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ThriftBooks: New & Used Books

ThriftBooks: New & Used Books

Thrift Books Global, LLC.

Shop over 13 million new and used books at up to 80% off list price

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  • img Community
    No one said college was going to be easy. Add the stress, hassles, and the fact that you'd likely need more than 1 text for some courses, can leave you overwhelmed. An alternative to spending all that money would come in handy, especially if it's cheap and resourceful.
    img by Mark
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    I love going to thrift stores and used bookstores because you never know what you're going to find. But with the pandemic in 2020 and now going into 2021, this app has truly been a lifesaver. It's handy for finding those hard-to-find books that you remember growing up.
    img by Sharon
    3 months ago
  • Thriftbooks is great! Sep 18, 2020

    By boonenralph
    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.
  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Miranda Babcock
    I love thrift books, found them through a recommendation on Pinterest and I've been a shopper ever since. If you're looking for specific books, this is the place. Never gave any issues with shipping either.
  • Great App for Avid Readers Dec 27, 2020

    By libitts
    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.
  • Apr 9, 2021

    By Mrs B
    Absolutely love this app. 99% of everything i buy is cheaper on here than anywhere else. The books are always trackable from your email order & i love how i earn points towards a free book with every purchase (being a reading rewards member, which is free). The only con is with "Library books or some others" that have massive amounts of stickers on them that are truly infuriating to get off and sometimes rips the covers. Other than that, its fabulous
  • Great low prices, just two things Jun 27, 2019

    By 826520
    I would like to start off by saying that this app is absolutely amazing! I love how low priced the books are and that you can choose from new, like new, very good, good, and acceptable, choosing the price and quality. I will say, when it says good, I was expecting better, but everyone is different so be careful when choosing. Just a suggestion to make the app better, you should have a category for recommend, like how there’s romance, fiction, young adult, sci-fi, and many more, you should add a recommended for you based off previous purchases and your wish list. Once again, just a suggestion. The only other thing I have noticed is that the app loads a lot slower than the website, so it’s not my WiFi, but the app. Just these minor adjustments would make this app 100% better.
  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Laura L
    lovely way to find old & new treasures. I've been buying from thriftbooks since 2009. when I have run into issues always get a nice person to tell my troubles to and they listen! imagine that! replacement or refund no questions asked.
  • Mar 27, 2021

    By Laura Trejo
    Love this app. Never had a problem with bigs or glitches, it's easy to use. Always find the books I'm looking for always at a good price. Never had a problem with delivery of books always been in good condition and it's always fun to get books in the mail. So glad i was introduced to this website.
  • I absolutely love this app and site! Jul 3, 2019

    By Britainmichelle
    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!!
  • Thriftbooks is great! Sep 18, 2020

    By boonenralph
    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.
  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Miranda Babcock
    I love thrift books, found them through a recommendation on Pinterest and I've been a shopper ever since. If you're looking for specific books, this is the place. Never gave any issues with shipping either.
  • Great App for Avid Readers Dec 27, 2020

    By libitts
    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.
  • Apr 9, 2021

    By Mrs B
    Absolutely love this app. 99% of everything i buy is cheaper on here than anywhere else. The books are always trackable from your email order & i love how i earn points towards a free book with every purchase (being a reading rewards member, which is free). The only con is with "Library books or some others" that have massive amounts of stickers on them that are truly infuriating to get off and sometimes rips the covers. Other than that, its fabulous
  • Great low prices, just two things Jun 27, 2019

    By 826520
    I would like to start off by saying that this app is absolutely amazing! I love how low priced the books are and that you can choose from new, like new, very good, good, and acceptable, choosing the price and quality. I will say, when it says good, I was expecting better, but everyone is different so be careful when choosing. Just a suggestion to make the app better, you should have a category for recommend, like how there’s romance, fiction, young adult, sci-fi, and many more, you should add a recommended for you based off previous purchases and your wish list. Once again, just a suggestion. The only other thing I have noticed is that the app loads a lot slower than the website, so it’s not my WiFi, but the app. Just these minor adjustments would make this app 100% better.
  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Laura L
    lovely way to find old & new treasures. I've been buying from thriftbooks since 2009. when I have run into issues always get a nice person to tell my troubles to and they listen! imagine that! replacement or refund no questions asked.
  • Mar 27, 2021

    By Laura Trejo
    Love this app. Never had a problem with bigs or glitches, it's easy to use. Always find the books I'm looking for always at a good price. Never had a problem with delivery of books always been in good condition and it's always fun to get books in the mail. So glad i was introduced to this website.
  • I absolutely love this app and site! Jul 3, 2019

    By Britainmichelle
    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!!
  • Mar 24, 2021

    By Susan Hart
    Am extremely happy to have found this app. I've been ordering from the website. I love to read an prefer actual books to a kindle reader. Shipping is fast an books always in great condition. I plan on being a lifetime customer... thanks ThriftBooks!
  • Great Company!! Great Customer Service!! Apr 8, 2020

    By jhite0145
    This company offers so many books and at such great prices. I have read quite a few bad reviews on the quality of the books. I am not very interested with the quality as much as the price myself, but even the cheapest book quality is pretty good quality! I love the points system used in the app that allows you to get free books after a certain amount of purchases. Shipping isn’t particularly fast around 4 or 5 days is pretty standard though. I have only had one issue with the books not being shipped to my home. When I contacted customer service they gave me a full refund and told me if the books end up showing up to keep them free of charge. It was an incredibly nice jester, especially when it ended up being the post office’s fault not theirs. I highly recommend buying through Thrift Books!
  • Thriftbooks=Great! App=Disappointment Jun 13, 2021

    By Apollo Jones
    *NOTE* My review is not of THRIFTBOOKS, but of the THRIFTBOOKS APP. The app is trash, but thriftbooks as a whole is great, and worth checking out online if you’re new to them. I love Thriftbooks, and while they’re not always the best price for certain books, I’ve never had a problem with the quality of books I’ve received, and the prices are often far better than anywhere else online. They’re decent books for good prices. You can choose the quality of book for a variant of prices, add books to a wishlist and opt for notifications when the books you’d like are available. However, their app is trash. While the app was severely buggy before, now it won’t even load. It times out and crashes before I even get the option to log in. I don’t want to have to go onto the internet, load up their website, and re-log in every time I want to glance at my wishlist and tell my friends. It’s not worth the time, and the mobile website is frustrating to navigate. I talk about books A LOT, and the app used to be so convenient. Now, it’s entirely unusable. I’ve tried redownloading the app multiple times on multiple different occasions, and the same thing always happens. It is entirely compatible with my phone, and nothing has fixed it. All I can hope is that this bug will be repaired soon! In summary: the app isn’t worth it. Check out and order your books on the website, when you happen to be seated at a computer.
  • Apr 27, 2021

    By Shawnda Due
    I ordered several books off this site. Received the in a bag. My books are damaged obviously because of poor packing. Absolutely unexceptable. Will definitely be deleted after I received the rest of my order.
  • img Community
    No one said college was going to be easy. Add the stress, hassles, and the fact that you'd likely need more than 1 text for some courses, can leave you overwhelmed. An alternative to spending all that money would come in handy, especially if it's cheap and resourceful.
    img by Mark
    1 year ago
  • img Community
    I love going to thrift stores and used bookstores because you never know what you're going to find. But with the pandemic in 2020 and now going into 2021, this app has truly been a lifesaver. It's handy for finding those hard-to-find books that you remember growing up.
    img by Sharon
    3 months ago

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  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Miranda Babcock
    I love thrift books, found them through a recommendation on Pinterest and I've been a shopper ever since. If you're looking for specific books, this is the place. Never gave any issues with shipping either.
  • Great App for Avid Readers Dec 27, 2020

    By libitts
    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.
  • Jun 9, 2021

    By Laura L
    lovely way to find old & new treasures. I've been buying from thriftbooks since 2009. when I have run into issues always get a nice person to tell my troubles to and they listen! imagine that! replacement or refund no questions asked.
  • Mar 27, 2021

    By Laura Trejo
    Love this app. Never had a problem with bigs or glitches, it's easy to use. Always find the books I'm looking for always at a good price. Never had a problem with delivery of books always been in good condition and it's always fun to get books in the mail. So glad i was introduced to this website.
  • I absolutely love this app and site! Jul 3, 2019

    By Britainmichelle
    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!!
  • Mar 24, 2021

    By Susan Hart
    Am extremely happy to have found this app. I've been ordering from the website. I love to read an prefer actual books to a kindle reader. Shipping is fast an books always in great condition. I plan on being a lifetime customer... thanks ThriftBooks!
  • Great Company!! Great Customer Service!! Apr 8, 2020

    By jhite0145
    This company offers so many books and at such great prices. I have read quite a few bad reviews on the quality of the books. I am not very interested with the quality as much as the price myself, but even the cheapest book quality is pretty good quality! I love the points system used in the app that allows you to get free books after a certain amount of purchases. Shipping isn’t particularly fast around 4 or 5 days is pretty standard though. I have only had one issue with the books not being shipped to my home. When I contacted customer service they gave me a full refund and told me if the books end up showing up to keep them free of charge. It was an incredibly nice jester, especially when it ended up being the post office’s fault not theirs. I highly recommend buying through Thrift Books!
  • Mar 20, 2021

    By Elena Rico
    Love thriftbooks! I buy books for my kids and myself. App worked great never had an issue. Prices are great, even used books I purchased were in good condition. Shipping is very reasonable to fast considering we have been living with Covid.
  • Mar 26, 2021

    By Cathleen L Zmotony
    I get books from here for my incarcerated fiance and I do it for other inmates that don't have anybody the books are inexpensive they're great conditions and they pass them on to other inmates that don't have no-one it is an awesome bookapp I have them sent for gifts, many best selling books authors and more music and great prices Thriftbooks you are awesome use them people this is the best bookstore app ever you'll never go wrong here and you get a free book at bonus time.
  • Apr 8, 2021

    By Angela Gibson
    Loving how these books on this app is like going to barns & noble buy cheaper and it can be done at home The app is easy to navigate,search,&check..plus more like the notification of your wish list..Loving it.
  • Thriftbooks is great! Sep 18, 2020

    By boonenralph
    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.
  • Apr 9, 2021

    By Mrs B
    Absolutely love this app. 99% of everything i buy is cheaper on here than anywhere else. The books are always trackable from your email order & i love how i earn points towards a free book with every purchase (being a reading rewards member, which is free). The only con is with "Library books or some others" that have massive amounts of stickers on them that are truly infuriating to get off and sometimes rips the covers. Other than that, its fabulous
  • Great low prices, just two things Jun 27, 2019

    By 826520
    I would like to start off by saying that this app is absolutely amazing! I love how low priced the books are and that you can choose from new, like new, very good, good, and acceptable, choosing the price and quality. I will say, when it says good, I was expecting better, but everyone is different so be careful when choosing. Just a suggestion to make the app better, you should have a category for recommend, like how there’s romance, fiction, young adult, sci-fi, and many more, you should add a recommended for you based off previous purchases and your wish list. Once again, just a suggestion. The only other thing I have noticed is that the app loads a lot slower than the website, so it’s not my WiFi, but the app. Just these minor adjustments would make this app 100% better.
  • Love it! Jan 8, 2019

    By nuggetfries99
    I LOVE thriftbooks! They have almost every book. I’m an avid reader and especially love the Fear Street series by RL Stine that was written from the late 80’s into the late 90’s, and are not sold in book stores. Thriftbooks had every single book in the series and now I have all 64! Another great thing is that, in the event that they ship you an incorrect item, you can keep it AND they’ll send you your missing item free of charge. My only complaints are that 1. Sometimes a book cover you received will be different from the book cover you selected while ordering and 2. ‘Acceptable’ condition ($3.79) is sometimes poor condition, with torn covers and ripped pages. ‘Good’ condition is only 20¢ more expensive, at $3.99. Overall though, I’d pick Thriftbooks over any other book retail store (:
  • Good but needs some work. Oct 26, 2018

    By Ogxbrii💫✨
    I like this company! And I would recommend it to many people. I have purchased most of my books from here, and it has helped me out a lot when it comes to saving money. I would’ve given this a 5/5 but I don’t agree with being sold items that are severely damaged. I think it’s unethical and shouldn’t be given to someone else. I understand that there are different conditions to choose from. Such as new, like new, good, and acceptable. What’s acceptable or good to someone else might not fit my expectation(s) or others. So whenever you guys order something please be sure to pay attention to the conditions. Other than that happy shopping (:
  • Jan 5, 2021

    By Steven Torres
    Love this place! I've gotten so many great deals here! I've recieved a wrong order a few times, and its not uncommon that the app won't update pages when a click link(about 1 out of every 3 times I use the app), but its a minor con compared to the pros I get from this, and their customer service has been amazing; they've corrected my issue every single time without hesitation.
  • Good books but... Jun 28, 2020

    By Historyguy00
    The app seems to be having an issue loading on my iPhone 11. The App Store said there was an update about 4 months ago. Maybe y’all should look into another update. It also doesn’t record my reader rewards points and kicks me off after I log in and surf around a little. The books I have order from here in the past are in the quality that I expected. Most of these books I have used for school research and it’s great to have especially when your local library doesn’t have what your looking for and you need a cheap option to find the book.
  • Like New... I think not! Jun 3, 2018

    By MzCare
    First let me say the app is wonderful. Haven’t had any problems. Ordered on Monday received on Saturday. I live in Arizona so most of facilities are not that far from me. So I made my first purchase... I bought 8 different types of books. The thing with this is you can’t see the books or SMELL them!!! I bought hard cover books. I also bought a variety of books so that I can see what condition each of the books were in by their standards. I bought 2 like new books. Only one of them was like new. The other one had highlights throughout the book. Now the one that really bothered me was the fact that they would ship a book that smells like Mold. It smells like it was stored in wet moldy basement. This was the very good condition book. Very disappointed. My other very good condition book looks like some spilled something on the front cover of the book. Finally the good condition book was in better condition than the like new book, despite the highlights in the book. I’m a serious book collector. If I pick a book that’s like new. I would think that’s what I would receive. I’m scared to pay anything more than $4.99 for the books they have. I have books that’s $79 in my wish list... but I would refuse to pay that much for a book and get anything less than new. Don’t like markings in my books. Dust jacket needs to look like it was stored on a bookshelf and not a garage. Very disappointed with first purchase.
  • Good and Bad Dec 10, 2020

    By Jon Autopsy
    I’ve been isn’t ThriftBooks for a few years and there’s some pros and cons to it... Pros - Inexpensive used books you won’t find cheaper anywhere outside of a yard sale - A massive selection so you’re most likely going to find the book you need - Free shipping on orders of $10 or more (which is 3 books at their least expensive) Cons - Shipping is odd. No matter where the books ship from, they always follow the same insane route (EXAMPLE - Some books ship from Phoenix AZ, I live in Tucson less than two hours away yet the shipping always sends the books through Nevada and other states before it ends up back in AZ). This happens no matter where the books are being shipped from and a shipment that should take a day or two to reach two hours down the road takes an entire week. - The “Free Shipping” no longer includes the original price of the free books you’d earn in your rewards like it used to towards the free shipping limit - Their customer service is pretty much non-existent I do like ThriftBooks and I’ll continue to utilize them but their shipping methods are insanely awful. From someone who’s spent most of his career handling shipping and receiving issues, I really don’t understand why the shipments ALWAYS go for a multi-state tour when the delivery address is less than 120 miles down the road.
  • Apr 4, 2021

    By Jolly Cat
    I paid almost $90 for a $25 book through this app! I wouldn't have bought it but I needed it for education. I do enjoy their Rewards program, however, I have put more money out than I would have spent to buy all of those "reward" books brand new. The $60 or so they just charged me more than what the book was valued brand new, could have bought all those "free" books brand new. #disappointed
  • Issue resolved by customer support Dec 31, 2019

    By Dani7322
    I purchased over $30 of books that were listed as being in "good" condition. 3 out of 5 books were in terrible condition. There was writing on every page of one book, a second book had most of its pages taped back in, and a third belonged to a public library. (I know libraries sometimes sell old books, but this book was quite new and popular so I doubt it was sold by the library) I was pretty upset about the whole situation so I called customer support. The lady who assisted me was so kind and understanding, it changed my attitude about the situation! She offered two solutions: a full refund or replacements. I chose replacements. They arrived in a timely manner and were in excellent condition. I think I'll give thriftbooks another shot.
  • Don’t buy “Good” or lesser quality. Feb 9, 2021

    By KJMB93
    The bad; I would just assume that anything “Good” or “Acceptable” will show up in pretty poor condition. How to Win Friends and Influence People (supposedly in Good Condition) showed up with 4 out of every 5 pages dog-eared, notes on every page written in pen, and half of the notes scribbled out so there are large blue ink borders surrounding a large portion of the book. Additionally, I had to pull out nearly as many sticky notes and tabs as there are pages. I also ordered a dictionary of finance terms that showed up in pretty dismal condition, I am not sure if it was the post office’s fault or Thriftbooks though. The postmen out here probably manhandle more strangers’ packages than Bill Cosby. The good; cheap books, fast delivery, huge selection, and anything in the “Very Good” or “Like New” category shows up in excellent condition! The only reason I haven’t recommend this app to my family and friends is because I want to collect their order points. Thank you guys at Thriftbooks for what you do. On a final note for fellow book-lovers! If you have to dog-ear 80+% of the pages, maybe just reread the book instead😉.
  • Thriftbooks=Great! App=Disappointment Jun 13, 2021

    By Apollo Jones
    *NOTE* My review is not of THRIFTBOOKS, but of the THRIFTBOOKS APP. The app is trash, but thriftbooks as a whole is great, and worth checking out online if you’re new to them. I love Thriftbooks, and while they’re not always the best price for certain books, I’ve never had a problem with the quality of books I’ve received, and the prices are often far better than anywhere else online. They’re decent books for good prices. You can choose the quality of book for a variant of prices, add books to a wishlist and opt for notifications when the books you’d like are available. However, their app is trash. While the app was severely buggy before, now it won’t even load. It times out and crashes before I even get the option to log in. I don’t want to have to go onto the internet, load up their website, and re-log in every time I want to glance at my wishlist and tell my friends. It’s not worth the time, and the mobile website is frustrating to navigate. I talk about books A LOT, and the app used to be so convenient. Now, it’s entirely unusable. I’ve tried redownloading the app multiple times on multiple different occasions, and the same thing always happens. It is entirely compatible with my phone, and nothing has fixed it. All I can hope is that this bug will be repaired soon! In summary: the app isn’t worth it. Check out and order your books on the website, when you happen to be seated at a computer.
  • Apr 27, 2021

    By Shawnda Due
    I ordered several books off this site. Received the in a bag. My books are damaged obviously because of poor packing. Absolutely unexceptable. Will definitely be deleted after I received the rest of my order.

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