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College Student Scholarship Guide

While no one can escape the fact that college is expensive, there are certainly things you can do to mitigate the costs.  One of the best things you can do right off the bat is to secure college student scholarship money.  Scholarships differ from loans in that they don’t have to be paid back upon graduation. Who doesn’t love free money… Read More

Online University Review: What You Need To Know Before You Go!

Are you considering attending online university full time? Do you want to get ahead (or catch up!) on some classes over the summer so you can graduate on time? Taking classes online can be a great option, but like any big decision, like what to eat for lunch, before you take the plunge you should do some research!… Read More

Ask A College Grad: “To Febreeze Or Not To Febreeze…”

Happy Monday, everyone! If there’s one thing that America loves, it’s football. If there’s two things America loves, it’s football and couch naps. But if there’s three things America loves, it’s football, couch naps and completely unsolicited and borderline-useless advice! So …… Read More

So Much More Than Cheap Textbooks!

Welcome to the new and improved Valore Books Blog! Does it look the same? Sure! Is it in the same place? You bet! Does it still taste the same? Ummm…why not? So what makes it new and improved? I’m glad I …… Read More

ValoreBooks launches “Ship Off To Spring Break” Campaign

Since we are  the only major textbook site to offer free shipping for all textbook rental orders no matter the cost, we thought it only fitting to ship two customers to Spring Break as well!  Two winners will receive a pair …… Read More Textbook Rentals Featured in The New York Times!

Check us out in the New York Times! Reporter Tara Siegel Bernard published the 2nd edition of a piece centered around finding cheap textbooks that was first seen last fall. is mentioned because of our Guarantee Program, where we vow …… Read More

5 Ridiculous Secret Santa Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again and the crew here is already thinking about ridiculous secret Santa ideas. Which got me thinking… If you’re like me, you’re tired of the same old gifts under the tree every year. Aunt Margaret will …… Read More

Students Rally as October 21st is Affordable Textbooks Day Of Action

Thursday, October 21st has been coined as the Affordable Textbooks Day Of Action. Students from over 40 campuses will speak out against expensive textbooks by hosting presentations, sending emails and talking with professors directly. This is part of the Student PIRGs, …… Read More