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How to sell your books to TextbookRush

Selling your textbooks to TextbookRush is a great way to earn extra money. Follow these simple steps:

1. Find your textbook.

Find your textbook by entering the ISBN in the buyback search field. (What’s an ISBN?)

2. Check the edition of your textbook.

If you have an edition other than the US Student Edition, click on “I have another edition” and choose from the options presented. If you do not see your edition listed, it is not currently being purchased.

3. Accept the quote offered.*

If you have the US Student Edition, click on the “Add to sell cart” button.

If you have an edition other than the US Student Edition, click on “I have another edition” and choose from the options presented.

Note: A buyback must total at least $15 to be accepted.

4. Click “checkout”.

When you’re finished adding textbooks to your buyback cart, click “checkout”. (If you do not already have a TextbookRush user account, you will be asked to create one before proceeding.)

5. Submit your buyback.

Tell us how you wish to be paid, verify your address, and review our terms and conditions. Then click “complete buyback”. You should receive a message that “Your buyback has been submitted.”

6. Print and attach your label.

Print your pre-paid, trackable shipping label and attach it to your carton. Important: If you are shipping more than one carton, please click the additional shipping labels link for as many free shipping labels as you need. Please use one label per package.

7. Review our guidelines.

Please review our packaging guidelines and shipping guidelines for valuable information prior to shipping your textbooks.

Video: How to sell your books

* Please note that the prices offered are a quote and are subject to change if the information provided differs from what is received.

If you have further questions, please review our book buyback FAQ or live chat with one of our Customer Care representatives. Or, for a visual walkthrough of the process, take a look at the video to the right.


ISBN is a unique number specific to a particular title and edition of a book and the best way to identify your book. You can find the ISBN on the back cover of your book.

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.
Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.