One Less Option to Save on Textbooks has always been an option for students looking to buy used textbooks at low prices. It was an alternative to Amazon when looking for cheap textbooks for school. even allowed a few third party textbook renters to rent textbooks through their site. Now, they have announced that will close on August 31, 2017.

Sellers were alerted to upcoming changes to on November 16, 2016, when sent out an email to their sellers about a selling fee increase. This fee increase brought the standard fee of 15% up to a maximum of a 25% fee. This caused sellers to increase the prices of their textbooks to compensate for the increase in fees. This also affected students who were using to sell their textbooks from the previous semester. The fee increase cut into how much money students were able to recoup from their previous textbook purchases.

This fee increase was in preparation for the closing of the selling platform and website. It will be in college students' best interest to not purchase their textbooks from for fall semester 2017. Since is closing, a better option for purchasing used textbooks is from and from third party sellers. The prices of used textbooks being offered for sale on by third party sellers is most often the cheapest prices you will find for used textbooks.