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Books are treasures waiting to be discovered. Don’t let the cost of a new book deter your enthusiasm for reading. has gently used books for a fraction of the cost of new books, and we throw in Free Shipping on orders of $12 or more (contiguous 48 states). We are so much more than a cheap online bookstore. Purchasing gently used books keeps books in circulation and out of landfills. Think of all the stories buried in landfills. What a waste!

At, we started with a simple belief that books are a timeless expression of discovery, imagination, and achievement. We believe books should be read again and again — rescued & resold, donated to someone in need, or recycled as another useful consumer good with a new story to tell.

Since our inception, Discover Books has donated more than 12 million books to those in need, diverted over 800 million pounds of books from landfills, and generated over $10 million in new revenue for libraries and thrift stores. Best of all, we have brought smiles to millions of loyal customers as they receive their books in the mail. 

We exist to help put books in the hands of readers. With that mission in mind, we created several programs to help you save even more money on books. You’ll find book bundle specials, a friend referral program, Discover Bucks reward program, and exclusive email-only discount codes. Of course, this all comes with our excellent customer service.

Let’s explore the benefits of each program and how it contributes to your overall savings. The first and easiest way is to sign up for our exclusive email list. You will receive 2 emails a week with a coupon code attached. These range from 10% off your entire order to 25% off 3+ books.

The second benefit to signing up is our content. We highlight authors, genres, skills and hobbies, books to help you mentally travel, and even advice on education. Sign up and join us on our quest to R.E.A.D. – Relax, Engage with the author, Activate your imagination, and Discover new people, places, ideas, and cultures.’s referral program makes sharing books with friends and family simple. No need to put their email addresses into the system which annoys your friends. (I hate those programs, don’t you?) Instead, enter your email and we’ll generate a code for you to share with your friends and family. It is easy to email or upload it to your social media for even more exposure.

Your friends will save 15% off their entire order and you will receive 20% off your entire order once their order ships. See here for more details. It’s a hassle- free way to save on all your book needs.

Why stop there? By creating an account on, you qualify to earn loyalty rewards. Our Discover Books Buck Program allows you to earn credit for your purchases. Every time you make a purchase, you’ll receive 1 point for each full dollar spent. Then you can redeem 35 points for a $1 credit. It’s a great way to save on your next purchase – whether it’s for you or someone special. Points add up quickly and with our low prices, you’ll be earning free books in no time.

How it works:
  1. Once your order has shipped, your points will be redeemable immediately.
  2. Points are calculated based on book prices (your order’s subtotal), before tax and shipping.
  3. Discover Books Bucks points do not expire.
  4. Enter the total amount (in points) you’d like to redeem.
  5. You’re now ready to save on your next purchase. Upon placing your order (be sure you are logged in), your redeemed Discover Books Bucks reward will automatically be deducted from the total purchase amount – it shows up as a Gift Certificate credit on the Checkout page.

Finally, our book bundles make it easy to build a home library. Randomly pre-selected sets of Stephen King, Dr. Seuss, Beverly Clearly, etc. have been bundled into 5 or 10 packs sold at much lower prices than you can get them individually. Surprise your loved ones with a stack of gently used books.

No matter what kind of book you are looking for, you’re sure to find it on Don’t forget to sign up for all of our programs and tell a friend. If you need a little cash to purchase more books, try our simple book buy-back app —PiggyBook app. Learn more here.

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