used books

Asheville, NC — In its ongoing commitment to support independent bookshops, is partnering with to create new avenues of revenue and growth for our booksellers. The partnership is a natural fit, as both organizations provide a solid online marketplace for independent booksellers, many of whom are pivoting to selling online to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus

Seattle -- Celebrating readers of all types, this week ThriftBooks announced the top-selling books by state for 2018. This is the third year the online used book retailer has released the results, which revealed a move from non-fiction with a slant toward self-help to fiction.

The data found only one state had the same top-selling book two years running. California was the closest with

Seattle, WA — ThriftBooks, the largest used bookseller in North America, is now open in India! The new storefront on the Marketplace makes it possible for customers in India to browse and shop over 6 million books that can be shipped to every province within the country.

ThriftBooks India offers an unparalleled selection of English language books (with free shipping) to the

Within the next week subscribers will receive our summer issue featuring "Biblio 360," our annual listing of book clubs & societies, classes & workshops, events & exhibits of interest to book collectors. Until then, we wanted to call attention to some upcoming summer events in case you want to "book" your trip now!


One of my favorite annual holiday gifts is a bag/box of about ten books that I placed on a running wish list sometime in the previous year. They are, essentially, the books I never got to when they were new, or that I only just learned about. They are all "reading" books, not collectible books, although most pertain to the book/art/collecting world in some way. The stack becomes my 'to be read'

(PORTLAND, OR) today introduced the new BookSeller Android app, which makes it faster and easier than ever for professional booksellers to determine book market values, connect with buyers and sell books for the highest price. BookSeller turns Android smartphones into ISBN scanning devices and instantly displays private market values plus trade-in

Yesterday, issued its annual report on books that are "out-of-print and in demand," i.e. the top one hundred old books that remain popular among book buyers.

Unsurprisingly, Madonna's 1992 book, Sex, topped the charts once again. Stephen King (as himself and as Richard Bachman) and Nora Roberts are the other leaders.
Catalogue Review: Bay Leaf Used & Rare Books, No. 3

I received last week a bookseller's catalogue that made me stop and look. It's a brown file folder, into which is tucked several different sheets and cards, of varying colors and sizes, advertising a collection of 194 items on radical politics, modern poetry, and punk rock. It's more like a press kit than a catalogue, and
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- Today marks the launching of the new used-book blog, "Get a Spine" (, which chronicles two book lovers' pursuit of used classic literature, and the people they meet and places they go while in search of works to add to their home library.

Inspired in large part by a love of great literature and a