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Subject: Am I the Last Person to Discover Overstock.com for books?
Date Posted: 10/29/2009 10:19 AM ET
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I was browsing for a comforter set the other day and much to my surprise, I found that Overstock has books too!  $2.95 shipping on entire order and some of the prices are better than Amazon and maybe also The Book Depository! (Just had to share).

Date Posted: 10/29/2009 10:41 AM ET
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Yes yes yes.  I always go there when I need a book new and can't wait for it here.  I also check there first for dvds.  I've been a customer of theirs for years.  The only thing I can complain about is I ordered some earrings as a gift from there, and they arrived in a little plastic baggie.  I had no box around to wrap it in so it was a bit irritating.  But the price was right!

Date Posted: 10/29/2009 6:11 PM ET
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I order from there a lot but I always price check..I've also gotten books from deepdiscount.com t hough a few times they've gone through like they were in stock then I found out via email a few days later that they aren't ..usually when  you place the item in your cart it says whether or not it's in stock. I check around..Ilike amazon but they have a minimum for free shipping and not interested in paying for the free shipping membership.

Date Posted: 10/29/2009 8:47 PM ET
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I love that site but have not found their book prices better than Amazon for the things I buy. I buy nearly everything from Amazon!

Date Posted: 10/29/2009 10:06 PM ET
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YES I also go to deepdiscount for my books & dvds.  They are great too!

Date Posted: 10/29/2009 10:25 PM ET
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Well, deepdiscount - that's another one I need to checkout!

Date Posted: 10/30/2009 10:03 PM ET
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I have ordered several shipments of books from bookcloseouts.com

In addition to their cheap prices, they have monthly specials of different genres of books (kids, cooking, fiction, etc) and several times a year they have fiction sales where most or all of the fiction is $1.99

Date Posted: 11/1/2009 5:25 PM ET
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I love Overstock for books!  I generally have Overstock running side by side with Amazon when I book shop, and Overstock almost always beats Amazon on price.  And no extra cost for multiple shipments, so you can preorder and have every book shipped as it arrives at thier warehouse.



Last Edited on: 11/1/09 5:25 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/3/2009 9:07 PM ET
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half.com is AMAZAZING!!!!

Date Posted: 11/5/2009 9:01 AM ET
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Uh oh, Jamie - I can see that half.com could get me into a lot of trouble. Where have all these book sites been that I haven't discovered them until now. I thought that I was really up on things to have discovered Bookcloseouts, Amazon and Book Depository!