A & R Textbooks

1703 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Customer Reviews (10 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Feb 09, 2010
Waiting in line at the main campus bookstore takes up to much of my needed time. A&R is great if you want your texts and quickly get out. Th... (more)

part time new student

on Yahoo Sep 13, 2009
very chaotic when i went there the first time, but if that keeps the cost of textbooks down , who cares? textbook i bought was same price if i would have bought online and had it shipped. and why are the store hours so hard... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Aug 30, 2008
The textbook industry is completely soul-less as it is; at least A & R tries their best to keep it real with honest used book prices and a f... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jul 30, 2008
A&R Books won't hold books for you and they refuse to tell you how much the books cost. I work far away from SMC, so I don't want to driv... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch May 24, 2006
I don?t actually go to SMC but I have shopped at this store many times. I commute to a downtown school and like all college students am alw... (more)

William D.

on Judys Book Apr 04, 2006
As a student, I am always buying new textbooks for each of my classes, which can be more than $500 each quarter. This small textbook store which sells both new and used textbooks for a significantly cheaper price than... (more)


on Yahoo Apr 04, 2006
Books Overpriced?-- Ya right!: A&R Books is not overpriced. In fact they are consistantly cheaper than the SMC Bookstore. Since discovering A&R last year I always buy my textbooks at A&R, unless the Bookstore is... (more)

a Yahoo! Local User

on Yahoo Oct 04, 2005
Not the best customer service...kinda chaotic: This place is quite chaotic. Lots of students work there and run the business. The buyback prices however, are a lot better than Santa Monica College. You can get... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 10, 2005
When I was a student at UCLA, I found that taking a short trip over to this textbook store would save me about 50-70 bucks for the quarter. ... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 01, 2005
This place is packed at the beginning of every semester. They have more employees now, so it's getting better. I was happy that someone help... (more)

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