Category Archives: Textbooks

Counterfeit College Textbooks – How To Spot Them

At Cash4Books, we occasionally see customers unknowingly buy a counterfeit copy of a college textbook, and then unknowingly try to sell the book to us.  And, of course we cannot buy and sell counterfeit college textbooks, so this leads to an unhappy customer experience. The purpose of this post is to educate our customers, so that you don’t buy a counterfeit book to begin with. There are various things to look for when identifying a counterfeit textbook. See images below for specific examples. Continue reading

Best Selling Textbooks of June: The Good, the Bad and the Unread

Best Selling Books of June

Here at Cash4Books, we buy back tons of textbooks every month. Seriously, it’s what we love to do. Besides, wouldn’t you rather have cash instead of a used Algebra book gathering dust on the bookshelf? Use that cash to do the things you love – with a little help from the team at Cash4Books. Continue reading

Top Selling College Textbooks For 2015

At Cash4Books, we’re always focused on giving you’re the best deal on your used textbooks. Based on our data, and the 10 million price quotes we’ve completed in the last 2 months alone, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 selling college textbooks of 2015.

Buckle up, and come along for the ride as we present our findings, and decide which books to watch out for! Continue reading

Stolen Textbook Recovery Program

College Textbook Theft

College textbook

Your textbook. An easy target for on campus thieves. Photo credit: Scott Feldstein, Flickr.com

For college students, it should be no surprise that money, cell phones, and bicycles often catch the eye of on-campus thieves. However, there is an often overlooked item that can be just as valuable but not as closely guarded: college textbooks.

Even though the cost is high for college textbooks, they are often not protected in the same way as a cell phone or bicycle. For cell phones, we buy protective cases, phone insurance, and constantly keep them close to us. We buy expensive locks to ensure that our bikes can’t be easily taken. But can you say you take the same measures for your college textbook?

College textbooks are an easy target for thieves. With the bookstore often located nearby, they don’t even have to leave campus to cash them in. In fact, the college bookstore is often the most common target of textbook theft! Continue reading