Sell Books Online for Cash

musicMagpie is the fast, FREE and easy way to sell books online for cash! Enter the barcode of the items you want to sell below, send them to us for FREE and we’ll pay the same day they arrive.

To get an instant price, simply search for your item or select it from the options below

Recommended: Download our FREE APP & use our super fast barcode scanner to value your items.


To start selling, just enter a barcode (e.g. 1234667890123) without spaces or dashes into the box below.

Need help entering a barcode?

Put your LEGO® in a bag, weigh it and select the nearest weight below!

Please note: We only buy authentic LEGO® in good condition. For more information click here

To start selling your Books, enter the barcode e.g. "711719475828" (without spaces or dashes)


Get an instant price


Put your stuff in a box (any box will do)


Send your stuff for FREE


Get paid by bank transfer!

Sell Second-Hand Books

It's surprisingly easy to sell books with musicMagpie

Is your bookshelf looking a little bit overcrowded? Make space for new reads and get extra cash by trading in your old books with musicMagpie!

You’ll get a FREE instant price and you won’t have to wait around to get paid, thanks to our Fast Same Day Payments. 

What are you waiting for? Trade in your old books and get a FREE valuation!

musicMagpie is the best way to trade in your used books and you can also sell children’s books, recycle books and sell textbooks with us!

Trade in with the UK’s #1 Recycling Service and you won’t have to worry about any fees or hassle!

Plus, recycling your second-hand books is a great way to care for the planet and keep products in circulation for longer…it’s smart for you, smart for the planet!

Of course! We accept hardbacks and paperbacks, so if you’ve got any old books lying around, we’re happy to help you make extra cash for them!

To find out if we buy the book you want to sell, just simply scan the barcode using our free app or enter ALL of the digits of the barcode into our valuation engine - it’s that easy!

Make extra cash today and help the planet by selling your old books!

It’s never been easier to sell your old books with us! Just follow these steps: 

  1. Enter the barcode in our valuation engine or use our FREE app to scan the barcode
  2. Pack your items into a secure box and send them to us for FREE!
  3. Thanks to our Fast Same Day Payments, you’ll get paid the day we receive your books via bank transfer.

For more information about selling your books online with us, head over to our how it works page.

Yes! Just get an instant price today. Here are a few ways you can trade in!

  • If you’ve got a lot of books you want to trade in, make it even easier by downloading our FREE app. Just scan the barcodes on the back of your book and make sure to scan the original barcode. 
  • You can enter the barcode number on the back of your book into our valuation engine to get an instant price. Make sure to enter all of the digits without spaces or dashes. You will also need to type in the original barcode NOT the over-stickered shop barcode. 

Looking to save on your next book? Check out our great range of second-hand books at the musicMagpie Store today!

Why wouldn't you? musicMagpie. The fast, FREE and easy way to sell your books!


Entering a Barcode

Please enter ALL THE DIGITS for the barcode, without spaces or dashes. (Sometimes there are numbers on the far left and right of the barcode - don't forget these!)


Sticker Barcodes

Some CDs, DVDs or Games may have a sticker covering the barcode. You will need to type in the original barcode and NOT the over-stickered shop barcode.