eBook subscription website Oyster has hit 500,000 eBooks, including bestsellers and uber popular books. The milestone comes after an expanded partnership with HarperCollins to add 10,000 new titles from the publisher to the app, in addition to newly inked deals with more than 500 publishers. Oyster now features more than 1,600 publishing partners.
Oyster is only available to residents in the US who have an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. The company offers a free 30 day trial to get a sense on their collection and if the service makes sense to you. Newly available titles from HarperCollins include Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, American Gods by Neil Gaiman, and many others.
“Our goal at Oyster has always been to provide the best reading experience in the world for our subscribers. Achieving that goal requires not only a well-designed reading experience, but also building the best and most diverse content library possible,” said Eric Stromberg, Co-Founder and CEO at Oyster. “We’re thrilled to make this latest update to our library and deliver new titles from the world’s greatest publishers and authors.”
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.