The 12 best sites to rent or buy your books from

It’s time to get serious about the thing that has your parents in a state of horror every semester. That’s right. I’m talking about your textbook bill. But these days, you have plenty of options that let you get your books for less. From downloadable e-books to rentable textbooks, these alternatives leave the campus-bookstore prices in the dust. With the help of the websites below, you’ll get every page you need and save serious money for beer, er, binders.

Also, if you’re curious to compare textbook rental companies, check out this guide from The guide pulls together hundreds of reviews from students with experience at popular book rental sites, so you can get real feedback on how your fellow peers feel about Chegg, Alibris and more.

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