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Top 7 ebook apps for iPhone

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iOS 12 compatible devices: iPhone, iPad and iPod

Among the several industries that have seen a shift to digital over the past decades, one of the most impacted is books. With the increase in the size of the displays of smartphones and tablets and the launch of ebook readers such as Amazon’s Kindle, the publishing industry saw a shift to digital. Reading books on a smartphone is quite convenient as you can always have several of your favourite book titles available on-the-go.

In this article, we’ve listed the seven best ebook apps for iPhone that will help you read books online and also allow you to download them for reading offline. 


Developer: Scribd | Size: 175.2 MB | Price:  Free. Offers in-app purchases

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This app has an amazing collection of books, audiobooks, sheet music, research documents, and much more. Practically any bestselling book can be found easily on his app. The app can pick up from where you left on the other device. For offline reading, you can download your eBooks and audiobooks.

Download the Scribd app here

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Developer: Mattitiah Curtis | Size: 45.3 MB | Price:  $2.99

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You are allowed to adjust the font, size as well as the colour of the background or text according to your liking. You are allowed to import files from practically anywhere including cloud services like iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive, and much more. With the help of iTunes, you can add ePub files to this app. To categorise your books you are allowed to create in-app shelves.

Download the Hyphen app here

Serial Reader

Developer: Michael Schmitt | Size: 30.7 MB | Price:  Free. Offers in-app purchases

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People who are into modern and ancient classics should download this app. This app provides you with a shortened version of the book so that you can know what you are reading without skipping any crucial parts. This is quite suitable for readers who can’t invest much time in reading.  You can choose to sync your progress with Goodreads.

Download the Serial Reader app here

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KyBook 3

Developer: Konstantin Bukreev | Size: 55.9 MB | Price:  Free. Offers in-app purchases

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You do not get to choose books on this app rather you have to add your own DRM-free content in formats like ePub, PDF, and much more. The app supports audio formats like  mp3, m4a, and m4b for audiobooks. To reduce eye strain, the app adds reading modes depending on the time of the day. You can import content from various cloud services like iCloud Drive, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and much more on this app.

Download the KyBook 3 app here

Marvin 3

Developer: Appstafarian Limited | Size: 86.4 MB | Price:  Free. Offers in-app purchases

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The app supports DRM-free EPUB books, CBX, as well as CBR comics. You can have a quick review of the books you already have because of the app’s integration with Goodreads. The Karaoke feature on this app lets you read your content faster which might not suit all types of readers. While reading the app offers footnote popup it also numbers the pages of your book.

Download the Marvin 3 app here

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Developer: Avisat, Tov | Size: 205.7 MB | Price:  Free. Offers in-app purchases

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Though you cannot access all the bestselling books yet you can find millions of books from a variety of authors on this app. You can make a new folder for your book or can even customize the existing one. To make your reading experience enjoyable you can adjust the style and colour themes. The app supports texts in formats like epub, pdf, DjVu, fb2, Mobi, PRC, azw, HTML, txt, CBR, cbz, and much more. Besides this, it also supports audio formats like M4B, M4A, and MP3 for audiobooks.

Download the tiReader app here

Amazon Kindle

Developer: Amzn Mobile Llc | Size: 148.5 MB | Price:  Free

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One of the most popular app to find digital books and audiobooks. The app has its own newsfeed wherein you can discover what others are reading, provides you suggestions, and gives you a review of what you want to read next. The cross-platform syncing helps you see any previous books which you might have purchased on Amazon however you should use the same email address. The night and day mode offered by the app eases the stress of staring at your screen. You are free to adjust the size of the text as well as can make it bold.

Download the Amazon Kindle app here

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Sara Maknojia

Sara Maknojia

Pursuing Bachelor's in Accounts & Finance. To relieve stress I listen to music. Enjoying life to the fullest.