If you’re someone who’s devoted to the solitary vice of reading, Bookout is one app you should definitely check out. Filling the void left by the long-defunct Readmore, and offering more outside of the social networking functionality of Goodreads, Bookout lets you easily manage your books, track your progress with them, and develop good reading habits.
With Bookout, you can easily add books from your library and keep track of your reading activity. You can also set goals and unlock achievements, all of which can help you make reading books a regular part of your life. You can even send bookish stickers from the app to your family and friends on iMessage.
Add and track books
Add a book to Bookout by manually entering its data, scanning its ISBN code, or searching for it online. Then you can track your reading in real time and even add your favorite quotes and your own thoughts as you go.
Set goals and unlock achievements
Gather insightful stats about your reading and generate shareable infographics for every book you finish. Mark a book as lent to remember who borrowed it. Set goals for the number of hours you want to read in a month and the number of books you want to read in a year. Unlock various achievements to keep you motivated to read more.
Send bookish iMessage stickers
Bookout comes with its own iMessage extension that lets you send bookish stickers featuring the app’s cute piggy bank-like mascot. Now you can say, “New book smell,” “Finished another book,” “This book is awesome,” and more with stickers.
Bookout is the perfect app for avid readers or anybody who wants to turn into one. Not only does it let users keep track of their reading, but it also motivates them to keep reading more. It also features a simple yet engaging interface and a cute mascot to boot.
Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch, Bookout is available now on the App Store for free. It offers an in-app purchase for the pro upgrade, which includes the following:
- Unlimited books: Add as many books as you want. The 10 books limit will be lifted.
- Yearly goals: Allows you to set the number of books you want to read during a year.
- Image quotes: Take images of your favorite quotes. It’s a lot faster than typing.
- Global stats: See your overall reading progress and evolution within the app.
- Even more goodies: No ads. Lift 10 results limit in online search. Support for the developer.
Bookout Pro is currently on holiday sale at 40 percent off, priced at $2.99.