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How to recycle books

Jan 20, 2022
Ever stopped to think what you might be able to do with your books when you no longer want them? Well, the possibilities are endless! We understand you haven’t got the time to read about every possible use for your old books, and we haven’t the time to tell you, so we’ve selected some of our favourites just for you. Don’t forget to check out the links to see exactly how you can use these techniques at home!
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What's the best way to sell things locally?

Jan 13, 2022
If you’re looking to declutter and make some extra cash, then selling your unwanted things is a great way to do just that. We know what you’re thinking, selling things sounds like a hassle and it can be costly having to ship things across the country. Not to mention the added effort of packaging things up and taking each item to the post office, on top of posting the listing online in the first place.
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A Parent’s Guide to Making Some Extra Cash the Easy Way

Sep 01, 2021

It’s always nice to get a new job or a salary increase, but these things take time, and they usually aren’t that much!  Or maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent that needs to make a little extra cash on the side for a day-to-day house running or a holiday and need something that won’t take you […]

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Top 5 Money-Making Apps for Students

Jun 25, 2021

One of the main challenges students face when trying to obtain a degree is managing finances.  We imagine there are a fair few people that have blown their student loan on Asos or a brand new PS5, only to realise they have to live on Aldi’s brand of Pot Noodle for the foreseeable future. And […]

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Our Top 10 Best Graphic Novels of All Time

Jun 11, 2021

The popularity of graphic novels has exploded with new titles and new additions being released all the time so, we have decided to hit the drawing board and come up with a list of our top 10 favourites. Your choices may differ from ours slightly, but we have tried to include a bit of everything […]

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Top 10 Ways to Be Money Smart In 2021

Apr 13, 2021

It’s money smart week from the 10th to the 17th of April, and being money smart is more appropriate than ever this year.  While some people have been fortunate enough to keep working, others have been furloughed or unemployed for long periods as they seek to get back into work. Whatever your circumstances, we have […]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Manga

Apr 08, 2021

If you’re thinking about starting a manga collection, or you’ve already bought a few and are a little confused about what you’ve purchased or where to go next, we can help you with our manga guide. What is manga? Manga is a term for a variety of comic books and graphic novels that originate from […]

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Charity Shops Won’t Take Your Books? Here’s What to Do!

Mar 04, 2021

Spending more time at home means people have more items coming into the house and less leaving, so people are having clear-outs and decluttering more often than they would usually. Since we went into lockdown last March, charity shops received unwanted goods to the point where they couldn’t accept them anymore. Unfortunately, this isn’t particularly […]

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How to Sell a Lot of Used Books Fast? Get the We Buy Books App

Dec 11, 2020

If you’ve been staring at a massive pile of books while scratching your head and wondering how you’re going to sell them all without investing too much time into it, we can help you. We’ve already paid out over £20,000,000 to the great British public, and we’ve been recommended by Money Saving Expert, Good Housekeeping […]

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What Are Folio Books & Are They Worth Anything?

Jun 18, 2020

If you’re an avid reader or book collector, you may have come across the word ‘folio’; then you’ve either walked away confused or Googled the term and ended up on this page. Folio books are a specific type of book that date back hundreds of years, but there’s also an organisation called ‘The Folio Society’ […]

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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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Why we’re the best place to sell your used textbooks…

May 29, 2019

  Studying can be an expensive time for many. There are numerous books that you have to buy and they can all add up to a significant cost. Once you’ve passed your exams, those books can often be left lying around for many years…   Pass on the knowledge If those books are lying around, […]

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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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The best places to sell textbooks this summer

Jul 07, 2017

Bought a bunch of textbooks for university but finally finished your studies? Don’t stuff books under your bed or leave them to gather dust on bookshelves – gather some cash instead and sell them online. Textbooks can cost a small fortune, which can be tough on a student budget. It’s easy to want to cling […]

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How to Make £10 in 5 Minutes! (Legally)

Mar 02, 2016

There’s a super savvy way to make a tenner… So stop rooting in the sofa for lost pound coins, stop stressing yourself out over eBay seller fees, forget the slog of a car boot sale and start to make money the hassle-free way. You won’t be entering into a faddy weight loss franchise; you don’t […]

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Most Unwanted Christmas Presents of 2015

Jan 05, 2016

That’s Christmas over and done with for another year, happy with your presents? Nope we didn’t think so! Since Christmas Day we’ve received a record number of visitors looking to cash in on their unwanted Christmas gifts as people wasted no time in making the most of a bad situation. After the Christmas Day surge […]

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WeBuyBooks Now Proudly Working with MyHermes

Nov 16, 2015

You’ve spoken and we’ve listened! Working alongside MyHermes, we’re now offering a new and improved delivery and collection service. Benefits to you include: No minimum offer value to qualify for FREE home collection. Saturday collections. Faster turnaround time – meaning you get your money quicker. Full online parcel tracking. Thousands of MyHermes parcel shops for […]

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Five Things To Do With Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Dec 11, 2014

It happens to us all: in the post-Christmas tidy up we are bound to have a few gifts that aren’t quite what we wanted, or are duplicates of what we already have. However, there are a number of options available so that those unwanted presents don’t just sit taking up space on a shelf or […]

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Keep The Kids Entertained This Summer With Our Barcode Scanner!!

Jul 21, 2014

It’s that time of the year again guys, the dreaded summer holidays! Fantastic for the kids, a nightmare for you parents! Perhaps you’re jetting off on holiday, or you’ve organised for the kids to attend a holiday club a few days a week! Whatever you have planned I’m sure you’ll be happy to keep the […]

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Use our App as a Barcode Scanner!

Jun 19, 2014

So, you’ve downloaded the We Buy Books mobile app, saved yourself hours using the clever scanning software and finalised your transaction by boxing up all your unwanted items ready for collection. A quick and easy process but now the app has no purpose, or does it? What if we told you there was more to […]

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