August 12, 2009 10:31 ET Wins the Battle Against High Textbook Prices With "Rent and Return"

LEXINGTON, KY--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) -, the nation's leading full-service discount textbook superstore, announces yet another exciting new weapon in the battle against high textbook prices! now offers the "Rent and Return" program on thousands of textbook titles. has long been trusted to offer the most complete selection of new and used high school and college textbooks, reference books and etextbooks available on the net. Now they can boast the widest variety of purchase alternatives including purchasing new textbooks, used textbooks and etextbooks directly from, purchasing new and used textbooks from an Marketplace Supplier or not buying the textbooks at all. The "Rent and Return" program provides an inexpensive alternative to purchasing textbooks. And more importantly, because of the comprehensiveness of the textbook list, thousands of the most popular textbook titles in America have been added to the "Rent and Return" Program.

The "Rent and Return" Program has been designed to be simple, with easy to follow instructions and flexible rental periods to fit the needs of any student. As President and CEO of, Matt Montgomery describes it, "Just follow the four 'Rs'; Rent, Receive, Read and Return. 'Rent and Return' is the easiest way yet to save big on the textbooks students need!"

At the end of the semester, returning the rented textbooks is easy. Students simply go to the Return my Rental page, follow the instructions and print off the free UPS return label. As long as the book is returned in good condition, there are no additional charges or hidden fees and pays for the return shipping! "'Rent and Return' is the best way to save a bundle on textbooks you'll never open again after the semester ends!" emphasizes Matt Montgomery.

But for students who would rather buy their textbooks, will more than likely buy them back; still runs one of the best textbook buyback services in the industry. And their buyback program offers free UPS shipping as well.

So, whether students buy or rent, remains the place to shop for the best deals on textbooks.

ABOUT US, a pioneer in the online bookstore industry, has been buying and selling books on-line since 1999. Its full-service approach is unique in the industry, and includes all types of books, textbooks, ebooks, etextbooks, medical and school supplies, DVDs and college apparel.

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