Red Pepper Books | University Textbooks | School Books | Prescribed Books

By: Red Pepper Books  11-11-2011
Keywords: Books, Textbooks, Red Pepper

Irrespective of where you are studying, Red Pepper Books is here to simplify the process of ordering university textbooks and school books!

Students (and their parents!) from anywhere in South Africa can browse our online catalogue, select the books they require and make their purchases online. 

So, whether you're at school or studying at academic institutions such as Unisa, Wits University, Potch, University of Cape Town, Tshwane University of Technology, University of Johannesburg, University of Venda, Durban Institute of Technology, in fact, no matter where you're studying, or whether it is a university, a college, or a school, Red Pepper Books will find and order the textbooks you are looking for quickly and efficiently, and always with a smile!

Frequently asked questions about ordering textbooks online from Red Pepper Books

How do I pay?
As we accept payment by credit card and EFT, we are able to seamlessly facilitate the online purchasing of prescribed university textbooks and prescribed school books.

How do my books get to me?
You have the option of having your books posted to you at a nominal fee of R32 per book. We also offer a courier service for urgent orders. You are also more than welcome to collect your books from our offices in Ruimsig, Gauteng (we're close to Clearwater Mall on the north western side of Johannesburg), should you live or work nearby (or if you can bribe someone to make the trip on your behalf!). Remember that we offer FREE POSTAGE on all orders over R375 - this means that we will post your books to you at no extra charge!

I've searched for the book I need but I get no results - what now?

I am an Absa Rewards member - can I use my rewards with Red Pepper Books?
As an official Absa Rewards partner, students (or parents) who are in possession of an Absa cheque or credit card and are a member of their Rewards program, will receive 10% back on every book purchased from our web site, which will leave you with cash back to spend on whatever you wish from any of the Absa Rewards partners.

Stuck? Questions?

Alternatively, click on one of the search bars above to find the books you're looking for. If you know the title AND the author, use the Simple Search. If you have a whole list of textbooks and know the ISBNs or EANs, use the Multiple ISBN Search.

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