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The Best Used Bookstores in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / March 26, 2009

Used Bookstores TorontoDespite the rise of web-based giants like Chapters/Indigo and Amazon, the used bookseller remains alive, if not altogether well. Like a character from a William Faulkner novel, they endure despite the forces of change that surround them. No doubt technology like the Kindle - the so-called ipod of books - will make the going even tougher in the years to come. But, for those Torontonians who still value the experience of cradling and collecting books, and who don't want to pay an arm and a leg for the pleasure, there remain a number of well-stocked used bookstores scattered across the city.

These places are, for the most part, operated by lovers of literature and music who believe in the community importance of bookstores, who love to discuss books with their customers, and who generally provide far more reliable purchasing suggestions than an algorithm based on one's past purchases. Here's a list of Toronto's best as voted by our readers.

See also: The Best Bookstores in Toronto

BMV Books

BMV Books

This multimedia retailer reigns as the biggest of the city’s used and remaindered booksellers. Their warehouse-style flagship Annex location sees heavy traffic from U of T students looking to save on textbooks for Humanities courses and bibliophiles who enjoy large-sized art and culinary books. Other well-stocked items include travel guides and reference books, as well as CDs and DVDs of various genres. More »

Monkey's Paw

Monkey's Paw

Named after the famous (or perhaps notorious) horror story by W. W. Jacobs, Monkey’s Paw is adored by both the residents of Dundas West and those who treasure intriguing and oddball books. Specializing in what could be called the anti-classic, browsing the shelves is an adventure in the world of rare, obscure, and even absurd texts. Passersby’s enjoy the window display, which is regularly updated with notably peculiar additions to the store’s stock. More »

Balfour Books

Balfour Books

Awash in floor-to-ceiling pine shelves, Balfour Books exudes the type of charm one might idealistically expect of bookstores. Combine this with a selection of titles 20000 strong and a closing time of 11pm, and it’s easy to understand why this Little Italy fixture is consistently considered one of the city’s best. Their annual half-price sale in March is the stuff of book buyers’ dreams. More »

Eliot's Bookshop

Eliot's Bookshop

Located just north of Wellesley on Yonge, Eliot’s sold me a significant chunk of my fiction collection when I used to work around the corner. With three creaky floors of packed shelves, it’s best described as a general-interest bookstore. One finds few remaindered books here, but the selection of secondhand titles is impressive. The prices aren’t too bad, either. More »

She Said Boom

She Said Boom

Originally under the same ownership, the College Street and Roncesvalles Avenue locations are now separate entities. Both, however, have long-served the used books and music buyers of the city. While the literary tends to dominate – with a focus on the Humanities – careful selections of CDs and vinyl also attract those who resist the pull of iTunes and the complete digitization of their music collections. More »

Seekers

Seekers

Although its location under Kilgour’s Bar can make Seekers tough to spot, it remains one of the best places to find books that focus on New Age philosophy, mysticism and Eastern religion. The general interest fiction is also well stocked, with particularly thorough holdings in the Canadian classics. Those interested in Native Studies and Canadian History will also find one of the better collections in the city. More »

The Book Exchange

The Book Exchange

Located beside Dencan Books in the Junction, The Book Exchange stocks a very well organized general-interest list of fiction and non-fiction. As is the case with many stores throughout the city, the fiction section is well stocked with classics and contemporary offerings. Astute digging reveals some rare gems. More »

Dencan Books

Dencan Books

With an owner that’s been in the business for over forty years, Dencan Books has a loyal following with local residents. Along with The Book Exchange and Pandemonium, it is part of a trio of stores that reward book-buying visits to the Junction. Always campaigning to purchase more stock, the store offers home pick up to aid, amongst others, those who have converted to Amazon’s Kindle. More »

Pandemonium

Pandemonium

Selling both books and music, Pandemonium is ideal for those who love fine literature and scratched vinyl. While one may come across a dearth of 60’s and 70’s rock records, the CD’s have a decidedly indie character. Look for Danielle Steele elsewhere - the fiction section eschews the pulp for novels by the canonical heavyweights. More »

Circus Books and Music

Circus Books and Music

About a year into its move from Cabbagetown to the Danforth, the store’s owner, Ron Duffy, reports that the new digs are treating him and his business well. Although not quite in the heavily trafficked area of the Danforth, being at Jones Avenue allows the folks from Leslieville to pop up the street for visits as well. Well-stocked fiction and art sections are supplemented by CDs and vinyl. Lovers of the Blue Note label should take time to peruse the collection. More »

A Good Read

A Good Read

Looking for first editions and signed copies? This Parkdale bookseller stocks a wide selection of hard-to-get editions at the back of the store, many of which are lovingly kept in glass display cases purchased from the ROM. For those not interested in rarities, the store also stocks a general-interest list made up of both remaindered and good-condition used offerings. If I wasn’t poor, I would have left with the signed first edition of Mordecai Richler’s St. Urbain’s Horseman the last time I stopped by. More »

Zoinks!

Zoinks!

The lone books and music seller in Bloorcourt, Zoinks has but one rule when stocking items - they’ve got to be interesting. It sounds basic, but if all retailers held true to such a strategy, the world – and certainly our personal libraries – would be better for it. Not only is the store well organized, but owner, Philippa Pires, is unusually helpful and enthusiastic in her various suggestions. More »

Discussion

76 Comments

bart / March 26, 2009 at 09:34 am
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this is more like a list of the last remaining used bookstores in toronto ;)

they're all great places, but living close to zoinks makes it one of my favourites. even though their stock is smaller than the other stores on the list, i always seem to find the books i'm looking for.
Torontonian / March 26, 2009 at 09:48 am
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The Bloor St. BMV bookstore is fairly noisy,particularly
if one compares it to the Edward St. location.

The background music is high, people talk on their cell
phones and couples talk across distances rather than approach
one another to converse more quietly.

It's all quite distracting, really.
Rosalin Krieger / March 26, 2009 at 09:48 am
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Seekers has a wide range of gems (and great prices) that nobody else seems to carry in Toronto. I got an early Nelson Mandela biography, an old Ralph Ellison essay collection, The Joy of Sex and books on Jewish popular culture. This store has such character and warmth, I can't imagine buying books anywhere else.
Rosalin replying to a comment from Torontonian / March 26, 2009 at 09:55 am
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Are you serious? This is a great bookstore. People yapping on the bus are much more annoying. In fact, it is very quiet and spacious and not stuffy like most old book stores. BMV and Seekers are the best used book stores -- both are very different but very good.
Eric S. Smith / March 26, 2009 at 10:12 am
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If e-books published for devices like the Kindle remain DRM-encumbered, users will find themselves shut out of the secondary market in two ways. First, of course, they'll have no real book to sell. Second, even if they can find someone with a theoretically compatible device who would be willing to pay for a "used" e-book, they'll probably discover that the DRM prevents the transaction.
matts / March 26, 2009 at 11:08 am
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It's a bit unfair to put the BMV behemot against some other stores in this list; after all, BMV deals mostly with remainder books - brand new books sold by publishers at discounts. I frequent the store and absolutely love the bargains, but it is not a "used" book store by a long shot.
Jenn / March 26, 2009 at 11:10 am
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There is nothing like the smell of a book, and the feel of a book. While I do read some ebooks, I hope that these stores stay open and thriving. Sometimes progress is not a good thing! Hopefully enough book lovers continue to shop at these places to keep them open for good :) Great list!
laurel / March 26, 2009 at 11:27 am
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love love frantic city!
(and doubt i'll ever grow out of loving kerouac, even just a little bit)
Dudley / March 26, 2009 at 11:28 am
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She Said Boom was literally the first store I ever visited in Toronto, ten minutes after I moved into my first T.O. apartment, which was right across the street. I've loved it ever since.
Bosephus / March 26, 2009 at 12:16 pm
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An awesome list! I'm glad to see that Seekers made it - I can't remember the last time I went in there without buying something.

Now, if only they would get rid of that horrible incense...
kate / March 26, 2009 at 12:55 pm
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I gotta say... as an English student it's impossible to afford 12 books x 5 classes every year. I survive on second hand bookstores, and it's a shame that people would rather spend their money on the same books at corporate stores.
khalid / March 26, 2009 at 02:09 pm
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Matt / March 26, 2009 at 09:25 pm
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What about Ten Editions on Spadina, just south of Bloor? It has a larger selection than some of the other stores on the list and is fairly cheap. I do like BMV, but it must be remembered that it is really a remainder store.
Matthew / March 27, 2009 at 07:21 am
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This list is awesome. I was in Seeker's last night and left with four books instead of the one I'd intended - I promptly forgot them at my friend's house afterwards... Le sigh.

Recycled is my favourite, but I can spend hours and hours in Atticus too. I love its disregard for effective classification of its stock.
rapi / March 27, 2009 at 08:08 am
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can't beleive you don't mention Acadia Art & Rare Books (416) 364-7638. 232 Queen St E...the BEST art bookstore in toronto....
Corina / March 27, 2009 at 08:18 am
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Does Bakka not count? Or maybe they don't sell any used books anymore... also, RIP Jamie Fraser Books.
Walter / March 27, 2009 at 08:57 am
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Small in comparison to BMV, but just up the road from ELLIOT's is ABC BOOKS. Its worth a look. They have a good selection of used literature and its not as picked over as some of the larger stores. You can still find Phillip K. Dick, Kerouac etc. and other perennial favourites if you look around. They even have a blog at:
www.abcbookstoronto.blogspot.com . Also a nice selection of back issues of comic books and graphic novels AND Dvd's.
W.
Derek / March 27, 2009 at 09:42 am
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It's great that so many are writing in with suggestions of stores that didn't make the list. I would have personally also added NDJ books on Yonge, which has always had something in stock for me. The fifteen in the original post are, however, a reflection of the voting of our readers. But, if anyone can think of still others not in the original post, it can only help the booksellers and buyers of the city.
Colleen replying to a comment from Matt / March 27, 2009 at 11:55 am
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I too was surprised not to see Ten Editions. I love that place.
Hayden / April 6, 2009 at 02:39 pm
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I'm with rapi on this, Acadia (http://www.arcadiabooks.com) is superb, with a gorgeous black cat called 'Mishu'. All the best book shops have cats (see Balfour Books).
justme / May 14, 2009 at 03:45 pm
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I love BMV! It's not technically a used book store but they do have a huge selection. It always sucks me in.
Rapp / June 23, 2009 at 02:33 pm
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A Good Read is huge. Many books. Rare ones too.
Rapp / June 23, 2009 at 02:38 pm
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She Said Boom sucks. Barely anything in there. Definitely nothing good. And I know why. I went in there once with a bunch of best sellers. They refused to buy though because my books weren't the right "size." They were paperbacks, and the store only wanted trade paperbacks. The person told me to bring in any trade paperback book, by anyone, and they'd buy it. Yeah, your customers really care what the size of a book is.
Peter replying to a comment from Rapp / August 26, 2009 at 12:11 am
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"I went in there once with a bunch of best sellers"

There is a difference between the best-sellers you brought, and the trade paperbacks that they are after. A best-seller like Dan Brown, Michael Creighton etc. is a different animal than a trade paperback. Trade paperbacks are works of literary fiction - Kerouac, Bukowski, Camus, etc. are examples of trade paperbacks.

The best-sellers you brought in can be found for sale in any airport or supermarket. Trade paperbacks can only be found in dedicated booksellers.
paco marcial / September 30, 2009 at 02:15 pm
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Hey,
Is there in Toronto any automotive/motorsport-oriented bookstore?
Thanks in advance for any clue!
P
andrea / October 10, 2009 at 10:36 am
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don't forget the Great Escape on Kingston Road for new, used, rare and kids. Their trading system here might mean you never have to buy again. NO school texts though, just pure enjoyment....losing yourself in the written word.
kipik / October 17, 2009 at 04:17 pm
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You don't have my favorite one, called Tenth edition book store on spadina north of harbour street. It's the best selection of art books, children books, unusual books, she has a sharp eye for great find you'll find there stuff you won't find anywhere else!
Michael / October 22, 2009 at 08:49 am
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Why isn't the Paperback Exchange listed? I find it to be one of the best stores in Toronto (Located McCowan/Lawerance. I'd say if you want a great read go there!
Julia / November 21, 2009 at 12:45 am
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Another great place is Willow Books, on Bathurst just south of Bloor (right behind Honest Ed's). They have more books than they have room for, which tends to equal some great deals. Best of all, it's owned by an elderly gentleman who knows and loves every one of his books. Some amazing conversations, and backstories to the things you're buying!
Limo4u / November 21, 2009 at 03:20 am
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Helpful information if I need any book I will try some.
ron / December 19, 2009 at 09:38 am
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Tenth Edition is a marvellous store with the added bonus of a rolling ladder that lets you reach the high shelves!
George / December 23, 2009 at 01:24 am
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It's great to see how many stores considered "used" books stores are operating in Toronto and the enthusiastic comments are refreshing.
There are many ways to operate a used books store business so it is impressive not to see 31 comments without there being a clear cut favourite.
Count yourselves among the blessed cities but also know it is only by continuing shopping at your local stores you can keep an important part of your city's culture alive.
Another thing customers can do to improve the stores they prefer is to keep after them to improve - tell them what you are looking for everytime you go into their store - let them know what you like about what they are doing and what you wish they could start doing better.
Even though few merchants don't seem to realize it - their customers and their staff are the most vital ingredients contributing to their longevity. Customers know the books they really want and generally staff are in the best position to keep in touch with what is currently in demand. Knowledgable staff takes longer to develop and can be extremely valuable, if they can retain their enthusiasm, remember all the inventory that is still relevant even though it is no longer in fashion and possess a willingness to share their hard-earned experience.

Used books stores can be among the jewels in a city's treasures - but only with the help and support of their customers.

May God bless you every one.
Diane / December 23, 2009 at 11:47 am
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There's also 're-reading' on the danforth near chester station. They're pretty new, but the owner is really nice, and the space is beautiful. Small, but that's okay. nice big selection of sci-fi. and a good collection of comic books ;D I often go into circus too though... I pass them everyday on my way home.
Toronto pink</a / January 18, 2010 at 07:11 pm
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Even though few merchants don't seem to realize it - their customers and their staff are the most vital ingredients contributing to their longevity. Customers know the books they really want and generally staff are in the best position to keep in touch with what is currently in demand. Knowledgable staff takes longer to develop and can be extremely valuable, if they can retain their enthusiasm, remember all the inventory that is still relevant even though it is no longer in fashion and possess a willingness to share their hard-earned experience.

Used books stores can be among the jewels in a city's treasures - but only with the help and support of their customers.
Gtacarservices / January 18, 2010 at 07:12 pm
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There is a difference between the best-sellers you brought, and the trade paperbacks that they are after. A best-seller like Dan Brown, Michael Creighton etc. is a different animal than a trade paperback. Trade paperbacks are works of literary fiction - Kerouac, Bukowski, Camus, etc. are examples of trade paperbacks.
James / January 18, 2010 at 07:16 pm
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don't forget the Great Escape on Kingston Road for new, used, rare and kids. Their trading system here might mean you never have to buy again. NO school texts though, just pure enjoyment....losing yourself in the written word.
BookSmart replying to a comment from bart / March 9, 2010 at 06:19 pm
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BMV is a great store, well layed out and a very good selection of books and DVDS however there is a guy who works there that is extremely rude to customers. I purchased some books and asked him for a bag (expecting to pay for the bag) and he ripped into me about how they do not just give bags away for free. He has some sort of psychological problem and needs customer service training.
Bally / March 17, 2010 at 03:09 pm
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You also forgot Roxanne Reads New and Used Books on Queen Street East (near Broadview) - named Toronto's Best Used Book Store by Now Magazine after only being open a year. A great selection of New and Used Books at great prices. A beautiful and welcoming shop - with something for everyone.
kipik / May 6, 2010 at 01:22 pm
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The best of those would be Eliot on Yonge. But the best one of all has to be !0th Edition Bookstore on Spadina just north of Harbour. She's great, prices are great, huge selection of art books, children books, nature, poetry, 1st nation history... You ar garanteed to find a rare treasure and pay 10$ for it!!!
Ihor Prociuk / June 1, 2010 at 10:59 am
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Atticus Books on Harbord (just west of the University of Toronto) closed about a year ago (I think). I don't think they've moved: they've closed permanently.
Loma / July 14, 2010 at 09:39 am
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thanks for the list i havent been do any of them but will try atleast one of them.. right now i use cheapest textbooks try them at http://www.cheapesttextbooks.com
Captmondo / July 15, 2010 at 03:43 pm
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Just wanted to recommend The Great Escape bookstore on Kingston Road. I know it has already been mentioned here by someone else already, but it is a real little gem of a used book store. A great selection of books for kids, excellent genre (SciFi, Horror, Murder Mysteries etc) plus history and so on (no textbooks). It may be small, but the staff are excellent (it's run by a couple of retired teachers if I remember right) and extremely helpful. If I am ever in need of a cheap read, I start with this store and only then head downtown (usually to by more. ;-)
mellon replying to a comment from Bally / July 30, 2010 at 02:04 pm
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Roxanne reads is gone already. Too bad.
Sydney / July 30, 2010 at 02:18 pm
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Don't forget about the College bookstores at U of T! University College has an awesome used bookstore with a lot more variety than most. Plus they have a gigantic sale in October that is mind blowing!

Check out their website and be sure to drop by!
http://www.uc.utoronto.ca/content/view/172/817/
Alissa / September 11, 2010 at 09:59 pm
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Acutally, I buy and sell my books at http://www.UsedBookBuySell.com. This is a great site where you do not need to register or sign up for an account. No need to login. You just post the book and buyers contact you through emails. They even keep your email address hidden. The best thing is it's completely Free. no listing fee, no transaction fees. I would strongly recommend it to anyone.
Dave Hosei / November 18, 2010 at 02:01 pm
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Good Day,

I have hundreds of ESL books. Would you by
chance be interested. Email: Faizul@rogers. Cell 416-966-7373

Thanks,
Dave
athena / December 20, 2010 at 06:41 am
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Eliot's is one of my favorites! Not just in Toronto, but worldwide... it's got that used bookstore smell that just feels like heaven.
Ginni / January 13, 2011 at 10:16 am
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Hi,
I am in the process of opening a used book store/ cafe in the North york area.
If you have any used books that you would like to consign and/or sell, please contact me. They must be in reasonably good condition and any age, topic will be accepted.
Paperbacks are welcome!
Tel: 647 774 8836
or email - melodycafe at ymail dot com
rapi / February 11, 2011 at 06:37 am
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you forgot acadia bookstore at queen and sherbourne...THE BEST for used and rare edition art books...just another east-ender...i see the list lacks in that direction
MJ / March 14, 2011 at 04:53 pm
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How could you possibly forget the Pleasant Bookstore at Bayview and Eglinton!? By far the nicest, best stocked, book store in all of Toronto. You should check it out some time.
MJ / April 16, 2011 at 04:02 pm
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I can't believe there is no listing for the Pleasant Bookstore at Bayview & Eglinton. It's awsome. Albeit small, it always has a title I'm looking for. Check it out.
Brad Ford / May 3, 2011 at 10:52 am
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Another store you have left off and the only used bookstore in all of North Toronto is Handy Book Exchange at 1762 Avenue Riad (north of Lawrence). It's been there forever and they have a blend of mass market and trade paperbacks as well as hardcovers. The books in their window always changes and both Al and Carole are very knowledgeable and friendly and if you buy a nice little stack of stuff, Al will even give you a break on the price. While they concentrate on Fiction, History, Military and Kid's books, there are also some neat cookbooks, true crime and some modern first editions at great prices. Other North Toronto stores have come and gone but Handy Book is still chugging along. I remember my mom taking me there when I was a young kid so the store is now generational!
MM / June 30, 2011 at 07:54 pm
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Why in the world do used bookstores NOT have their books on a database? I just called three better known ones in Toronto who told me that they have no database.

There is a popular out-of-print book that I am interested in purchasing. I would be happy to pop by a used book store to pick one up, if they had a copy. Since they do not have a database of their books, they are unable to tell me whether they have a copy -- I have to go there and browse there shelves (I could easily spend 3 hours visiting various shops, in areas where parking is a challenge). I have decided instead to order the book online (Chapters and Amazon have ample copies).

A database seems like a no-brainer to me. Used book stores would sell more books.
Morgan / July 5, 2011 at 08:49 am
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This covers where to buy but what about the best places to sell?
Darcy McGee replying to a comment from Morgan / July 5, 2011 at 09:16 am
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It's a two way street: used bookstores that sell good books buy good books.

As for that collection of Tom Clancy and Twilight novels you have, good luck.

(Seriously: why *hasn't* Tom Clancy written a Twilight novel yet.)
Al Navis replying to a comment from MM / July 5, 2011 at 12:17 pm
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I will reply about not having a database. A true used bookstore (in other words NOT a BMV location which are more of a remainder store) will have recent bestsellers turned in by their customers as well as old titles. Perhaps a 1960s paperback of "A Clockwork Orange" or a 1950s paperback of "Gone with the Wind". To properly create a database requires that someone input each book into that database and if you have 35,000 books, doing 100 books a day (which would leave little time for anything else) would require a full year to accomplish. Meanwhile how many of those would have been sold throughout that year and how many new books would have come in and gone out within a week? Finally, while new books all have ISBN bar codes on them so that a bar code reader could be used, anything older than 1967 and many from 1967-1980 had no such thing. A real used bookseller worth his salt KNOWS what he has in his store.
Robert Thistle / July 29, 2011 at 07:14 pm
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love books...have a small collection of around 800 - no electronics need apply....thanks for the list...I will definitely make plans to spend part of my holidays browsing...question, if I might - I have 24 books by Horatio Alger, Jr - circa 1910 - any thoughts on a possible buyer
J replying to a comment from kate / January 4, 2012 at 08:16 am
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..sweetie, if no one purchased those books before you snatched them up, all second hand, however would you be able to purchase them?
Sophie / January 10, 2012 at 10:29 am
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Does anyone know which used book stores give a good trade in value?Older mysteries mostly.
Nate replying to a comment from Walter / January 14, 2012 at 04:37 am
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I found very little that appealed to me at ABC Books. It's more of a front/cover for the adult movies in the back.
Collectible Item - Marvel Comics / January 19, 2012 at 01:09 am
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Marvel Comics has always been great for me. I have been collecting marvel comics through these years. I am a real avid fun of it.
David / September 4, 2012 at 10:21 pm
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What about Willow Books 333 Bloor W. in the old Rochdale building. Great stock, operated by original founder of Seekers, 30 years experience!
COSPLAY / September 26, 2012 at 11:52 pm
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What about Ten Editions on Spadina, just south of Bloor? It has a larger selection than some of the other stores on the list and is fairly cheap. I do like BMV, but it must be remembered that it is really a remainder store.
Beverley / November 4, 2012 at 11:52 am
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Looking for dr. Seuss
Do any of the used book stores stock kids books.?
Rebecca / November 23, 2012 at 06:35 pm
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BMV books is not a good place if you are looking for selling old books and or old movies. I speak from knowledge in going there and the guy whom i was speaking to specifically said "We do not sell books" Hello its called "bmv "books" and you do not sell books??. It is basically a "remainder store" this store should not be labeled as a used book store.
shanks / December 16, 2012 at 09:42 am
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I am looking to buy the complete hard bound Readers Digest Condensed Books.Live in a suburb of Toronto,Ontario
Amelia / February 15, 2013 at 07:54 pm
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Willow books is a great store - it's not at Bathurst anymore, it's by U of T. I'd never been to the Bathurst location, but I pass the new(ish) location all the time, since I go to school at U of T. It's an awesome place, they have so many different subjects and lots of cool/weird books that I haven't seen anywhere else. Pretty much three stories of new, used, eclectic, textbooks, occult, rare, literature, kids - everything! I'm surprised it didn't make BlogTo's list...
Ten Editions is also a pretty sweet place.
Amelia replying to a comment from Beverley / February 21, 2013 at 03:16 pm
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Yeah, Willow books does for sure. So does BMV, Doug Miller, and probably most others.
Carolina Barfbag / March 2, 2013 at 11:51 am
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yes! I love all of these!
Carolina Barfbag / March 2, 2013 at 11:52 am
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Yes!
Smith Smitson (And yes, thats actually my name) / March 2, 2013 at 11:53 am
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Very interesting. Do you know if any of these stores are accepting books for consoignment?
Magy / March 18, 2013 at 12:33 pm
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I am looking for a used book store with a good selection of European history books.
Shirley Josephs / April 25, 2013 at 08:41 am
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ATTICUS BOOKS is NOT closed. Atticus Books sold there downtown property on Harbord Street to Bakka Science Fiction Bookstore. Atticus operates a large on-line store . See their website at atticus-books.com. They can arrange for down town delivery of a book to avoid postal charges for local clients. They are also interested in purchasing large or small quantities of suitable books. They even make house calls when appropriate. They continue to offer quality scholarship at reasonable prices!
D Kenney replying to a comment from shanks / May 6, 2013 at 11:29 pm
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Shank, just read your comment from Dec 2012.I have a complete set of the Readers Digest condensed stories[10 books] They are hardbound and have leather-like covers in excellent [like new] condition. I would like to sell for $60.I'm flexible on the price if you want to make an offer.I live in south Mississauga....Dan
LGSmith / October 23, 2013 at 12:44 am
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I really miss The Old Favourites Bookstore in Toronto. How well I remember the days when we would streetcar our way to the downtown area and meander our way to this wonderful old haunt that was filled to the ceiling with treasures. The smells, the old covers, the wonders within... I will always be a second hand book lover. Anyone know a library for sale? ;)
Nell replying to a comment from Torontonian / February 5, 2014 at 02:00 pm
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well it is a bookstore. not a library...

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