Best Apps for Book Lovers
With so many books to read, and so little time to read them all, it can be hard to choose between an ebook or hard copy. Get through your list with these apps!
If you love to read, then you probably have a long to-read list that grows longer by the day. It’s time to quickly make it through your reading list with the following apps for book lovers. These apps are the perfect go-to when you have a long subway commute, travel plans, or even a night to yourself.
This is definitely one of the best apps for keeping track of your reading, because the app will update with how far you are in your book. Goodreads also has a social aspect so you can see what your friends are currently reading. It’s great if you want recommendations because you can simply scroll through the books that your friends and family are reading now, and find out what they’ve read in the past. You can also take part in virtual book clubs that have monthly discussions. Goodreads even has the occasional giveaway where you set yourself a reading goal for the year to enter to win a prize.
Have you ever wanted to have a better organizational system for the mess of books on your bookshelf? Libib is the perfect solution to your problem because it is an app with an easily searchable database of books. This database even has a bar code scanner feature so you can look up what books you have. With Libib, you can virtually catalogue your books, so if you lend a book to someone, you will know exactly where it goes and who has it.
Fair warning, this app isn’t free. But many believe that the small subscription fee is worth it. If you’re the forgetful type of reader who always forgets to bring a book anywhere you go, then Scribd is perfect because it gives you access to tons of books all on your phone. It even has a great selection of audiobooks and magazines.
- Serial Reader
So, you love to read, but you can’t seem to find the time to read. You can never say you don’t have time to read if you have this app on your Android. With Serial Reader, you get daily bite-sized passages from classic books. Each of these short passages can be read in 20 minutes or less so it’s sure to fit into a busy schedule. This app is perfect because many people are too intimidated to read classic books because they’re too long or too confusing. Serial Reader boils down these classic books into easy-to-read paragraphs.