Give the gift of entertainment with eBooks through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple or Google Play. No matter the occasion, books offer fun, imagination, and wisdom to any gift recipient.
1. Give the gift of Kindle eBooks through Amazon
Amazon hosts eBooks that are compatible with your Kindle eReader, as well as with smart devices through the Kindle app.
While you can read any title on other devices, if you’re buying an eBook as a gift for someone with a Kindle e-reader, Amazon is the best option for easy gift-giving.
To gift an Amazon eBook, simply navigate to amazon bookstore page. Once there, select the title you want to share. Then select the Buy for others Purchase option
Once you’ve made this selection, you’ll be able to add a personalized gift message to be delivered with your eBook.
Once payment has been processed, Amazon will deliver the eBook electronically to the recipient, who can start enjoying their gift immediately on any kindle device or through the Kindle app on any smartphone or tablet.
Do you want to know more about an eBook before buying one as a gift? Consult this article that explains what an eBook is and all the available formats.
2. Use Apple Books to give away eBooks
apple books is the perfect place to buy eBooks for Apple device users. These eBooks are compatible with the pre-installed Books app found on all Apple devices.
To buy an Apple eBook as a gift, go to the Apple App Store, iTunes Store app, or Books app and follow these steps:
- Select the title you want to give away.
- Select the Present button.
- To do it in the Apple app store, tap the share icon, then the gift icon.
- To do this in the iTunes store app, tap the share icon, then the gift icon.
- To do it in the Books app, just tap the gift icon.
- Follow the prompts to personalize your gift message and complete your purchase.
Once the purchase is complete, the recipient will receive an email with a button to redeem your ebook. Once selected, the eBook will automatically download to your Apple device.
3. Give away eBooks through Google Play
Google Play allows you to gift eBooks to other users residing in the same country. Unfortunately, eBooks on Google Play are limited and you can only gift eBooks if you live in one of these countries:
- United Kingdom
To gift an eBook on an Android device, first open the Google Play app. Once there, locate the eBook you want to give away. On the books page, select the plus buttonfollowed by the gift button.
If you want to use a computer to purchase the eBook, go to the google play store. Once you have located the title you wish to gift, select the buy as a gift icon.
Once the purchase is complete, the recipient will receive a gift code that will allow them to redeem the eBook.
Of course, there are many other online e-book stores where you can buy e-books. Be sure to check them out if you’re looking to give yourself a gift.
4. Free eBooks through Barnes and Noble
you can give away barnes and noble Ebooks for Nook eReader users or anyone with the Nook reading app on their smart device.
To gift an ebook through Barnes and Noble, first search for the title you wish to give away on their website. Then select the buy as a gift button.
You will then be asked to enter the recipient’s email address and a gift message. After the purchase is complete, the recipient will receive an email with a link to claim their gift.
Give entertainment with e-books
No matter the title, reading device, or occasion, an eBook is a great way to share your favorite reads as a gift.
Whether the person likes nonfiction or science fiction novels, eBooks can be the perfect last-minute gift since they’re delivered electronically. Plus, there’s no need to wrap them and your gift will provide hours of entertainment for the recipient.
Be sure to check out the best-seller eBook list the next time you need to shop for a gift.