||Reading together is better! In Subtext, you can engage in conversations with friends, authors and experts and access all types of relevant information and multimedia—all right in the margins of your books.
Start by browsing your friends’ bookshelves to find the perfect book or search for any almost any book by title. When you find one that interests you, add the free preview to your shelf and you’re off. You can sample millions of books for free in Subtext!
“The app is just lovely to use.” —Gizmodo ‘App of the Day’
“One of the most ambitious independent social reading applications...Subtext offers all of the social reading elements with the added bonus of content from authors themselves. “ —The LA Times
4 out of 5 mice. —MacWorld
“This is the best eReader you have never heard of. It integrates a number of social features into the app without making them feel too overwhelming...” —The App Planet
Subtext offers all the functionality of other ereading apps—adjustable fonts, brightness control, a built-in dictionary and so on—but that’s not what makes it so unique. Right from the pages of your books, you can:
• Engage in conversations with friends, community members, authors and experts
• Access author, expert and community insights and information and contribute your own
• Explore links to relevant articles, images and multimedia on the Web and add your own
• Browse and preview books on your friends’ bookshelves and a collection of featured shelves
• Personalize the experience so you only see the people and information that matter to you
• Access the world’s largest collection of digital books on the Google eBookstore
See Subtext in action by taking the tour or watching the video at www.subtext.com.
Subtext also offers 18 popular books—including 12 New York Times-bestsellers—enhanced with original author and expert notes. Highlights include:
• George R.R. Martin’s editor and researcher offer insider commentary in A Game of Thrones (over 750 behind-the-scenes notes!)
• Popular neuroscientist David Eagleman dives into the complexities and contradictions of the human mind in Incognito
• Frances Mayes refreshes her classic Under the Tuscan Sun with updates on popular characters and new off-the-beaten-path locations
• Spencer Quinn reveals the secrets behind a good mystery in The Dog Who Knew Too Much
• Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is brought to life with scenes from the movie and interviews with author Lisa See and director Wayne Wang
• Amy Stewart uses quirky notes and multimedia to educate and entertain in Wicked Bugs
• Lev Grossman gives a behind-the-scenes tour of the magical world of Fillory in The Magician King
• Book critic David L. Ulin offers a modern interpretation of the classic Miss Lonelyhearts