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Introducing KINDLE2 from
The future of book reading!

nook from barnes&noble - now available
Free Super Saver shipping on orders over $25 @ book shop, USA orders.

Book Prices Comparison visited each book store looking for the cheapest prices on 3 books (along with basic shipping and handling charges):
  • True Compass: A Memoir by Edward Kennedy
  • The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum
  • The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown was our overall low-price leader this month.

For even bigger saving, try Alibris for deeply discounted used and hard-to-find books, movies, and music from independent sellers around the world.

Search the top booksellers at once!
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to submit your query to 6 book stores.

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. . Amazon Barnes
Ted Kennedy . $19.25 $22.75 $17.00 $24.39
The Bread Bible . $23.10 $28.00 $22.18 $19.99
The Lost Symbol . $16.17 $17.97 $14.50 $19.99
Subtotal . $58.52 $68.72 $53.68 $64.37
S & H . free free $5.90 $11.97
Total . $58.52 $68.72 $59.58 $76.34
This review was performed on September 29, 2009.
Check retailers' sites for up-to-date pricing.

Book Stores Reviews click here

The king of the online booksellers,'s site has many features that can turn your visit into more than just a shopping trip: extensive reviews (including comments from other customers), author interviews, book news, and more. The information presented with each title is the most extensive we have seen, and can be a great help in deciding between several different books on the same subject. Pricing is excellent.
Customer Reviews:
" is very easy to use and products are received very quickly. Prices are pretty competitive." (Rating: 5 Stars by Susan T. of Bethlehem, PA).
  • Guaranteed-safe online ordering
  • Accepts Visa, Visa Check Card, MC, EuroCard, Master Money Card, AMEX, Discover, Diner's Club, JCB, checks, money orders.
  • Returns: 30-days for full refund
  • Sales tax for shipments to WA, ND, and KS
  • Track orders online
  • US shipping currently free on most in-stock book orders over $25. Otherwise $3.00 plus 99 cents for each book
  • Ships internationally.
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. offers a lot more than the chance to buy books. The site schedules frequent events, such as live chats with authors, and there are plenty of reviews (NY Times), news stories, and many many more features book-readers will find useful and intersting.'s prices are among the lowest on the web and they have the largest selection of titles including a huge number of rare and out of print titles.
  • Guaranteed-safe online ordering, toll-free phone, fax
  • Accepts Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover, JCB, Diners Club.
  • Returns: 30 day return for full refund
  • Sales tax for shipments to NY, NV, NJ, PA, SC, WI, TN.
  • US shipping Free on orders containing two or more items, otherwise $3 plus 99 cents for each book.
  • Ships internationally
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Wal-Mart, the name pretty much says it all. The selection is not as great as some book stores, but you'll get the low prices you expect from Wal-Mart. If there is a problem, you can do returns and exchanges at your local Wal-Mart store.
  • Secure online ordering
  • Accepts Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover, Wal-Mart Card, debit cards
  • US shipping $2.98 plus approximately 98 for each additional book
  • Ships to USA, most of its territories, and APO/FPO. Not Canada or Puerto Rico.
  • Sales tax not charged for shipments to OR, NH, DE
  • Returns: Take it to your local Wal-Mart store, or mail in
Alibris click here
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At Alibris you can shop for books offered by independent sellers from around the world. This means you can save big on used books, search for hard-to-find books, or purchase new books. Alibris also carries new and used movie dvds and music cds.
  • Secure, guaranteed-safe online ordering
  • Returns: 30-days refund if dissatisfied
  • Check order status online
  • US currently free on orders over $49 for books sold by Alibris. Other shipping rates apply to third party booksellers.
  • International shipping.

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Some Notable Books
(although not necessarily best sellers)

Odd Jobs: Portraits of Unusual Occupations (Hardcover)
1. Odd Jobs: Portraits of Unusual Occupations

2. Passing Gas: And Other Towns on the American Highway

3. What Bird Did That?: A Driver's Guide to Some Common Birds of North America

4. The Lost Art of Towel Origami

5. If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It In Yiddish

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