Why Choose Us?
Marathon Books Founder, Eric Wallor, is a competitive marathon and distance runner. Because running is a major part of Eric's life, the name 'Marathon Books' came easily to him. When you think of Marathon Books, we want you to think of a business with the same qualities that someone running a marathon has to have: endurance, character, the ability to overcome limitations, positive attitude, and being able to complete a goal from start to finish.
About Our Founder
Eric Wallor founded Marathon Books after his sister, Amber Wallor, sold some her old college textbooks online. Eric thought this was a great idea and did the same thing. After several of his college textbooks sold he started selling some of his dad’s books. When those books sold quickly, Eric believed he could make this a full time business and that’s what he did. Originally, Marathon Book Seller served as a website where customers (mainly from the
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About Marathon Books
Buy. Sell. Rent.
Marathon Books is a textbook and book buyback service that pays customers cash for books. Our method of payment to our customers is through PayPal or by business check. We are also an online bookstore where you can browse our wide inventory of books. Our inventory includes a variety of textbooks, various non-fiction and fiction books. Finally, we are a marketplace (Marathon Marketplace). Our website is not only a site where you can buy books directly from Marathon Books, but from other online sellers as well. The benefit for sellers is that they pay only a 15% fee so that means more money stays in their pocket. This is also benefit to buyers as this allows us to charge less for shipping than other online marketplaces.
Our customer feedback and ratings are very important to us.
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We ship orders Monday-Saturday.
Our shipping prices are just $2.99 for Media Mail, $11.00 for Priority Mail, $17.95 for Express Mail, $28.00 for International and FREE for Local Delivery (Available to Chicago area customers).