The NOOK Book

The NOOK Book : An Unofficial Guide: Everything you need to know about the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK SimpleTouch, and NOOK Readi

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Make the Most of Any B&N NOOK--Including NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, or NOOK Reading Apps!

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

Do all this, and much more...

Sample B&N content for free before you buy it
Mark up your NOOK Books with highlights, annotations, and bookmarks
Buy, rent, or stream popular HD movies and TV shows
Create up to six NOOK Profiles on your NOOK HD or NOOK HD+--one for every member of the family
Listen to music, podcasts, and audiobooks with the NOOK Music Player
Read full-color comics, graphic novels, and magazines
Lend and borrow books with B&N's LendMe
Read your NOOK Books on your smartphone, tablet, or home computer
Make scrapbooks from catalogs and magazines for later reference
Share your reading status, recommendations, and ratings on Facebook, Twitter, or
Manage your content with My NOOK or powerful third-party Calibre software
Create personal NOOK wallpapers and screensavers
Browse the web more efficiently with your NOOK HD+ or NOOK HD
Explore one of the largest collections of interactive books for kids
Use PubIt! to publish and sell your own ebook at
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 612.35g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0789750600
  • 9780789750600
  • 2,326,332

Table of contents

Introduction viii


Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your NOOK HDs 1

Chapter 2: Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK HDs 15

Chapter 3: Reading on Your NOOK HDs and Beyond 49

Chapter 4: Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 89

Chapter 5: Reading and Using NOOK Books for Kids Features 97

Chapter 6: Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK HDs 103

Chapter 7: Playing Music, Audiobooks, and Podcasts 111

Chapter 8: Watching Videos on Your NOOK HDs 119

Chapter 9: Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web 129

Chapter 10: Using Catalogs and Scrapbooks 147

Chapter 11: Creating and Using Profiles and Your NOOK Today 153

Chapter 12: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK HDs 161

Chapter 13: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK HDs 175

PART II: NOOK Simple Touch

Chapter 14: Getting Started with Your NOOK Simple Touch 185

Chapter 15: Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Simple Touch 191

Chapter 16: Reading on Your NOOK Simple Touch and Beyond 201

Chapter 17: Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Simple Touch 213

Chapter 18: Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations 217

Chapter 19: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Simple Touch 221

Chapter 20: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Simple Touch 225

Chapter 21: Rooting Your NOOK Simple Touch 231

PART III: Beyond the NOOKs

Chapter 22: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Mobile Apps 239

Chapter 23: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Desktop Apps 289

Chapter 24: Managing Your ebooks with Calibre 327

Chapter 25: Using My NOOK Library 337

Chapter 26: Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks 347

Chapter 27: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: NOOK App for Windows 8 351 [This chapter is available on the Downloads tab of the book's website:]

Appendix A: Understanding ebook Formats 369

Appendix B: Sources for ebooks Other than B&N 373

Appendix C: Can I Read This Here? 377

Index 379
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About Patrick Kanouse

Patrick Kanouse works as the director of workflow services 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, and writing about his NOOK, he writes science fiction and poetry, having published a PubIt book at that you can read on your NOOK. His website is You can find him on Twitter at @patrickkanouse.

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