Shop 13 million new and used books at up to 90% off list price.
The ThriftBooks app lets book lovers quickly and easily search, browse, get book details, and buy millions of books, textbooks, and graphic novels. Scan bar codes to compare prices and check availability to make sure you get the best book prices. Shop ThriftBooks Deals to get 10% off on more than 150,000 items every day. Join ReadingRewards to earn a FREE BOOK for every 500 points you earn. See personalized recommendations based on your interests and get an instant email notification when we receive an item on your wish list.
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• Get an instant notification when we receive an out-of-stock item on your wish list
• Find the best book prices using the bar code scanner to check real-time prices and inventory
• Get free US shipping on orders over $15 in 100% recyclable packaging
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• Sign in using your existing ThriftBooks account to access your saved wish lists, payment methods, and shipping addresses
• Receive exclusive deals and offers
• Bar Code Scanner: Compare prices and check inventory
• Everyday Deals: 10% off more than 150,000 titles with ThriftBooks Deals
• ReadingRewards: Earn FREE BOOKS for reading, shopping, and other activities
• Special Formats: Large print, foreign language, and audiobooks
• Collectible Books: Treasured first editions, signed copies, and out-of-print titles at reasonable prices
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Ratings and Reviews
Thriftbooks is great!
I LOVE thriftbooks for their incredible prices and large selection. Their customer service is great, every time I’ve had an issue they have resolved it quickly and satisfactorily! The only reason for 4 stars is their quality control is SO unpredictable. I’ve ordered a book in “acceptable” condition (the worst condition out of their options) and the book arrived in brand new, untouched condition. On the other hand, I’ve ordered a book in “like new” condition (their top quality option) and received a 30 year old edition that was falling apart and covered in stains. This unfortunately happens often here. A lot of library books slip through the cracks too (there is an indicator on the website that tells you if you’re purchasing a used library book). Multiple times I have ordered a book not specified to be library, and I receive a library book. I’ve also twice received “unedited proof” copies of books. Like I said at the beginning, their customer service is incredible and has always sent me replacements or refunds if replacements are not available. I will never stop ordering from thriftbooks, but the unpredictable condition of books is very frustrating.
Great App for Avid Readers
I found this website/app during COVID lockdown. I usually either buy books used from Goodwill or rent from the library, neither of which was a good option for COVID. My library is also kinda hard to get to, and unless you’re just looking for any book to read, is hard to find specific books. I love this app even more than Goodwill or the library! I love that I can find pretty much any book on here, even if it’s new, and I can choose what kind of book (paper or hardback) and the range of pricing. I even found a college textbook or two that I needed. To make it even better, the company supports several charities and offers good employee benefits, or at least they claim to on their website:). And you get free shipping on orders over $10, which, let’s be real, is super easy to achieve when the books are usually around $5. Every purchase gives you points and once you get a certain amount of points, you get a free book under $5, plus shipping. I wish I knew about this in high school, it would have made finding the required reading much easier and cheaper. I highly recommend this app to anyone who doesn’t mind a pre loved book and who loves to read.
I absolutely love this app and site!
Not only do you get books for cheap (they are used. Other than the ones labeled as new), but there are so many extra perks as well.
First off, when buying a book, you have a number of choices of their quality rating new to poor. You also have choices of hardback, paperback, library binding, etc. Obviously the better the quality, the more they cost. I usually get great or good which are about $4-$5. The new books are usually a little about $10 but that’s still a lot cheaper than you would get it anywhere else.
I can’t remember if you need to make a profile to buy anything but I don’t think you do. If you do make one though, your purchases give you points, the more you buy the more points you get. Once you hit a certain number of points, you get awarded with a free book. Also, when it is your birthday month, they will email you a notification telling you you can get a free book then too!
It’s absolutely amazing! On my latest purchase I bought nine books for only about $25 dollars!
Which reminds me, if you buy (if I remember correctly) $10 worth of books, you get free shipping and tax! You may get free tax no matter what but I wouldn’t know bc I always buy at least a few books at a time. Even if you’re just looking for one book, I would say it’s definitely worth spending an extra buck or two on another book that you’re eyeing just to get free shipping and tax.
I love this app/site!!
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