#used books

What Happens to Books Left Behind?

What actually happens to the books left behind, whether deliberately or inadvertently, by unfaithful readers?

Buy Used Books. Here’s Why.

Find under-the-radar reads, discover the thrill of the hunt, and be eco-friendly. Here's why one reader thinks you should buy used books.

4 of the Best Used Book Sale Hacks

These are the used book sale hacks that you never knew you needed...until now. Prepare to become the champion of the bag sale.

In Praise of Used Books

From accessibility to discoverability and more, what's not to love about a used bookstore and used books?

These Books Were Made for Crafting, and That’s Just What I’ll Do

"I make my home beautiful with the corpses of books."

The Books We’re Drowning In: A Bookseller’s Lament

The buzz has died down and it's time to trade in that super popular book. Now some poor used bookstore is drowning in a million copies. *Thanks.*

Used Book Collection Bins Are Filling Up After Big Hearted Books Closes, and Local Library Sales Are Scrambling

What happens when the company behind the book collection bins in grocery store parking lots goes out of business? New England is finding out. 

Where To Sell Used Books: 6 Of The Best Places Online (And In Person)

Get that cash. Find out where to sell used books, whether online or in-person, including Powell's and other online used book sites.

Cool Bookish Places: Ryde Bookshop, Isle of Wight

Ryde bookshop on the Isle of Wight has thousands of used books for sale and is probably the biggest used bookshop on the island.

Thank You For Leaving Your Book Behind

A message to the reader who left her copy of THE BELL JAR on an airplane.

When Used Books Attack: Cat Edition

A used bookseller shares some of the more horrifying/hilarious books about cats she's found in her store.

Forgotten Notes: Inscriptions Found in Used Books

A used bookseller shares some of her favorite found inscriptions.

A Used Bookshop That Feels Like Home

A love letter to a used bookstore.

The Serendipity of Finding Inscriptions in Used Books

On Finding Bookish Treasure in Thrift Stores