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For over 20 years, has worked directly with textbook publishers with one goal - to be the cheapest online bookstore! We have also partnered with thousands of other sellers in the textbook marketplace to offer an even larger selection of used and new textbooks at discounted prices. Just find a textbooks doing an ISBN lookup, search for book title or author and find the best prices on millions of titles from hundreds of publishers and thousands of sellers.

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How to Find New & Used Cheap Textbooks

  1. Search for your textbook. Do an ISBN book search to locate the correct textbook.
  2. Determine if you need the supplemental materials. Your textbook may come with extras like CDs, access codes, loose-leafs, etc. If you think you will need these materials, you'll want to look at purchasing the item new. Used items are not guaranteed to have any supplemental materials (and probably won't).
  3. Compare textbook prices. Wondering where to buy cheap textbooks at a price lower than ours? Check our online marketplace. You may sometimes find textbooks for cheap, at a price we simply can't match. The marketplace is a great resource to source cheap books, including cheap textbook rentals, etextbooks, digital access content, textbooks in new condition, and cheap used books.
  4. Create your account. Create your new account or log in here.
  5. Complete your checkout. We frequently offer coupons, and some items have free standard shipping.
  6. Earn rewards. Each time you order from us you'll earn eWards, which you can use next semester or next year for even better deals! Join our eWards program here.
  7. Sell textbooks back to us! Once you're finished with your book, check back with us to see if your book has cash value. We offer direct deposit, paypal, and you can earn even more if you choose to sell us the item for in-store credit.
  8. Where is the best place to find cheap books online? There are many websites to purchase cheap textbooks online and to find cheap books for sale. usually has some of the best prices, and we have our online marketplace you can refer to. One advantage of our website is we lead the industry if you need to rent cheap textbooks, which includes multiple term options.

How Do I Find my ISBN Number?

  • Your ISBN is either 10 or 13 digits and unique to a specific item. Our search bar can accept both formats.
  • The ISBN is often located on the back cover, next to the barcode.
  • Professors will typically supply this in the course syllabus. If not, we suggest asking them for it.
  • Books with the same title often have different ISBN numbers.
  • Different editions have different ISBNs as well.
  • Perform an ISBN book search to find textbooks accurately.

New & Used Textbook FAQs

  • Is there a fee to use PayPal? No. There is no fee to use PayPal.
  • Why are textbooks so expensive? The biggest reason for expensive textbooks is that new editions limit the sale of used textbooks. That's why we have spent 20 years working with publishers to get you the best price possible, whether it's a new edition, used textbook, or eTextbook.
  • Where is the access code on a textbook? Access codes can usually be found on the first few pages of the textbook, or bound together with the book in a separate kit. Used books will not have access codes.
  • When is the best time to buy textbooks? Textbook prices are the most economical during non-rush times. Try to order between February - July or October - November.
  • Which textbooks buybacks are worth more money? There isn't a rule on which books are worth the most. We suggest checking the price on any book you are finished with. You may be surprised how much cash you have laying around!

Textbook Price Comparison

In addition to offering you great discounts on used & new books directly from publishers, we make it easy for you to compare prices from 70,000+ marketplace sellers! Just find the book you want and click "See Prices" next to the Marketplace option.

A few notes on buying from our Marketplace:

  • We only allow preferred sellers that we know and trust.
  • We handle all payment processing so you can shop with confidence.
  • All Purchases and Buyers are protected by our Buyer Protection Policy.

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