Do you have many books but little room? Are you in desperate need of more shelf space for those favorite books you want to buy? Sell those excess books to BookMan/BookWoman for store credit. We give credit for books almost every day but Sunday. The best time to bring in your books is between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Call us on Saturday to make sure a buyer is at our store.

The CONDITION of books you want to sell or get credit for is very important. We cannot buy damaged, dirty, dusty or mildewed books. We also cannot buy books that have been written in, have text underlined or books that smell like smoke. A little Windex and elbow grease go a long way in making your books presentable.

As a practical necessity, we reserve the right to refuse books even if they are a category of books that our Web site says we want or buy. Why? Sometimes, we have no space or too many copies of a particular book. Usually, we buy many books every day.

What books can we not buy because these books do not re-sell at our store? Textbooks, romance, computer books, most Book of the Month Clubs or other book club editions, Readers Digest, encyclopedias, World Books, self-help books (unless author appears on Oprah), medical books, business books, some literary criticism and literary theory or books that just do not sell to our market. We do not buy or sell, magazines (such as National Geographic) or newspapers and paper articles, books on tape, dvds and music. We do buy books on CD.

On the third Thursday of most months we offer free appraisals for rare and unusual books. Please call us to make sure our appraiser is at the store first.

If we do not accept your book, try other used bookstores or donate them to the public library, schools, Goodwill, Salvation Army, retirement home or have your own yard sale.

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BookMan/BookWoman is the best bookstore in town for selling your books. Preparing your books for resale is easy!

  1. We pay on the spot with store credit.
  2. We buy hardback and paperback.
  3. We love it when hardbacks have dust jackets, but it is optional.
  4. Sometimes we can come to your location.

If you have a lot of books to sell, please to call us for an appointment at 615.383.6555.




Store Hours
Sunday-Monday 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. 
Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Closed some major holidays.

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