OMG this is my favorite Half Price Books Store out of the 3 I've been to in Dallas and Austin. Yeah, it's a maze and it's really crowded, but the people working there are so chill and easy to talk to! I don't really care about the size of the store as long as the people there are willing to help me find the books I want.
11. Half Price Books
125 NW Loop 410San Antonio, TX 78216
From Business: Half Price Books Plaza del Norte - San Antonio, Texas - Buy and sell new and used books, CDs, LPs, DVDs, comic books, textbooks, magazines, electronics, games, nostalgia, stationery and more!
I've never heard it called this, but I have always lovingly referred to Broadway as 'Reading Row'-- It houses five bookstores, all of different qualities and selection. Out of the five, and all bookstores in San Antonio, as well as in Texas, I must declare the Antiquarian Book Mart to be my abs…
I get my books and school supplies paid for by the VA Voc Reb (Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation), L&M can still get me the stuff I need as they have be vetted by the VA. So I end up with more supplies and faster lines than the SAC Bookstore. They have almost always had all the books I needed for my classes, even when I had to take a class at SPC. The one time they did not have the book I needed, they not only ordered it, but they but a free rush on it for me as the class had already started.
They are not friendly. I think lazy is the word. When I walk in for help I have to hunt them down....
Good selection. Staff is usually friendly. Prices are reasonable.I will go back.