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The Nook Book: An Unofficial Guide: Everything You Need to Know for the Nook, Nook Color, and Nook Study


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Make the Most of Your B&N NOOK Color or NOOK ebook Reader!

Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known features you’ll love!


Do all this, and much more...

  • Learn about the NOOK Study capabilities
  • Root your NOOK Color to add third-party apps from the Android Market
  • Find and read free books on your NOOK Color or NOOK
  • Use B&N’s unique LendMe feature to lend and borrow books
  • Play music, audiobooks, podcasts, even video
  • Automatically download full-color book covers
  • Use your NOOK Color to browse the web
  • Add highlights, notes, and bookmarks
  • Read B&N ebooks on your iPhone, iPad, computer, Android phone, or Blackberry
  • Set up your own color wallpaper or screensaver
  • Publish your own ebooks with B&N PubIt
  • Download and use B&N NOOK Apps
  • Learn how to use NOOK Friends to recommend books and give updates
  • Read enhanced ebooks with video and audio
  • Read B&N children’s books with interactive activities

About the Author

Patrick Kanouse works as the structured authoring program manager for Pearson Education. Always a bookworm, he has gladly adopted ebook reading technologies, while still appreciating and valuing the printed book.


Patrick also teaches business technical report writing at IUPUI. Outside of teaching about writing, reading on his NOOK Color, and writing about his NOOK Color, he writes poetry, publishing a PubIt book at that you can read on your NOOK Color or NOOK. His website is


Patrick lives in Westfield, Indiana, with his wife and two Yorkies.

Table of Contents


1 Getting Started with Your NOOK Color     1

2 Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK Color     13

3 Reading on Your NOOK Color and Beyond     35

4 Lending and Borrowing Books with LendMe on Your NOOK Color     71

5 Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations     81

6 Playing Music, Audiobooks, Podcasts, and Videos     89

7 Using NOOK Apps and Surfing the Web     99

8 Using the Social Features of Your NOOK Color     131

9 Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK Color     143

10 Rooting Your NOOK Color     155


11 Getting Started with Your NOOK     167

12 Customizing and Configuring Your NOOK     173

13 Reading on Your NOOK and Beyond     181

14 Lending and Borrowing Books on Your NOOK Using LendMe     193

15 Using Highlights, Bookmarks, and Annotations     197

16 Using the Social Features of Your NOOK     201

17 Shopping and Visiting B&N on Your NOOK     205

PART III Beyond the NOOKs

18 Reading Beyond Your NOOK     211

19 Managing Your ebooks with Calibre     267

20 Using My NOOK Library     277

21 Using PubIt to Sell Your ebooks     281

A Understanding ebook Formats     285

B Sources for ebooks Other than B&N     289

C Sideloading Adobe Digital Editions     293

D Using Picasa to Create Wallpapers and Screensavers     295

E Can I Read This Here?      299

F Frequently Asked Questions     301

Index     303

Product Details

An Unofficial Guide: Everything You Need to Know for the NOOK, NOOK Color, and NOOK Study
Kanouse, Patrick
Que Publishing
Computers-Reference - General
Output Equipment
Edition Description:
Trade paper
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9 x 6 x 0.584 in 533 gr

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » Android
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics

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