Your required Textbook is Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks 2013. Villani and Rosa. Paradigm Publishing. ISBN 978-9-76385-314-3.
It comes with two CDs. One contains the Data Files for use in class. The other CD is a Trial Copy of QuickBooks Accountant 2013 that lasts for 140 days from the time it is installed.
You need both CDs.
The big problem with second hand books is that they are very likely to have either no copy of the QuickBooks CD or one that has already been used and registered and is not useable. The QuickBooks CD is not sold separately. You are therefore advised NOT to try to follow that route. Buy new.
Your Options for Purchasing Print Copies of the Textbook.
Copies of the textbook are available in the Bookstore. make sure you get the 2013 Version and NOT 2014 which will be used in the Fall.
The Bookstore is available through the Napa Valley College Website.
They may also offer Second Hand Textbooks. You have already been warned about these. Unless you are absolutely sure that one of these has a new CD with a trial copy of QuickBooks Accountant 2013 do not purchase it.
Buying Direct from Paradigm
Paradigm has a Special Discount for Napa Valley College students in classes using their textbooks which gives them a discounted price. Without the form Paradigm lists the textbook at $141,23, the special price for Napa College is $90.95
Note that this has additionally has a shipping charge and CA Sales Tax.
You purchase from http://paradigm.emcp.com/textbooks
Then click on Business and Accounting and click on Computer Accounting with QuickBooks 2013.
When you check out use this discount code NVC_14.
Remember that if you order there you have allow time for the shipping to reach you.
This is available from Paradigm at the same site as above and comes with the two CDs. ISBN 978-0-76385-316-7.
Paradigm List price is $70.58. CA Sales Tax is added. No discount! The CDs are mailed to you.
Buying on the Internet
There are many sites like Amazon that offer textbooks. Make quite sure that you are getting a new book with new CDs. Many students in the past have been caught by purchasing books with used QuickBooks CDs that cannot be registered again.