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Shelfie lets you download your paper library as free / hugely discounted ebooks and audiobooks. With Shelfie you can also connect with readers, explore bookshelves, and discover new books.

Take a shelfie to get personalized book recommendations
- Take a photo of your bookshelf and Shelfie will show you books based on your entire collection.
- Browse through the full list or explore by genre or new releases.

Digitize your library by taking a Shelfie.
- Add your library by taking a Shelfie – a photo of your shelf.
- We’ll let you know which books are eligible for free or as discounted ebooks and audiobooks.
- Over 250,000 free & discounted ebooks and over 20,000 free & discounted audiobooks.
- Now with Goodreads integration. Login with Goodreads, sync your books and see which are eligible.

How to get free / discounted ebooks and audiobooks: You have to own the print edition...
1. Scan the barcode to start claiming your ebook or audiobook.
2. Mark your book with an ex-libris stamp, bookplate, or just write your name on the copyright page and upload a photo.
3) Download your ebook or enjoy listening to your audiobook.

Connect with readers.
- Search for your favourite authors, celebrities and books
- Follow your friends to keep up with what they’re reading and talking about.
- Rate and discuss books you love.
- Start a private conversation with any of your followers.

Explore bookshelves to discover your next read.
- Shelfie turns your phone into a book discovery adventure.
- Explore real shelves (shelfies) from personal libraries around the world.
- Add new finds to your Wishlist

In-app purchases.
- Shelfie is free to use. We offer both free and discounted ebooks and audiobooks.
- There are over 250,000 eligible books on the app — and we’re adding more.
- Some ebooks are DRM-protected, most are DRM-free. Email if you need help getting an Adobe DRM'd ebook to load onto your eReader.

And since people often have trouble spelling BitLit and Shelfie, here’s a few alternatives: Bit-Lit, Bit Lit and Shelfy.

What's New in Version 2.3.7

This update we've decided to take a good, hard look at how you get ebooks and audiobooks through the app, and streamline that process. To that end:
• See which books are available as ebooks/audiobooks without having to tap the book cover to see book details.
• Skip the barcode scanner! If you hit the Claim button on a book, it doesn't make sense to have to rescan the barcode. Go straight to taking photos of the cover and copyright page to get your ebook and audiobook with just two steps!
• Book detail pages are now smarter and know what books you can buy, and which ones you can read or listen to right now!

Outside of claiming books, we've also done some design work:
• New, redesigned Navigation Drawer with pretty icons and 50% less reading required.
• New settings screen
• Added padding to all book cells in the app for a cleaner interface
And we added a super-secret way of downloading audiobooks to your device. Keep an eye out, this is coming soon!

Thank you to everyone who emailed in about bugs! The nasties we removed this update:
• Sometimes we would send you a notification saying you can get an ebook for free and then would insist you take a Shelfie. You don't have to take a Shelfie if you already have eligible books.
• Conversely, sometimes you'd try and buy an audiobook and we would keep pestering you to use your free book credit until you gave up. We value your right to spend money, so we've fixed the dialog to allow you to purchase audiobooks from your profile.
• We squashed a very rare bug that wouldn't allow you to buy an ebook or audiobook after claiming it. Go forth and read or listen to your heart's content.
• Pull-to-refresh now works correctly in the Activity tab, you can now obsessively pull on that view while you wait for something to happen.

As always, if you have any questions or feedback we would love to hear from you. Get in touch on twitter @getshelfie or by email

If you're enjoying Shelfie, please consider giving us a rating and sharing with your friends!

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Customer Reviews

Awesome way to organize your library digitally within an app

This has got to be one of the best apps I've ever used! Not only can I use the pictures of all my bookcases that have shelves and shelves of books to know what I have in my library but the app can also scope out the books on my shelves and tell me if there is an Ebook for the book I own or an audiobook. I love to read but sometimes I buy books and never can finish them but with this app I can buy the audiobook of the same book at a low cost and listen to it in the day time when I'm in the car. I'm in the car a lot because I'm a sales rep so this app is great for helping me get caught up on my books that I've been meaning to read that are on my shelves but never got around to it. Genius idea to invent this cool app!

Awesome app

This app is just great for people who love reading. It can get your books into your phones and it has a really great networking system, so you can discover, share and discuss the books you've already read or would like to read. This app is tottaly worth it in my opinion.

Use it all the time

I won't read books without using this app. I find this is one of the best apps on the Appstore to find new books, it provides a wide selection of books to choose from.

Shelfie by BitLit
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  • Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.3.7
  • Size: 57.5 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch.

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