Ever been to the 24-hour Big Bad Wolf book sale every year end, and wonder what it will be like to sleepover amidst piles of books as companions? This month, you may just get the chance to do just that, as the organiser of the book sale, BookXcess will be giving you and your partner an all “Xcess” experience to their latest outlet located at Tamarind Square, Cyberjaya.
Malaysia’s biggest 24-hour bookstore will become your home for the weekend of September 29 and 30, thanks to Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company. For one night only, the “Once Upon a Sleepover” contest will transform the BookXcess outlet into an exclusive bedroom for the ultimate bookworm’s sleepover, where you may fall asleep surrounded by a variety of literary adventures, or stay up all night reading as many of your favourite books as possible!
Not only that, the winning pair will also gain an immersive experience in bookstore management and be their own boss for a day in running a bookstore that is home to half a million books. Host and BookXcess’ Chief Product Officer Yu Jeen and his team will pull back the curtains, and reveal exclusive behind-the-scenes on how to run a bookstore, whether you’re working the register, curating books for the store, or interacting with the customers.
On top of that, the winners will be part of a late-night book club, hosted by BFM89.9‘s Umapagan Ampikaipakan, to discuss books that inspire travel the most; be the author of their own adventures, in which they write about the special hyper local Airbnb Experience they are living in; and last but definitely not the least, a “Grab-&-Go” session, where winners can take home as any books as they can ‘grab’ in two minutes!
Sounds good? Head on over to the listing page for more information, or just go right ahead and tell Airbnb what is your favourite book to travel with, and why. Entries must be submitted by this Thursday, September 20, 11:59 PM (Kuala Lumpur time zone/GMT+8).