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Name of Site Countries Model LT integration Pricing Swap other items? Other
Bimbambim Germany, United Kingdom - Yes - - -
Boekenruilen - - Yes - - -
BookHopper UK Feedback and Inventory No You pay to ship. Free to receive. No -
Bookins USA Points Yes Free to ship. You pay USD 4.29 to receive. Recipient must pay by credit or debit card. DVDs -
BookMooch International Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. Audio books and ARCs. LibraryThing Angels for Bookmooch, Bookmooching group in Talk
Booksfreeswap USA Choose from inventory No You pay shipping & handling. Free to receive. Audiobooks Print postage online.
bookswapper.de Germany Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. Audio books. Excludes books with BookCrossing labels.
changobooks International Points No You pay to ship. Free to receive.  ? Can only add books from amazon.
FrugalReader USA Points No You pay to ship. Free to receive. Audio books and ARCs. -
GoodReads  ? Feedback for recipients ("karma") No Receiver pays shipping & "Handling"; est. US shipping close to $4.  ?
PaperBackSwap USA Points Yes Free now, but may request subscription fee in the future. You pay to ship. Free to receive. Yes.
CD-swapping on separate site
Excludes ARCs and books with a few types of damage. Site uses email addresses instead of usernames.
Complete First name and Last initial always shown to any site viewer, even nonregistered.
Read It Swap It UK Direct Swap Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. No -
Readers United International Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. No -
Swap Club New Zealand Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. Yes.
Includes CDs, DVDs, gaming software.
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SwapSimple USA Trade credits No Free to ship. Free to receive from people in your network. USD 0-2 to receive from people out of your network. Yes.
Includes books, DVDs, games.
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SwapThing Canada and USA Direct Swap or Sale Yes Negotiated between sender/recipient Yes.
Includes services, things, skills.
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Swap.com (formerly Swaptree) USA now, but planning to expand Direct Swap Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. Yes.
Includes books, music, DVDs, video games.
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Title Trader International Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. Optional premium membership USD 19.95 per year. Yes.
Includes books, music, movies.
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WhatsOnMyBookshelf International Points Yes You pay to ship. Free to receive. No -
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