NOOK Book, The: An Unofficial Guide

NOOK Book, The: An Unofficial Guide

by Patrick Kanouse

NOOK Book(eBook)

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Learn how to get the most out of the all-new NOOK GlowLight, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Simple Touch, and the NOOK Reading App!
Read books, watch movies, play games, and discover all the 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
  • 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 NOOK Press to publish and sell your own ebook at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133811179
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/24/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
File size: 78 MB
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About the Author

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 NOOK Press 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.

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     47
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     149
Chapter 11: Creating and Using Profiles and Your NOOK Today     155
Chapter 12: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK HDs     163
Chapter 13: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK HDs     177
Chapter 14: Using Google Play Store and Google Apps     187
Chapter 15: Getting Started with Your NOOK GlowLight     199
Chapter 16: Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK GlowLight     205
Chapter 17: Reading on Your NOOK GlowLight and Beyond     215
Chapter 18: Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK GlowLight     227
Chapter 19: Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations     231
Chapter 20: Using the Social Features of Your NOOK GlowLight     235
Chapter 21: Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK GlowLight     239
PART III: Beyond the NOOKs
Chapter 22: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Mobile Apps     245
Chapter 23: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: Desktop Apps     297
Chapter 24: Managing Your ebooks with Calibre     335
Chapter 25: Using My NOOK Library     345
Chapter 26: Using NOOK Press to Sell Your ebooks     355
Chapter 27: Reading Beyond Your NOOK: NOOKApp for Windows 8     371
Appendix A: Understanding ebook Formats     385
Appendix B: Sources for ebooks Other than B&N     389
Appendix C: Can I Read This Here?     393
Index    395

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