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Now, more than ever, food banks throughout America need help feeding those who are most impacted by COVID-19. Bookbyte is stepping up and taking action by partnering with Feeding America® to donate $1 for every buyback order received from now until June 31st, 2020. Together, with your help, we can get food to those who need it most.

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January 11th is Human Trafficking Awareness day, and that's important because there are approximately 60,000 slaves in the United States alone. Take a moment to think about that...

We've all been there: the textbook you spent $150 dollars on at the start of the term is now suddenly worth... $17.04? They say you can't put a price on learning, but we're going to try. Let's take Gestalt theory to a new level, and look at a book as the sum of its parts.

The short answer is no, probably not. The long answer is, well, long. All it takes to call a textbook a 'new edition' is adding a preface, or fixing typos in the content, or redesigning the cover.

College can be a huge, terrifying, exhilarating experience. So we're going to help you get textbooks for cheap!

For us, the longest night of the year might mean hot chocolate, a warm fire and watching Elf for the fourth time, but for people living hundreds of years ago, the Winter Solstice had a very different meaning.

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens just around the corner, we've compiled our favorite fan theories about the film. Though all we have to base our guesses on are the trailers (and generous knowledge of the now defunct expanded universe) we think we might be on to something here.

While coffee from a Keurig or Alpine Spiced Cider packets will warm the hands, after a cold walk back from class, they tend to be lacking when it comes to flavor. We're going to assume you have access to hot water and instant drink mix and that's about it, so we've amassed a few different recipes you can add to your tasty instant drink to make it that much better.

This holiday season, Bookbyte has partnered with the Center for Hope and Safety in Salem, Oregon to help improve the lives of women and children who have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Several states in the US have begun to offer free or heavily discounted Community College, though four-year universities still charge tens of thousands of dollars per semester. If, oh glorious thought, a four-year degree were to be offered free of charge, what would it do to textbook costs?

As you may have heard, the Oxford English Dictionary made this emoji the word of the year.