To download or not to download, that is the question. Forty-one plays, 154 sonnets, six poems, character quotes, a glossary and even supposed portraits of the Bard himself are all available on this free app. Our recommendation: download.
Car rides just got better: this app for book-on-tape lovers comes with 2,947 free audiobooks. With classics like This Side of Paradise and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, your journey will be just as exciting as your final destination.
Like TiVo for your phone, this app saves articles and web pages in a text-only format for offline reading. Plus, pesky advertisements are stripped away and you can download and store up to 500 articles.
Catalog your entire book collection with this library database. Just scan a book’s barcode or manually input data to add title, author, publisher and cover art info. We love that you can discuss books with people in your community by using the location-based tool.
If you’ve spied a book that sparks your interest, snap a picture of the cover to get a rating, description and multiple links to compare pricing. You can also use this app for DVDs, CDs or video games.
Scrabble devotees can’t put this delightfully addictive word game down. You can play up to 20 games simultaneously against friends or random opponents, and instant messaging within the app keeps the games conversational – and competitive.
This gorgeous app (exclusive to the iPad) brings T.S. Eliot’s classic poem to life with stunning visuals, live performances by actors such as Fiona Shaw (True Blood) and expert analysis from famous poets including Seamus Heaney. You can even examine original manuscript pages to see early edits of the poem by Ezra Pound.
Explore Jane Austen’s novels (Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice), letters and unfinished manuscripts with this app. Want to find your favorite quote? Use the easy search button to scan passages.
Pull up this useful app at your next book club meeting. It’s crammed with hundreds of reading guide questions and bestseller lists which you can use to choose your next read. Guides are added daily and are free after the one-time app download.