This year a number of new e-reading apps have been released and the big trend in digital publishing is serialized fiction, which are bite-sized and easy to digest. There are some apps on this list that are from young startups, but also others from major publishers.
BookShots by James Patterson – More spellbinding than the latest blockbuster movie, BOOKSHOTS will keep you on the edge of your seat from the first page until the shocking finish. Escape the everyday with BOOKSHOTS. Stories at the speed of life.
BookShout – You’re never more than a tap away from over a million books with the BookShout app. With tons of FREE eBooks and NYT Bestsellers, BookShout is a top reading app for book lovers! Now integrated with the Spritz speed reader, you can devour words and finish eBooks at lightning speeds.
Radish — Fiction Serials – Radish gives you early access to the latest web fiction serials from top writers! See the latest chapter now for a low-priced one-click payment, or wait a week to read for free.
eStories – eStories is an all-new audiobook service for curious minds that love a great story. With over 80,000 titles and inspired recommendations, it’s easy to find your next favorite audiobook. We’ve got thousands of best-sellers spanning every genre, and we add lots of great new releases each week.
Harlequin Book Breaks – Book Breaks is the perfect app for reading FREE romance stories on-the-go! Whether you’re looking for a quick read while waiting in line or for a binge read on a rainy morning, you’ll find the story that fits your mood! Hundreds of stories are already available in the app, plus new chapters are posted every weekday!
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.