5 free apps for people who are obsessed with books


Photo of book collection in bedroom

If you constantly have your nose in a book, you may need to take a break and download these five awesome bookish apps.

1. Litsy

By Catch-84, Inc.
Available: iTunes
Litsy is a social networking app where you can discover and share your favorite books with your favorite people. The Litsy community is a groundswell of passionate readers, authors, celebrities, and more. Share bookish moments with Quotes, Reviews, and Blurbs. It’s fun.  It’s simple.  It’s all about the book.

2. Goodreads

By Goodreads
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Find new and interesting books by browsing personalized recommendations based on books you’ve read and your favorite genres. See what your friends are reading, write book reviews, and keep track of what you want to read.

3. Free Books

By Digital Press Publishing
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Free Books unlocks a world of public domain content, allowing you to acquire the great books of human history. Letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Andrew Carnegie. It’s all here, along with tens of thousands of other books.

4. Shelfie

By BitLit Media Inc.
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Get eBooks and audiobooks for books you own. You can digitise your library by simply taking a photo of your shelf (a shelfie!). The folks at Shelfie will let you know which ones are available as eBooks and audiobooks. They work with over 1400 publishers and offer over 250,000 titles.

5. Libib

By Libib, Inc.
Available: iTunes and Google Play
Libib is a home library cataloging app, that allows you to scan in your books, movies, music and video games. You can tag, review, rate, import, make notes and publish your library.