Libraries in the United Kingdom now have access to HarperCollins titles via Overdrive. Starting today, eBooks and audiobooks will both be available for libraries to purchase and loan out to people who have e-readers, tablets or smartphones.
The terms for the titles are the same as they are for their US titles: each copy purchased may check out 26 times before its license expires and it has to be ordered again.
Readers in the UK will finally be able to checkout some great titles, for free, from their local library. Some of the most notable ones include; the Body Book by Cameron Diaz, Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford, 5 Lbs in 5 Days: The Juice Detox Diet by Jason Vale, A Song for the Dying by Stuart MacBride, How Did All This Happen by John Bishop, Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey by Emma Rowley & Gareth Neame, How to, Fall in Love by Cecelia Ahern, Innocence by Dean Koontz, The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth, We Are Water by Wally Lamb, The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell and Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northrup.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.