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If you like my list of DRM-free bookshops, and want to support me maintaining it, you can buy me a coffee (or e-book) and share your thoughts! ๐ŸŽ‰โ˜•

Thank you!

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A new home for your e-books!

Welcome to Libreture: e-book storage for indie readers. Build a handy library from your sexy e-books:

๐Ÿ’œ see beautiful covers
๐Ÿ’œ plan your reading
๐Ÿ’œ discover new loves
๐Ÿ’œ read them anywhere
๐Ÿ’œ keep them private

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Do you buy LOADS of e-books & comics from independent, DRM-free bookshops?

Looking for somewhere safe to store and catalogue them all in one place, while recording your reading activity?

Get 500MB of digital book storage today with your own FREE Libreture account!

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For me it's the expanse series. There's a gazillion books in it and I want to avoid burnout reading it, by .. well, reading other books in the between

And of course I prepared by buying plenty of in between books

Keep up with the latest ebook, digital comic, and RPG bundles, on our handy Bundles page!

Any DRM-free bookshops who would like to write an introduction article about themselves, what you do, the kinds of ebooks you stock, and why selling DRM-free is important to you - DM me!

I'd LOVE to host an article that highlights your ebookshop!

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I've said it before, I say it again; so many books so little time ๐Ÿ˜ญ

Okay, so it seems my Libreture library now has 1,900 ebooks, digital comics, magazines, and RPGs in it! ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ

Surely loads of those MUST be in my Read list, yeah?

um... 222


Okay, To Read?

oh boy 1,653

Seems I'll be busy for the forseeable!

If books are for everyone, then so is Libreture.

With a sensible Free Forever plan, which includes ALL the features, you only pay for more space, not for special access.

Start your Libreture library today, and discover a wider world of ebooks!

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And I benefit! It provides content for Libreture, expanding our reach and who might join us.

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Recommendations mean a reader has invested time in adding their book, and taken more time to write about why they liked it.

Other readers benefit from this input. Especially if the person recommending the book has listed where they bought it too!

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So no matter how many books you have, if you pay for Extra Storage or not. I want you to enjoy using Libreture, and feel that your time and input is respected.

Everyone can write Recommendations!

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I'm here for the long run, and I'm here for people who would like to see their investment in using a service respected by providing them with all the features others, with more books, get.


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And that's why I introduced a free plan after messing around with the way I charged for a while.

I realised asking people to use Libreture on a trial basis before paying was silly, since they need to invest time in adding and organising their book to see if it suited them.

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So, my simple approach is, in a nutshell:

If you have loads of books to store, I assume you could afford to buy them, and are happy to pay to store them with Libreture.


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That's what I keep coming back to.

On Libreture, readers aren't just storing data about the books they own, they're storing the books themselves. And the comics, magazines, manuals, RPGs, etc.

These books represent the cost the reader has paid to buy them. I hope from indies?๐Ÿ˜‰

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I've already paid for Libreture's development. That cost is long past.

Surely it's fairer to make these features available to everyone and charge based on 'scale' of use.

Yes, there's likely already big discussions of this around, all using the proper terms, but it's fairness.

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I know! This is how it's done, but I'm not really talking about Windows here. I'm talking about fairness.

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They noticed that all the various versions of Microsoft Windows, regardless of how much they cost, and what features they included, were in fact, the same version.

The cheaper ones had a switch that turned off the exclusive features.

So the cheaper ones had 'additional' code...

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So it makes sense to me that I charge those who want to store more books, since that's where my costs go.

Now, many of you will think I'm being naive... okay loads of you will. Millions! Okay, okay...

But I remember the discovery some devs made about Windows...

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You can buy Extra Storage, starting at ยฃ2.99 /month for 5GB!

That's loads of room, maybe even enough to start storing your digital comics.

I've already spent money on the features, it's the storage space and hosting that's an ongoing cost.


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Did you know that ALL of Libreture's features are available for everyone, regardless of if they pay for their account or not?

It's one of my founding principles.

The Free Forever account, with its 500MB of space is good for storing hundreds of ebooks. Need more space?


New Bundle Alert! ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ

๐ŸŽ Starfinder RPG Bundle - from Humble

Find this and many more live DRM-free ebook, digital comic, & RPG deals on Libreture's Bundles page!

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