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iPad 2 Made Simple by Martin Trautschold, Gary Mazo

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Chapter 12

iBooks and E-Books

Ever since the iPad was announced, one of its most touted features has been its ability as an E-Book reader. In this chapter, we will show you that what has emerged is an unparalleled book-reading experience. We will cover the iBooks app, how to buy and download books for it, and how to find some great free classic books. We will also show you some other E-Book reading options on your iPad, including the third-party Kindle and Kobo readers.

The iPad uses Apple's proprietary E-Book reader, iBooks. In this chapter, we will show you how to download the iBooks app, how to shop for books in the iBooks store, and how to take advantage of all the features in the iBooks app.

With iBooks, you can interact with a book like ...

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