8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]

8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]


We agree that books are a great way to learn while having fun in a unique way. The power of words is hardly matched by any other medium and we all should strive to read more. That being said, what exactly is the best way to get books? You could do it the traditional way and go to a bookstore, but wouldn’t get an app to be much more convenient? With that in mind, we have compiled a list of eBook Reader Apps that we feel are the best out there so that you can choose the right one for you.

1. Nook

eBook Reader Apps

These eBook Reader Apps are easily available across both Android and iOS. You can al get it on your desktop. This versatile app houses over a million eBooks, magazines, novels, newspapers, and so on. You will also be given recommendations through the app’s robust algorithm.

Features

  • More than 75,000 free books.
  • Download a sample of books for free
  • Custom settings for font, page size, and so on
  • Highlight, add notes, and annotate
  • You can directly share annotations with friends
  • Custom theme according to the time of the day

Cost: Free to use

Download: Android/ iOS

2. Serial Box

eBook Reader Apps

This eBook Reader Apps is also available for both android and iOS. The serial box is very simple to use and especially shines in fiction genres. You will find sci-fi, fantasy, thrillers, and the like to choose from.

Features

  • eBook and audiobooks are both available
  • You can listen to audiobooks offline
  • Get sample stories for free
  • Custom format for reading stories
  • Custom themes and fonts

Cost: Free to download, some titles costs $0.99 to $13.99.

Download: Android/ iOS

3. Goodreads

8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]

Goodreads currently hosts the largest number of eBooks in any online library worldwide. You will hence be able to choose from a plethora of books and also be part of the in-house community it offers. Personalized recommendations re also very attractive, plus its completely free!

Features

  • Personalized book recommendations
  • Book reading challenges
  • Listing and sharing features
  • Take part in a community of book lovers
  • Read other people’s opinion on books

Pricing: Free to use

Download: Android/ iOS

4. Overdrive

eBook Reader Apps

This app is great for audiobooks. You can read books and download audiobooks as well as videos in some cases. The digital library consists of small-time authors to best-selling books and you can download and use everything for free.

Features

  • Sync libraries between devices without any hassle
  • Variable playback speed for audio/ video.
  • Hosts over 30,000 libraries
  • Easy to use and thoughtful design

Cost: Free to use

Download: Android/ iOS

5. Wattpad

8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]

Almost every teenager has heard of Wattpad. It hosts stories, mainly from uprising authors that will leave to in awe. It’s a great way to support underrated authors in conjunction with reading popular titles. The eBook Reader Apps is very famous, with over 80 million readers and writers from around the globe.

Features

  • Connect with a massive bookworm community
  • Very easy to release your own content
  • Be part of writing contests and expand your network
  • Sync stories between devices easily
  • Support millions of aspiring authors

Cost: Free but with a premium option ($5.99, $9.99)

Download: Android/ iOS

6. Apple Books

eBook Reader Apps

This is for all you iOS users who want a book reading app with the best possible design. This app does everything the apple way. It has great design, is simple to use, and very light on your eyes. You can read, or listen to audiobooks anytime anywhere.

Features

  • Apple-level design
  • Audiobooks available for almost all books
  • Make a Wishlist and plan your reads
  • Custom themes and fonts
  • Share your library with family and friends

Cost: Free to use

Download: iOS

7. Google Play Books

8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]

This is the android counterpart of apple books so you can expect similar features for both.  You can browse through over 4 million eBooks and audiobooks and read them at your own time. Again, this is great for android users who want a good design.

Features

  • Custom fonts, margins, themes
  • Get free samples to download
  • Unlimited book storage
  • No e-reading device is required
  • Read comics and mangas too

Cost: Free to use but with in-app purchases

Download: Android

8. Scribd

8 Best eBook Reader Apps You Need to Know [Android/iOS]

With Scribd eBook Reader Apps, you can access unlimited books across all genres with their audio versions. It also hosts, magazines, research documents, and sheet music so that’s certainly a plus. Scribd probably the most famous host for magazines like Business Insider, Entrepreneur, and so on. You can also find books relating to crime, fiction, biography, romance, politics, and so much more.

Features

  • Only app with sheet music selections to learn music
  • Great for reading magazines and research documents
  • Easy syncing between devices
  • Narration can be adjusted in audiobooks
  • Download eBooks and audiobooks
  • Annotate, bookmark, and take notes
  • Custom fonts, styles, and themes
  • Print out your books if needed

Cost: 7-day free trial, then $8.99/ month

Download: Android/ iOS

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