How It Works
Books by Chance
sells used books, CDs, and DVDs on consignment for clients in the Ann Arbor area.
You box/bag your items following our
You complete a
drop them off
or arrange for
We find what is worth selling, and e-mail you a report.
We donate the rest for you, or you pick them up.
We mail you a check and report, as often as monthly.
Before you call to schedule a pick-up or take items to our drop-off location, it is important that you review our
for what works best.
What to expect.
Expect extra-friendly, efficient, and professional service.
Expect some surprises, both ways, about what your items are worth.
Expect to be impressed by how fast we sell your books.
Expect a different, fun, and interesting selling experience.
Expect detailed reporting of every book selected, rejected, and sold.
Expect to tell your friends!
What do you get?
Free pick-up of your books, CDs, and DVDs within Ann Arbor city limits, or convenient drop-off.
We find what is worth selling.
We can donate to charity what isn't, and you get the receipt.
The more your items are worth the more you make.
No membership or listing fees. When something sells, we both make money.
Your things find new homes all over the world. And we even tell you where!
Our awesome pricing system keeps your things competitively priced.
Our incredible seller rating means higher prices and faster selling.
No hassle online selling. We list, store, package, and ship! Customer service too!
The option to direct a portion of your earnings to charity.
Detailed reporting of every item refused, listed and sold.
Fundraising opportunities for non-profit organizations and schools.
35% of the sale proceeds. Proceeds are the sale price less 15% online marketplace fees (e.g. Amazon).
What don't we do?
Provide containers and/or fill containers.
Haul containers up or down stairs. A half-flight here and there is OK, as are porch steps, etc.
Donate! We work with a number of organizations in the community. Some have ongoing book drives. Learn more on our