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COOLERBOOKS.com Announces Google Partnership

September 2, 2009

READING, England, September 2 /PRNewswire/ –

– More Than a Million Titles now Available From COOLERBOOKS.com, the
First ebookstore Outside the US to Partner With Google Books…

British company Interead announces that COOLERBOOKS.com is the first
ebookstore outside the US to partner with Google to include over 1 million
public domain books (close to half a million outside the US) from Google
Books in its online library. Starting today, COOLERBOOKS.com will feature a
Google API with out of copyright works from the Google Books index,
accessible for free via the COOLERBOOKS.com website, and the COOL-ER ereader.
With this partnership, COOLERBOOKS.com becomes the largest ebookstore in the
world, with over one million titles available for purchase or free access.

COOLERBOOKS.com is known for being the ebookstore designed by readers,
for readers. Unlike other ebookstores, COOLERBOOKS.com accommodates 19
document formats: these include EPUB and PDF, and MP3 for audio books, giving
this ebookstore the broadest range of formats on the web. Users will also be
able to view a preview of many of the ebooks on offer, allowing them to read
a few pages before deciding whether they would like to buy the whole title.

Interead is also the company behind the COOL-ER ereader, a light,
affordable and user-friendly ereader designed to be used by technophiles and
tech-phobes alike.

‘At Interead, our aim has always been to make ebooks available to
ordinary book lovers, not just technology enthusiasts,’ explains Neil Jones,
founder of Interead and avid book lover. ‘We want everyone to be able to
enjoy the content on COOLERBOOKS.com, so even if you don’t own one of our
COOL-ER ereaders you can still download your favourite titles. And now, our
partnership with Google allows us to offer more content than anyone else, as
well as giving readers the freedom to have a look through ebooks that they
might be interested in. We’re extremely proud to be the first ebookstore
outside the US to partner with Google Books, and we hope that the
collaboration will make the appeal and accessibility of ebooks broader than
ever.’

“We’re delighted to make part of our public domain books available to
users via COOLERBOOKS.com. We believe in an open platform for accessing and
reading books, we’re always looking for more ways to expand access to books.
This partnership will make it easier for users to find and access public
domain books, thus helping bring more books to more people,” says Santiago de
la Mora
, Head of Print Content Partnerships, EMEA.

Visit http://www.COOLERBOOKS.com or http://www.interead.com for more
information.

About Interead

Based in Reading, England and Miami, Interead and COOL-ER are the
creation of seasoned entrepreneur Neil Jones. COOL-ER is the lightest and
most affordable ereader available, is both MAC and PC compatible, and
accommodates popular formats including EPUB, PDF, MP3, FB2, RTF, TXT, HTML,
PRC (non DRM), JPG, GIF, BMP. COOLERBOOKS.com holds the largest selection of
ebook formats in the world.

    Press contacts:
    For more information about Interead, COOLERBOOKS.com or the COOL-ER,
    please contact:

    UK
    E: cooler@beamagency.com

    US & rest of the world
    E: media@interead.com

SOURCE Interead LTD


Source: newswire



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