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When you're done with your books, sell them back for cash! Textbooks.com will pay you for many of your good condition, used books. Textbooks.com buys books back directly. No marketplaces. No long lines. No restrictive bookstore hours. If we want your books, we'll buy them any time, any day. Get more money back faster and easier

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Textbooks.com
PO Box 637
Columbia, MO 65205
1-877-292-6442

Website: http://www.textbooks.com
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Feb 2017 I have sold books to them numerous times over the last several years and have never had any problems whatsoever. i hope this continues and have no reason to expect otherwise.
Feb 2017 Shipped 19 books. They got to Textbooks.com very quickly. Once received, Textbooks.com checked in the books and paid my PayPal account within 2-3 days. They were very quick. I shipped 19 books and got the quoted price for 18 of them. I highly recommend them. Compared to other vendors they are very fast.
Feb 2017 Simply one of the best companies for sellbacks. In my experience they are pretty forgiving when it comes to book condition. Any water damage is a no-go (as it is with every company I've dealt with), but minor to moderate wear and tear never seems to be an issue. Of the hundreds of books I've sent, only a handful have been rejected, and almost all of them for legitimate reasons (missing a supplement, water damage/stain).

Three times they have marked my books "counterfeit" and sent them to publisher for further review. The first two were my fault; I got some crappy books and didn't know any better at the time. The latest time, I believe, was a mistake and hopefully the publisher will confirm. It's important to note that they won't return books they deem suspicious (most places will).

Their charge to return books they deem "damaged" just increased from about $7 to about $9 (per item), and I've taken away one star as a result--that's a pretty hefty fee relative to the average fee among other companies. Still, as I mentioned, I have had extremely few issues with books getting rejected so it hasn't been a significant issue. And I can certainly understand why they would want to charge a big fee--it makes people think twice before sending junk and wasting their time.
Jan 2017 I've been sending books for over 3 years. They rejected 4 books totaling $160. Instead of returning the books back (like other buyback companies do) they shipped it to the publisher for "further evaluation". Its been 4 months since I last heard from them. 6 months since I sent the books to them. Now, I have no books, have received no response from them or the publisher (Diane from Pearson), and the buyback cancelled from Textsbook.com. Avoid this company - they have the right to steal you books from you!
Sep 2016 Although the payment took close to two weeks, the company kept me in the loop as soon as the books were received by them. The analysis was sent right away. Even though they declared a book as damaged, they gave me money for it. Very happy to do business with them. Received money on Paypal.
Sep 2016 Been using this company for several years. They don't pay as quickly as some of the other companies, but they always accept my books (in great condition) and pay as quoted.
Sep 2016 I sent a book that was considered "damaged" b/c the access code was already used. I called customer service and they willingly are sending it back to me. I was pleasantly surprised they gave me the option. It was really quick and easy.
Aug 2016 Textbooks.com is the gold standard on this site. I'm just an ordinary person. I've sold to several vendors and textbooks.com is the most consistent and reasonable.
Jul 2016 Shipped them a new book in perfect condition, never used. They marked it damaged and won't return it. Don't sell to these people.
Jul 2016 Quite quick payment - within a couple weeks. The shipment reached them very swiftly, with the check being shipped out almost immediately. They will email you that they received your order. You want to log in to see if payment has been sent on, but this whole process (selling 10 books for 30) took me 2 weeks or so with no hassle. Recommended. I've dealt with them before, also
May 2016 Received the amount of money I was quoted and I received it quickly via PayPal
May 2016 I have used this site numerous times. They are probably my number one, go to, buyback company. I have always
been treated very fairly with absolutely no problems. I would recommend them to anyone.
May 2016 They use to be very fast payers of the full quote. Lately, they are slower. It's seems I get a denial with every order now.

My last order 100% denied.
Apr 2016 They've always been consistent and often take things other sellers don't, at fair prices. But lately things seem to be sliding a little. Their ETA on payments changed from shortly after the books arrived at their location... to 1-2 weeks for a PayPal payment. So far, the items I've sent in have been paid within a week or 10 days, so it hasn't been too bad. But now my last payment from them seems to have been lost/ never arrived in my PayPal, and they're just sending me to PP customer service to try and find it. Not sure what's up. Proceeding with caution and hoping their service doesn't change negatively in other ways.
Apr 2016 They've always been consistent and often take things other sellers don't, at fair prices. But lately things seem to be sliding a little. Their ETA on payments changed from shortly after the books arrived at their location... to 1-2 weeks for a PayPal payment. So far, the items I've sent in have been paid within a week or 10 days, so it hasn't been too bad. But now my last payment from them seems to have been lost/ never arrived in my PayPal, and they're just sending me to PP customer service to try and find it. Not sure what's up. Proceeding with caution and hoping their service doesn't change negatively in other ways.
Mar 2016 I've been selling to this company for years (multiple boxes full of books) & have always received the quoted buyback price. There are two companies I completely trust on bookscouter.com & Textbooks.com is one of them.
Mar 2016 This company does not honor its buyback quotes. Book sent in l new condition, and shipped within 10 days. Emailed me that book was damaged and I was unable to get it back, **BEWARE***
Feb 2016 I refuse to sell books to this vendor anymore. They 'lose' books. This was not one isolated incident. As far as I'm concerned- this company steals books by showing that they never received them. If you buy from them, you are supporting and incentivizing their theft.
Feb 2016 Great place. Hard to sell multiple copies to, at first. When you figure out how to use their site, though, it's great. At least they got rid of the captcha traps. I will continue to use Textbooks.com, as a preferred book vendor.
Nov 2015 Fastest vendor to pay!!! Quickly received the quoted check with a few days of sending in my book. Favorite vendor to use! And of course the product needs to meet the price, a good condition is worth a good price ***.
Oct 2015 Before sending your books be sure to take pictures of your books so when they claim to arrived damage you have proof
Oct 2015 I used this vendor not too long ago. Everything went well. I was nervous because I had never sold any of my textbooks before. However, I am glad everything went well. Will probably use again, if needed.
Oct 2015 excellent service...promptly informed me upon receiving, accepting and crediting accout
Oct 2015 This vendor is extremely picky about their buyback condition policy. Do not send a book with any minor blemishes or defects or it will be rejected and only returned to you for a hefty charge. I recommend using a different vendor in the same price vicinity. This company is just not worth the risk.
Oct 2015 I read some feedback and was afraid to send it (especially since I have two loads of books at other places and still no response). However, with that said I have sent two shipments of books to this company and they respond with the arrival and the payment. Absolutely would sell to this store in a second!!!
Sep 2015 Book took such a long time to arrive at their warehouse, that I figured I'd been scammed. But when it did arrive, they emailed+texted me and informed me that it had arrived. Then soon thereafter, they sent me my payment via PayPal. No scam this time, at least.
Sep 2015 Great company! They sent the payment in less than two weeks, and the amount was exactly what they had quoted us.
Sep 2015 Such great service! I've already sent in three orders of books and they were all received, processed, and paid out quickly. I wish they could take all of my books so I wouldn't have to deal with any other book buying companies!
Aug 2015 I have had positive experience with the company. I recommend it to others.
Aug 2015 Overall positive experience with this company! I sent them a small order, and I received the full quoted price a few days later, I will use them again in the future.
Aug 2015 Scam! I sent them a book and was quoted around $17, they claimed my book was damaged and didn't offer me any money. I shipped it brand new, and I packaged it up perfectly so that it wouldn't get damaged, they are a scam, and they told me I would have to pay $7 to get the book back. Complete scam! Trust me, there are many other great options to sell your books to, Ckybooks has been great to me!
Aug 2015 Really happy I used this company. They gave me the full price they quoted me and the check arrived less than 2 weeks after I sent the book in. The shipping process was very easy. I would use this company again!
Jun 2015 Great place to sell your books. Gave me the amount I was quoted for my books and paid me promptly. I would use them again. Very easy to use. Thanks.
Jun 2015 Absolutely my favorite company to sell books to. I like the kinds of books they buy and they buy at fair prices. I am always happy when they are at the top of the list but will sometimes sell them books priced lower than other companies because I trust their handling of a sale.
Jun 2015 Textbooks.com has been a stalwart in buying books from me for several years.
They pay well and they pay fast - if not the fastest of any companies out there.
Thanks for helping me pay my bills.
Jun 2015 I have used textbooks.com recently and it has been great dealing with them. Got paid on time and honest company.
Jun 2015 This company, out of all the companies I've dealt with over the years is the most consistent I've seen. While I wasn't happy with a recent customer service experience I had, I still think this is the best of the best when it comes to reselling books.
Apr 2015 Was a great experience. I sold 2 books and ended up getting the full amount quoted.