Books Unbound

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Imagine your pocket holds a whole library.

Your laptop, a bookstore curated carefully and lovingly, shelf by shelf, to help you discover the newest books you’re craving or the old classics you’re longing to revisit.

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If this sounds like your definition of paradise, then you’ve come to the right place.

At Legible, we make books easy to access from anywhere on the globe with nothing but a browser and an internet or cell connection. No special devices necessary! No paper. No waste. Just beautifully written words on exquisitely designed digital pages.

Beautiful. Accessible. Sustainable. Legible.

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For Readers

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. —Dr. Seuss

Multiple Account Options

  • Read for free with ads (coming soon)
  • Subscribe to Premium to read without ad interruptions
  • Buy an eBook and it’s yours to keep
  • Rent an eBook and it’s yours for 30 days

Beautiful Aesthetic

  • Gorgeous design
  • Scalable font size
  • Ease of use for visual and hearing impaired

Effortless Convenience

  • Designed to be mobile-first
  • Purchase eBooks from any publisher/author on the site
  • Buy an eBook and it’s yours to keep
  • Download for offline reading

No Special Devices

  • Just use your smartphone, tablet, or computer
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For Publishers

The future of publishing is about having connections to readers and the knowledge of what those readers want. —Seth Godin

Multiple Revenue Streams

  • Content providers receive 60 percent of:
    • Ad revenue share (coming soon)
    • Subscription ProRata share
    • Purchases
    • Rentals

Design Freedom

  • Latest web tech
  • Integrated audio, video, and quizzes
  • Monthly system updates

Secure

  • Unable to be pirated
  • No need for DRM

Browser-Based

  • No specific devices to manufacture
  • No expensive apps to develop
  • Responsive and reflowable reader folio

SEO Rich

  • Built-in metadata
  • Discoverable through all search engines
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For Authors

I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss—you can’t do it alone. —John Cheever

Multiple Revenue Streams

  • Offer your books to readers for free
  • Add your titles to the Subscribers library
  • Set your book’s purchase and rental prices

Communicate with Readers

  • Moderate book discussions online
  • Discuss your book with readers directly

Multimedia Experience

  • Enhanced eBooks, integrated sound, video, and quizzes
  • Reflowable and responsive technology

Self-Publish with Ease

  • eBook templates to choose from
  • Streamlined process
  • Built-in accessibility features

Greater Exposure

  • Built-in SEO
  • Readers with any browser can access your titles
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