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Buying college textbooks on the internet


Replies to: Buying college textbooks on the internet

  • simba9simba9 Registered User Posts: 3,175 Senior Member
    I found a site called AbeBooks
    I've bought technical books from AbeBooks. A lot of the books are the cheaper, international versions of books, which are very similar, if not identical, to the American versions. Books that would cost $40 or $50 if I bought them from Amazon (even the used ones) might cost $15 on AbeBooks.
  • steve33steve33 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    edited December 5
    @hardlyworking You can also use an app called bookipi.com
  • Waiting2exhaleWaiting2exhale Registered User Posts: 2,657 Senior Member
    Late to the game, but here goes:

    I have had my kids look for the incredibly expensive required books for their siblings through the student Facebook exchanges @shawnspencer referred to. When there has been no text for sale or rent under $200, they've had great luck securing books for about $30, plus the shipping fee to send to sibling.

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