Google finally introduced the ability to upload EPUBs into Google Books during Google I/O this year. Its now allows readers to read any EPUB books online, either on your browser or Android device. For people already invested in Google’s ecosystem, this is a great way to accumulate books from a wide range of sources and access them on any device. I recently bought the Video Game Bundle from , and they imported into the service just fine.
The ebook market has gotten crowded as of late. Amazon continues to dominate the industry, but people still turn to Apple and Google to supply ebooks for their tablets. Yet ebooks have been long before these companies came to dominate the industry. Digital books are still sold and distributed from sources that don’t seek to tie you down to specific devices. Some people prefer to read ebooks on their computers. How about taking those files into the cloud? If you love to read EPUB books online, here are some options.
Although it says, "It basically means that you can read epub ebooks online in the web browser," the Firefox EPUB Reader addon does not work with the existing epubs already on my system. If this is a designed feature, it should be mentioned in the article. I uninstalled it.
began as a Firefox extension that let people read ebooks inside Firefox. This extension if Firefox is your browser of choice, but there is also an EPUBReader web app that is available for Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer. This is a great resource for people who want to read EPUB books online but don’t want to trust their ebook collection to a particular company.