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BookByte

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in-conclusive however BookByte's was good at offering customer support.

by , Nov 1, 2012 Rated a Helpful Review
I don't think that BookBytes can be deemed negligent or neglectful, I think they are simply busy. [ Pause - ] First I must add that I attempted to sell a total of four books. Of these four books, two of them had highest buyback ratings by ...
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BookByte blames the USPS for their own poor customer service.

by , Feb 12, 2012 Rated a Helpful Review
Placed my order on 1/12/12.  They immediately sent me an order confirmation which stated they would notify me when my book was shipped.  They never notified me.  I contacted them a week later and they assured me that the book had been ...
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BOOKBYTE dishonest pricing practices

by , Oct 17, 2011 Rated a Helpful Review
My main complaint against Bookbyte is about their dishonest pricing practices. They often provide one of the best deals for most of the books you need to sell. These numbers are deceptive due to the fact that after receiving the books, BOOKBYTE comes up ...
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TERRIBLE COMPANY. BEWARE!

by , Apr 7, 2011 Rated a Helpful Review
I recently ordered a textbook from bookbyte, and paid an additional $20 to have my order shipped 2 day delivery.  6 days later I was still trying to reach somebody at bookbye to find out where my order was.  They do not reply to emails sent to ...
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Bookbyte.com: Textbooks and Regular Books at Low Prices

by Bryan_Carey is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Online Stores & Services, Dec 24, 2010 Rated a Very Helpful Review
University textbooks are expensive. The total cost for textbooks, for a full- time student, can easily reach $500 to $1,000 each semester or quarter. Because of these high prices, along with the common occurrence of student poverty, alternative book ...
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Completely awful company, deceptive business practices

by , Dec 18, 2010 Rated a Very Helpful Review
This company is a complete scam. When purchasing books on their website, beware-although there is no notification of it, you are often purchasing free/instructors editions of books. These editions are worthless when trying to resell them. They do ...
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Dishonest, disgusting, takes advantage of poor students.

by , Jan 7, 2010 Rated a Helpful Review
I wish I had read these reviews before selling my books to them.I sent both my textbooks in a medium USPS box (inverted so that there was no USPS logo on the outside).  I also packed the boxed with rolled up scrap paper so that the books ...
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Committed Mail Fraud - Dishonest Buyer of Textbooks

by , Jan 2, 2010 Rated a Very Helpful Review
I checked various online purchasers of textbooks and saw that Bookbyte.com offered the most money for my used book. My text contained NO writing, markings, damage, or highlighting. It was NOT missing any pages and the covers were in excellent condition ...
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Beware!

by , Jun 16, 2007 Rated a Helpful Review
I had a horrible experience selling my books back to BookByte. I checked with several sites and Bookbyte offered me the most money, so I sent my books to them. The two books were packed in a UPS box, side by side, and with packing material to prevent ...
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Terrible. Do not buy from them ever.

by , Nov 7, 2005 Rated a Helpful Review
I ordered a textbook that was sold as New. They shipped the book very quickly. It was in great condition when it arrived. It contained the online registration code for the publisher's website, and I didn't see any indication that it wasn't New. ...
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Very Fast Shipping and Great Used Book Prices

by , Jan 12, 2004 Rated a Very Helpful Review
This site was excellent and very easy to use. I needed a study guide and they were the cheapest compared to many others. You can search w/ author, publisher, title, ISBN, or keywords. Alot more than most search engines at other book sites. They ship ...
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I wish I would have checked the reviews before ordering from this site. Beware!!
by ,Aug 27, 2013
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Book is 2 days late after paying for expedited shipping, email has gone unanswered, chat with customer service only works on their end i.e. I can't respond and of course there is not phone number to actually talk to a person about how to get the problem
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Sad and Misleading
by ,Jun 9, 2013
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I sold my math book to Bookbyte. On their site, it states that once your order is processed, you will receive the payment in one day. So deceptive. I was told by a chat rep, that my payment would be in my paypal account in 24 or 48 hours. I am still
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Advertises low prices on stuff they won't ship.
by ,Jan 2, 2013
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I ordered a book from Bookbyte through Amazon. Good price/condition value. But, as many others reported, what they advertise, they don't ship!I was lulled by the Amazon reputation, and didn't think to check this reseller's track record on places like
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Innacurate inventory numbers
by ,Nov 14, 2012
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Ordered my book so it would arive right on time and two days later they send me an email telling me it is out of stock and here's my refund in 3-5
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All Around Horrible
by ,Sep 4, 2012
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This website is misleading, after spending hours choosing books, it took 15 attempts to get the order to clear...it was not operator error, there was a glitch in their site that forced me to use paypal, which I abhor.  Anyway, upon submitting my
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Very unsatisfactory
by ,Sep 1, 2012
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Odered a textbook from bookbyte that was listed as a 2-pack (text and workbook). Order arrived on time, sans workbook. Sent a rather harsh email to their customer service department and received a very timely response stating that the ISBN referenced a
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One Word: SCAM! It must be "lost in the mail" Yea, right!
by ,Aug 25, 2012
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I wish I had checked this website first! Maybe this is just a story of "if it sounds to good to be true, it probably isn't". I was desperately seeking a book for my sons High School reading assignment. While it was $75-$150 on other sites I was surprised
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Horrible condition!
by ,Jul 13, 2012
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Took 2 weeks to get books. One was completely trashed; cover was ripped up completely... almost no cover was left. The other book had "examination copy" across top so that I could not place the book in the library for my students. I'm an instructor and
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BOOKBYTE IS A SCAM-DO NOT SELL THEM YOUR BOOKS
by ,May 23, 2012
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BookByte claimed that the two textbooks I sent them "fell out" of the box because the postal service had damaged the package during delivery. They sent me photos of the box, which was completely in tact, except for a perfect square the size of my text
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