How to read books on bookshelves

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How to read books on bookshelves

Post by Amy+++ » 28 Dec 2018, 08:37

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to read books that I have saved on my bookshelves. I know that today's BOTD is available to read through bookshelves but I don't know how to do it. Help would be greatly appreciated.

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Post by gali » 28 Dec 2018, 08:41

Amy+++ wrote:
28 Dec 2018, 08:37
I was wondering if anyone could tell me how to read books that I have saved on my bookshelves. I know that today's BOTD is available to read through bookshelves but I don't know how to do it. Help would be greatly appreciated.
Books on the Shelf can't be read or downloaded. It say so on the FAQ.

Regarding today's BOTD, clicking on the link on the book's page will bring you to Smashwords site. You download it from Smashwords.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by Amy+++ » 28 Dec 2018, 09:05

Thank you.

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Post by Jmumo » 19 Mar 2019, 15:12

Thank you,i have understand the point.

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Post by amjohnson13mommy » 10 May 2019, 09:31

So if I am unable to download, I might not be allowed to read that book?
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Post by gali » 10 May 2019, 11:53

amjohnson13mommy wrote:
10 May 2019, 09:31
So if I am unable to download, I might not be allowed to read that book?
Books on the Shelf can't be downloaded. You pick the books from your Review Team Page only. You should only pick formats you are able to download.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by amjohnson13mommy » 10 May 2019, 12:58

What is the point of putting books in your shelf if not allowed to read them? So have ideas of books to look for elsewhere?
And yes, I picked formats I can get on my son's tablet..
So you are saying only chose books for my shelves from the Review Team Page. Alright, will not look at many other ones then.
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Post by EvaDar » 10 May 2019, 14:24

amjohnson13mommy wrote:
10 May 2019, 12:58
What is the point of putting books in your shelf if not allowed to read them? So have ideas of books to look for elsewhere?
And yes, I picked formats I can get on my son's tablet..
So you are saying only chose books for my shelves from the Review Team Page. Alright, will not look at many other ones then.
You can put any book on your Bookshelves. You just can't review books from there without purchasing them. The Bookshelves are just a way that you can make note of books you have read or want to purchase to read. When I see a book that someone else reviewed that I want to read, I pop it on my bookshelves so I can remember it. As Gali said, you access the books that are available to review (paid or volunteer) from your Select tab.
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Post by amjohnson13mommy » 10 May 2019, 15:05

Now I get it!
Thanks for the very helpful reply.
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