According to the official press release, Google has just expanded its Google Play content to include e-books to its users in Taiwan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand. Users in these countries will now be able to purchase and download books from the Google Play store directly onto their smartphones or tablets.
Books on Google Play offers millions of titles, from new releases to bestsellers and classics, from both local and international authors. In Singapore, users will be able to find famous Singaporean books such as Riot Green from Candid Creation and Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew from Marshall Cavendish. There are also famous international authors and titles, from Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games Trilogy to Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Google Play Books is not limited to only Android devices, but one can also purchase and read books on the Google Play Store on one’s computer web browser, as well as reading books in the Google Play Books app through iPhones or iPads.