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Discover books set near you with the Squirl app!

The places you pass by become portals into literary worlds.

Your favorite restaurant might be the setting for a romantic rendezvous in a bestselling novel. The street corner outside your apartment - the perfect crime scene in a dark indie thriller.

Squirl puts you right in the action.

Read the excerpt set at your location
Check in to a literary location
Buy the complete book on Amazon or iBooks
Authors, add your book’s settings to the Squirl app. Click the “Squirl Web Site” link below to access our free Author Tool.

(Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.)

What’s New

Version 1.36

Various bug fixes and UI improvements.
- improved map controls- improved map locations display- fixes a bug in nearby map view
- list displays are updated
- iOS libraries are updated to modern standards- Adds Sign in with Apple capability

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

writer974 ,

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Love the concept and that’s why I give a five star rating, however the app doesn’t include anything famous outside of classics. Is there plans for this in the future? It would make the app really amazing and fun.

Traveler19_47 ,

Great app for travel and reading

If you like books, this is a great app to travel with. Even discovered some locations around my new neighborhood.

Ourumov7 ,

I love books

This is the coolest concept for an app.


Squirl Inc.
9.3 MB

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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