Great news from BooksRun: Ship your used books with no need to print a shipping label

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Usually, when you sell your books or return rentals, you need to send the used books to the venue that provides buyback or rental services. To send them, you need to print a shipping label and attach it to the package. Easy, right? Yes, if you have a printer at home. If you don’t, you have to find a way to get this label printed. Yes, in 2021.

BooksRun found a better way. Now you can use a special QR code instead of looking for a printer to print a shipping label. No printing, no papers, no problems shipping your books to BooksRun!

Fast and easy – ship your books to us when you sell or return rentals without printing shipping labels! Just show the QR code to the mail carrier to send the books.

Carriers included: FedEx and USPS

The feature is available for the following services:

  • Buyback (when you sell your used books to us)
  • Rentals Return (when you return the books you rented from us)
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6 Lovely Ideas for Celebrating Valentine’s Day 2021

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Whether you feel like celebrating Valentine’s Day or not, it will be hard to withstand the festive mood. We hope you will not stay away from all those hearts and hugs. Instead, plunge into the celebration and give yourself a reason to smile and to treat the person you love the most — yourself. 

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BooksRun on How Students Can Make Money with Used Textbooks

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In the last decades, the price of textbooks has increased at a drastic rate, adding up to students’ financial burden. Moreover, new editions of textbooks are issued every year, making the old ones useless. This policy leaves students with no other choice but to purchase these over-priced new editions.

There are, however, several ways that allow students to cope with the increasing prices. First, the online platforms and bookstores that enable students to rent books for a certain period made college textbooks more accessible. Second, students often tend to buy used textbooks or e-books, which are way cheaper than brand new hardcopies from a local college bookstore. Here we will explore how these textbook platforms work and what are the secrets of selling and buying college books online.

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3 Best Percy Jackson Books Series

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If you are a fan of fantasy books, then you definitely heard about the author Rick Riordan and his bestseller books about the adventures of Percy Jackson.

In this article, we’ll give an overview of the books by Rick Riordan about Percy Jackson including fantasy novels such as “The Lightning Thief” and “The Heroes of Olympus”. Hope you’ll enjoy this overview and will find it helpful!

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5 Best Pens For College Notes

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A good pen simplifies your studying routine so much! It can improve the way you take notes, the way you remember things and as a result, it can even boost your grades. At the times when a lot of students type their notes on tablets or laptops, there are still a lot of students who prefer to follow their professor in a more traditional way: by taking handwritten notes. Actually, it has been proven that jotting down your notes on a piece of paper improves your retention ability, sharpens your memory and makes it easier to recall things at a later stage.

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The Biggest Educational Publishers

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This article uses some of the information provided here: The Biggest Educational Publishers


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Numerous times we covered stories about reselling, donating, or recycling used textbooks. But do you know where do these books come from? We decided to tell you about the largest publishers who provide textbooks for university courses all over the country: they are responsible for deciding on the structure of the course, for creating the layout of the textbooks, and for distributing them. In total, there are 310 “General Education” publishers in the USA. Among them, there are 5 most prominent companies that stand out in the publishing industry. Below we will cover them in more detail.

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Finding a book when you don’t know the title or author

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This is an issue a lot of students might have experienced countless times. It can be really frustrating trying to remember that book you read in your childhood about the kid whose family moved to a new estate and had to fight off magical creatures that all want a journal he found containing info about all the mythical creatures (FWI: The Spiderwick Chronicles), or a particular textbook you came across in high school that perfectly explained the laws of quantum physics. But hey, don’t lose hope of finding that book just yet! There are various ways to help you with your search.


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What to Do with Old Textbooks: Where to Donate Textbooks, Sell, and Recycle

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If you are a book lover like me or a student, the chances are that you have large stockpiles of books lying around your house which you no longer find useful and want to get rid of. You might want to give them away for a good cause, sell them for some quick cash or just plan on making some space in your shelves; no matter why you want to do it, there are many ways to get rid of your old books.

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For you, for him, for her

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas 

Hello, it’s Tom. You’re no basic girlfriend (or boyfriend). You’re a pro girlfriend (or boyfriend). Anyway, let’s be ready for Valentine’s day and have fun. Let’s shop and don’t forget about half price candy day after the holiday.

1. Smartphone Projector, $27 Insta-flash smartphone LED Light

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Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday + 10% coupon!

Shopping tips for BLACK FRIDAY

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Black Friday is coming and, of course, the best idea on such a day is to find excellent deals and nice bargains on stuff that you have been dreaming of to purchase for a long time but could not afford because of biting prices. Tom the Bookworm has prepared a bunch of useful tips on how to get the most out of Black Friday. Let’s hit the big time together with some tricks of ours: Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday + 10% coupon!”