The ability to read a book on a phone anywhere and at anytime is a must for many smartphone owners nowadays. For the many users of Android phones there is a wide range of ebook reader apps for practically any ebook format. They include:
Aldiko is a free eBook reader application for any device that runs on Android. It allows you to wirelessly download thousands of books from several online catalogs. Aldiko has an integrated dictionary and also allows you to look up words using Wikipedia or Google amongst many other cool features. You can also import your own books.
Kindle for Android
The Kindle for Android eBook reader app from Amazon allows you to access the over 700000 eBooks in the Kindle library. You can download books wirelessly to your Android device. Even if you already own a Kindle, you can synchronize your eBooks between both devices using Amazon’s Whispersync. You can also sync your Kindle for Android with any other Kindle-compatible device.
Kobo Android App
Kobo offers millions of eBooks on its platform and the Kobo Android App is one of the applications from which you can browse its extensive catalog. Kobo supports open eBook formats such EPUB and PDF. It is available on devices ranging from smartphones to desktops so you can seamlessly read your eBooks on any of them without losing your settings.
Nook for Android
Barnes and Noble’s Nook for Android gives you access to more than 1 million eBook titles from any Android device. It has so many features which include a cool one that allows you turn pages with the swipe or a flick of a finger. Nook even allows you share eBooks with your friends using its proprietary LendMe technology.
eReader for Android
eReader lets you read free and paid PDB-format eBooks on your Android device. To download and install eReader for Android, you can copy and paste the following link into your device’s web browser: www.ereader.com/android.
Other free eBook readers include:
This free eBook reader for Android allows you to import your own eBooks. It offers features such as animated page transition which produces a flipping effect as if you were turning the pages of a real book.
FBReaderJ is the Android version of the free eBook reader app FBReader. It supports various non-DRM ebook formats such as OEB, EPUB, and FB2. FBReaderJ offers features such as book preview, and text search.
Borders eBooks Android App
This eBook app from Border lets you choose from more than a million free and paid eBooks at Borders.com.
iReader for Android
iReader is a free offline eBook reader app for the Android. It supports TXT, CHM, HTML and non-DRM PDB format files. It offers PDB-format support for EReader and Mobipocket books in its full version.
All these free Android eBook reader apps can be downloaded using the Android Market application on your Android device.