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 29, 2011

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