Netflix for BooksYou can borrow ebooks or audiobooks for free from your local library and read instantly on your iPad or iPhone. All you need is a library card. Are you planning to use your iPad to read even more ebooks or finally start your adventure with audiobooks? There is also a third option — the best one. You can get bestsellers and hot new releases, both as an ebook or audiobook, to your iPad at no cost. All you have to do is try to find your library card — or get a new one from your local library. You probably heard that a growing number of libraries around the world offer digital content, but had no time to realize what it would mean for you.
BookLender is often referred to as the "Netflix for Books"
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Oprah Magazine called BookLender the "books version of Netflix". While there are many similarities between the BookLender and Netflix models, there are also many differences. Books, and audiobooks are larger and heavier than DVD movies. BookLender ships multiple books per order Media Mail with the exception of one membership and sends its audiobooks individually via First Class Mail. Another major difference is that books and audiobooks provide many more hours of entertainment than movies. The average length of a movie is just under 2 hours, while the average length of a book is around 12 hours. Here are some testimonials that BookLender has received over the years that mention our similarity to Netflix:.