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Build your e-book library with Scribd (pictures)

This e-book subscription gives you unlimited access to more than 500,000 books.

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Scribd

Scribd started as a document-sharing service and now also lets you read as many e-books as you want from its 500,000-strong catalog for $9 per month.

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Browsing books

You can browse for books by genres, or check out curated collections from Scribd editors and other users. You can also search for a book by name.

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Find a book

When you find a book that piques your interest, tap on the cover to see a synopsis and ratings, and to add it to library so you can start reading.

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Manage your books

With each book, you can add them to collections or save them to your device for offline reading.

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Library

You library houses all your saved books, and here you can start reading a new title or pick up where you left off in a book.

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Customize your book

While reading, you can change the text size and style, as well as change the background.

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Night mode

There's also a night mode, for reading in the dark, which keeps the screen dim.

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Highlight as you go

If you find a sentence or passage that you want to remember, you can highlight the text and add notes.

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