Our top 10 sites to buy books online in Canada

From classic literature to the latest bestseller, find the perfect places to buy books online and check out the discount codes below to help cut costs.

With the prices of your go-to books going up and up in shops, it’s no wonder people are turning to online booksellers for their next page turner. So, with the growing number of online book purchases, we’ve created a handy guide to find the perfect place to purchase your next read.

Our favourite 10 sites to buy books online


1. Indigo
Indigo is Canada’s biggest retailer of books, gifts and speciality toys. The site offers such a varied selection of titles that you’ll find something to suit even the fussiest of bookworms, from baby’s first reads right through to retirement. Save 40% on

  • Sign up for exclusive offers and more
  • Free delivery on orders over $25
  • Two reward programs to choose from

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2. Amazon
One of the biggest names in online book shopping, if you’ve got a book in mind, it’s likely Amazon has it. This one-stop-shop for purchasing goods online, and they’ve got a massive selection of books and eBooks. With free 2-day delivery with prime and reg

  • Buy physical copies, or downloadable eBooks
  • Environmentally-friendly shipping that avoids excess plastic packaging
  • As always, competitively priced products

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3. eBay
A go-to if you’re hunting down a bargain buy. At eBay you can buy and sell new and used books in a bidding war, or skip the suspense and hit the “Buy it now” button. Whatever you’re preferred genre, writing era or author, you’re guaranteed to find more th

  • Daily deals available
  • Free delivery widely available
  • Create an account and keep tabs on your favourite items

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4. Book Outlet
In addition to a huge selection of titles and at read-iculously low prices, you can also look forward to top-notch customer service and recommendations at Book Outlet.

  • Wide range of popular titles and new releases
  • Free shipping on orders $45 or more
  • Great value

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5. BAM
This US-based bookstore chain is a great place to source your next page-turning thriller, whirlwind romance or sci-fi mystery. Shop for all the bestselling titles or head to the bargain section and pick up that book you missed out on last summer. With ded

  • Sign up for the newsletter and get the latest savings delivered to you
  • 30-day returns accepted
  • Bargain section for bigger discounts

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6. Better World Books
Better World Books offers free worldwide shipping, meaning you can have your next page turner delivered to your door without hefty postage fees. There’s a great selection of fiction, textbooks, self-help titles and beyond in both brand new and used condit

  • Free shipping worldwide
  • Millions of titles to choose from
  • Sign up for emails and get exclusive deals direct to your inbox

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7. Walmart
Walmart might not be the first place you think off when it comes to shopping for books, but the selection of stocked titles is impressive. From chart-topping works of fiction to history books, textbooks and colouring fun. Buy online and collect in store,

  • Free delivery on orders over $50
  • Free pick up on orders over $25
  • Sign up to get their weekly offers flyer direct to your inbox

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8. Kobo
If you’re into the idea of e-readers thanks to their intuitive space saving capabilities, portability and money-saving potential, then Kobo could be the perfect place to shop for new e-books online. With literally thousands of books at your fingertips, wh

  • Free App can be downloaded to your e-reader, smartphone or tablet
  • Join Super Points free and earn rewards for your love of reading
  • Sign up for a free Kobo account and get personalised recommendations each time you log on.

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9. ThriftBooks

With well over 8 million titles, there’s some serious choice on offer for readers at ThriftBooks. And, if you’re not overly fussy about your next reading being a brand new copy, you can save money by opting for a second hand read in varying degrees of quality ranging from like new to acceptable.

  • Gift cards available
  • Tell-A-Friend and you’ll each get 15% off your next order
  • Buying more than one book? Head to the ThriftDeals section and save big.


10. The Book Depository

Europe’s leading online bookseller, The Book Depository currently offers a massive collection of more than nine million titles. With a maximum dispatch time of two days, free delivery worldwide and a selection of more than nine million books, it’s no surprise The Book Depository has a customer base of more than 1 million people.

  • Free worldwide delivery
  • Orders dispatched in just two days
  • They may be able to get a newly printed copy of an out-of-print book

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    Which of these retailers offers free delivery?

    • Indigo Free delivery on orders over $25
    • Amazon CA— Free two-day delivery for Amazon Prime customers
    • eBay — Free shipping widely available
    • Better World Books— Free delivery on all orders
    • Walmart— Free delivery on orders over $50, free in-store collection on orders over $25
    • Kobo — Quick and free downloads to your eReader
    • Book Depository — Free delivery on all orders

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