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Reviewing the Best Booksellers
Since there's not a lot we can say about books, we're using this article to give you information on our favorite online booksellers, including their selection, pricing, shipping, and other miscellaneous information to help you with your selection. Here we go!
Any article about online bookstores will have to include Amazon.com. They were one of the first online retailers, dealing in books and then branching out to include music, dvd's, toys, jewelry, computer software and more. You can usually get very good deals on the books themselves, and they often offer free shipping on orders over $25.
- Powell's Books
"The world's largest independently-owned bookstore" (taken from their web site), Powell's is located in Portland, Oregon, with branches in other parts of Portland an in the suburbs. But take heart if you're not in the Portland area--you can order online or by phone. Their catalog is online, you can search using title, author or keywords to locate a book.
- Barnes and Noble
Another major bookseller with stores all across the nation, they also have a web site to order from, should you not happen to live near a retail store. Besides books, you can get music cd's, dvd's, games, toys, journals, and other accessories like bookmarks, bookplates, pens and more. They have a store locater site too, if you're interested in visiting a store near you. You'll find comfortable chairs to sit back and browse through some of their selections.
- Borders Books
Borders is another major bookseller with locations throughout the nation. Their web site features a store locator if you're interested in finding a store near you. They deal in music, dvd's and videos as well as books.
While there are stores in some parts of the country, you can still order online or by phone even if you don't live near one of their stores. They offer discount prices on all books, and also offer magazine subscriptions through many major magazines at discounted prices.
- AbeBooks.com If you are looking for a specific book and can't find it at one of the above sources, check at AbeBooks.com. They're not a bookstore, but a book locator, with more than 13,500 booksellers represented by AbeBooks.com. They can help you locate the book you are looking for.
Another book locator, their goal is to help you locate the cheapest books online. Search by title, author, ISBN, or keyword