Who pays shipping costs when I sell textbooks?
Most buyback vendors pay for shipping books to them, via a shipping
How do I ship my textbook back?
Print the shipping label from the book buyback vendor. Package the
book and ship it via the buyback vendor's preferred method.
How do I sell multiple textbooks back?
Check each book buyback vendor's policy.
How long before I get money for the textbooks I sell?
Check the buyback vendor's FAQ page. Times can range from about
a week to over a month.
What if my book doesn't have the supplemental material?
Check the buyback vendor's FAQ. They vary, some will pay nothing
for books without supplemental material. Some will pay a discounted rate for
books without supplemental material.
What stores do you search?
This search currently checks buyback prices at:
What conditions of books can I sell?
Check the vendor's FAQ to be sure. Most vendors are looking for
books in "good" or better condition. A book is considered in "good" condition
if it has minimal highlighting, little or no cover damage, no torn pages,
unbroken spine, no water or moisture damage, no mold or other stains or
Are there any unacceptable conditions when I sell textbooks?
• Torn cover
• Broken or major wear to bindings
• Pages missing or loose
• Moisture damage or mold
• Damage from smoke or fire
• Strong odors, including cigarette smoke
What happens if there is a dispute about the books I sell?
If you sell a book that does not meet the requirements of the
buyback vendor, most will not return the book unless you pay for return
shipping and order processing.
What if no stores are buying my book?
You can still sell directly to another person, in a book
marketplace. We recommend the free service