The NOOK Book

The NOOK Book : An Unofficial Guide: Everything You Need to Know for the NOOK, NOOK Color, and NOOK Study

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Make the Most of Your B&N NOOK Color or NOOK ebook Reader!

Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known features you'll love!

Do all this, and much more...

Learn about the NOOK Study capabilities
Root your NOOK Color to add third-party apps from the Android Market
Find and read free books on your NOOK Color or NOOK
Use B&N's unique LendMe feature to lend and borrow books
Play music, audiobooks, podcasts, even video
Automatically download full-color book covers
Use your NOOK Color to browse the web
Add highlights, notes, and bookmarks
Read B&N ebooks on your iPhone, iPad, computer, Android phone, or Blackberry
Set up your own color wallpaper or screensaver
Publish your own ebooks with B&N PubIt
Download and use B&N NOOK Apps
Learn how to use NOOK Friends to recommend books and give updates
Read enhanced ebooks with video and audio
Read B&N children's books with interactive activities
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 521.63g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0789749084
  • 9780789749086
  • 2,326,318

Table of contents


1 Getting Started with Your NOOK Color 1

2 Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Color 13

3 Reading on Your NOOK Color and Beyond 35

4 Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Color 71

5 Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 81

6 Playing Music, Audiobooks, Podcasts, and Videos 89

7 Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web 99

8 Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Color 131

9 Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Color 143

10 Rooting Your NOOK Color 155


11 Getting Started with Your NOOK 167

12 Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK 173

13 Reading on Your NOOK and Beyond 181

14 Lending and Borrowing Books on Your NOOK Using LendMe 193

15 Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 197

16 Using the Social Features of Your NOOK 201

17 Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK 205

PART III Beyond the NOOKs

18 Reading Beyond Your NOOK 211

19 Managing Your ebooks with Calibre 267

20 Using My NOOK Library 277

21 Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks 281

A Understanding ebook Formats 285

B Sources for ebooks Other than B&N 289

C Sideloading Adobe Digital Editions 293

D Using Picasa to Create Wallpapers and Screensavers 295

E Can I Read This Here? 299

F Frequently Asked Questions 301

Index 303
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About Patrick Kanouse

Patrick Kanouse works as the structured authoring program manager for Pearson Education. Always a bookworm, he has gladly adopted ebook reading technologies, while still appreciating and valuing the printed book.

Patrick also teaches business technical report writing at IUPUI. Outside of teaching about writing, reading on his NOOK Color, and writing about his NOOK Color, he writes poetry, publishing a PubIt book at that you can read on your NOOK Color or NOOK. His website is

Patrick lives in Westfield, Indiana, with his wife and two Yorkies.
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