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The Six Most Important Literary Moments That Occurred in April

Apr 20, 2015

April is a month of many things; rain showers, daffodils, spring lambs. It’s a month for spring cleaning and getting the BBQ out early for a test run. But it has also been an important literary month throughout history too, and we’ve collected the six most important literary moments of all time that occurred in […]

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The 10 Weirdest Book Covers Ever

Apr 09, 2015

We’re often told we shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover. However, sometimes that just isn’t possible and first impressions do count – as this motley band of tomes show. From the weird to the offensive, abandon all hope ye who read here: 1. Are Women Human? : And Other International Dialogues – Catherine A. […]

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Five Uses For Old Books

Feb 25, 2015

Although many people now favour reading devices over books, there are still hundreds of thousands of traditionalists who love the smell, texture and appearance of the humble book. The problem for many is knowing when to stop. Can you, we might ask ourselves, truly ever have too many books? Clearly, if you can’t find your […]

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The Ten Most Traded in Books of 2014

Jan 13, 2015

2014 was a fantastic year for all literature enthusiasts following the release of numerous major literature titles that left us gripped for days, weeks and at times months on end! Here at We Buy Books we saw a huge rise in the number of people swapping their old, unwanted books for cash, in fact our […]

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Our Top Five Christmas Book Releases

Nov 27, 2014

With just 4 weeks to go until Christmas Day Santa’s Elves are working tirelessly to ensure it’s a Christmas to remember for everyone. Over the past few months the literary world has experienced a tsunami of book releases, perfectly timed for the Christmas rush. But with so many books to choose from choosing the most […]

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The Great Book Format Debate

Oct 23, 2014

  If, like me, you’re a bit of a bookworm then you won’t have to cast your eyes too far to see a stack of books that you’re planning on reading in the coming weeks or a book case brimming with books you’ve recently completed. To others it’s clutter to you and I it’s a […]

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Five Amazing Things That Happened in October’s Literary History

Oct 23, 2014

The spooky month of October is almost at an end, but in typical We Buy Books fashion we’ve taken some time to have a look back through history at five amazing literary events to occur this month. So sit back, put the fire on and enjoy! Peanuts Debuts On 2nd October 1950 the most popular […]

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Five Books You Should be Reading Now!

Sep 30, 2014

Whilst last month marked the end of summer the literary world burst into life as publishers dished out a number of high profile releases and they didn’t disappoint. From Sarah Waters’ The Paying Guests to David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks there’s been a wide range of high quality releases that promise to keep you gripped […]

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Welcome To Our All New Website

Sep 25, 2014

Here at We Buy Books we are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our all new website! After months of meticulous planning and creative work we have finally finished a complete face-lift of the website! Easy to see call to actions, bold striking images and a simplistic theme have helped achieve a stylish new look. […]

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Top 5 Roald Dahl Books

Sep 11, 2014

Every year Roald Dahl fans up and down the country get together on the September 13th to celebrate the official Roald Dahl Day.  Organising an array of Roald Dahl inspired activities and events it is a fun and enjoyable way for adults and children to celebrate one of the most loved children’s authors of our […]

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Book Lovers: 10 Words You Should Know

Aug 22, 2014

If like me you’re an avid book fan then there’s a good chance you’ll absolutely love learning and understanding new words. If that’s the case then we’ve come up with 10 words every book lover should know, check them out below! If you get branded a BIBLIOPHILE then don’t feel offended! The word, first recorded […]

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Literary History

Jul 21, 2014

Here at We Buy Books we thought we’d take a look back on some of the biggest historical literary events to occur in July, so sit back, relax and appreciate some classic literary history! Lewis Carroll begins writing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Back in 1862 on the 4th July a 30 year old Lewis Carroll […]

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Our Free Little Library

Jun 19, 2014

This time last year we were busy applying the finishing touches to our Free Little Library. Almost a year after its grand unveiling our Free Little Library container, which could be mistaken for an oversized birdhouse, is going from strength to strength and continues to be a massive hit with locals in the Rossendale borough […]

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Now Available – The NEW WeBuyBooks App!

Jun 06, 2014

After months of designing and developing the We Buy Books mobile app, we are proud to say it is finally available for you to download on all Android and iOS devices. De-cluttering your house and cashing in on your unwanted books, CDs, DVDs and games is easier and quicker than before! So how does it […]

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Show Us Your Shelves! #shelfie

Jan 24, 2014

It’s no secret – we love books and we want to see yours! Got a bookshelf worth shouting about? Then get involved on our Twitter page… show us your #shelfie for your chance to win a £30 Amazon Voucher. Here’s some we’ve already been sent… So… what are you waiting for? Show us yer shelves […]

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5 Books that Traumatised us as Kids!

Oct 29, 2013

Delving into children’s literature reveals some chilling reads, probing the nature of existence and growing up. Here are We Buy Books’ top five novels to set a dark and thrilling bar for a younger audience! Flowers in the Attic V.C. Andrews’ disturbing first insight into the Dolanganger family became an almost instant favourite. The simple […]

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Best Website to Sell CDs

Oct 28, 2013

While most of us have CDs that we play all the time, there may be some that we lose interest in or find that we no longer like the music as much as we used to like it. There are a number of reasons why you would look to sell your CDs and no matter […]

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Get Rid of Books for Money!

Oct 28, 2013

Do you love reading, but find you’re running out of shelf space? Do you enjoy a good book, but fancy making some money back once you’ve turned the last page? We all know a little extra cash can go a long way, so why not get rid of books for money? Easy and straightforward to […]

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The Best Place to Sell Books for the Most Money

Oct 24, 2013

So you buy a book and you read it and afterwards you think, “that was good, maybe I’ll come back to it one day”, but then the months go by, turn into years, and you never do get round to revisiting that old book. The problem being that there are so many good books out […]

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Seven Books Banned for the Craziest Reasons Ever!

Sep 19, 2013

Damaging to children? Politically incorrect? Or just downright sexy? Our team have handpicked seven great books that have all been banned for at least one bizarre reason! How many have you read?! [1] To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Famed as the only book that Harper Lee – journalist friend of eccentric playwright Truman […]

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