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Orange launches eBook app

Mobile phone network Orange has released an application for Android mobile phones, which offers up over 23,000 books.

One part of Everything Everywhere has brought out the Google mobile OS based software that ties up with their involvement with the Orange price for fiction, which celebrates 16 years of history with the network.

The Orange Book Club app allows for browsing classics and bestsellers, with sample chapter reading, bookmarking, font changing and the downloading of books and audiobooks. There is also a one click buying system that bills the Orange account tied to the phone directly, with costs as little as 50p.

These include books from the current Orange Prize section for fiction, along with previous winners too where the books can be read across platforms from a computer, to phones and tablet devices.

This application follows on from last year’s on-line and mobile web version of the Orange Boom Club, which has now born this bespoke Android app with a better reading experience that takes on Amazon’s Kindle software for phones.

The Orange Book Club Android app is compatible with all Android devices, where other versions are available for Java, Symbian and Blackberry systems from

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