How do you get rid of books that you no longer want to keep?

A few years ago, I would have called this a travesty, not keeping every book purchased or gifted or won. But a few moves in, with another move likely around the corner, and hauling around books I don’t plan to re-read is getting too cumbersome. Some of these books haven’t been read since I was in high school, and I just turned 25!

Add to that the fact that, in this picture alone, I count seven ARC’s, which are a little trickier to dispose of than your average book, and I have a bit of a conundrum. I can’t beat the thought of just throwing them out, but who is going to want boxes upon boxes of (mostly) young adult books? I don’t even care about the tax write-off from the donation anymore. I just need to downsize.

Do you have any ideas? Are there any great organizations you know if that might want my piles of used books? I’m in central NJ, if that helps!

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