, an eco-conscious, socially minded online book retailer that benefits the environment by rescuing unwanted books (over 39 million so far!) destined for landfills while also fighting global illiteracy by donating a percentage of its revenues to literacy programs worldwide ($9 million-plus and counting). The site offers everything from new fiction, such as Stieg Larsson’s The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
and Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom
, to textbooks, travel manuals, self-help tomes and more. Added perk: worldwide free shipping that’s carbon-neutral, with offsets provided by 3Degrees.