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AbeBooks loves the strong, fearless and smart young women in literature - both fiction and non-fiction. The girls we're showcasing all share common attributes - they inspire, drive change and lead the pack even through the face of adversity.
16 June, 2021
Giving used books new life is what we do best. The choice of used books is massive - from classic novels to children's books, and so much more.
09 June, 2021
Each month, select sellers offer their items for sale on AbeBooks at huge discounts, making it easy to buy books, art and collectables online.
11 June, 2021
Trusted independent sellers offer for sale curated rare books, first editions and collectable signed copies of your favourite book.

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18 May, 2022
A complete list of the International Booker Prize-winning books since 2016. Find signed copies of the best modern novels.
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07 April, 2022
Our list of rare and collectable items includes J.M. Barrie's famous fictional island, a study of Egyptian tarot, several iconic 20th century first editions and books that span the globe.
31 March, 2022
From an aspiring rapper with the odds stacked against her and a captain of mining ship, to a circus performer and a child-soldier - these aren't your ordinary teens. These teen books will take young readers on adventures that are both out of this world and oddly familiar. Romance, fantasy, and drama - here are 15 spectacular books written just for teens (but sure to entice our adult readers, too).
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30 March, 2022
You don't need to purchase expensive first editions of famous novels or books signed by Nobel Prize winners to have an outstanding rare book collection. If you want to collect books on a budget, here are five ways to acquire affordable collectable books.
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Whether you're looking for a book from your favorite author or browsing for your next great read, find new additions for your collection, including rare signed copies and first editions. From bestselling authors to literary legends, immerse yourself in the works from these popular authors.