I was a member of the first five clubs at one time or another, but am currently only a member of the second book club... I was a member of the first four clubs several years ago for a few years, and I have had no bad experiences with them.
Last Edit: Mar 30, 2008 23:10:51 GMT -6 by Joxcenia
One of my favorites...and it actually searches Albris as well as other listings, plus single used book stores is: Book Finder
I've ordered several semi-rare out of print Sci/Fi/Fantasy books through sellers on Book Finder and have been pleased. In fact, I've gotten a hold of two rare *signed* Ann Maxwell first editions through sellers on Book Finder...they are the pride of my library.
When I've ordered used books through Amazon's Marketplace, I usually pick the seller with the higher rating with more votes. I know I'm being a little paranoid about it...I mean, those guys had to start somewhere...but I still think it pays to be a little careful.
My parents have been members of the SFBC for years, and now that I've moved out, I've gotten my own account. I love the club and order books through them all the time. The best deals are when they put out omnibus editions of a series...usually books that never were in hardbound to begin with. And with the price of paperbacks going up, it's only a dollar or two more sometimes to get a book club edition hardbound. :::two thumbs up:::
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