As much as we love talking about food, it’s not hard to realise that reading and writing are part of our daily routines – which makes us bibliophiles too! Calling all book lovers, it’s the time of the year where you can add new books to your collection with amazing deals up to 70% off! BookFest @ Malaysia is back again for the 16th edition from 9th to 18th December 2022. It will be held at 43 POPULAR/HARRIS Bookstores nationwide, and yes – this includes Sabah and Sarawak as well!
Look Out For These Deals At BookFest @ Malaysia
Embark on a magical adventure with the theme – Big Dreams Great Journey, inspired by the children’s classic Wizard of Oz. Just like how these all-time favourite characters Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Lion and the Scarecrow pursue their dreams, BookFest @ Malaysia is the magical avenue for you to discover a land beautifully written beyond your imagination!
Here’s a list of the venues for BookFest @ Malaysia so you can find the nearest POPULAR/HARRIS Bookstores:
1. Shop And Be Rewarded!
Did someone say rewards? Receive saving vouchers worth more than RM100 when you spend RM130nett & above at BookFest @ Malaysia, which includes RM10 POPULAR Promotion Vouchers, Stationery Product Vouchers, BIG Pharmacy Voucher, GSC Voucher and Marrybrown Voucher.
2. All Books Buy 2 & Above For 20% Off
Eyeing on a few books but your bank account is saying otherwise? Grab this chance to buy 2 books and above to receive 20% off! All books are applicable, except for Robin, Text, Assessment Books, nett-priced and promotion items.
3. Save More With PWP Deals
You can get more for less with specially selected PWP items and save up to 50% when you spend a minimum of RM80! Take advantage of this offer for the SonicGear Earpump TWS 1 True Wireless Earbuds and 350ml THERMOcafé Basic Living Flask with Pouch.
4. STAR BUYS Up To 70% Off
Get your favourite books – be it fiction, lifestyle or non-fiction – at discounts up to 70% off! Trendy gadgets and essential items like notebooks and stationery are included as well.
5. Daily Specials
Snatch these snazzy Daily Specials for more than 100 products during your time at BookFest @ Malaysia. Save up to 55% on items ranging from English, Malay and Chinese books, gadgets, stationery, CDs and many more!
6. WOW! Grab Now At BookFest
Say WOW when you check out these WOW deals with specially selected must-buy items, from books to snacks and everything in between offered as low as RM7 onwards!
7. Crazy Pop Bargain As Low As RM10
Sometimes tech products can burn a hole in our pocket, so don’t miss out on the Crazy Pop Bargain for the hottest gizmos from as low as RM10! Tune in to the LIVE session on POPULAR Malaysia’s Facebook page for the gadgets and IT deals at 12pm on 17 December to catch the best prices for items such as speaker, flash drive, wireless keyboard, mouse and many more.
8. Sharing Sessions With Authors and Personalities
There is also a sharing session for authors and well-known personalities at BookFest @ Malaysia! It’s not every day we get the chance to hear about the numerous anecdotes of wisdom, experience and imagination of an established author.
Head over to POPULAR Flagship Store at IPC Shopping Centre to get an autograph from your favourite local authors during the sharing sessions on 11th, 17th and 18th December:
- Zahirah Zamree, author of Buat Muslimah Yang Jatuh Cinta
- Sofia Roses, author of Surat Dari Semesta
- Award-winning author Norhafsah Hamid, writer of Time to Heal, Letters to God series, Will You Stay and many more
- Novelist Fu Jia Jun, author of Cyber War
- Malaysian comic artist Cheeming Boey of the book series When I was a Kid
- Horror fiction writer Coffee Tree
- ShaDhia, bestseller author of Darlingku Mr. Cold Mafia
In addition, Taiwan’s famous author Big Brother will be coming for a meet and greet at POPULAR Bookstore in Sunway Pyramid on 9th December from 3pm to 4pm to share about his new book – Xiao Zi and his life experiences! There will also be another session hosted at POPULAR Bookstore in Ipoh Parade on 11th December from 3pm to 4pm.
For those who prefer an offline sharing session, acquire insights from Taiwan and Hong Kong authors on diverse topics via POPULAR Malaysia’s Facebook LIVE at 8pm on 9th, 11th and 16th December. Look forward to branding and personality topics with Xu Rong Zhe, horror and crime fiction writer Blue Godzi as well as Jiao Zi who often writes about relationship issues.
9. Cook With POPULAR SEASHORE’s Exclusive Chefs
Foodies! Yes, we’re back to talking about food and cooking – you can experience cooking demonstrations with POPULAR SEASHORE’s exclusive chefs at BookFest @ Malaysia as well! Learn how to make scrumptious Asian noodles, get healthy pregnancy and traditional confinement recipes as well as cooking tips and tricks at POPULAR Flagship Store, IPC Shopping Centre on 14th and 15th December. Chefs TK Dong, Tan Yee Ting, Michelle Teoh and Amy Wong will be sharing their culinary recipes and cooking techniques.
10. Fun DIY Activities With Product Live Sharing
Bring along your family and friends for some quality time together with Faber-Castell’s DIY workshops packed with fun activities! Get creative with Christmas layered craft, or let your imagination go wild with Christmas mini canvas painting at POPULAR Flagship Store in IPC Shopping Centre on 16th and 18th December respectively. All you need to do is purchase RM15 and above of Faber-Castell products and register by uploading the receipt.
11. Free Exclusive Gift For Member Card Application and Renewal!
For those who aren’t a member yet, now is the time to join the POPULAR fam! Enjoy more exclusive offers and freebies when you sign up or renew the POPULAR Privilege Card for a 3-year membership. You’ll get an exclusive POPULAR Foldable Laundry Basket as a freebie when you do so! If you’re not ready to commit for such a long period, opt for the 1-year membership instead and you’ll receive a Sharpie S-Gel Pen. You can also register online for a POPULAR E-Card via the POPULAR MY APP for more convenience!
Don’t Miss Out on BookFest @ Malaysia!
Getting excited for BookFest @ Malaysia? Plan your shopping adventure by clicking this e-leaflet now for the great offers, discounted items and online event schedules before heading to the nearest POPULAR/HARRIS Bookstores. You can also enjoy the online live sessions from the comforts of your home. Happy shopping everyone!
Date: 9th – 18th December
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