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Leo's Guide To Not Becoming A Statistic - How To Prevent Crime & What To Do In A Situation (Paperback): Leo Prinsloo Leo's Guide To Not Becoming A Statistic - How To Prevent Crime & What To Do In A Situation (Paperback)
Leo Prinsloo
R265 R180 Discovery Miles 1 800 Save R85 (32%) In stock

If this book saves just one person’s life, Leo Prinsloo will be happy.

Leo became an internet sensation after footage of his reaction to an attempted high-value goods-in-transit heist went viral. Stunned by his cool attitude and focused action in a crisis situation, South Africans had an example of what can happen when good people take a stand. With decades of experience in security – first as a policeman, then in the South African Police Service’s Special Task Force, and now providing arms handling and security training in the private sector – Leo has a wealth of knowledge on how to manage life-threatening incidents.

Driven by a desire to empower South Africans and help them claim back their sense of safety, he offers advice for dealing with every risky situation, from how to handle hijackings and road rage, to how to keep your children safe, to the best way to secure your home and business. He also provides comprehensive information about handling firearms and basic first aid.

Leo’s Guide to Not Becoming a Statistic is a guide to living your safest life in South Africa – something which has become increasingly important as our crime statistics continue to rise. Straight-talking and honest – much like Leo himself – it is an easy to use manual that makes keeping safe accessible, with relatable information and easy to implement tips.

Leo says that taking the first step towards securing your safety is the most important, and his book will help you take that step.

You're Not Broke, You're Pre-Rich - Ditch Debt, Stop Living From Payday To Payday And Manage Black Tax To... You're Not Broke, You're Pre-Rich - Ditch Debt, Stop Living From Payday To Payday And Manage Black Tax To #LiveYourBestLife (Paperback)
Mapalo Makhu 2
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

"I wrote this book because I believe the road to financial freedom is a journey everyone can embark on. I wrote this book with you in mind. You, who perhaps have never been taught anything about how money works. You, who have been too intimidated to pick up and read a book about personal finance because you were too scared of the jargon. You, who want to #getyourmoneyright. I had you in mind when I wrote this book." – Mapalo Makhu

If you are a millennial who is trying to figure out how money works, this book is for you. With simple, relatable and sometimes amusing stories about how to manage money on a day-to-day basis, you will learn how to change your mindset about money, get out of debt and stay debt-free, invest your money and, ultimately, live your best life.

You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich will help you, the young professional, to think differently about money, while covering pertinent topics like black tax, savings, budgeting, emergency funds and financial scams, as well as estate and retirement planning (and why you should care right now!). It is the best class you never attended… in a book!

Buy Right - Consumer Guide For South Africa (Paperback): SANCU Buy Right - Consumer Guide For South Africa (Paperback)
SANCU
R15 Discovery Miles 150 Ships in 4 - 8 working days

Consumers can spend their money as it pleases them. But they should be aware of what they are letting themselves in for. In Buy Right, the South African National Consumer Union shares the knowledge it has gained over years of involvement in consumer affairs with concerned consumers in the country.

It offers vital advice and hints on:

  • How to buy food, clothing, furniture, household appliances, toys, a car, property, etc.
  • Credit; shopping at supermarkets; mail ordering
  • Bank accounts and investments; house and personal loans; life and short-term insurance
  • VAT; property taxes; blacklisting
  • Home improvements and security
  • Car and other repairs
  • Health, medical services and patients' rights
  • Planning for retirement
  • How and where to complain (an alphabetical list of authorities is provided)
  • The consumer and the Law
  • Food rights

Buy Right will help you to buy astutely and with discretion, get the best value for your money and know how the law protects you.

Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback): Kim McCusker Scarred - But Not For Life (Paperback)
Kim McCusker 5
R265 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R53 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Brutally dragged 780 metres beneath a taxi – a young woman’s inspiring story of survival, courage, and the will to live.

13 September 2011. The story would shock thousands and be remembered by many for years to come. It would be plastered all over the papers and continue to attract interest well after the shock factor of what happened had passed. Reports and articles would be written, and “facts”, as given to reporters by some of those involved and willing to be interviewed, would be recounted and repeated in all forms of public media over the months and even years that followed. And although these versions would generate widespread outrage, none was entirely accurate.

"The stories were about me. I was there. I am Kim McCusker - the girl who was dragged by a taxi. This, as I experienced it, is the true version of events."

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 (Paperback): Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 (Paperback)
Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa
R584 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R84 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Get the Trusted Source of Information for a Successful Walt Disney World Vacation The best-selling independent guide to Walt Disney World has everything you need to plan your family's trip--hassle-free. Whether you are planning your annual vacation to Walt Disney World or preparing for your first visit ever, this book gives you the insider scoop on hotels, restaurants, and attractions. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 explains how Walt Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count. With an Unofficial Guide in hand--and with authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides--find out what's available in every category, from best to worst, and get step-by-step, detailed plans to help make the most of your time at Walt Disney World. There have been lots of changes at Walt Disney World, from park opening procedures, to rides, restaurants, and hotels. Here's what's NEW in the 2022 book: When to visit Walt Disney World to get lower crowds and bigger hotel discounts Details on how COVID-19 and social distancing measures have impacted Walt Disney World Resort Complete coverage of Disney's new Remy's Ratatouille Adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy, and TRON Lightcycle Run attractions The latest on new Disney programs such as Early Theme Park Entry Tips on how to avoid long lines in a World without Disney's FastPass ride reservation system The newest, best places for ticket and hotel deals The latest on discounted stroller rentals, car rentals, and vacation homes A preview of the new fireworks shows Enchantment and Harmonious Updated reviews of every Walt Disney World restaurant since reopening The best hotel rooms to request at every Disney resort

Never Go Broke - How To Make Money Out Of Just About Anything (Paperback): Lee Boyce, Jess McClure Never Go Broke - How To Make Money Out Of Just About Anything (Paperback)
Lee Boyce, Jess McClure
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) In stock

How can you make money TODAY? How can you generate real cash this week? Never Go Broke isn't about stocks, shares and investment for the comfortable - it's a real-time lifeline for side-hustlers, downsizers, work-from-homers, the overstretched and anyone who needs to generate some extra cash right now but doesn't know how.

This guide will show readers practical applications to make money right now and grow that money to either reinvest, repurpose, or help circumnavigate financial difficulties.

Full of tips, tricks, advice and practical strategies you can use to make money by selling the everyday items all around you - nothing could be more useful in today's tricky economic reality.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2022 (Paperback): Seth Kubersky The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2022 (Paperback)
Seth Kubersky
R442 R382 Discovery Miles 3 820 Save R60 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Honest and Outspoken Advice from the Unofficial Experts The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2022 by Seth Kubersky is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort. The guide includes info on where to find the cheapest Universal Orlando admission tickets, how to save big on Universal on-site hotel rooms and skip the regular lines in the parks, when to visit Universal Orlando for the lightest crowds, and everything else you need to know for a stress-free Universal Orlando experience. What's NEW in the 2022 edition of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando: The full scoop on the new Jurassic World VelociCoaster New advice on taking advantage of Virtual Line, Mobile Ordering, and other technological tricks An up-close look at each Universal resort hotel, including the new Endless Summer Surfside Inn and Suites Ratings and reviews of new menu options and dining venues in the parks and CityWalk, like Bend the Bao Updated tips for taking advantage of Early Park Admission at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and experiencing Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure The latest information on how Universal Orlando has recovered from COVID-19 Sneak peeks: Learn about the upcoming Epic Universe theme park

A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls - in Which Their Importance Is Considered, and Plain Rules Are Exhibited for Ascertaining the... A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls - in Which Their Importance Is Considered, and Plain Rules Are Exhibited for Ascertaining the Value of Both; and the True Method of Manufacturing Diamonds (Paperback)
David Jeffries
R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Ships in 12 - 17 working days
Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 51 (Paperback): Robert M Overstreet Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 51 (Paperback)
Robert M Overstreet
R762 R625 Discovery Miles 6 250 Save R137 (18%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

As The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide kicks off its sixth decade, the Bible of serious comic book collectors, dealers and historians returns with its 51st edition. In addition to the latest prices, the Guide will feature an extensive array of market reports that break down the marketplace's incredible boom during COVID-19! We take a look at Dick Tracy's 90th anniversary, how disabilities have been portrayed in comics, the latest inductees for The Overstreet Hall of Fame, and more. Static/Hardware cover by Denys Cowan & Bill Sienkiewicz.

How To Quit Fast Fashion - 100 Expert Tips for a Sustainable Wardrobe (Paperback): Emma Matthews How To Quit Fast Fashion - 100 Expert Tips for a Sustainable Wardrobe (Paperback)
Emma Matthews
R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The fashion industry produces more carbon emissions than international flights and maritime shipping combined, and is the second-largest consumer of the world's water supply - despite this, 85% of all textiles end up in the dump each year. If you are one of the rising numbers of concerned consumers who feel uneasy about their contribution to these figures, then How to Quit Fast Fashion is the essential guide to help you lessen your impact on our eco-system, whilst remaining fashionable and well-dressed. Across 100 step-by-step tips, this book will help you take action through easy to follow advice and practical ways to have a more sustainable style. From what the jargon on your clothes' labels really means and introductions to the world of rental fashion, to how to make your favourite clothes last longer, you'll be able to officially quit fast fashion.

The Little Book of Sheffield - A celebration of the amazing independents on your doorstep (Paperback): Meze Publishing The Little Book of Sheffield - A celebration of the amazing independents on your doorstep (Paperback)
Meze Publishing
R272 R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Save R43 (16%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

The Little Book of Sheffield comes at a time when local indies need all the support they can get. An in-depth guide to best independent businesses in the Steel City, this book casts a gaze over the makers, producers, retailers, cafes, bars and restaurants that make the city hum. With a foreword from iconic Sheffield institution Henderson's Relish, The Little Book of Sheffield features the likes of Exposed Magazine, True North Brewery, Locksley Gin, Moss Valley Meats, Freshmans Vintage, Birds Yard, The Mowbray, Jameson's Tearooms and The Famous Sheffield Shop... all telling their stories and celebrating what makes them and the city unique. The book is also proud to be part of Sheffield City Council's 'Make Yourself At Home' campaign.

How to Do Everything with Your eBay Business, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition): Greg Holden How to Do Everything with Your eBay Business, Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Greg Holden
R724 R607 Discovery Miles 6 070 Save R117 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This user-friendly book shows you how to turn the satisfaction and excitement of eBay sales into a lucrative small business--and possibly even a full-time job! Find out how to establish a seller's account, post attention-getting auction listings, and build confidence among bidders. Author Greg Holden explains how to apply the secrets of successful brick and mortar businesses to the online world. After learning the ropes, you'll find out how to boost sales with techniques such as no-reserve selling and "buy it now" pricing. Plus--tips for locating inventory, implementing marketing plans, and getting free advertising are revealed.

Dr. Earl Mindell's Unsafe at Any Meal: How to Avoid Hidden Toxins in Your Food (Paperback, Revised and Updated ed.): Earl... Dr. Earl Mindell's Unsafe at Any Meal: How to Avoid Hidden Toxins in Your Food (Paperback, Revised and Updated ed.)
Earl Mindell, Hester Mundis
R418 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R58 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The ultimate health-defense guide for eating wisely and safely


Food manufacturers rely increasingly on the use of chemicals to produce larger crops and livestock and to extend the shelf lives of products. Foods once considered safe are being tagged as potential health hazards on a regular basis. Contaminated beef, orange juice carrying salmonella--the list continues to grow. The nearly 3,000 additives being concealed in food products can cause everything from asthma and headaches to heart problems, miscarriages, cancer, and more. Dr. Earl Mindells Unsafe at Any Meal, a bestseller in its previous edition, is the consumers best weapon against the hidden hazards in food, drink, herbs, and medicines.


Dr. Earl Mindell, one of Americas leading nutrition experts, exposes the food industrys chemical cover-ups and provides crucial information on what to look out for when shopping, cooking, and taking medications. This thoroughly revised, updated edition includes coverage of genetically modified foods as well as foods designed to provide specific health benefits.

Samsung Galaxy S10 & S10 plus User's Guide - Tips and Tricks to Master Your Samsung S10, S10 plus & 10e (Paperback):... Samsung Galaxy S10 & S10 plus User's Guide - Tips and Tricks to Master Your Samsung S10, S10 plus & 10e (Paperback)
Charles Smith
R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2022 (Paperback): Kim Kovel, Terry Kovel Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2022 (Paperback)
Kim Kovel, Terry Kovel
R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The Kovels are the most trusted source for both the casual and expert collector. With 12,500 actual prices and 3,000 full-color photographs, the guide also features exceptionally well-organized, wide-ranging, and up-to-the-minute information, and includes more tips, marks, logos, and photographs than any other competitive title. Kovels' is the only guide with prices based on actual sales from the previous calendar year, never estimates. Unlike other guides, which focus almost exclusively on English or high-priced items, Kovels' covers all American and international items and includes reasonably-priced goods. The book is organized by categories most sought-after by collectors, including depression glass, dolls, jewelry, furniture, porcelain, and sports memorabilia. Indexes, cross-references, and expert commentary throughout empower readers to collect with confidence and price their own antiques.

How to Complain - The Essential Consumer Guide to Getting Refunds, Redress and Results! (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Helen... How to Complain - The Essential Consumer Guide to Getting Refunds, Redress and Results! (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Helen Dewdney
R400 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R28 (7%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days
Bridal Bargains - Secrets to Planning a Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget (Paperback, 11th Eleventh Edition, Revised... Bridal Bargains - Secrets to Planning a Fantastic Wedding on a Realistic Budget (Paperback, 11th Eleventh Edition, Revised ed.)
Denise Fields, Alan Fields
R357 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R43 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Wow Finally, a wedding book for the rest of us. With average wedding costs soaring over $25,000, you need real life solutions and creative ideas to plan a wedding without going bankrupt. Bridal Bargains is the answer Now in its 11th edition with over 700,000 copies in print, Bridal Bargains shows you:


- How to save up to 40% on brand new, nationally advertised wedding dresses.
- The best web sites to save on everything from flowers to gowns, invitations to, well, you name it.
- Fourteen creative ways to cut the catering bill at your reception.
- How to order flowers at wholesale online.
- Eleven questions you should ask any photographer--and seven money-saving tips to lower that photo expense.
- Affordable ways to print your own invitations at a 70% savings.
- A clever trick to save big bucks on your wedding cake.
- The best bargains on honeymoons, gift registries, rings, wedding videos and more
- New Green your wedding with eco-friendly invites, catering tips and more

The brand new,11th edition is revised and updated tips on tying the knot without going bankrupt.

The Easy Way to Quit Sugar - The Illustrated Guide (Paperback): Allen Carr, John Dicey The Easy Way to Quit Sugar - The Illustrated Guide (Paperback)
Allen Carr, John Dicey; Illustrated by Bev Aisbett
R130 R94 Discovery Miles 940 Save R36 (28%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days
Piano Buyer Model & Price Supplement / Fall 2021 (Paperback): Larry Fine Piano Buyer Model & Price Supplement / Fall 2021 (Paperback)
Larry Fine
R403 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R64 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Low GI Diet Shopper's Guide - new edition (Paperback, New edition): Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Fiona Atkinson Low GI Diet Shopper's Guide - new edition (Paperback, New edition)
Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Fiona Atkinson
R207 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R35 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Whether you eat paleo or gluten-free, high-carb, moderate or low, the LOW GI DIET SHOPPER'S GUIDE gives you the tools and tips you need to choose the best carbs. Newly updated with the latest values and products, this easy-to-use guide show the GI values of your favourite foods and preferred brands and helps you identify healthier low GI carbohydrate alternatives so that you can start making a difference to your diet. Included are: -GI values for over 1,000 foods and pre-prepared meals, including new products -User-friendly tables arranged by food category -Comprehensive data on carbs per serve and glycemic load -A shopping list of low GI essentials -Tips for meal-planning -Ideas for gluten-free meals -Advice about eating out and keeping low GI -The facts about sugars and sweeteners Subscribe for free to GI News - the official newsletter of the Glycemic Index Foundation - at www.gisymbol.com/ginews. The GI symbol is your guarantee that the GI value stated near the nutrition information label is accurate, helping you select smart low GI carbohydrate foods with confidence to lower the overall GI of your diet. www.gisymbol.com The GI Symbol Program is run by the Glycemic Index Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established by the University of Sydney, JDRF and Diabetes Australia.

Brandsplaining - Why Marketing is (Still) Sexist and How to Fix It (Paperback): Jane Cunningham, Philippa Roberts Brandsplaining - Why Marketing is (Still) Sexist and How to Fix It (Paperback)
Jane Cunningham, Philippa Roberts
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Girlboss. Wonder woman. Perfect mother. Feminist go-getter. If you thought misogynist marketing ended with #MeToo, think again. 'It's high time we expose and remedy the pseudo-feminist marketing malarkey holding women back under the guise of empowerment' Amanda Montell, author of Wordslut ________________ Brands profit by telling women who they are and how to be. Now they've discovered feminism and are hell bent on selling 'fempowerment' back to us. But behind the go-girl slogans and the viral hash-tags has anything really changed? In Brandsplaining, Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts expose the monumental gap that exists between the women that appear in the media around us and the women we really are. Their research reveals how our experiences, wants and needs - in all forms - are ignored and misrepresented by an industry that fails to understand us. They propose a radical solution to resolve this once and for all: an innovative framework for marketing that is fresh, exciting, and - at last - sexism-free. ________________ 'If you think we've moved on from 'Good Girl' to 'Go Girl', think again!' Professor Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered Brain 'An outrageously important book. Erudite, funny, and deeply engaging -- with no condescension or bullshit' Dr Aarathi Prasad, author of Like A Virgin 'This book has the power to change the way we see the world' Sophie Devonshire, CEO, The Marketing Society and author of Superfast

Piano Buyer Model & Price Supplement / Spring 2021 (Paperback): Larry Fine Piano Buyer Model & Price Supplement / Spring 2021 (Paperback)
Larry Fine
R403 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R64 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The New Fashion Rules - Inthefrow (Hardcover): Victoria Magrath The New Fashion Rules - Inthefrow (Hardcover)
Victoria Magrath 1
R465 R396 Discovery Miles 3 960 Save R69 (15%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The rules of fashion have changed. The new digital era is all about being seen, liked and inspired. So how do we define ourselves through style? And why has the evolution of the Internet changed the way we buy and wear clothing? Superblogger Victoria Magrath reveals the pivotal moments that have transformed the fashion world, from the Nineties through to the Noughties, and shares insider secrets and practical tips for navigating the ever-changing fashion landscape. Find inspiration from the new diversity movement which embraces all shapes and sizes, relive the moment Cara Delevingne recorded a selfie on the catwalk and discover how internet sensations like Instagram and ASOS are changing the landscape of fashion permanently. These are The New Fashion Rules.

The Overstreet Guide to Grading Comics Sixth Edition Softcover (Paperback): Robert M Overstreet The Overstreet Guide to Grading Comics Sixth Edition Softcover (Paperback)
Robert M Overstreet; Artworks by Billy Tucci
R605 R494 Discovery Miles 4 940 Save R111 (18%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

NEWLY UPDATED! Since 1970, the name "Overstreet" has symbolized a vast knowledge of American comic books. While The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide helps you learn about comic values, this book teaches you the importance of condition (a factor that is often the key to real collectability) and how to grade accurately. The Overstreet Guide To Grading Comics includes the 10-point grading system, as well as exhaustive descriptions of Primary and Split Grades. It spotlights each grade with more than 200 full-color images in all, as well as articles on storage, preservation, and restoration, a look at the independent, third-party grading companies, and much more!

Going Classic - The Essential Guide to Buying, Owning and Enjoying a Classic Car (Paperback): Alan Anderson Going Classic - The Essential Guide to Buying, Owning and Enjoying a Classic Car (Paperback)
Alan Anderson; Foreword by Derek Mathewson
R535 R404 Discovery Miles 4 040 Save R131 (24%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

The classic car market is in better shape than ever, remaining buoyant throughout the ups and downs of the motoring industry. Life in the slow lane promises to bring back the joy of driving and can appeal to the head as well as the heart in becoming a financially attractive hobby. Despite the popularity of classic cars, no definitive guide exists for the 'classic car virgin'. Going Classic seeks to fill this gap by answering all the questions a first timer may have before taking the plunge. It covers buying, selling, driving, maintenance, equipment, insurance, safety and competing in classic motorsport, and comes complete with a 'Hot 100' list of the top classics to buy and why.

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