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This company offers buying and selling college textbooks. We offer some of the highest prices online for used books and sell a large selection of textbooks at very affordable prices.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

27 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 17 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 2
Billing/Collection Issues 9
Delivery Issues 2
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 14
Total Closed Complaints 27

Additional Complaint Information

On February 5, 2016, BBB recognized a pattern of complaints from consumers regarding service issues. Consumers allege they are quoted one price for books but ultimately do not receive the same amount from the company. is working with BBB to eliminate the underlying pattern of complaints. The company advises BBB that all quotes are valid for 72 hours to begin once consumers accept terms and conditions and ending when the package is delivered and accepted by the shipping carrier. The company advises they have updated their process to include an additional notification highlighting the quote validity period within its terms and conditions. If the package is not shipped within the time frame, the quote expires providing consumers the option to create a new quote at the current market price. advises that quotes made based on exact ISBN codes as this number helps determine the books value. The company advises they only accept ISBN codes as originally printed on or in the book. indicates that sticker ISBNs are not acceptable and will be placed on a 72 hold with an offer to return it to the consumer for $5.95 shipping and handling. The business advises this charge partially covers the actual cost of both inbound and outbound shipping.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

19 Customer Reviews on
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 1
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 18
Total Customer Reviews 19

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 14, 2006 Business started: 07/01/2003 in ID Business started locally: 07/01/2003 Business incorporated 07/01/2003 in ID
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Idaho Secretary of State
700 West Jefferson Room E205, Boise ID 83720
Phone Number: 208-334-2300

Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Gavin Brown, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Gavin Brown, Owner
Business Category

Internet Marketing Services Buses - Used Sales & Order Books Recycling Services Books - Textbooks New & Used

Hours of Operation
M: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Th: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S: Closed
Su: Closed
Method(s) of Payment
Visa, Master Card, American Express

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary has received 3.75 out of 5 stars based on 19 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.