Solid reader, but lacks night reading mode 4/5
Since my days on Android, I've used Google Play Books. I like the features and the cross platform availability. Still, with one of my primary reading times being in bed before I go to sleep, having a night/dark mode to reduce ambient light and distraction to my wife would be a huge plus, without which would possibly be something that moves me to another eReader, if not added. Thanks for your consideration.
If you’re a bookworm, you have to get the app 5/5
The performance and the setup is great,
And It’s just an all around easy to use app!
If you love reading, and having access to books easily, this is the app for you!
Update caused issues 3/5
I updated the app on my iPad and now I cannot read any of my books. I can’t even see the front cover to know which book is which! I’m stuck reading them on my android phone now. Please fix this. I love reading on my iPad in Google books and very much want to get back to it.
Return to zero 5/5
Best series ever from book 1 I’m number four to the last one, return to zero. I can only hope his next series of books are just as good. 🥳
Highlighting is broken 1/5
Highlighting function disappears when trying to highlight multiple words. Also, I’m unable to see highlights that were made on other devices (I could see them on my desktop and phone, but not the iPad).
La mejor manera de leer y llevar tus libros a todas partes
This new update 1/5
By Dreamer 22
The new update didn’t download all of my books. Once I updated the app my books disappeared, even the one I was reading.
Currency trading 5/5
This book gives you the insight debunking myths and clarifying concepts truly worth the investment if your a newer trade even for an experienced trader there are nuggets of info
Annotation Features are limited and extremely buggy. 2/5
While highlighting text in a book on iOS app, I experience two symptoms repeatedly: when I attempt to highlight a sentence or 2, the highlight spontaneously highlighted the entire page when I didn’t want it to; and when I selected that (now) highlighted page to delete the highlight I didn’t want in the first place, the annotation controls do no appear so I can’t delete it. My only recourse is to keep rebooting the app and or my phone OS just to get this feature to work.
A book worth multiple reads 5/5
Got this book originally for free was so hooked I’ve paid for each of the remaining series, plus joined the Facebook fan club. Best books I’ve read in years. Jodi doesn’t use “fillers” aka retale the story in each next book to the point your eyes go crossed like some authors do now. The story is for females and males and young and old. Something for everyone!
Difficult to highlight text 4/5
By Jayne D.
... when you are used to Kindle.
Aside from that disadvantage, the app works fine.
Google better ! So far so good 😊 5/5
It’s good. Finding helpful so far. As new to google play in my iPhone iOS device too early to comment more . Even in future likely to switch phone from iphine iOS to android. As iPhone user have problems with space iCloud memory management Unnecessary cost ! either pay for space or buy another phone. Sad ! Bad practice from iPhone. Let’s all do healthy business Impressive google. Keep doing better. Best wishes to the google team.
Do not use this app! 1/5
You look up authors names or the book title and it doesn’t give you the accurate results. The author and title are nowhere to be found even though the book is on Google Play. There search function is from 1980.
By Marianto 8
No se coordinan los libros en dos dispositivos diferentes.
Doesn’t work after update 1/5
For some reason the app will not open after the application update. Even after I performed an apple IOS update the same results occur, black screen and returns back to the homepage.
By Chedda (Miami)
How do I purchase a book pass the sample? All I am given is the sample.
Recovery Bible 5/5
There’s nothing comparable to the convenience of having a resource like this Bible at your fingertips with an easy to navigate app. Thank you for making it available.
There are a lot of other excellent book readers out there, still this one is of the worst kind.
Good apps 5/5
This is what I need 😊
This is app is the worst 1/5
By iPad Info
This app is so limited. It does not allow you to maintain your reading place if you need to go to another page. Secondly, the search option doesn’t work at all. Third, the highlight function is so impaired, that I need to keep trying tore- highlight. I don’t know how they get away with this.
Great app - but could be better integrated with Apple Pencil support 5/5
great app! I would love the ability to turn pages with a tap of the apple pencil (without touching the screen, ex: the double tap gesture).
Multiple issues 2/5
The app is deceptive. There is virtually no offline content. You must be connected to the web for it to work. Besides this, books will frequently not work properly. You have to close it then reopen. Google usually does better than this.
Not available on Kindle 2/5
By Jeremiah Garza
I want the option to read on my kindle
Can only use one device. Super expensive to begin with. I have a textbook but I purchased this to make life easy, but it doesn’t work. Waste of money. I don’t recommend.
My 2 cents on Play Books 5/5
By Clint the Snip
I like very much this application. I am using on iOS as well as Android. I like very much the fact that highlighted text is stored in a Google document with all references, that I can review later. Nevertheless I would really appreciate to have possibility to create folders by Author or Theme or whatever in order to better organise my documents. Thanks.
love it 5/5
this app is awesome not just because there are so many cost effective buying to getting a particular book but also because it allows the ability to upload pdfs from the google play web portal and allow it to sync ios app for reading
Wish I could buy books from this app 4/5
I would give this app five stars if I could buy books inside the app but I can’t understand that that Apple and not Google but I still can’t buy them
Bug, that ruins it. 3/5
Ok so the app as a whole is pretty solid. But every time I try to play my audiobook aloud it doesn’t work, unless it is on mute. I find this annoying because it just stops me from having the luxury of listing to my book while eating or something. That is why i give this app 3 stars but otherwise, good.
Lock screen pausing 1/5
By ry py
For whatever reason, every time my screen locks my pauses and I can nolonger listen.
Problems with this ap 1/5
By Blah,blah, blah!
I have written and written to Google Play Books about my issue, to no avail. Nobody answers my questions or addresses my issue, which is a MAJOR one!!! Often, in the books I buy, the words from one page to another do not correlate!! There are missing sentences, missing words!! I have to try to DECIPHER the meaning of pages that don’t have all the sentences on them that the author writes!! You make it impossible to contact you, and you don’t care to fix your issues!!
Also, bought a sample, but the book won’t download. REFUND ME!!! Disgusted and fed up, having spent too much money on books I cannot read for you! Respond, or I will keep giving you awful reviews, which you deserve.
Love this app 5/5
I love this app. Love how the have a variety of free books.
Wastes of time and money 🤢🤮🤧 1/5
If I could only give to this app a 0 start I would do that 😡. I bought an expensive book and when I opened it I could not see any of the images. The most important things of that book were the images. What I do? I decided to buy the physical book (much more expensive!!!!!!!) in another language that I do not understand!😡🤬😡😡🥵🥵😾😡😡😡😤😤😤
Love this app 5/5
I am an avid reader & I love being able to pull up an app very easily & start right where I left off whenever I get the time. There is so many book choices to choose from, never have any problem finding what I need! Such a great app that I’ve had for years & I will always continue to use it!
Not working 2/5
I have been using this app for years and it has always been a wonderful app. Till today when I got a ARC from a author and I tried downloading to put in google books says “something went wrong with the download” I have tried all day and it wouldn’t download. I love google play books because of the text to speech option and I can see all my books on all my devices and keep me on the page I am across all devices. But now it’s not working.
Good but could be better 2/5
The app is fine, and while I do like it over the one I had before I still prefer this one over it.
While I say that, I can't discount it's mistakes. The epubs that I mainly use Google play books for doesn't have a cover page to it, and I have to go by the names instead.
There isn't any shelves to organize your stories by, at least not in the iPhone version which is something that the iBooks (apple's version) has over them, and I plead that they will change it in the near future. You also can't rename any of the epubs, another thing that iBooks let's you do.
Not satisfied 1/5
The operation is not fluent, and there’s a lot of bug.
I love the app. And I love having all the abilities it does have BUT I do not love not being able to tell which books I’ve read, which I have not and other things. Having the ability to move them between folders would be pretty amazing. It would help out in so many ways that you can keep track of things. I use this app for my books, children’s books I read to my girls. And having to ability to sorta through them instead of having to browse SLOWLY would be very welcome.
A great reading app but... 3/5
This is a good app for books but not ideal in an iPad for people with visual challenges. Then reader function is bugged. It freezes the page after turning every time. This has gone in for a long time and has not been addressed in any of the updates. Instead they try to get you to spend money on an Android device for a better accessibility option.
Would be a nice feature to change it to pdf format or something....but I do enjoy it!
Ring in the dead 1/5
Bought it (I think), have a receipt for it but only get the sample that I’ve paid for twice!
I’m unable to immediately purchase the book after reading the sample ???
The worst 1/5
It crashes,high high lighted words missing.When you need them. Terrible.
Play Book 5/5
I like having my access to many different books & types of audiobook all day & night.
Live concerts are also available too.
Nice and smooth 5/5
Wish there were a Finished shelf, and also a Reference shelf.
Glad I can read my uploaded PDFs as well.
E-book Specialist 5/5
By Sid J.
Absolutely love how it manages my personal ebooks.
Love it 5/5
I love this app
Stopped on me 1/5
I have used this app for months with all the books I have Purchased not to mention I pay for the app itself every month and now it will not open for no reason all I know is someone better fix this ASAP