Book Scouting Resources

Below you'll find a nice assortment of book scouting resources to help you find quality books.

Leveraging the right resources in your business will give you a competitive advantage your competition will find hard to beat.

Not every resource will be a perfect fit for you. Try each one and decide which work best in your circumstances. Good hunting!


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Book Sale Finder - Lists over 6,000 book sales per year and will send you a weekly customized list of book sales in your area.

Book Sale Manager - A well designed website that I suspect will ultimately prove to be a highly valuable resource once more content is added.

eBay - Lists thousands of books for sale every week that can be purchased in bulk.

Flea Market Directory - Enter your city or state and find flea markets, swap meets, free markets, and variety stores in your area.

Garage Sale Hunter - Find garage sales in your area and generate street maps that show you how to get to them.

Go Antiques - Ever scout for books in an antique store? Antique stores are a great place to find older, and potential more valuable books.

Goodwill Industries - Use their store locator to find all the Goodwill thrift stores in your area.

Salvation Army - Use their store locator to find all the Salvation Army thrift stores in your area.

Savers Thrift Store - Enter your zip code and find a Savers thrift store near you.

U.S. Directory - Great search tool for finding book sources of all kinds.

Yellow Pages - Let your mouse do the walking when you want to find books to sell. This is the tool I use.

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