15 Apps for Lit Lovers

Let’s be honest. Book lovers really love their books, meaning they want to be able to browse, read, and recommend books while on the go. There are an incredible number of apps out there that are geared towards the lit lovers, but we’ve culled the options and have come up with just 15 apps that every book lover should check out. We hope you find your next favorite book using one of these apps!


Audiobooks from Audible

Browse and listen to audiobooks from this company owned by Amazon. Monthly plans with discounted pricing available.


Audio by Audiobooks

Browse more than 60,000 titles and get your first book for free with this listening app. Subscriptions with discounted pricing available.


Book Crawler

The highest rated book database on the iTunes app store, Book Crawler catalogs your books and syncs with local library databases for availability.


Epic! Unlimited Books for Kids

Children’s book app for kids 12 and under offering unlimited books in both read-to-me and audiobook formats. Monthly subscription required and supports up to 4 people per account.


FarFaria Storybooks

Thousands of children’s picture books with new ones added weekly.


Free Books – 23,469 Classics to Go

Full functional reading app for free classics, including options to bookmark, highlight, and look up words.



Browse and share books with the world’s largest site for book lovers. Search by genre, list, or recommendations and track your reads with custom bookshelves.



Proprietary reading apps that sync with your accounts with the corresponding store.



Browse and read books from your local library with this app, which syncs with local libraries for easy checkout, reading, and returning.



Subscription service that gives the reader unlimited access to Oyster’s complete library.


Read Me Stories

With more than 4 million readers, this children’s book app adds a new book every day.



Browse, read, or listen to more than 1 million books, audiobooks, or comics. Monthly subscription required.



Free online community where readers can discover new authors, chat with other members, and share your own work.

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