Google Play Books & Audiobooks

Google Play Books is the one app that you need to buy to enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, comics and manga.

Choose from millions of best-selling eBooks, comics, manga, textbooks and audiobooks. Download your book to read or listen on the go. When you’ve finished, find your next favourite from recommendations personalised just for you. Buy audiobooks and eBooks as you go – with no subscription required.

Choose from millions of popular eBooks, audiobooks and comics
* Buy eBooks and audiobooks as you go – no subscription required.
* Preview samples before you buy.
* Get extra discounts on select bundles.
* Receive emails or notifications about new releases from your favourite authors and when your wishlisted books go on sale.
* Earn Google Play Points with every purchase, then exchange them for Google Play credit.
* Receive notifications or emails for price drops in your samples and new releases from your favourite authors and series.
* Discover new releases, best sellers and personalised recommendations across genres like romance, science fiction, mystery and thrillers, self-help, religion, non-fiction and more.

Best-in-class reading and listening experience.
* Read or listen on Android, iOS or your web browser, even when you’re offline.
* Pick up where you left off on any device.
* Customise your reading experience. Adjust the text size, font type, margins, text alignment, brightness and background colours.
* Track your reading progress. See what percentage you’ve read and how many pages you have left.
* Organise your library into shelves. Use the new shelves tab to curate your library by theme or genre. View your shelves across Android, iOS and the web.
* Save to SD card. Choose to save your books to the device or an SD card so that you never run out of space.
* Use reading tools in children's books to get child-friendly word definitions, listen to specific words or hear the book read aloud.
* Use Bubble Zoom for easier comic reading on a mobile device. Tap the page and watch your favourite comic or manga come to life.
* Take notes that sync with your Google Drive and share them with a group for easy collaboration.
* Look up definitions, get translations, save highlights and bookmark your favourite pages while you read.
* Turn on Night Light to automatically adjust the background colour and brightness or set the app to use the OS brightness.
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What’s new

* Organise your library into shelves
* Filter search results by price, price drops, reading language, age range, special reading features and more
* Download new books to an SD card
* Track your reading progress in eBooks
* Bug fixes, enhancements and performance improvements
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Additional information

17 May 2022
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Current Version
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Requires Android
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Content rating
Interactive Elements
Digital purchases
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