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Where to Find Cardboard Boxes in Lockdown

Apr 07, 2020

With the whole country on lockdown, you may find yourself with some extra time on your hands. Why not use it to declutter your shelves and make yourself some extra cash in the process!? You can even get the kids involved – simply download our app and get them to run around the house scanning the […]

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International Women’s Day: What Are the Best Female Empowerment Books?

Mar 06, 2020

It’s hard to believe the people of the United Kingdom once lived in a period where women weren’t allowed to vote or work – a period that wasn’t all that long ago. Over the past 170 years, there have been many great philosophers, intellectuals and everyday people documenting the rise of the suffragettes, feminism and […]

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8 Reasons to Celebrate World Book Day

Mar 03, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… No, we’re not talking about Christmas; we’re talking about World Book Day! When is World Book Day 2020? World Book Day falls on the first Thursday of every March, so this year it’ll be on Thursday the 5th of March.  What is World Book Day? World Book […]

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Mythbuster: Can Old Books Be Recycled?

Feb 28, 2020

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, […]

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How Much is My Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Book Worth?

Feb 11, 2020

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 […]

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32 Ways to Use Less Paper & Help the Environment

Jan 27, 2020

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 […]

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4 Benefits of Saving Paper: Should You Go Greener?

Jan 14, 2020

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 […]

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The 4 Best Christmas Books for Babies and Toddlers

Dec 11, 2019

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 […]

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13 Non-Fiction Book Gift Ideas for Christmas 2019

Dec 11, 2019

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. […]

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How Can We Work Together to Protect the Environment?

Nov 25, 2019

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 […]

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19 Ways You Can Protect the Environment as a Student (+ An Ecologist’s Advice)

Nov 25, 2019

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 […]

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Classic horror reads to “enjoy” this Halloween!

Oct 15, 2019

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 […]

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The Best Way for Students to Make Cash from Used Books!

Jul 15, 2019

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 […]

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Our Top 5 Scorching Summer Reads!

Jun 21, 2019

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 […]

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We’re feeling brand new…!

May 09, 2019

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 […]

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Our top 5 books on Witchcraft and the Occult

Oct 10, 2018

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 […]

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Time for a home detox?

May 17, 2018

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.

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Make some money for your summer holidays

May 11, 2018

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!

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WeBuyBooks…. for more!

Feb 16, 2018

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 – […]

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National Spring Cleaning Week – Time for a clear out!

Feb 14, 2018

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 […]

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