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New! Find used books from Biblio on and unite to support independent booksellers

In its ongoing commitment to support independent bookshops, is partnering with to create new avenues of revenue and growth for our booksellers. The partnership is a natural fit, as both organizations provide a solid online marketplace for independent booksellers, many of whom are pivoting to selling online to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus quarantine temporarily closing their stores.

“At Bookshop, we wanted to give our customers an option to buy new and used books from third-party sellers if we didn’t have the book in stock,” said Andy Hunter, CEO of Bookshop. “Thanks to Biblio, we can offer a great selection of purchasing options that are sourced from independent bookstores, which helps us fulfill our mission to benefit local, indie stores, and offer a great selection to our customers at the same time. All profits from this partnership will go straight to our bookstore partners.”

Brendan Sherar, the CEO and founder of Biblio agrees. “We are delighted at this opportunity to work with Bookshop. Together we are committed to the vitality of bookshops in our communities, and we are excited to be a part of this next chapter in independent bookselling with Bookshop as they create a viable alternative to Amazon for bookstores and book lovers.”

Customers using will now see search results for used books from booksellers on if no new copies are available. This cooperative effort ensures that a book ends up in the customer’s hands, keeps both new and used bookstores in business, and generates revenue for both Biblio and Bookshop’s community of booksellers. has been an independent marketplace where booksellers around the globe list their used, rare, and out-of-print books for sale since 2003, and has expanded into new areas with,, and To learn more, visit is an online bookselling platform and affiliate network with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and literary culture. For more about Bookshop, please see


  • I, personally. have nothing against Amazon, but the news about your cooperative effort is very welcome. However, let me give you something to consider. Besides being an avid reader and book collector, I also established a Non-Profit three years ago – Beat Transverse Myelitis Foundation at Since registering the NPO with Amazon, we get a .5% donation from Amazon for everyone who orders under our name. It’s really a big plus for a small organization. Now, this includes anything bought from them so I both get most my medical supplies and new books from them. Why not consider something similar for It would certainly bring my book interests to you first.

  • I am looking for a Little Golden Book circa 1950s which has the character, “Slim”–a cowboy who is tall and thin and is leaning against a fence chewing on a piece of straw. The book is not about him, per se…if you have seen or know where this book is or anything about this book, please contact me. Thank you!

  • Looking for a book written earl 70s. I bought it shortly after my return from Vietnam 1968. On the cover was British soldier circa India wars. In the 50 years of moving I lost it. Hope you might help

    Thank you

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