The Anderson Book Nook

Book Nook 2023 Trade Policy

GIFTS: A book donation is a gift, meaning that the giver does not receive trade credits. "Donation" and "Trade" do not mean the same thing!
Donations/Gifts are always accepted. There is no daily limit on the number of books donated. We do ask that you call the store in advance when you are planning to drop off a large donation.

TRADES: You can trade books to get credit for other books. We ONLY give credit for books that are in good condition and that we need in inventory. The number of credits you receive is typically one credit for every three books, 3-to-1; however, some books may be 4-to-1 or even 5-to-1 based on genre, store inventory, etc.
Book Nook personnel have the right to refuse to give credit for any/all books when an adverse situation arises.

LIMIT: The number of credits is limited to ten(10) per person per day. Additional books may be left as gifts or taken back out of the store by the customer. One credit can be used to get one book with our WHITE price sticker for 25 cents instead of sticker price.

CREDIT USE: A purchase of at least $2.00 (in addition to books for credit) must be made in order to use credits, with up to 10 credits for each $2.00 A transaction consists of the purchased item plus paying 25 cents for each credit item with a white price sticker. Merchandise and books with yellow price stickers cannot be purchased for 25 cents.

Credits can be used same visit or recorded in the Credits Ledger to be used on a future visit during 2023. Credits accumulated and written in the Credits Ledger between January 1 and December 31 will be eliminated at the end of the calendar year. NO EXCEPTIONS.

We accept vintage books as gifts but do not give credits.

Book with yellow price stickers and books purchased as sets can be returned for trade credits.



Books with rummage sale stickers; books by retail/flea market vendors that have their price stickers or markings.

Books that were purchased at the Book Nook for 25 cents

Small romance novels such as Harlequin and Silhouette

Books that may contain outdated information, such as medical, health, vitamin, diet, technology older than 2018

Hardback and Paperback FICTION/NOVELS from a library
(Exception: We will still give credit for LARGE PRINT and hardback nonfiction books from a library.)

` Books that have any kind of condition issues including but not limited to: age, odor, moisture, mildew damage; dirty or stained books; broken/damaged spines; hardback books that should have a dustjacket but don’t have one; all books that arrive in a container that is dirty or smelly or shows signs of insects or rodents

Readers Digest Condensed Books

Textbooks and Encyclopedias

Instruction manuals for a specific service or product such as cameras, tools, appliances, or cell phones

Spiral-bound books, three-ring binders, any book without a traditional book binding

Brochures, pamphlets, small or thin books

We reserve the right to NOT give credit for novels by specific authors when we have an abundance in inventory