Welcome to Paperback

"The more that you read, the more things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you will go"
- Dr Seuss.

Here at Paperback, we want to reduce the impact of books in landfills by creating a place where people can donate or trade and sell their pre-loved books. Help us minimise waste pollution today!

We are also a community for readers all over the world. Join us today and make new friends who share your passion for reading!



Jes Barlow - Founder, Creative Director

Jes is an experienced developer who spent time specializing in mobile and game development after graduating from University with a degree in Information Technology. She has received awards for games she has developed and published and many highly-rated apps, and has now taken an interest in developing and managing websites with several successfully launched sites. Jes takes pride in providing high-quality content and inspiring learning.
Paperback is a passion project for Jes and on top of being the Creative Director, she wants to make friends with all of you!

Yasmin Carter - Lead Designer

Yasmin is our Lead Designer and a very talented one at that. After finishing design school, Yasmin spent some time traveling around picking up freelance design work, even picking up a few big-name clients. This gives her designs a unique edge to them and makes Yasmin a wonderful asset to our team.
Yasmin is also very passionate about books with a large collection of both digital and physical books and is very excited to be working at Paperback as well as being involved within the community.

James Boyd - Lead Developer

James studied Information Technology before visiting multiple universities around the world taking on short courses. He even studied briefly at MIT. James finally decided to settle down and joined the team here at Paperback. His development skills make him a very valuable member of our team.
James' passion for books began at an early age and has grown so much, that he sometimes writes his own! James is an active member of the Paperback community.



We have a whole range of features we would like to introduce to you in the future.
Some of these include readathons and special sponsored events. This section will be updated as we work things out.