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Save money! Rent your textbooks next semester!

As someone who constantly is taking classes to make my future brighter and support my family’s future, I have to admit that the cost of attending college is enough to get anyone down. Sure, if you pay in-state tuition it doesn’t seem that bad. But then there’s that day. It occurs once a semester and it involves standing in line to spend hundreds of dollars. Yes, book buying day.

One semester in community college I spent $600 on books. It was my biggest college purchase because I generally bought online. This year three of my four classes required brand new editions and that meant big money. I was so utterly depressed dishing out that kind of cash and all semester I was overprotective of my books not binding pages, not pressing back covers, and not highlighting or writing in the book.

There’s no reason to worry about that anymore!

With you can rent books at a fraction of the cost, mark them up, and send them back. You save 40-90% off of bookstore prices, and shipping is even included (both ways)!

Check out this book, Classics of Western Thought (4th edition). I have this book sitting on my bookshelf from my last semester of community college. It’s worth about $129 and I bought it used for $80. You can grab this same book at and pay about $30 to have it for an entire semester. (Don’t forget… you can mark in it!) So you rent it for half of what you’d pay for a used copy, and save more than you’d get in buybacks. Sounds good to me!

Also, as a general feel-good perk, with every book rented donates to Operation Smile. Operation Smile is a children’s charity for cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries.

So head on over, start your free account and start searching for rentals for next semester! You get $5 per referral if you invite your friends, too!


Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, however all opinions and wording is my own. I shall not tell lies!


  1. I’ve heard of this company! It sounds like a great deal, I’m definitely spreading the word about it to my college bound friends for the next term.
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. I wish I’d been able to rent textbooks when i was in university! I wasted so much money on them each semester! 😛

  3. I love that they do all the wonderful stuff for Operation Smile!

  4. I definitely saved a lot when I was in college by renting my text books! Smartest decision I made.

  5. I wish book rentals had been in place when I was in college. Books are so expensive

  6. what a great concept and a nice way to save money too!

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