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Booke Reading Companion for Printed Books

By Booke

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Booke - a reading companion for printed books, annotations, citations, bibliography, referencing in printed books.

Have you ever read a book and couldn’t recall a thing about it after a while? Now the most precious moments of every book will stay with you forever.

Are you a Goodreads reader? Now your printed books are directly connected with the Goodreads site. Take your book in your hands. Do you want to post a quote? A comment? Update your status in the book? Do it automatically with the Booke app printed book’s companion, without leaving the pages of your printed book.

The Booke app is a mobile reading companion that reflects the pages of a real book. With Booke, you can save the quotes, annotate them with any kind of additional content (i.e. notes, pictures, videos, etc), share them on social media, or just keep them private on your mobile device. You can search for words or phrases, just like in an e-book.

Booke is available with every printed book on the market. Read 500+ printed books with Booke for free (thoroughly selected by Redwood City Public Library - ranked number one in the U.S.).

If you want to have a Booke companion to a book not included in the list - just pay what you want for adding the companion to your Booke library. The Goodreads community chip in to cover the costs of new companions. At the same time, 10% of the proceeds go to the charity, “Raising a Reader”, which is the foundation that promotes reading and literacy among the younger generations.

— 500+ Booke Companions at the very beginning for free
— Search for a Booke Companion for your printed book by title, author, or ISBN
— Search through a book quickly to find a particular fact or excerpt
— Augment excerpts with comments, images, videos, or links (multimedia bookmarks)
— Decide to make your bookmarks public or private (they are private by default)
— Discover and follow other readers and their favorite excerpts
— Keep all your bookmarks and all your likes in one place
— Connect with Goodreads and update your status in the book, post the quotes, comments without leaving the pages of your printed book
— Receive notifications and even weeks after finishing the book the best parts of it will come back to you
— Make your work smarter: each quotation is attributed to its source (author name, title, publisher, year, page numbers)
— Voice activation: just talk to search, find, bookmark, share, and more

Tom Hughes, Springwise: "Through app, physical books become more like e-books. Booke combines the best elements of both analog and digital reading…"
Florent Taillandier, CNET: "Booke shows that social reading is not necessarily limited to the ebook, but also can perfectly fit the paper."
Pauline Trassard, L'atelier: "Reading printed books with the functionalities of digital publications, is what Booke provides."

What's New in Version 1.13

We fixed some bugs and made a few changes to improve your experience with Booke.

Feedback is always welcome:


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Customer Reviews

Most confusing app ever made

Was looking for an eReader with open annotations (so I can read other people’s comments on text in books, similar to Glose and Genius). It seems like this app is trying to do something different, but when I try to add a book (“To Kill a Mockingbird” B&N edition), it says “Pay what you want” and flashes green for a while and then it does nothing.

Booke Reading Companion for Printed Books
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.13
  • Size: 90.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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