Read books and more with Apple Books

Buy and download books, and personalize your reading experience, with Apple Books.

Buy and download books on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

  1. Open the Books app.

  2. Tap or click Book Store.

  3. Browse for a book, or search for a specific one. When you find a book that you're interested in, tap or click it.

  4. To buy a book, tap or click the price.


5. The book appears in your Library in the Books app.

Read books

Learn how to adjust font sizes and brightness, take notes, and create bookmarks on your iPhone

Learn how to turn pages and change the screen to landscape orientation on your iPad

Learn how to highlight and take notes on your Mac

Learn how to change a book's appearance on your Mac

Organize your library

In the Books app, you can find all of the books, book series, PDFs, and audiobooks that you purchase from the Book Store or Audiobook Store, or that you manually add to your device.

Learn how to delete books and audiobooks from your devices

Sort your books

  1. Open the Books app.

  2. On your iPhone, tap Library. On your iPad or Mac, tap or click All under Library.

  3. Tap or click the More button , then select how you'd like to sort your Library.


See your books as a list

To see your books as a list instead of a grid:

  • On your iPhone or iPad, tap the More button , then tap the List View button .

  • Or on your Mac, click View > View As from the menu bar, then click List.

If you don't see a book in your library

If you don't see a book in your library:

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