7 Apps Every Bookworm Will Enjoy
Reading a good piece of literature can be a fulfilling experience and one after the other, you just can’t seem to get enough of it. So what better way to satisfy the bookworm in you than by having access to all your favorite pieces, as well as new ones at your fingertips? Enough with the preamble, let’s jump right in!
Author’s note: All mentioned apps are free of charge, but might come with in-app purchases to unlock some features.
Basically, Aldiko will be your go-to friend to discover, read, and organize eBooks. It allows you fully customize your reading experience, allowing you to adjust font size, font type, font face, background colors, margin, as well as alignment to best suit your preference. You may also switch to night mode when reading in low-luminosity areas. It supports eBook formats EPUB and PDF, as well as the Adobe eBook DRM technology.
Goodreads is world’s largest social network for readers and if you’re deciding to quit Facebook, then you know where to head. Kidding aside, this app is filled with all the good stuff. It lets you search, rate, and review any book in their catalog, which contains more than 12 million books! You’d also be able to see book reviews and updates from your friends, and comment on them. It will also help you keep track of books you’re currently reading, books you’ve already read, and books you’re about to read (and probably not read ever).
3.) Gutenberg Books
Seriously though, who doesn’t love a good ‘ole classic book? As part of Project Gutenberg, a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to “encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks”, Gutenberg Books gives you access to more than 50,000 collections of all timeless classics and top hits, featuring all the important books ever published in history. What’s awesome about this is that you can download eBooks here for free so you can read them later on. The reading experience is represented in a sophisticated book format with elegant design, dainty user interface, and graceful page turning.
Tired of Wattpad? Then you may want to give Inkitt a try. This app allows you to discover and read upcoming fiction books by indie authors for free. It’s got thousands of fiction books, ranging from a wide variety of genres such as: Fantasy, Sci-fi, Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Romance and more! It has customizable background colors and fonts to meet your preferences and what’s good about this is that you’d also be able to download fiction books for free and read them offline.
5.) Line Webtoon
In the mood to read Comics, Manga, and Manhwa? Say hello to Line Webtoon. This app lets you read more than 170 featured Comics such as Tower of God, Heroine Chic, Bluechair, and Siren’s Lament every week for free! There’s always new stuff in the store for you as it helps you discover over 7000+ comics in Action, Romance, Comedy, Horror, Superheroes, and more! It also allows you to download your favorite series for free so you can binge-read on them later on.
6.) Manga Rock
Of course, who haven’t heard of Manga Rock? This app contains, possibly, all Manga gems you’re looking for. It lets you discover new manga, mangakas, or “hidden gems” through its editorial collections & recommendation. It also features a seamless reading experience and customizable reading interface that best suited your preference. Also, hurrah, you can download any manga you want and read them later on.
If you’re into reading diverse stories without switching to several publication apps, get to know Flipboard. This app lets you discover a wide range of stories from photography to productivity, travel to technology, fashion to food. You’d also be able to read stories from The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, Forbes, Wired, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, and many more top publications from around the world. You can also engage with other Flipboard community members that share your passions!
And that’s a wrap! What else did we miss? If there’s anything you would love to suggest, feel free to comment down below! Happy reading!