Online Libraries To Pick Up Your Next Read From

Rini posted on 7th April

Book Me A Book

Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, you will find an eclectic variety of books to choose from. We found the Super Reader plan most economically feasible.

Starting Range: INR 600 for six months; one book per month

Deposit: Yes, INR 1,000; refundable

Delivery: Delhi & NCR

Due Date: None

Check out their website here and Facebook page here.

Doorstep Books

Apart from their fiction titles, their non-fiction books in diverse genres like self-help, GK and reference and books on sports caught our attention.They have Bengali books too! Also, they offer free pick-up and delivery.

Starting Range: Cost of the plan includes a fixed registration fee {INR 300}, along with variable membership fees

Deposit: Yes, INR 1,000; refundable

Delivery: Pan India

Due Date: None

Check out their website here and Facebook page here. 

Library at Home

You’ll find lots of popular fiction by authors like Jeffrey Archer, Dan Brown and Khaled Hosseini here. They also have a magazine section from where you can borrow old National Geographic zines. You have the option of customising your plan, based on your reading habits. There’s also a free trial offer, though conditions apply of course.

The option of temporary deactivation is also available. Convenient, eh?

Starting Range: Plan includes a fixed registration fee {INR 174} and a varying subscription amount, along with a security deposit

Deposit: Yes, INR 700 for Limited Delivery Plan; INR 1,500 for Premium Delivery Plan; both refundable

Delivery: Delhi & NCR

Due Date: None

Check out their website here and Facebook page here.

India Reads

Besides fiction, there are a lot of academic and educational titles too. One is literally spoilt for choice here. There are no additional charges for pick up, and offers free delivery above the minimum cart value.

Starting Range: There’s no fixed plan here. The rent will be charged to you on a per book basis.

Deposit: No; just the initial amount, based on the duration

Delivery: Pan India

Due Date: The rent is deducted based on the duration you keep the books for and remainder value refunded

Check out their website here and Facebook page here.