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    Where to buy books online?

    I buy most or all my books from Amazon and Play.com and just usually go with whoever is cheaper. Are there some obvious places I'm missing? They don't have to be brand new, but a very good condition.

    Where do you get your books from online? (I'm in the UK btw)

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    The Book Depository.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loerwyn View Post
    The Book Depository.
    Thanks, taking a quick look at it, it seems to be quite expensive comparing Magician by Raymond E Feist

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    abebooks.com is a pretty cheap source at times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seak View Post
    abebooks.com is a pretty cheap source at times.
    I think if they ship to the UK it will be quite expensive.

    Edit: But there is a co.uk version!
    Last edited by CrowZer0; May 17th, 2012 at 06:07 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrowZer0 View Post
    I think if they ship to the UK it will be quite expensive.

    Edit: But there is a co.uk version!
    If you go to "Booksellers" and click on the advanced search, you can choose which country you want. I haven't used them outside the US, but I'm guessing this should make it cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrowZer0 View Post
    Thanks, taking a quick look at it, it seems to be quite expensive comparing Magician by Raymond E Feist
    The Book Depository is owned by Amazon, but its pricing is different and has much more reliable stock of reasonably priced US editions (particularly good if, like me, you tend towards Pyr, Tor US and Baen). Some books are more expensive on TBD than Amazon, but there's just as many that are cheaper on TBD than Amazon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seak View Post
    If you go to "Booksellers" and click on the advanced search, you can choose which country you want. I haven't used them outside the US, but I'm guessing this should make it cheaper.
    Yeah it's pretty sweet, how are the used quality usually? It comes down to 63p for the book (which is very cheap) but with the shipping it comes to a little over 3 pounds. It's that or 5 pounds from Amazon for brand new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrowZer0 View Post
    Yeah it's pretty sweet, how are the used quality usually? It comes down to 63p for the book (which is very cheap) but with the shipping it comes to a little over 3 pounds. It's that or 5 pounds from Amazon for brand new.
    It just depends on the bookseller. There are so many. Mine have all been fine, I've gotten much worse quality from Amazon, but it just depends like Amazon.

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    I usually find pretty good deals on eBay.

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    I buy Books online from Dobazaar.com where I can get all books with good price. I love to read novels and there is great collection of there. you can visit that site

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    Just ran across this announcement:

    Tor/Forge Books Announces DRM-Free E-book Store

    http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/06/tor...e-e-book-store

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    I've frequently bought from Abebooks. The books have always arrived promptly and in the condition advertised. The one exception was a shipment which never arrived, and I requested a refund and recieved the money back the next day.

    I've also bought from biblio.com and the nice thing with them is that I'm still buying from an independant bookseller.

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    Smile Books

    I usually get my books either from Barnes N' Noble or Amazon.

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    e-Reader.com
    BookStrands
    Fictionwise.

    I'm on all of these and doing well as far as bestseller status. Pretty good selection and fields for picking price and genre.

    chris

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