Holmes is in cinemas from July 23rd, 2015. Watch the trailer:

 

 

A Special Harper Lee Pre-Order Offer!

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 19, 2015

 

To celebrate the forthcoming release of Harper Lee's long-awaited To Kill A Mockingbird sequel Go Set A Watchman we're offering a beautiful hardcover bundle of both books for $60.00 when you pre-order and pay before the worldwide release on July 14, 2015.

Alternatively, Go Set A Watchman is available to pre-order singly for the special price of $39.99 (reduced from $45 RRP). And if you've never read To Kill A Mockingbird, you still have a month before Scout sets out on her next adventure!

To secure your copy, email books@imprints.com.au, call (08) 8231 4454 or pre-order online today! Please Note: the Harper Lee bundle will be available for in store collection only.




Minimalist Modern Classics from Faber & Faber

Imprints Booksellers - Friday, June 12, 2015

We're pleased to be stocking a beautiful new range of minimalist modern classics from Faber & Faber publishers. These elegant classics are available in store and online for just $12.99 each.

 


 

Available Titles

 

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes - 'The unendurable is the beginning of the curve of joy.'

Selected Poems by T.S. Eliot - 'This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but with a whimper.'

Pincher Martin by William Golding - 'I must watch my mind. I must not let madness steal up on me and take me by surprise.'

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro - 'After all, what can we ever gain in forever looking back and blaming ourselves if our lives have not turned out quite as we might have wished?'

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi - 'My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost...'

Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa - 'One can't fight with oneself, for this battle has only one loser.'

Self-Help by Lorrie Moore - 'After four movies, three concerts, and two-and-a-half museums, you sleep with him. It seems the right number of cultural events.'

Ariel by Sylvia Plath - 'I rise with my red hair / And I eat men like air.'

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson - 'Because, once alone, it is impossible to believe that one could ever have been otherwise. Loneliness is an absolute discovery.'

 



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