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

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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!

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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 !

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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.”

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