Who doesn’t love to buy books from book fairs or even from a bookstore? But, due to the surge of the pandemic, our regular lifestyle has been messed. Even though Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021 has been started and going on during the lockdown too, but it is not safe to visit there to buy books. If you are a booklover, no one can stop you from buying books in alternative ways. Buying books online is the only alternative way to avoid buying from a bookfair or bookstore. Therefore, we have listed the best online book-selling websites in Bangladesh in 2021.
Top eCommerce Book Sites in Bangladesh
Rokomari is the pioneer of online bookselling in Bangladesh. Established in 2012, Rokomari has become a leading online book-selling store. They have the largest collection of books from home and abroad.
You can buy books within a few clicks from your computer or from the phone. They have mobile apps for both Android and iOS.
The ordering process is very simple. You can just select your book, provide your delivery address, then select the payment methods. Rokomari offers cash on delivery as well as online payment. Once you confirm your order, they will send the books to your doorsteps within a few days with a delivery charge of Tk. 30 or even the next day if you select express delivery for 100 taka.
You may also return the books you bought within three days if you don’t like them. Rokomari has a wide category of books such as fiction to nonfiction, religion to history, children to adult, local to international, and so on. Some books also come in ebook format. However, you can also send books as a gift to your friends or family or the dearest ones.
Although Daraz is an e-commerce website popular for everyday lifestyle products, they have a notable collection of books. Currently, Daraz has more than 60,000 books from local and online publishers. It offers books from history, literature, fiction, nonfiction, religion, science, and more.
However, Daraz sells 100% genuine books. Therefore, you may not find the pirated books. The ordering process requires you to select the books first, then they will ask you the address you intend to send, and they confirm the order. You will get your books delivered within 3-10 days with the 7-day return policy.
The payment method is online via digital wallets or credit/ debit cards, and cash on delivery is also available.
BoiBazar has a vast online book inventory. They claimed to have millions of brand-new books as well as out-of-print old books. Usually, BoiBazar offers books from thousands of booksellers across the country.
Apart from offering books from different categories, they also offer academic books as well as stationery products.
The best thing about BoiBazar is they can even provide you with books from the 15th century. However, it is not firm that you will get those old books, but they try to search them for you. You can order online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Like other online bookselling stores, BoiBazar also offers the same delivery process with the online payment and cash-on-delivery option.
BookShopBD is an excellent choice for academic books. You can get any kind of academic books from Bangla medial or A levels, from textbooks to question papers, from engineering to medicals.
Anyone can order the book from anywhere in Bangladesh for just 50 taka. Besides the academic books, it offers novels, literature, and other books. They offer one-day delivery inside the cities. The payment method includes bKash and cash on delivery. However, they do not offer credit or debit card payments.
BoiBoiBoi is an online academic bookstore for the English medium students for Cambridge and Edexcel Curriculum. Besides, you can also buy storybooks from their 25000+ book collections.
Nevertheless, BoiBoiBoi offers stationery items for the Chittagong buyers only. The best thing about BoiBoiBoi.com is they offer free delivery for Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, and Sylhet city area for orders over 1000tk. They claim to offer the books at the lowest price.
You can order the book via their website as well as a Facebook page. Cash on delivery and prepayment is available.
Wafilife offers only Islamic books online. You can buy Holy Quaran, Hadith books, Muslim history, and other related Islamic for children and adults. Besides, the Islamic books Wafilife also sells toys for the kids.
They also offer promotions from time to time, for example. Currently, Wafilife offers free premium bookmarks for orders of Tk. 499+.
The ordering process is simple, like other online bookstores in Bangladesh. You may choose home delivery or pick up from their physical shop. Once your order is done, Wafilife will call you for further confirmation and process the order. Currently, they offer bKash and cash on delivery only.
Eboighar is another online hub for academic books, especially for the medical, BCS, and IELTS/ Toefl.
Besides, they also sell Islamic books, medical tools, and stationery items. However, they also sell a limited number of fiction and nonfiction and novels too.
Eboighar ships the ordered books in 1-3 business days for just 60 BDT in Dhaka city. They also deliver all over Bangladesh within 2-5 working days for 100 taka. The payment process is cash on delivery and bKash.
BookHouseBD started its operation with the aim to provide a wide range of books from Bangladesh and abroad. It offers children books, law, competitive exams, university, medical and other books.
With the 50-taka shipping fee, you can order any kind of book at a discounted price. BookHouseBD doesn’t offer cash on delivery now. Instead, you can pay online via bKash, Rocket, Visa, and MasterCard.
Bangladesh has been becoming digitalized day by day. As a result, people become more used to online shopping, and buying books online is not indifferent. If you wish to experience hassle-free buying books online, you can choose any of the websites we have mentioned above.
Source: United News of Bangladesh