BookTrout

Welcome to BookTrout. Used Book Buyer in Madison, WI

We Buy Used Books • Professional Customer Service Guaranteed

Book Trout specializes in USED BOOKS;    

Archeology • Literary • Philosophy • Social Theory • Art • Architecture • Music • History • Classical Studies • Science • Religion  

• Current Textbooks • and much more!


We offer free estimates on entire libraries or estate collections.


What we can't buy:

- Damaged books  (water damaged, musty/moldy books, broken bindings, or missing pages).

 - Most book club editions (including Readers Digest Condensed & Time Life) 

 - Outdated computer & software books 

 - Outdated travel guides and textbooks 

 - Romance books (Harlequin, etc.) 

   - Magazines

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed

We can help with your used books:

• Clean up a cluttered office.

• Free up space in a storage room.

• Remove books that others left behind.

• Make shelf space for new books.


We provide the boxes and do all the packing.

Used Books Never Die

We simply find books new homes. We have a variety of channels we use to make sure nearly every book is read again.

95% of all books we take in will go to a thankful reader.


Books are everywhere.

Learn how to partner with us and get paid for referrals.

Contact Us

We're here to help! Provide us with the basic details of your books. 

About Us

Chief Book Sorter @ BookTrout

Meet Kurt; He served in the United States Navy. Used to read technical manuals and still prefers non-fiction, albeit something a bit more interesting. Married to a wonderful woman, Jennifer, who has blessed him with two healthy boys. Loves to explore new places with his family and rarely misses a Brewers broadcast.

No worries.

Integrity frames the BookTrout business model. We promise fair prices for your books, strictly determined by up-to-the-minute market values.

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Drop us a line. We make it easy to replace your books with cash.