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#1 Bubblicious

Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:20 AM

Is there a way to create a 'wish list' on Kobobooks?

I want to work out how much all the books i want will cost so i can get a single prepaid credit card to get the books now, and look at getting a seperate (bank) account with debit card for it

#2 IsolaBella

Posted 04 May 2012 - 12:57 PM

Books on Board allows you to do so

http://www.booksonboard.com/index.php?ebooks-audio-books

As Does EBooks

http://www.ebooks.com/

I also use Diesel books as well

http://www.diesel-ebooks.com/

You are not just limited to the Kobo site wink.gif



#3 Bubblicious

Posted 04 May 2012 - 01:24 PM

Do i need to download anything else for it, or can i keep using the kobo desktop thingy?

i dont have wireless at home, so i need to connect and transfer to get them on the kobo

(i only opened it on wed night lol)

#4 Mrs_Mystery_Guest

Posted 04 May 2012 - 04:07 PM

Kobo used to have a wishlist but they took that function off the site.  rant.gif There are so many books I have wanted to put on a wishlist.

As for the desktop, no you don't have to download anything else. I use the desktop more than I use the wireless download function.

#5 mayahlb

Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:24 PM

I found teh kobo site one of the worst to buy books on (I don't use the wireless function). I much prefer to use booksonboard and the other two sites that Isobella mentioned. I just use calibre or adobe digital editions to load the books onto my kobo.

#6 AMPSyd

Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:58 PM

I don't buy ebooks, I borrow them.

Just a suggestion - try your local library and see if they offer ebooks. My local public uses Overdrive and they have a great selection of books. I have borrowed one tonight which was published in 2011 - so fairly new.

Sorry, I can't actually answer your question.

But I LOVE my Kobo.

#7 ~Panda~

Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:05 PM

I also use Book Depository for my ebooks along with other sites.

#8 IamzFeralz

Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (mayahlb @ 04/05/2012, 09:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I found teh kobo site one of the worst to buy books on (I don't use the wireless function). I much prefer to use booksonboard and the other two sites that Isobella mentioned. I just use calibre or adobe digital editions to load the books onto my kobo.


What I like about Kobo books though is that you can usually google a coupon code and get $$ off.  I got 45% off on my last book purchase.  It's great to have the other sites for the choice though.

I second AMPSyd about borrowing though and I borrow most of the books I read.


#9 ~Panda~

Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:17 PM

Book Depository ebooks are usually quite cheap.




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