Zola Books: Read. Discover‪.‬ 4+

Zola Books Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • Free



Put your library in your pocket.

With this free app from Zola Books, you can read millions of books from thousands of major publishers, on any mobile device. Whether your passion is A Is For Alibi or Zorba The Greek, read it with Zola!


• Create your own custom reading experience by adjusting font sizes, page turns, brightness, and other elements. Try 'Night Mode' for evening reading that won't disturb those around you.

• Read your books on multiple devices — the Zola Books app automatically syncs your reading progress. Never fear: Switch devices, keep your books!

• Read on up to 5 devices simultaneously!

• Go offline — once you download your books, you can dive in wherever you are, even without a wi-fi or internet connection.

• Enjoy Zola Open Classics, a free collection of timeless books that come pre-loaded in the app. Whether The Time Machine or Jane Eyre, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes or The Wind in the Willows or many more, there is something to satisfy any reader. Each classic has been lovingly designed with historical illustrations, unabridged original text, and a custom reading experience.

• Indulge in all the books from all the big publishers – Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random, Simon & Schuster, and thousands more!

• Have brand, will travel – the Zola Books reading app can be used for free by any of our partners, including independent booksellers, publishers, and more. Contact us for info.

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What’s New

Version 1.9.7

- Our new, streamlined reader gives you a smoother reading experience. You can now choose between horizontal page turn or vertical scrolling.
- Now with notifications.

Ratings and Reviews

sailracr ,

Worst e-reader app ever

I've had exactly the same experience as the previous review. I used this app only because of exclusive access to the time travelers wife, which I've been unable to finish. The app either won't load because I can't login on a plane without Internet access. If I remember to login before getting on the plane, I spend half the flight trying to get back to where I was because the app seems to refuse to actually save bookmarks. Now with the latest update the book is stuck on the title page and won't go anywhere else. It's unbelievable how bad this app is at what should be the most basic functions for an e-reader. Find another way to read the time travelers wife, this app isn't worth the headaches.

Goodgod Nickname ,

Can’t turn pages!!!

I have spent 20 minutes trying to read one page. The reader feature is the worst & there’s no ability to easily flip pages or scroll up & down page. Keeps toggling from 1 page to 10 pages further ahead. So frustrated wi this app. Using it to read the “free” version of an online course & am now considering just paying for the book so that I can actually read it.

SailorRay77 ,


This is a terrible app. This app does not hold your place in your book, whenever you open the app it goes back to the first page. The scroll bar at the bottom, which would allow you to find your page easily, also does not work. The app does not allow you to rotate the screen. When you dim the backlight in the app it also dims your screen when you close the app. I am unfortunately stuck using this app because they have exclusive rights to certain content, but it is a poor app.

App Privacy

The developer, Zola Books Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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