Things We Love – For every book you buy, a book is donated

We’ve written about Better World Books before, and now they are doing something that’s really cool, so we’re writing about them again. is a for-profit social enterprise that collects used books and sells them online to raise money for literacy initiatives worldwide. You’ll get great bargains on used books – more than 6 million used and new titles. When you buy used books, you save money – and you keep books out of landfills while conserving resources. Plus, you’ll get free carbon-neutral shipping in the USA and $3.97 shipping worldwide. (Every order is shipped carbon neutral with offsets from

Here’s the big announcement: On August 15, Better World Books celebrated their 10 millionth dollar raised for literacy. And they celebrated this milestone by launching their latest literacy initiative: Book for Book. For every book purchased on, they donate a book to someone in need. That’s it! No qualifications, no exceptions, no fine print.

The partners they donate to are Books for Africa, one of the company’s longtime non-profit literacy partners, and Feed the Children, who have been champions in finding new homes for books.

Here are the latest promotions and discounts for Better World Books:

Get 3 used books for $10, 4 for $12 and 5 for $15 with the Better World Books Bargain Bin. Free shipping worldwide.

So get reading!