Reading Apps

Prefer to read on a screen than on paper? We've got you covered!

Plus - loads of it is free!

Your local library is now online!

You just need a library card to borrow and read digital versions of all kinds of books, graphic novels and audiobooks. The app can even send them to Kindle.

Looking for your local library? Find it here

"One choice can change everything!

Fall in love, solve crimes, or embark on epic fantasy adventures in immersive visual stories where YOU control what happens next."

Free but uses ads and in app purchases

"Episode lets you LIVE your stories.

One choice YOU make can change everything. Or, become a creator and write your own! Mean Girls, Pretty Little Liars, Demi Lovato, and thousands more interactive stories. "

Free but uses ads and in app purchases

"Are you ready for the most epic text based game out there? CHOICES THAT MATTER is a collection of epic text adventure games.

New content is written and delivered weekly."

Free but uses in app purchases to unlock later sections

"Make CHOICES that determine who LIVES or DIES. Snoop on thrilling conversations as they unfold before your eyes. "

Like Episode crossed with Hooked

Free but uses ads and some stories are only available with a subscription

"HOOKED lets you read amazing chat stories on your phone. These are gripping, edge-of-your seat thrillers that will keep you reading for hours. Or, write your own story and get lots of fans!"

Free to download but with in app purchases

"Dive into fun and exciting stories that drop you right into the action, as if you’re reading someone else’s texts. Now you can read, even when you only have 5 minutes!"

Free to download but with in app purchases

"Get tangled up in epic adventures. Solve puzzles. Meet dynamic characters and help them make important decisions. Our catalog of choose-your-own stories has something for everyone. "

Coming soon for Android; not to be confused with the other app of the same name.

"Entirely text-based games, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination."

Free trials of most games, with ads, available. One, called 'Creatures such as We' is available for free here.

"THE free library of interactive novels! Want to play a detective in a gritty noir novel? How about a teenager after a zombie apocalypse? A wizard or a rogue in a medieval fantasy? And much more."

Free with gradual unlocks, or quickly unlock books with in app purchases.

"With the free POETRY mobile app, you can now take hundreds of poems by classic and contemporary poets with you wherever you go.

From William Shakespeare to César Vallejo to Heather McHugh, the app turns your phone into a mobile poetry library."

"The hottest manga from Japan! As soon as it hits newsstands in Japan, users can read the latest from hit titles like Attack on Titan, Fairy Tail, and Space Brothers."

Free but subscription required for unlimited reading.

"For comic newbies, Marvel fanatics, DC devotees, and manga maniacs, comiXology offers you individual purchasing of more than 75,000 digital comics, graphic novels & manga. ComiXology has something for everyone."

30 day free trial available.

"DC ALL ACCESS is your daily DC. Anytime. Anywhere.

Get official news, real time social updates, daily rewards, deals an upcoming exclusive DC emoji keyboard and much more!"

Free comics samples available

"Download hundreds of comic books featuring your favorite characters - including Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Spider-Man, Wolverine and more. Not convinced? Check out our free downloads!"

Marvel Unlimited also has some free comics.

"Innovative book reader with powerful controls & full functions. Read thousands of ebooks for free, supports online ebook libraries."

Free version has small ads that do not interrupt reading.

Plus there are a huge range of ebook reading apps and marketplaces:




Google Play Books

Happy reading!