How Do I Get Started Buying eBooks?
It's as easy as One, Two, Three:
- Set up your Kobo account at kobobooks.com through a link on our website.
- Login to kobobooks.com with your new account to browse, search for, and buy eBooks.
- Start reading! Download a free Kobo reading App here to read on your smartphone, computer, or tablet. (You can also purchase eBooks through the app. Sign into the app with your new Kobo account and continue to support this store. We sure do appreciate it!)
Why read digitally? Because it’s summertime, and the reading should be easy
Summer is the reading season for many booklovers – a time to stock up on books to take on vacation, to the cottage, or to the backyard for some good old rest and relaxation.
First of all, because the portion size can be so much bigger. Instead of choosing a couple of books, you can bring your entire library with you. Lighter than one hardcover book—at 180g, Kobo’s new Glo HD is roughly the same weight as a cupcake — eReaders give even the most indecisive of readers all the selection they crave.
If you are planning to hit the books beachside or at the pool, the Kobo Aura H2O* is a great option. Not only does the screen look great and the print remain crisp in full sunshine, but it’s waterproof, so there’s no reason to fear splashes or sand.
Not sure the investment in an eReader will pay out? No problem. Simply download the free Kobo reading app and immediately turn any of the devices you already own – smartphone, tablet or laptop – into an eReader. You can easily test-drive digital reading, and never have to be away from a book or at a loss for something to read while in line for the jitney or at the gate at the airport.
Plus, once a device or the app is affiliated to An Open Book, you can continue to shop and support your local bookstore anywhere – whether you're heading to a yoga retreat in Saipan or a wine tour in the south of France, or the park at the end of the street.