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.

20 Top Free Apps (Books Genre)

September 21, 2011

1. iBooks
2. Kindle
3. Marvel Comics
4. NOOK for iPhone from Barnes & Noble-Read 2 Million Books, Free Books
5. Audible
6. Audiobooks
7. Unlimited Free Books – Wattpad eBook Reader
8. DC Comics
9. Weird Facts 1000
10. 1 million FREE Books – Read Kobo eBooks!
11. McSweeney’s
12. Bible+
13. OverDrive Media Console – Library eBooks and Audiobooks
14. Love Quotes 500
15. Comics
16. B&N Bookstore
17. Dirty Sex Jokes
18. Google Books
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Sex-Facts 500

Sherlock Holmes w/ Booktrack (Soundtracks for Books) – Speckled Band