We accept:

  • Paperback books in good to excellent condition. Books must be clean and have all pages and covers intact.
  • Recent paperbacks (ask a clerk if you have questions)
  • Most paperbacks must have an original cover price of $6.99 or more with the exception of…Classics, Westerns, Mysteries and Science Fiction. These four are accepted at any price as long as they are clean and in good condition.
  • Non-fiction selections are excepted if the copyright date is within the last 5 years
  • 10 books may be traded-in per day (per person)
  • We accept donations by appointment


We accept the following in hardcover:

  • Young adult fiction
  • Cookbooks (within the past 5 years)
  • Children’s picture books

  • New titles (not yet published in paperback)
  • Some large print books


****WE EXERCISE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY BOOK FOR ANY REASON****

If you have questions, call us or bring your books by the store and a bookstore clerk will review them.

Do you sell used and new books?         

Yes,  we offer 20% off (most) new books


Do you buy used books?       

No,  we do not buy books from customers.

Do you accept credit card payment?         

Yes, Master Card, Visa, AMEX & Discover.



Why can’t I use all my credit?        

We operate on a 50% credit / 50% cash basis. In Laconia, you may use your book credits for up to half of the cost of your newly acquired pre-read books. The rest may be paid for either in cash, local check or credit card. We do not "swap" books.


Can you order books? Can the books be shipped to a home address rather than to the store?             

Yes, with an additional charge.

Is shipping free when ordering?

Yes, when new books are delivered to the store then shipping is free; for direct shipping, there are additional shipping & handling fees. For special order books (out-of-print), additional fees apply. See below for more detail on our out-of-print services.

When ordering, when is payment taken?       

At the time of order.

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We offer assistance with ordering out-of-print and collectible books not found on our shelves. There is an additional charge for shipping and handling.

Gift Certificates are available in any amount; please ask at the desk. Gift Certificates are usable at any Annie’s Book Stop location.