Beyond Books is the most innovative mobile and tablet app that delivers a brand new reading experience, combining music, narration and art into one. Fans of graphic novels and comic books love reading our growing collection of original stories by acclaimed authors such as Francesca Lia Block (Weetzie Bat) with voice talents such as Taliesin Jaffe (Critical Role).

All of our stories are available for exclusive in app purchase on Beyond Books and can be customized based on your reading preference. Do you love audiobooks? You can turn off the text feature and listen to the story while enjoying the art. Do you love graphic novels? Turn off the narration and read the story at your own pace to the music.

Our catalogue of musical graphic novels and stories is growing by the day, so you will always find something to read on our platform. We are excited to add more books to our shelf for you to read in 2017.

Here are a few of the musical graphic novels and books on our shelf:

*The Hair-woven Rope - you get this book free when you download the app! It's the story of a princess who realizes she can free herself.

*Tales Of The Underworld - this book is an anthology of underworld mythology, packed with stories of Persephone, Baal, Hel, Ishtar and The Wild Hunt.

*The Wind Up Boy - this story is a two parter! Read about Pinnochio in the steam punk future.

*Handless - Francesca Lia Block's book is a gorgeous take on the fairytale of the Handless Maiden, with art by Dame Darcy and music by Globelamp.

*Coral and Bone - 2016 Watty award winning writer Tiffany Daune brings you the tale of Halen, a troubled young woman with mysterious sparks in her fingertips. Beware of mermaids and sirens in small coastal towns...

*BADWOLF - the story of Little Red Riding Hood like you've never seen it before. Read about Scarlett Redhood's daring move to defeat the BADWOLF virus before it destroys her digital world.

*The Thief and The Naiad - this book is our first collaboration with a pair of talented creators from Tumblr! Featuring the story of a princess who happens to be an expert thief, this one is a serious treat.

*Low Tide - for those who love mermen and cellos, this book is a must. Featuring haunting cello by the musician Unwoman.

*The Seven Raveners - space pirates, interstellar quests, and strong family ties weave their way through this story. A must for readers who love adventure.

*The River Girl - a haunting ghost story set in a war torn village. Read this one when you want to feel nostalgic.

If you love graphic novels and comics, this Beyond Books is a must have. Download the free app and discover why Beyond Books is the future in digital storytelling!

What’s New

Version 1.66

- improved navigation
- faster story loading time

App Privacy

The developer, Pamela Shaffer, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


Pamela Shaffer
44.2 MB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
In-App Purchases
  1. The Hair-Woven Rope
  2. The River Girl ₦ 1,100.00
  3. The Wind-Up Boy, Part I ₦ 1,100.00


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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