Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Here are some frequently asked questions about Booku eBooks:
How do I purchase eBooks?
After finding an eBook that you wish to purchase, click on the 'Buy Now' button to add the title to your Shopping Cart. Proceed through the checkout and make payment by either credit card or Paypal. After checkout, you will be able to download your eBook by clicking the 'Download' button on the confirmation screen or in the order confirmation email that is sent to you.
If you would prefer to perform the download at a later time, you can return to the site and click on the My Bookshelf link to display 'Download' links for previously purchased eBooks.
Can I download an eBook multiple times?
If you've misplaced your copy of a downloaded eBook, Booku maintains a history of purchased eBooks via the My Bookshelf function. You can re-download your eBooks at any time.
How do I read eBooks that I purchase and download?
For further help and troubleshooting, please refer to these pages:
- Adobe and Overdrive software - Help
- Adobe ePub eBooks - Help | Troubleshooting
- Adobe PDF eBooks - Help | Troubleshooting
Does my eBook Reader work with Booku eBooks?
It's very important that you check to see if your eBook Reader supports eBook files downloaded from Booku before making a purchase, as we're not able to refund for unsupported devices. Booku eBooks can be read on devices that support Adobe DRM-protected ePub and PDF ebooks, including the Sony Reader, the Barnes and Noble Nook, Kobo, PocketBook, Cool-er, JetBook, BeBook and ECO Reader series of eBook readers.
What happens to the eBook I downloaded once I've finished reading it?
A downloaded title remains on your computer or device unless you manually delete it. My Bookshelf is a history of purchased titles maintained at this site. Titles can be re-downloaded using the My Bookshelf function.
Can I use eBooks I purchase from this site on multiple computers?
Adobe Digital Editions must be activated using an Adobe ID in order to share purchased eBooks among multiple computers or devices - you are able to read Adobe eBooks on up to 6 different computers and devices that are activated with the same Adobe ID. When you first open Adobe Digital Editions, you are prompted to activate, or authorize, your computer.
Can I copy/paste text from eBooks that I purchase from Booku?
Each eBook page contains digital rights information, including printing rights and copy rights, that are imposed on the purchaser by the publisher for that eBook. The copy rights refer to how many times the user can copy text from within the book. Copy is from selected text when the user has the title open in Adobe Digital Editions. A copy selection may be a single word or up to one full page.
Can I print pages from eBooks that I purchase from Booku?
Each eBook page contains digital rights information, including printing rights and copy rights, that are imposed on the purchaser by the publisher for that eBook. The print rights refer to how many pages the user may print in a certain time frame. Printing can only be undertaken in Adobe Digital Editions using the 'Print' function.