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Half Price Books

Used Bookstore and Bookstore · Vickery Meadows
5803 E Northwest Hwy (btwn Shady Brook Ln. & Twin Hills Ave.), Dallas, TX 75231, United States
Closed until 9:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–11:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

Half Price Books has 110 stores in 16 states, with each store carrying a unique variety of new and used books, music, movies and games. Our mission is to preserve and recycle resources and entertainment of every form. We buy and sell anything printed or recorded except yesterday's newspaper.


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    Sara P.
    "Best Half Price in the DFW...hands down!"(6 Tips)
    Howard L.
    "good cheap reading...everythings at least half of msrp."(2 Tips)
    Katherine S.
    "Best used book store in Dallas."(2 Tips)
    Reed A.
    "The people about Black Forest Coffee are so nice (and pretty)"(7 Tips)
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  • Ross V.

    Plan to spend AT LEAST 90 minutes here - and that is just browsing!! The store is HUGE!

    Ross Vincent · 2 weeks ago
  • Carrie L.

    Will always love this place.The old stores were a childhood favorite of mine.This flagship store is very popular but crowded.Great staff though & neat activities for kids. #sugarskulldecorating

    Carrie Lackey · 2 weeks ago
  • Wade M.

    Such a fun store! Great atmosphere, great selection of books, vinyl and DVDs. Expect to spend hours here.

    Wade Mathis · 3 weeks ago
  • Kevin D.

    Best bookstore in the Greater Dallas area

    Kevin Dunagan · December 31, 2015
  • Musaab A.

    Came her twice, didn't find what I wanted.

    Musaab Alhadlaq · October 5, 2015
  • Timothy M.

    Always seem to find something I NEED!

    Timothy Möhle · September 20, 2015
  • Katherine S.

    Best used book store in Dallas.

    Katherine Sherrie · September 15, 2015
  • Catalina M.

    This bookstore is HUGE!

    Catalina Moncada · September 9, 2015
  • Erica S.

    This place is my kryptonite. I go weak every time I walk in here. Best place for any book lover to spend a whole afternoon.

    Erica Stephens · August 3, 2015
  • Ryan R. W.

    Half Price Books beats even the most aggressive used prices on Amazon.

    Ryan R. Whipple · July 23, 2015
  • Ed E.

    Amazing used bookstore. Great theology/religion section, and also a wonderful philosophy section.

    Ed Eubanks · July 23, 2015
  • Chris F.

    Dog friendly!

    Chris F · May 14, 2015
  • Bc L.

    Love the price and selection

    Bc Lee · April 11, 2015
  • Ed E.

    Amazing selection. Really good theology/religious section.

    Ed Eubanks · April 4, 2015
  • William R.

    Clearance section is $1-3. Coffee bar rocks!

    William Ryland · March 17, 2015
  • Timothy M.

    I get distracted every time I walk in this Disneyland.

    Timothy Möhle · February 8, 2015
  • Randall T.

    Great source of reading, recorded, & gaming material

    Randall Tyykila · January 23, 2015
  • Chris J.

    There's a huge selection of local books and local authors near the entrance.

    Chris J · November 26, 2014
  • B P.

    Getting lost in the books and herecords is awesome. May sure younger ourselves will love it

    B P · November 3, 2014
  • Marcus J.

    Great prices, tons of books on clearance!

    Marcus Joseph · October 8, 2014
  • Dean E.

    This is there biggest location and great variety of anything that you could think of that has words.

    Dean Erickson · September 14, 2014
  • Ivy O.

    Its a huge place you can even bring dogs in there overall I love it lots of selections in the heart of dallas.

    Ivy Odame · August 21, 2014
  • janna h.

    Can't go wrong here. They have everything!

    janna hopkins · August 6, 2014
  • VIP

    Headquarters of a great place to discover reads!

    VIP · July 15, 2014
  • Frank N.

    Definitely their best location! Cafés awesome.

    Frank Nichols · June 17, 2014
  • Chris M.

    Dig through the clearance section. It's worth the effort.

    Chris Moyer · May 22, 2014
  • David C.

    Come for books, stay for the coffee!

    David Cockburn · April 19, 2014
  • Lovell Public Relations

    We love that you can bring your dog here while you find fabulous treasures. #petfriendly

    Lovell Public Relations · January 25, 2014
  • Brett p.

    They have loads of super dope collectible books that are sweet to look at

    Brett payne · December 15, 2013
  • Holly

    Didn't know they allowed dogs here Yeah! Seriously.

    Holly · November 16, 2013
  • Shea A.

    I love nerdy books but the people who hang out in that section scare me...

    Shea Antoinette · November 10, 2013
  • Megan W.

    Loiter and read everything but still you spend $$$

    Megan White · October 1, 2013
  • Seasons 52

    With great deals on almost any book you can think of, what's not to love? They also have music scores, textbooks, teaching method books and sheet music for the teachers and musicians.

    Seasons 52 · September 25, 2013
  • Christopher C.

    Really big, great selection.

    Christopher Christie · September 22, 2013
  • Reed A.

    Become a creature of habit. I am. I'm back here today, enjoying Guatemalan Antigua dark roast, browsing books and faces, and listening to Pandora while my battery charges

    Reed Avalon · August 28, 2013
  • Reed A.

    The people about Black Forest Coffee are so nice (and pretty)

    Reed Avalon · August 27, 2013
  • David C.

    Lots of open seating in the back corner that everyone seems to forget. Good spot to get a good read.

    David Cockburn · August 26, 2013
  • Rebecca G.

    Great deals! And they have CLEARANCE sections!

    Rebecca Gregory · August 18, 2013
  • Anthony M.

    Make sure you know before hand on what kind of book you want. Lol

    Anthony McCowin · August 13, 2013
  • Tammi

    You can get lost for hours in this massive selection!

    Tammi · August 9, 2013
  • Jon B.

    NEVER bring your used stuff here. Craigslist & a garage sale will quadruple any money this shockingly shady store will. We're talking ONE PENNY for books, 50 CENTS for vinyl? Go to Hell.

    Jon Banks · July 27, 2013
  • Jon B.

    Come trade in your books/records if you want to get absolutely robbed! Less than 6 dollars for a dozen GREAT vinyls, 2 DVD box sets, 5 books, and 5 CDs...Keep your shit, people. It's not even worth it

    Jon Banks · July 27, 2013
  • Jon B.

    This location is pretty shady about how they accept used materials. They won't tell you how much for what unless requested and pay way less than most places. Better off keeping your stuff, really.

    Jon Banks · July 27, 2013
  • Jason G.

    Something has changed here. Never felt more taken advantage of before. If you plan on selling books, plan on getting $0.01 per item. That's right, a penny per book.

    Jason Gray · July 21, 2013
  • Josh K.

    This one is Book Mecca.

    Josh Klopatek · July 20, 2013
  • Stacia L.

    Love half price!

    Stacia Lipka · July 18, 2013
  • Cassandra L.

    This place is huge!!

    Cassandra Luna · July 12, 2013
  • Kelly B.

    Great employees!

    Kelly Beacham · June 23, 2013
  • Ximena .

    The coffee shop attached to it is forgettable and their pastries are old. You're better off grabbing your books and going across the street to Starbucks

    Ximena 🙋🏽 · June 1, 2013
  • Maria A.

    Fashion section is great for historical fashion photographs

    Maria Alonzo · May 10, 2013

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