Amazon launches College Textbooks App for Buying and Trade-in Values

Amazon has launched an app specifically focused on college textbooks and students today to complement their Kindle textbook rental store and their textbook buyback program which offers trade-in credit instead of cash for textbooks.  Amazon has been making a big push into the college student marketplace this year as we have chronicled in Amazon stories.  […]

Amazon enters textbook rental market with Kindle Textbook Rentals

Amazon is entering the textbook rental landscape by launching their Kindle Rental program today.  Amazon’s textbook buyback credit program is doing very well with their high prices, but they are very late to the online textbook rental market dominated by players like BookRenter and Chegg.  However, never discount Amazon which is willing to lose money […]

Where to get textbooks for free – Top 10 sites to find free books

Where to get textbooks as cheap as possible if not free? Well, free is not always an option, but many college students wonder where to find textbooks for cheap? Get a textbook price comparison of buying used textbooks online versus an online textbook rental. If you need a free textbook ask around to borrow one, […]

Bookstore giant Nebraska files for bankruptcy

College textbook wholesaler and college bookstore chain giant, Nebraska Book Company (NBC), has filed for bankruptcy protection today in Delaware via a recent story on Reuters. Alan Siemek, Chief Financial Officer, of NBC said: The relative decline of our campus stores’ performance is due to a combination of online textbook sales, and more recently textbook […]

Kno Textbook App releases WTF on iPad

As we reported back in April, it would not be long before Kno provided a solution for cheap textbooks. We didn’t have to wait long as they today announced the Kno textbook app for the iPad.  In case you forgot, Kno is the run by CEO Osman Rashid, one of the founder’s of the textbook […]