Where do you buy your books?

madoka

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I used to sometimes buy from Overstock, but since they've stopped selling books, I've completely switched over to Amazon.

What other online sources do you guys use to buy books?
 

highland145

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Amazon/kindle unlimited. I was turned onto the county library digital resources. The selection might be a little sketchy (like a series that starts with #2) but it's free.

Went to books a million this AM. I needed a paperback for tomorrow. I do like to go through the isles.
 

DaveSimmons

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Amazon. I try to get Kindle versions of everything except technical books since ebooks take up 0 storage space.
 

Dr. Detroit

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ThriftBooks - I never buy anything new as there is so much stuff a few to 20yrs years old I haven't read yet. I prefer hard backs as well.
 

ankit3302

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Usually i purchase books from a shop or if i don't find any book that i want in store, i buy online at Amazon. You can simply purchase on amazon.com and also use its kindle version to read a book.
 

tynopik

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people still buy physical books?

i prefer ebooks and if those aren't available, borrowing from library
 

SKORPI0

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Local Thrift stores, garage/yard sales, and Half Price Books, mostly reference/technical/biography. Books I'd read once from the public library. Rarely B&N/Amazon.com for the occasional gift.
Tons of eBooks/comics from archives/usenet. ;)
 
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ElFenix

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Amazon/kindle unlimited. I was turned onto the county library digital resources. The selection might be a little sketchy (like a series that starts with #2) but it's free.

Went to books a million this AM. I needed a paperback for tomorrow. I do like to go through the isles.
Where are you flying and which Reacher did you get?
 

BarkingGhostar

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I am surprised someone hasn't come up with a rebuy website in which people who bought and read books can easily resell them a la Craigslist but catering to book readers.
 
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clamum

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Amazon/Kindle (print and ebook though I mostly buy ebook).

I also have the Overdrive and hoopla apps using my local library but I use those for audiobooks, though I'm sure I'll rent an ebook at some point.
 

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