I will never deny that used bookstores, at least the ones in my neighborhood, do not have that clean, cozy, sit-down-and-read atmosphere that big retail stores like Barnes and Noble do.
But you have to consider that you’re paying for atmosphere at B&N, whereas at used bookstores you’re saving money instead of spending it on atmosphere. And after all, you spend most of your time reading at home, not at the bookstore itself.
There are a couple other good resources for used books.
This is a good place please check it out...