Trading Books for Credit at Bookends

If you are planning to purchase books at Bookends, trading for credit is a great idea.

You get 20% of the original price of your book in credit.

You can use that credit to pay for 66% of your purchases.

You end up paying only 34% of our already low price.

Your credit never goes away.  You can use it any time for anything in the store or to order books online.


You bring in a stack of books that you have already read.

The total cover price that is printed on the books comes to $40.

We give you $8 in credit. (20% of the cover price)

You pick out a stack of books that you would like to read.

The total comes to $10.

We use $6.60 of your credit.

You pay $3.40 for your stack of books. (34% of our price)

You still have $1.40 left in your credit that you can use the next time you come in.

No matter how much credit you have, you still have to pay 34% of our price.  That's so we can pay the bills.