BookXcess Opens Store In Penang

Last update: 29/01/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 (Bernama) -- BookXcess Sdn Bhd has officially launched its eighth store at Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang.

Customers in the north are now able to purchase a wide range of quality English books at 50 - 80 per cent off from the recommended retail price at BookXcess, dubbed ‘The House of a Million Stories."

In a statement here, the store featured the longest bookshelf in Malaysia at 70 metres in length and a two-storey bookshelf measuring 10 metres high.

Book lovers can expect a variety of books from art and design to literature, fiction, non-fiction, young adult, children’s books and many more hidden gems.

Parents of young ones will also find Little Hippo augmented reality (AR) books available at the store. AR books create an immersive, interactive reading experience.


BookXcess Sdn Bhd founder, Andrew Yap shared, its goal was to make reading popular and for books to become a household item that everyone can afford.

Taking up the entire 7th floor and part of the 8th floor, covering 26,000 sq ft, the Paragon Mall store features a children’s section which offers a breath-taking view of the ocean, providing inspiration for young readers to spark their curious minds.

It also features comfortable reading spaces for customers to browse the sample books available. In addition, customers can also visit Café Wolf, BookXcess’ very own in-store café for refreshments or a quick bite.

BookXcess Gurney Paragon Mall is also Red Readerhood’s first long-term initiative in Penang. Started in 2011, Red Readerhood gives back to communities by working together with local organisations to give books to those in need.

Customers can purchase and donate a book at the Red Readerhood corner, and for every book a customer donates, BookXcess will match it with another book.

BookXcess Gurney Paragon Mall is open daily from 10am to 10pm and is located at Gurney Paragon Mall, 7th Floor, Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive, Georgetown, 10250 George Town.