Read books and more with Apple Books

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

Buy books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, 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.

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 Manually.
    The Manually option in Library on iPhone
  4. Choose a sort option, such as Title, Author, or Recent. Don't see Sort Manually on your iPhone or iPad? Just swipe down on your screen, then the Sort Manually option appears.

See your books as a list

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

  • On your iPhone or iPad, tap the List View button .
  • Or on your Mac, click View > View As from the menu bar, then click List View.

If you don't see a book in your library

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

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