Buying an ebook

Buying an ebook on is very straightforward and can be achieved on either our mobile website (on mobile devices and through our Ebook Reader app) or our full website.

First use the search bar to find the ebook you wish to buy, or you can browse through the categories if you need some inspiration.

From the search results or whilst browsing a section, once you have found an ebook you are interested in, select the cover image or title of the ebook. This will take you to the product page where you can read some more about the book, view the price, the formats available, the print & copy permissions and all other information about the ebook.

Once you have decided to purchase the book, select "Add to Cart" to add the book to your shopping cart. You can then continue shopping, or proceed to the checkout.

At the checkout you will see the contents of your cart, the amount of ebooks you will be purchasing and the total cost of the order before any applicable tax (tax is calculated at the next step in the checkout process). If you want to proceed select "Review Order & Checkout". You will then be asked to log in to your account, or to register an account if you do not already have an account. There is also an option to checkout as a guest (you can then create an account later on).

Then, you will be asked if you want to pay via credit card or PayPal. At the following step you have the opportunity to enter a discount voucher or gift certificate code if you have one. You are then asked to enter your credit card details (or log in to PayPal if you selected that option).

You finalise the purchase by selecting "Process Order". This will take the payment and then shown you confirmation that the purchase has taken place successfully. It is on this confirmation screen that you will be prompted to start reading your ebook straight away. For further help on this please see Reading your ebook.

If you want to make a bulk purchase of multiple copies of the same ebook please see Making a bulk purchase.

If you want to buy an ebook to gift to a friend please see Making a gift purchase.

If you want to buy a gift certificate to give to a friend which then gives them the freedom to use it to purchase an ebook (or ebooks) of their choice, then see Buying a gift certificate.

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