Manila is the place where everything is not impossible. One of the cool things that proves it is C.M. Recto or known as Recto. This place has many sellers of second hand books which everybody can make bargain to the sellers.
There are many schools and universities along Recto such as FEU, UE, San Sebastian and many more and this place is perfect for sellers and buyers of second hand books. Some students cannot afford buying new books and there is nothing wrong to buy an old one. Most of the books are present in Recto, like medicine, engineering , accounting, teaching books, etc. In addition, you can also sell your old books to them.
There is also a National Bookstore in Recto and it surrounds by sellers of second hand books. Pocket books are also present in Recto, the cool thing is pocket book readers can make "Palit" or buy another pocket book. "Palit" pocketbook costs five pesos or more, this is the process of exchanging your own pocketbook to another pocketbook and they will charge you for that. Pocket book such as Precious Hearts Romances, Mills and Boons are open for Palit.