The Book Trader

Lansing

38 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

More than 6,000 used fiction titles—at around 40% below publisher's price—fill aisles arranged by author & genre

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Promotional value expires Jul 11, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. In-store only. Valid only for used books. Not valid for sale items. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Before books, students had to tote engraved granite slabs all over campus, which is why the most accomplished philosophers gave the best piggyback rides. Enjoy lighter reading material with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of used books at The Book Trader.

With more than 6,000 titles in stock, The Book Trader peddles paperback fiction at around 40% below the publisher's price. Aisles organized by author and genre allow customers to find whatever they sorely seek, such as pulp fiction, beach reads, or postmodern mad libs. Staff members screen all incoming books to ensure diverse selection and quality, making sure to spray stray fingerprints with vanishing dust. If clients cannot find a desired title, The Book Trader's experienced word-jockeys keep an eye out for the title and call when it arrives, or they channel partnerships with other local bookstores to snag your treasured tome. The Book Trader also accepts used books of all spinal conditions, and converts trade-ins into store credit that can be used for up to 50% of future purchases.

The Book Trader

J.P. Jackson, a faithful customer of The Book Trader since its opening in 2003, purchased the business on the first day of 2012. Since then, he's expanded the shop's hours, increased its inventory of reads, and picked up a line of humorous greeting cards. Shelves loaded with 6,000 tomes organized by author and genre make it easy to find pulp fiction, beach reads, or postmodern mad libs. Staffers screen all incoming books to ensure quality and a diverse selection, making sure to spray stray fingerprints with vanishing dust.

If clients cannot find a desired book, the shop's experienced staff will keep an eye out for the title and call when it arrives, or even channel partnerships with other local bookstores to snag the title. The Book Trader also accepts used books, and converts trade-ins into store credit that can be used for up to 50% off future purchases.

Customer Reviews

38 Ratings

Very nice variety of books and will go back again!!
Jill B. · October 24, 2012
Great selection of paperbacks and a great shopping experience means I will be back!
Stacy T. · October 24, 2012
Very friendly
Kris · September 5, 2012
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    Lansing

    635 S Waverly Rd.

    Lansing, MI 48917

    +15173217703

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