Introducing the New Google eBookstore (with Free Classics)

This morn­ing, Google offi­cial­ly opened up the new Google eBook­store, which gives con­sumers access to three mil­lion ebooks, includ­ing many free clas­sics. Tak­ing a page out of Ama­zon’s play­book, Google now lets you pur­chase books at com­pet­i­tive ebook prices and read them across mul­ti­ple plat­forms – mean­ing you can start read­ing a nov­el on your com­put­er’s web brows­er, then seam­less­ly switch to the iPad, Kin­dle, or smart­phone. And the con­tent will stay in sync, all in the cloud. (Get instruc­tions and apps here.) Anoth­er plus: you’re not forced to buy books from just Google. The new book­store is open to inde­pen­dent book­sellers and retail part­ners, which gives these small­er play­ers a chance to play (and per­haps even thrive) in the ebook mar­ket. You can get more infor­ma­tion on the new book­store on the Google Books blog, and don’t miss our Free eBooks col­lec­tion, which comes packed with many clas­sics.

Note: the Google eBook­store is cur­rent­ly lim­it­ed to the US mar­ket.

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  • thanks for the infor­ma­tion. ill be very inter­est­ed in the small pub­lish­er ebook offer­ing. have a won­der­ful day.

  • CarolA says:

    But not if you live out­side USA. I can’t even down­load pub­lic domain books (free) from their ebook­store.

  • Name: Mark says:

    Amaz­ing arti­cle on the Google eBook­store I real­ly think that this is going to help Google cap­ture a new mar­ket like they have with the oth­er mar­kets that they are in. Be sure to check out my blog post on this as well Google adds eBooks to its prod­uct line­up

  • Anthony Gajadhar says:

    Dear sirs,

    Please give details of your ser­vices, a note that Ama­zon is con­nect­ed to your busi­ness, which I already have my books at Ama­zon book store, but I would like to know whether this is an addi­tion­al ser­vice you give.

    Antho­ny Gajad­har

  • Shamsullah qureshi says:

    I love read­ing

  • Shams qureshi says:

    I love read­ing

  • pitamber gautam says:

    iam a researcher

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