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Bubblin Superbooks


A social book reader for web

"Bandcamp for books, comics and magazines."

"Discover amazing new reads, support writers who create it directly."

"Books need to be opened up freely before we can properly annotate and cross-link them… " — Naval Ravikant

About

Bubblin is an online café of books—meaning, a silent and cozy place to hang-out and read great works from around the world.

For fans ☞ Convenience of web.
  1. No apps to install, no files to download. Any device!
  2. Read and share books, annotate and make new friends.
  3. Broaden perspective with calm and composure of a book loving community.
For creators ☞ Longform with superpowers.
  1. Publish immersive stories using all the capabilities (and potential) of web.
  2. Analyse and evolve your book as many times as you want.
  3. Win on SEO, accessibility, device support and distribution—all in one stroke.

Learn more about the Bubblin Superbooks project on our FAQs page.


The Team:

Marvin Danig
Marvin Danig
(Minion + Developer)
Cofounder. Almost CEO.
Sonica Arora
Sonica Arora
(Minion + Designer)
Cofounder. Nearly CTO.
Sanjay Dastoor
Sanjay Dastoor
Mentor, Boosted Boards (YCombinator).

"Liberating books from proprietary hardware…"

Warm community

Meet the enlightened ones. Follow your favorite authors, track books and great titles, spelunk, share and savor some of the greatest pieces ever written. It's a never-ending stream out there!

Offline-first

All our books are offline-first i.e. progressively enhanced single page applications (pSPAs). Take your ebook reading (and writing) experience to the next level.

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Super responsive

We know you love physical books. That's why we focused on building a reader with the native experience of books—with butter smooth page turns and expressiveness.

Device support

Share books, spread love.

Rediscover the experience of reading real books on web—share and rejoice great stories with friends and family.

Great, sign me up!

Effortless sharing

Share effortlessly to spread the word. Each book is on a happy ubiquitous pretty url that's easy to link to and annotate. Gone are the days of lifeless files masquerading as ebooks!

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Speedy atomization

Everyone knows that long-form needs pagination. Only we do it with style and semantics of web. Read fast, read more and be surprised by results. But have you tried reading on the iPad?

See demo

Free as in freedom!

Read for free, share for free. Free yourself from the shackles of properietary formats and expensive hardware. Read your favorites without the pain of downloading pesky little files to disk forever.

Tablet first!

A thoughtfully designed layout for comfortable reading on the couch. Super silky page turns to navigate through the book ensuring quick comprehension and great recall—a memory palace building exercise.

What are people saying about us?

  • Craig Mod, Advisor - Medium
    Craig Mod

    The most beautiful implementation of a book in browser that I have ever seen.

  • Paul Singh, Investor - 500 Startups
    Paul Singh

    …if the future of books is web then it is this… my daughter loves turning the page on her iPad!

  • Judith Monica Neumann, Front-end developer and teacher
    Judith Monica Neumann

    My daughter loves reading books and Bubblin is every bit as interesting as it could get.

  • Satyendra Sharma, Professional wildlife photographer
    Satie Sharma

    One of the challenges with photography e-books is that they tend to be very heavy. Bubblin has an elegant solution for that.

  • Roberto Mossetto, Startup Grind & Turin Chapter Director
    Roberto Mossetto

    Using web as a universal format for e-books? I love it!

  • Sonica Arora
    Click to read

    Hey, I'm the founder here! Don't just take our word for it, try it yourself.

Writing a new book? Try our FOSS tools to help you bake it properly for web.
Need help?

Sure! Hit us on chat below or drop us a mail and we'll try to help you in every way we can.

If you love DIY, feel free to adventure out yourself. Play with our free and open source book writing tools and we have some pretty solid documentation to chew on too!

Love writing and storytelling?

We have some nice open source tools for you to consider.

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