Online book sites in Nigeria


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Posted by on Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 10:55:54:

Though Nigeria is yet to have an organised online book store just like Kindle and Smashwords with millions of books, where writers can self publish their books and readers can easily log in and buy books there are still some online stores here in Nigeria where people can easily purchase books to read. In this article, I will mention some of the popular online stores where people can purchase books here in Nigeria, and most of them are just normal online stores with book sections.

Laterna Books Store: This is a cool online bookstore that offers hundreds of eBooks in various categories such as Christian books, business related books, childrenís books, audio books, and many more. To order books from their store, visit their store and browse through the categories, or use the advanced search box to locate the book you wish to purchase, click on checkout, it will take you to the payment page. The site accepts payment with Interswitch card and the verve card, or payment on delivery, Enter your shipping information. The book will be shipped out the next day, for paper back books.

Jumia and Konga: These are major popular online shopping sites in Nigeria and although they donít deal mainly on eBooks, they have a category for hard copy Books, Magazines, eBooks, Text books and mainly more. To order for books from simple visit their site, and click on the category for books. You can search by author or by title of the book, click on the buy button; you will be taken to the check out page, where you enter your payment details and shipping information.

Okadabooks: This is a cool app that allows you to read a lot of written books in eBook format. Okadabooks makes it easy for Nigerians to read ebooks on their mobile phones and tablets as long as they have the app. The Okadabooks app is hosted on the Google play store and you can read some ebooks for free while some can easily be paid for with your mobile phone. It's named after Okada, a local name for the popular commercial motorcycles used in Nigeria in order to buttress how quick and easy it is to start reading books.

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