Amazon online store has the biggest selection of books and magazines on this planet. From Textbooks, Professional and Career Development books to Novels, from fiction to non-fiction, from children books to Christian books, from e-books to audiobooks, and so on, Amazon.com is your best source for used and new books. Amazon delivers books to all countries, meaning that you can buy books from the online store from virtually any country in the world.
Buying Books from Amazon.com
One great benefit of buying books from Amazon is the fact that the online store offers some of the latest books. In fact, books that will be launched months from now are already available for pre-order on Amazon.
Here are some of the hot categories to checkout on Amazon.com:
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Amazon even offers textbook rental service to assist student, who may find buying books too expensive for their budget. For textbook rental, click here.
Books have been a part of Amazon’s business since it went online in 1995. Amazon started out as an online book store but has since become an integrated online store stocking assorted product: books, DVDs, Electronics, music CDs, toys, computer games, software, shoes, food, apparels, and so on.
Amazon makes it easy for you to find the books you are looking for. Books are arranged in easily identifiable categories. You can find popular and the most purchased books at the books bestseller page.
The online books store has sections for New York Times bestsellers, textbooks, new releases and bargain books. Books are also arranged according to subject: Business, Science, Politics, Computing, Parenting, Religion, Romance, Thrillers, Children’s Books, Cookbooks, etc.
You can also buy books for your Kindle e-book reader at the online store. Over 6 million books are available in Kindle editions. Books on Kindle are a lot cheaper than paper editions.
Some books on Amazon online store can be searched. This feature allows you to read some pages of a book, before you buy the actual book. This feature is not available for all books, but when available, you can search for keywords within a book.
Amazon online books store is a great place to find used and new textbooks. You can save up to 90% on millions of used Textbooks. Savings of up to 30% are available on thousands of new Textbooks.
You can also find the best books of 2019 as well as books that will make great gifts for book lovers. Books written in other languages like French and Chinese are also available at Amazon.com.
If you are a writer or have some used books or textbooks, you can sell them at Amazon.com and create room for more books.
Payment Options for Amazon Books
Amazon online store ships books to almost all countries including Nigeria. Payments can be made using MasterCard or Visa debit cards as well as American express, Eurocard, Amazon gift card, and so on.
I use my Visa card and Amazon gift card for my purchases on Amazon. Books bought on amazon online store can ship to Nigeria between 3 and 22 days, depending on the type of shipping you choose.
Books do not currently attract import duties in Nigeria so the only costs to worry about when you buy books online from Amazon is the shipping cost and the cost of the books.
Shipping Costs for Amazon Books
Shipping cost for books from Amazon.com to Nigeria will costs $6.99 (₦2,500) for standard shipping (delivery between 22 to 31 business days), 13.99 USD (5,000 NGN) for expedited shipping (delivery between 12 to 22 business days).
If you want your book delivered faster, you can use priority courier shipping for about $39.99 (14,400 Naira) for Priority courier shipping (delivery within 3 to 7 business days).
In addition to the costs listed above, you will also pay $6.99 (2,500 NGN) per book for expedited and standard shipping and $9.99 (3,600 Naira) per book for priority courier shipping.
I prefer using priority shipping for buying books at Amazon. It is not only fast, it is also more secured. With priority shipping your books are delivered; by trusted courier services like UPS or DHL directly to your doorstep within 3 to 7 business days.
Just make sure you use the right address when ordering your books at Amazon. Amazon is a great place to buy professional books. Don’t read outdated books from local stores shop for latest 2019 edition books to be at the top of your game.
You can even find 2019 editions of some books up for pre-order. Buy books online from the Amazon online store.
In fact, as I write this I have already preordered a book that will launch in October 2019, that way I will be one of the first people to lay hands on it.
More Amazon Books
Here are some more hot categories to checkout on Amazon.com:
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