Welcome to the best place to read books

Glose is a social reader for ebooks.
Choose from our huge collection of paid and free books
Read books on any device : computer, tablet, or smartphone
Engage with readers and authors through your favorite books
All in one place

and 34 readers are discussing this quote.

Read, share and engage
with great books

Glose is a social reading platform where you can
read books and engage with other readers through shared annotations.

We make reading books more fun, productive, and social.
So pick one of our 500,000 paid or free books, follow other readers, and read on!

Get the iOS App

for your iPhone or iPad

Get the Android App

for your Android smartphone or tablet

500,000 books for you, including thousands of FREE books.

Discover your next favorite read
in our selection of 500,000 books curated by your friends,
and hundreds of free books!

Including best sellers, great classics, new releases, New York Times best sellers, business and education,
fiction or non-fiction, you name it, your favorite author here !

16 readers
72 notes
77 readers
811 notes
6142 readers
191 notes
25 readers
38 notes
150 readers
811 notes
55 readers
53 notes
1278 readers
609 notes
8 readers
113 notes
1699 readers
634 notes
603 readers
78 notes
1069 readers
86 notes
1487 readers
160 notes
7278 readers
1492 notes
6352 readers
224 notes
6966 readers
803 notes
Take me to the bookstore

Read everywhere on a
beautiful reading interface

We don’t mess with our readers’ comfort.
Read on your laptop, Smartphone, or tablet.
Your books, progress, and highlights are synchronized in real-time.

Keep your books, highlights and notes all in one place.

With one-tap text highlighting, it’s easy to keep your favorite quotes from the books you read.

Archive all your favorite quotes, and share them with your friends through beautiful quote cards.

Books come to life with reader and author annotations.

Contribute to the books you read with your opinion, ideas, and stories through annotations in the margin of the book. Follow other readers and see what gems of inspiration they have to share.

Connect with other readers and share your notes.

Shared annotations allow you to connect with like minded readers and discover their explanations, creativity, or opinions. We’re building communities of readers who share knowledge through ebooks.

Trusted by the best innovators

Partner at Google Ventures
“It’s like a next-generation ebook reader, but very social. It’s going to be pretty awesome!”
Founder & CEO of Path
“I love the app.
Ditching my Kindle now.”
Founder of Blogger, Twitter, Medium
“Glose is interesting! Trying to do something quite hard but cool.”
Co-Founder & CEO of Codecademy
“Glose makes every book a conversation. It brings books, and the discussion around them, to wherever I am.”
Head of Social Media at CNN & Senior Director of Strategy
“Just like news, book reading is destined to become more social. Glose are pioneering this space with an amazing product. Making long form reading more personal, social, and also more productive.”

They talk about us