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FarFromHome
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Apr 23 2009, 9:15pm


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the eReader app from the iTunes App Store (it's free). Then you can buy The Hobbit, LotR or The Children of Hurin from the eReader website.

Stanza uses a different format, I think, and it has links to a great selection of free, out-of-copyright books that you can download right from the iPod/iPhone. It also has links to online content for purchase, but I've never tried them. Or you can import your own text files (Word documents, PDFs etc.) into their software and transfer it wirelessly to your iPhone. Stanza software is also free - you can get the app from the App Store, and the software for the computer from their website.


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There is one application in which the pages turn with a satisfying sound and graphic interface of the paper lifting makes it a pleasure to use.



I have that one too! It's a very nice interface. And the books are beautifully formatted. You can only get a small selection of books for that one, though. So I have all three apps, plus one that has all of Shakespeare, on the home screen on my iPod. That way I always have a nice choice of reading matter with me wherever I go.


Farewell, friends! I hear the call.
The ship’s beside the stony wall.
Foam is white and waves are grey;
beyond the sunset leads my way.
Bilbo's Last Song


Subject User Time
Just spotted this on the Harper Collins website Jazmine Send a private message to Jazmine Apr 21 2009, 6:03pm
    Tolkien electronically, legally! But how does it work? N.E. Brigand Send a private message to N.E. Brigand Apr 21 2009, 6:10pm
        I think so Jazmine Send a private message to Jazmine Apr 21 2009, 6:14pm
            A little more info NottaSackville Send a private message to NottaSackville Apr 21 2009, 6:16pm
                I've just bought LotR and The Hobbit FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Apr 21 2009, 7:03pm
                    A "one-volume" electronic text ...?! visualweasel Send a private message to visualweasel Apr 21 2009, 7:33pm
                        Well if you can have folders FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Apr 21 2009, 8:05pm
                            Books are heavy! visualweasel Send a private message to visualweasel Apr 21 2009, 8:13pm
                            Argh! Don't make me think about moving books! Jazmine Send a private message to Jazmine Apr 21 2009, 8:28pm
                            Well... Eowyn of Penns Woods Send a private message to Eowyn of Penns Woods Apr 22 2009, 3:56am
                    Tolkien and the iPhone bookgirl13 Send a private message to bookgirl13 Apr 23 2009, 8:32pm
                        You need to get... FarFromHome Send a private message to FarFromHome Apr 23 2009, 9:15pm
                            I shall have to try the eReader app bookgirl13 Send a private message to bookgirl13 Apr 23 2009, 9:36pm
                *snert* Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Apr 22 2009, 12:34am
    Try eReader.com priell3 Send a private message to priell3 Apr 21 2009, 11:25pm
        Thankyou so much for this! Elven Send a private message to Elven Apr 23 2009, 11:45am

 
 
 

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