Half Price books is a used bookstore that occasionally sells new books as well. You can take in your old books and recieve some money to buy new ones. Usually, they do not offer you a good price, but it is often better than giving away your books. Occasionally, it is also possible to find college textbooks here as well, for excellent prices. At Half Price books, nothing is ever more than half the list price. Half Priced books also has a good selections of records, DVDs, VHS, CDs, computer programs and even cassette tapes. Sometimes, it is possible to find really good books in the bargain markdown section, especially if you are in the market for children's books. Overall, you would probably be better selling your books online if you can, but if you can't bring 'em in...you will probably be pleased with the large selection available in the store. If you are looking for a book, you can also call first and see if they have it before you venture up, and if its at a farther away Half Priced books location, they will send it to a location closer to you. Employees are really helpful.