Have you ever thrown an old book into your recycling pile thinking you were doing the planet a favour? We wouldn’t blame you if you have. But has anyone ever told you that recycling books in your domestic waste is the right choice? Nobody has ever told us it’s the correct way to do it, […]
In the late 90s shortly after the first release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, a journalist called Nick Reynolds interviewed an author and single mother called Joanne Rowling. After meeting her in a cafe, he skim-read the book and threw it away. Yes, he’s the man who threw away a first-edition copy of […]
Heavy paper usage puts extreme pressure on the environment, from deforestation, illegal logging and extensive water use; so any efforts to change habits is a step in the right direction. We’ve created this list of 32 ways to use less paper at home, school or work. Adopting a few points from this list will make […]
Picture this. You’re standing in a forest, and you chop down 4.5 trees. You take those trees home, and they’re your supply of paper for the next 12 months. That’s the average amount of paper one person will use in a year. Let’s put that into perspective, because 4.5 trees may not seem like a […]
Christmas is magical for children – but what made Christmas special for you when you were young? There are probably many things: curling up on the sofa and watching a Christmas film or looking out of the window trying to anticipate the snow falling. Did you have a favourite Christmas book? Parents usually read their […]
You know the person you’re buying for reads non-fiction – so you’ve decided to get them a book! But where do you start? Firstly, see if you can sneak a peek at their book collection: pay attention to the genre and author if you can. If you have some time, write down a few titles. […]
When we’re talking about protecting the environment, the conversation often has a negative feeling attached to it. While we can’t argue that the subject is an urgent matter, it doesn’t help when we’re all judging each other and being pretentious. We can’t judge other people’s contribution because there are no set criteria to compare it […]
Revising, exams, trying to enjoy a social life and maintain general order in your life. It’s busy being a student, and it can be hard to find time to make yourself ‘eco-friendly’. But you don’t need to overhaul your lifestyle to make a difference – we’ve picked 19 ways you can make a positive impact […]
Whether you’re a lover of Halloween or not, you can’t deny that sometimes a truly scary, gripping read is exactly what you’re in the mood for. And seeing as October is the month of all things supernatural, we thought it was only fitting to compile a list of our top five books in the horror […]
With the summer term coming to a close, many students will be finishing up their courses and looking forward to graduation eagerly. If this is the end of your time studying, you may well have a huge stack of textbooks sitting around. While they’ve been your faithful companions throughout the years of your course, they […]
When we think of long, hot summer days under the beating sun, we immediately think of a good book. What better way to spend a summer’s day than enjoying a page-turner on a comfy sun lounger with a refreshing drink? We honestly don’t think there is a better way. And seeing as summer holidays are […]
We are thrilled to introduce our new logo and branding! Time for a change Here at WeBuyBooks, we unveiled our previous logo and website design way back in 2010, almost ten years ago would you believe… and although we were fond of our previous aesthetic, we thought the time was right for a spruce up […]
WeBuyBooks are the country’s online book buying specialists. We receive hundreds of thousands of books each year featuring a range of topics and genres, including cookery books, graphic novels, used school textbooks and much more! You could soon be making extra money from all your spare books. We offer you the ideal way to clear […]
The nights are drawing in, burnt orange leaves are piling up on pavements, and an increasing sense of eeriness is in the air… This can only mean one thing – Halloween is on its way! The spooky season has got us thinking about our favourite bewitching books, namely, books on witchcraft and the occult. We’ve […]
Time to detox your home? We think so! Don’t get yourself in a flutter over clutter – sell the stuff that you no longer need online with We Buy Books. A clutter-free home feels good and looks great so do yourself a favour and have a clear out.
Wanna make some money, honey? Course you do! And you can – with We Buy Books. You’ll bump up your bank balance the second you start selling things online. Ka-ching!
Looking for some spare cash but running out of things to sell? There’s good news — the contents of your old bookshelves could add up to a decent chunk of money. We check our prices against our competitors to make sure we’re regularly paying you more for your old books, CDs, DVDs and Games – […]
The snowdrops are out, and the nights are getting lighter, which can only mean one thing: It’s nearly spring! Spring is a fantastic time of the year to have a big sort out, and what better time than National Spring Cleaning Week? It runs from 5th to 11th March and gives you the perfect excuse […]
Boohoo, January is the month where most of us feel pretty blue. There’s even a day to mark everyone’s misery – Blue Monday. But we have a great way to make the day fun and to stop you from feeling glum!
Unless you’ve written a list to Santa this year saying exactly what you want, then the odds are you’ll get a couple of nice, but unwanted gifts. The question is, what the heck do you do with those unwanted gifts? Well, we have a simple solution – sell your stuff to us!