macOS High Sierra

Shop the iBooks Store

In the iBooks Store, you can search for the book you want, then get a sample, add it to your Wish List for future purchase, or buy the book.

The toolbar in the iBooks Store. Click Library to go back to your library.

Note: iBooks Store may not be available in all regions.

Open iBooks for me

Click iBooks Store (or choose Store > Store Home), then do any of the following:

  • Find a book: You can search by title, author, genre, or publisher. Start typing in the search field to see suggestions.

    Ask Siri. Say something like:

    • “Find books by Apple Inc”

    • “Find books about iPhone”

    Learn more about Siri.

  • Buy or download a book: Click the book’s price or the Get button. Or select a book, read the description, then click Buy Book or Get (or use Touch ID).

  • Get a sample (if available): Select a book, then click Get Sample.

  • Add a book to your wish list: Select a book, click the arrow next to Buy Book or Pre-Order, then choose Add to Wish List.

  • Pre-order a book: Click the book’s price. Or select a book, read the description, then click Pre-Order.

  • Give a book: Select a book, click the arrow next to Buy Book, then choose Gift This Book.

    By default, an email with the book information is sent immediately. To schedule the gift to arrive later, select Other Date, then set a delivery date.

Note: If you have Family Sharing set up, and Ask to Buy is set for your account, when you click to get a book, the Family Sharing organizer is asked to approve the purchase.