Paid content has arrived in the Australian version of Apple’s iBookstore.
An Apple spokeswoman told ebookish.com.au that thousands of titles from both major and independent publishers, including Macmillan, Hachette, Hardie Grant, HarperCollins, Murdoch Books and Wiley, are now available on the Australian iBookstore.
She said titles were from a range of categories, including biography, business and economics, children’s and young adult, crime and thrillers and more.
The iBookstore is available on the iBooks app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. To access the iBookstore, download the iBooks app here.
Here’s the media release from Murdoch Books announcing their involvement in the day’s excitement …
Reg Grundy’s autobiography, dinner party tips and vampire stories – now available on Apple’s iBookstore
Murdoch Books is very excited to be among the first Australian publishers to have its ebooks available for purchase on Apple’s iBookstore in Australia, launching today. iBookstore is included in the free iBooks app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
The brand new autobiography of Australian television entrepreneur Reg Grundy is one of the titles Murdoch Books is making available on the iBookstore.
Reg Grundy is one of the most successful Australian media and television entrepreneurs of his generation. Here for the first time he tells his life story, from the first days of broadcasting, to his internationally successful game shows and dramas such as Wheel ointernationally of Fortune, Sale of the Century, Perfect Match, The Restless Years, The Young Doctors, Prisoner, Sons and Daughters, and Neighbours.
‘Pick of the Week’ in The Age
‘Must read’ – Sunday Telegraph
Also featured in the iBookstore is Meals in Heels, a selection of do-ahead dishes for the dinner party diva, by Jennifer Joyce. Easy to navigate from recipe to recipe, beautifully formatted, and including all original colour illustrations, Meals in Heels is one of the first illustrated cookbooks available in ebook format.
Other titles available on the iBookstore include:
Vampires: A bite-sized history by Judyth McLeod
Full Circle by John Maclean
The Australian Book of True Crime by Larry Writer
Bad Ground: Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue by Tony Wright
When She Was Bad by Arabella Joseph
The Lonely Sea by Yvette Allum
Journey to Tobruk: John Murray – Bushman, Soldier, Survivor by Louise
For the full list of titles, please visit the iBookstore and search