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The best book purchasing and reading app out there. Great menus, easy navigation, quick page turns, and a ridiculous amount of free content; this one has it all. Requires a free Amazon account.


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The Kindle app puts over a million books at your fingertips. It’s the app for every reader, whether you’re a book reader, magazine reader, or newspaper reader—and you don’t need to own a Kindle to use it. Choose from over a million Kindle books from the Kindle Store or enjoy popular magazines like The Economist and Reader’s Digest with high-resolution color images.*
• Read Free Books—Choose from thousands of free ebooks such as Pride & Prejudice or The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

• Shop for Books—Easily shop for ebooks, including new releases and New York Times Best Sellers.

• Use the Built-In Dictionary, Google, and Wikipedia—The Kindle app has a built-in dictionary that allows you to look up words instantly while you’re reading your ebooks. Simply tap and hold a word to view its definition or use the Google and Wikipedia links to get more information.

• Sync Your eBooks—The Kindle app lets you read the same book across devices and automatically syncs where you left off so you can start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another device. The app syncs your furthest page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights between Android, PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 8, and any of our Kindle devices using our Whispersync technology.

• Sample Books Before You Buy—Read the first chapter of a book for free before you decide to buy.

• Customize Your Reading—Choose your preferred font size, screen brightness, background color, and orientation (portrait or landscape) to read your books.

• Borrow eBooks from the Library—Check out ebooks from your local library and have them delivered wirelessly to your Kindle app.

• Read print replica textbooks on Android tablets. Print Replica Kindle books maintain the rich formatting and layout of their related print editions and provide features to help students study smarter including ability to highlight passages, add margin notes, and search for keywords. Whispersync technology saves and synchronizes your bookmarks, notes, and highlights across your devices.

* Selection for U.S. users only; selection and price of ebooks and e-periodicals vary by country.

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Size: ~40.9M; Requires Android : 16 and up. .apk

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Best Android Apps

  • Read thousands of books also free
  • Easy to Use
  • I Use It Daily
  • Best of its Kind
  • Does What it Says
  • Fast & Responsive
  • I like it.
  • Great UI
  • Reads my kindle books, of course!
  • Books on the go
  • Wish full books were free
«Wish you could swap books with other kindle users» by synonymous
«Clean and fast UI...many low priced and free books.» by BlueDevilyn
«Hard to find free or cheap books. However sync well with kindle.» by Jijo
«Not alot of good free books.» by Samie
«requires sign up» by Ran
«Doesn't open pdf, which would be neat» by antlord
«Free Books» by Nemo
«Wish I could uninstall. Came on my phone and can't get rid of it. Who would want to read on a phone?»
«Have to create a amazon account and a kindle account :-(» by cookie
«Great to link books I am reading on my kindle with this app to read on the go» by Bexc
«Useless for users of other countries not supported by amazon» by Pete
«I don't like it :-(»
«Cool and easy»
«I don't like it :-(»
«Нет русских книг.» by Numbus
«More books that are out there» by joembrah
«So easy to use and free, I love it!» by Tatiana
«I don't like it :-(»
«Wish there were more/better free books available» by Mel981
«Not found on app market»
«Hell thhhhe» by wantganja420
«Download. Read. Back to archive.» by Cortana
«Works great easy to read. I hv a Samsung stratosphere very surprised .» by F8th
«Really cool!» by Tatiana
«I love the books!:-)» by Mirai1210
«Wondeful need for another device» by Jan
«Wish I could uninstall» by Krishna
«Lots of free books» by Spizzlo
«Like being able to change to white on black» by Mindi
«Current progress can sync across multiple devices.» by Dragonus
«Multiple view options makes it easy on the eyes» by Dragonus
«Cheaper than an actual kindle» by Mdogg20
«Totally love this app!!!»
«Dictionary & highlight.» by Sofie
«Great App!»
«Great, reading my books everywhere»
«Wonderful app» by Bruntress
«Best ebook reader» by Lampadablu
«Handy to read a few pages when I don't have my kindle with me» by Davehemm
«Awesome app lots of free books» by Rhino
«Amazing loved it...» by Drashti
«Not available in my country»
«Loads of free books» by Gibbym
«An excellent app. It cross syncs with your Kindle so you always have your books available.»
«best reader out there for purchases» by Pompa
«Love it. Convenient»
«excellent app»
«Very good like it»
«Makes me wanna read again! :)»
«It's great to have with me on my cell phone at all times. When I have a spare minute I can do some q»
«good material»