Kobo.com is a website that describes themselves as a "global leader in eReading which offers a world class platform for passionate readers" to find and download books for multiple different devices.
According to their website, Kobo.com offers "the best digital reading experience" to millions of customers in 190 different countries, with one of the largest catalogues of titles.
How Does It Work?
Like any other online retailer, customers can go to their website and search through their inventory based on category, including Biography & Memoir, Business & Finance, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction & Literature, Kids & Teens, Mystery & Suspense, Nonfiction, and more.
They also offer sections specifically for eMagazines and Kids' materials, saying that they offer nearly 4 million titles across 68 languages.
There is no cost to use Kobo.com, but their digital books range in price depending on a variety of factors. In addition, their website sells the Kobo Reader which ranges in price from $139.99 to $399.99.
Currently the Kobo Books inventory can be downloaded for Apple, BlackBerry, Android, and Windows platforms, including EPUB and PDF formats.
Kobo.com does not detail a specific policy for their devices or individual eBooks sales, other than saying "We reserve the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion." Customers who have purchased subscriptions can cancel them at any time and receive a prorated refund, which will be determined by the number of issues that are left in your subscription period.
Customer Service Contact Info
Currently customers who wish to contact this company with questions, concerns, or complaints can do so through their Customer Care link, which will direct you either to the appropriate phone number or a section of the website where you can submit your questions directly.
This website has mixed reviews, with a lot of frustrated users complaining about errors and glitches with trying to pay for and download books, and issues dealing with customer service, though there are many customers which report being happy with their eReader devices.
Competitors and Alternatives?
There are other websites available which help users of eReaders find digital books in different formats at discount prices, including The Fussy Librarian, BookGorilla, BookBub.com, and Kindle users can always utilize the Amazon Marketplace.
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