Skoobe is one of the most successful e-book subscription sites and they currently have a portfolio of 175,000 titles. They have just secured a partnership with Bonnier Media and they now have contracts with three largest German publishing groups Random House, Holtzbrinck and Bonnier. Readers who subscribe to the Skoobe service for 9.99 € per month will have access to bestsellers like the Twilight-Series by Stephenie Meyer and Jo Nesbo’s thrillers.
The partnership with well-known German and international publishing houses (e.g. Aufbau, C.H. Beck, Bastei Lübbe, Allen & Unwin and Tor) makes a decisive contribution to Skoobe’s success, ensuring a high-quality and unique product. Skoobe has its roots in the publishing industry with its shareholder companies Random House and Holtzbrinck. Over 1,600 partnering publishing houses benefit from their collaborations with Skoobe: 58% of the users confirmed in a customer survey that reading has become more important for them after joining the service. They are eager to discover new books and authors and 75% of them choose books which they would not have read without the app. Users love to experiment which offers the best opportunities for publishers and authors to reach new audiences.
You can download Skoobe for Android from the Good e-Reader App Store and read e-books on your Kindle Fire or other tablet or smartphone.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten 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.