February 12, 2011 | In: Articles

Purchase Books Online

Nowadays, your regular bookstore and bookshop are not the only source for buying books. You can now purchase books online with dozens of retailers and digital libraries.
Regardless if you are on the market for an audiobook or textbook to read, the internet is as great tool that you can use. There are also instances when the book you want to read may be in a public domain where you can download for free.

Some online sites where you can buy books are discussed in this article. First stop is Amazon.com where you can find thousands of books and has been around for fifteen years. It has the most number of books than other sites and offer free shipping for most of the items within the US. Half.com has used books with affordable prices but does not ship books outside the US, unlike that of Amazon. Another great site to purchase books is eBay books, the place to buy the cheapest books online and where you can find rare or out-of- print books.

AbeBooks is another online bookstore that has many older or out-of-print books. They also have new and used books in many categories. They also sell internationally. Book Depository is a great source if you live outside the US because it offers free delivery around the world. However, some countries are not included in their free shipping. To get the best deal on books, it is a good idea to compare prices from several stores. You can browse through the internet and get prices of books from several sources.

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