The official application of Rakuten's online eBook store, Kobo Books - eBooks & Audiobooks, can now be downloaded to your smartphone to buy and read books on your phone, tablet, computer or eReader. There are over five million titles available with very interesting discounts.
A huge online bookstore to download the best eBooks
If you're keen on reading and you've had no problem at all to move over to eBooks, in this app you'll find all sorts of books for adults and children as well as comics, with thousands of free titles.
- Customize your reading experience configuring a profile that will allow you to enjoy a clear and tidy text, choosing the size and style you prefer to read.
- Choose the night mode for low-light conditions and without damaging your eyes.
- Adjust the screen to horizontal or vertical mode.
- Create notes and highlight your favorite fragments with bookmarks.
- Discover new titles through the manual search tool or using its customized recommendation system based on your reading habits.
- Access free samples of books before deciding on one title or another.
- Resume your reading experience where you left it off and sync bookmarks, and highlighted text between devices.
- Share your reads on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
- Rate the books you've read, write reviews, and read the opinions of other readers.
- Read books in several different languages including English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch, Portuguese, and Japanese.
- Organize and sort your books as you wish: by author, title, date, series...
This is the application published by Rakuten, the Japanese eCommerce that wants to compete against other online services of the likes of Google Play Books or Amazon. We don't know if it will manage to overthrow the Americans but we can recommend you to download its APK as it's one of the best applications to read on your smartphone or tablet.