Top 20 Free Book Apps of the Week

iBooks was the most popular free app in the Apple App Store this week, according to research from AppData, Inside Network’s data service that tracks app and developer leaderboards.

Explore these 20 free apps and find out what kind of literary apps succeed in this crowded marketplace. To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Publishing App Expo on December 7-8, we spotlight the top grossing book apps, the top paid Android books apps and the most popular free apps every week.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iOS apps of the week–linking to App Data’s research about each individual app, including historical charts, developer information and download details.

15 Top Free Apps (Books Genre)

August 18, 2011

1. iBooks
2. Kindle
3. NOOK for iPhone from Barnes & Noble-Read 2 Million Books, Free Books
4. Audible
5. Audiobooks
6. Marvel Comics
7. 1 million FREE Books – Read Kobo eBooks!
8. Sex-Facts 500
9. Comics
10. 100+ Horror Stories
11. Google Books
12. Disney Comics
13. Bible+
14. Unlimited Free Books – Wattpad eBook Reader
15. Warriors
16. OverDrive Media Console – Library eBooks and Audiobooks
17. Weird Facts 1000
18. Love Quotes 500
19. B&N Bookstore
20. The Cat in the Hat – Dr. Seuss – LITE

More detailed stats are available at AppData Pro, Inside Network’s data service supplying performance data, including historical user data, audience demographics, and company information for developers and applications.

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