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Announcing KBookSearch - The best way to find the cheapest book prices

I like to read(understatement) but there so far there was no easy way to get the best price for a book.  I often found myself manually sifting through the book sellers. Sometimes the difference in prices almost made one weep.
I thought I could do something about it so I sat down this weekend to hack and the hack turned out to be much better than expected.
Have a look at KBookSearch. It looks at all the online book stores and gets the best price.
For example have a look at the differences in prices for the Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy here.
I have made it as fast and clean as I possibly could and hope it solves the same problems for you as it does for me.
Mostly everything should just work. If something goes wrong feel free to comment on this post or send me an email.


Rachana said…
Its an awesome concept..We can now sift through the cheapest book available online much faster.You can do this for other online items as well!
Unknown said…
You did wonderful thing for this world. In terms of business, you delete competition from online book sellers. I am happy to inform you that on an average I am visiting this portal more than my google mail.

I am very huge friend of books. Generally I buy from online due to less price (only one concept). Paperback edition never an objection to me but price should be less for knowledge. was suggested by one of my friends who is working as a Partner at McKinsey & Company, California.

Before writing this comments I do not know much about you but one thing is sure that this portal will be the most viewing portal in coming years.

Keep in touch.

Deepak Bhatt
Kartik Kaipa said…
Thanks a lot Deepak for the wonderful compliment. Its what the intention behind making something like this was. :)
Its heartening to see that its making a difference in someone's life
Rubicon said…
Hi, the Kbooksearch doesn't seem to give the right results..try searching for "The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India".... the first results is that of flipkart at Rs 391 but when you click on the flipkart link the actual price posted on fipkart is Rs 706 , which is actually higher than ebay at Rs 637....
Kartik Kaipa said…
Hey thanks a ton for pointing it out.

I fixed the issue. This should be fixed in a day.

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