Thursday, October 16, 2008


Gift and Give During this Economically Difficult Christmas Offers Clearance-Priced Books, Gives Portion of Sales to User-Selected Nonprofits, a family-friendly online bookstore, provides a hassle-free way for consumers to do their Christmas shopping and continue charitable giving during this difficult economic time.

There are more than 2 million, gift-worthy Christian and family-friendly books available at, many of which are offered at a price of under $5. In addition, the bookstore gives 5 percent of all net purchases to a nonprofit organization of the consumer's choice through the Favored Abunga Nonprofit (FAN) program. Currently, has more than 8,000 different FANs to choose from including Christian schools, churches, national ministries and humanitarian organizations such as Compassion International, Focus on the Family, Make- A-Wish Foundation of America and the American Red Cross.

" recognizes that our country is in the midst of an economic flux, and as a result, people are cutting back and looking for ways to save," said Lee Martin, chairman of "Still, because of the economy, the amount of people in need is on the rise, so wants to not only give consumers a great deal but also help them continue in their charitable giving through their everyday book purchases."

The Web-based bookstore is continually expanding its FAN list by allowing consumers to nominate their favorite nonprofits by filling out a simple online form. reviews all submissions to ensure each organization upholds the ethical, moral and spiritual principles that coincide with's positive mission of family- friendliness.

For consumers looking for a deal, offers both a "clearance" section and "books under $5" page. In addition, parents can find top children's books and gift ideas at the children's corner at

" sells both family- friendly and budget-friendly books," Martin said. "In addition, with the help of the FAN program, we are able to put a spotlight on outstanding nonprofit organizations." is an online bookstore founded to provide families a protected shopping environment. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., offers safety with more than 2 million family-friendly titles; savings through distributor-direct prices; and support to nonprofit organizations by donating 5 percent of each net purchase to a customer-selected charity. For more information, visit

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