If you love to read books wherever you go then check out our list of the best iPad apps for book lovers.
The best iPad apps for book lovers
11 Jan 2021, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
BookBuddy, a book managing app is a powerful book management app that gives you access to your entire book catalog, anywhere. Using BookBuddy is fun and easy, allowing you to quickly find any book in your library, share your favorite books, and keep track of borrowed and lent books. Use the BookBuddy app to manage your library.
- Sync your BookBuddy library across all your devices using iCloud or Dropbox 4 Game Modes
- Supports large book collections. Some of our users manage more than 10,000 books!
- Keep track of where your books are, which books you’ve borrowed, and to whom you’ve loaned books
- Create your own categories for organizing your books
- Instantly locate any book in your BookBuddy library by entering a search keyword or by scanning the book’s barcode
Bookly helps you track your reading in real-time, manage your books, make a habit out of reading and see your progress over time. Add real books, e-books or audiobooks to your collections, track reading with the timer and get access to awesome stats that will help you improve and read even more.
- Set goals and reminders to stay motivated, get weekly and monthly infographic reports on your progress.
- Start the timer every time you read with a simple tap.
- Get tons of insightful Stats: total read time, pages read, reading speed, estimated book finish time, daily reading time etc…
- Track and manage your entire library of books, e-books and audiobooks.
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- Keeps track of the books you have read, not read, and wish to read
- Allows you to add your own notes to books
- Learn about the latest books you want to buy
- Represents your "reading life" in a beautiful graph
- Share what you are reading right now via social media networks
This app will enable you to download as well as read books from the comfort of your iPad.
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- Purchase and download the bestsellers as well as classics from the iBooks store
- Discover all kinds of book, including design art books, photo books, recipe books, and even children's picture books
- Enables you to organize books as well as PDFs into collections for handy reading anytime, anywhere
- Free samples are provided to test out the interactive nature of the book prior to purcahse
- Gesture-based controls
Although this app is not free, it will provide you with thousands of free books straight to your fingertips, or rather, your iPad.
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- Contains all the free books at eBook Search - minus the ads!
- Contains an additional 60,000 books including many hard-to-find titles
- Has a total of over two million free books once you purchase the 99-cent app
- Start reading all the classics and books that have been waiting on your to-read list
- Covers a variety of genres including ranging from thrillers to romance novels to science fiction and even combinations of all three!
Organize, manage, and read all your ebooks through this app.
- Perfect if you have downloaded ebooks
- Recognizes multiple formats like RTF, HTML, CBR, CHM, and TXT
- Lets you read your ebooks regardless of the format
- Connect and import ebooks from several sites
- Contains built-in dictionaries localized to several languages
This free app allows users access to a carefully-curated collection of over 23,000 classics and comes packed with features to enhance your reading experience. Free Books app review
- Add notes, highlights, and more
- Contains a dictionary so you can learn new words and fully grasp the meaning behind the books
- Contains everything from the finest Victorian novels to the plays of Shakespeare
- Comes with high-res images of the cover to complete the reading experience
- Night mode reading, bookmarks, and reading stats are also available
This app has one of the best interface of all book-reading apps for the iPad. Book Crawler app review
- Quickly and accurately upload your whole collection into a single library
- Scan the ISBN barcode to add books or carry out a manual number search
- The title, author, publisher, copyright, cover art, and more are automatically determined when you enter the book
- Share and discuss books with other users of this app that are near you
- Find out which books your favorite author has written and get access to them
Not only can you read plenty of free ebooks using this app, but you can also create and read others' fanfiction based on the most popular franchises.
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- Over 20 million free ebooks and stories are available to users
- Download your favorite ebooks and save them on your iPad for reading later on
- Get story as well as publishing updates from the authors
- Fanfiction on a variety of franchises are also available for download
- Create your own fanfiction stories
Read your favorite books no matter where you are as you can carry them around in your pocket thanks to this iPad app. Ebook Reader app review
- Gesture-based controls mimic reading a real book
- Go back to where you left off as this app remembers the last page you read
- Search capabilities are enabled and font size can be easily adjusted
- Read prior to bed thanks to night reading mode
- Import third-party books easily
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- Add effects to your pages including sepia, monochrome, and color controls
- Change up the brightness, pinch to zoom, and read everything in fullscreen mode
- Pages are displayed continuously for a unique reading experience and other layout options are also available
- Transfer books through Wi-Fi, FTP, and more
- Intuitive interface allows for quick and easy file management including moving, renaming, deleting, and managing folders