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cheap textbooks *Call Me MOM* 8 kids; Minnesota 11993 posts
status 29th Dec '12

where do you ladies buy your textbooks for less...

im getting SOOO annoyed with ebay ...it has deals but i hate the bidding part...amazon is spendy and so is half .com....i cant find any other place..

and my school is not an option HAHAHAHA ...private school...jacked prices cause they can along with jacked tuition :D


so any help?!?!?

thanks ladies!

Squeaky McGee [17 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65933 posts
status 29th Dec '12

I always bought used from the campus bookstore after comparing the campus prices to the online prices. Once I added in shipping, they were pretty equal. We have a used bookstore in town where I got my NCLEX prep books for cheap. I've used Amazon, too. I don't miss spending $800 on books each semester! What are you taking? :)

C'sMom! 1 child; Minnesota 1263 posts
29th Dec '12

I used textbooks.com

A+E VBAC mama! 2 kids; Gaylord, Minnesota 12226 posts
29th Dec '12

Is there a "half priced books" store by u?

Martha Marshall 1 child; Whittier, California 1035 posts
29th Dec '12

try chegg.com you just rent them but it makes it way cheaper and most txtbooks u sell back at the end of the semester anyways

*Call Me MOM* 8 kids; Minnesota 11993 posts
status 29th Dec '12
Quoting Ah TAM:" Is there a "half priced books" store by u?"

hmmm idk ...i can certainly look around tho ..i think i heard a commercial for them a few days ago..checking it out!!

*Call Me MOM* 8 kids; Minnesota 11993 posts
status 29th Dec '12
Quoting Martha Marshall:" try chegg.com you just rent them but it makes it way cheaper and most txtbooks u sell back at the end of the semester anyways"


thanks!!!
there are some i could rent but i do like keeping my nursing books...for reference..even tho it all changes so often ...blah!!

Squeaky McGee [17 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65933 posts
status 29th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Ah TAM:</b>" Is there a "half priced books" store by u?"</blockquote>




Love that place.

IDID-VBAC 12/09 2 kids; Alaska 44106 posts
29th Dec '12

half.com and amazon.com

FroggysMommy 1 child; Golden, Colorado 27791 posts
status 29th Dec '12

Amazon was always at least 1/5 the price the school bookstore wanted to price books at... sometimes it was from amazon itself or an independent seller.

C'sMom! 1 child; Minnesota 1263 posts
29th Dec '12

Sometimes if you get the same book but the precious edition you can get it for cheaper too. I've done that before. There wasn't really that much difference and they were soooo much cheaper

A+E VBAC mama! 2 kids; Gaylord, Minnesota 12226 posts
29th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Squeaky McGee:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Ah TAM:</b>" Is there a "half priced books" store by u?"</blockquote> Love that place."</blockquote>




Me too... Though i usually buy DD's books there and clearance dvd's lol

*Call Me MOM* 8 kids; Minnesota 11993 posts
status 29th Dec '12
Quoting Squeaky McGee:" I always bought used from the campus bookstore after comparing the campus prices to the online prices. ... [snip!] ... NCLEX prep books for cheap. I've used Amazon, too. I don't miss spending $800 on books each semester! What are you taking? :)"


i used to buy from school too since i just used my fin aid to buy them now apparently my fin aid doesnt even cover my tuition....FML!!!
and now for my books...doubley FML!!!

ive bought a few on ebay a few deals too..but i have like 300 bucks more to buy...and still have to pay the remainder of my tuition ...

im taking a clinical i was supposed to take when i was in school but only took the class...transcultural clinical
my bible class...
med surg 1...im retaking the class..ive been out too long not to take it again...it sucks because i got an A in it the first time so i have a lot to live up to and i had to petition to take it again...
and community health nursing

Squeaky McGee [17 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65933 posts
status 29th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting *hiyalindz* [EBFB]*:</b>" thanks!!! there are some i could rent but i do like keeping my nursing books...for reference..even tho it all changes so often ...blah!!"</blockquote>



Yeah, I kept all mine.

*Call Me MOM* 8 kids; Minnesota 11993 posts
status 29th Dec '12
Quoting Ah TAM:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Squeaky McGee:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting Ah TAM:</b>" ... [snip!] ... Love that place."</blockquote> Me too... Though i usually buy DD's books there and clearance dvd's lol"

DVDs ?!?!?! awesome!!!