Tools & Resources

8 of the Best Apps for Readers and Book Lovers


1. Audible
Available for: Android, iOS, and Windows
If you love listening to audio books, then Audible is for you. This app offers an extensive collection of nearly 200,000 audio books changing the way you make best use of your time during your commutes and various other activities.

2. Book Crawler
Available for: iOS
This app is for the avid readers, bibliophiles, and everyone who want to keep track of all the books they have read. It helps you create an easy-to-use digital database that allow for easier logging, organizing, and searching of titles in your collection.

3. Comixology
Available for: Android and iOS
Comixology is your go-to-app for everything comic books, graphic novels, and manga that you can get for cheap or for free. This digital comics library boasts of a collection of more than 75,000 to choose from.

4. Goodreads
Available for: Android and iOS
With millions of users, Goodreads is a vibrant online community of readers that celebrate books and reading. This app features a database of over a billion books you can use for reference, tick off your reading list, or review. It also offers insights on what others are reading and the best titles you might want to add to your must-read list.

5. Google Play Books
Available for: Android and iOS
Google Play Books makes shopping for great reads easier. This e-bookstore app allows you to browse through a wide selection of titles and authors and upload your collection of ebooks that you can enjoy reading anywhere you go.

6. Kindle
Available for: Android, iOS, and Windows
Kindle provides access to an extensive list of ebooks you can buy with some free ones you can also read anytime you want. It also allows you to browse and read samples of titles before buying them.

7. Kobo
Available for: Android, iOS, Blackberry, and Windows
Kobo offers an impressive list of over three million books to choose from. You can use the app to purchase the titles you like or select from the list of free books available. You can also take advantage of the free previews before your make your purchase.

8. Pocket
Available for: Android and iOS
Pocket is a handy tool that helps you save articles, links to websites, and videos you might want to read or watch for later. So if you come across something interesting or anything that sparks your curiosity, you can just archive them and get back to them when you already have the time to enjoy them at leisure.