Oyster — Read Unlimited Books

Oyster, Inc.



A million books are all yours, all the time, for just $9.95 a month. Get started now with a free trial.

Named one of TechCrunch’s “Best Apps” and featured by The New Yorker, CNN, The TODAY Show, Oyster is the best way to read books on any device. Download now to start your free trial and get unlimited access to a million books—anytime, anywhere.

◇ Features ◇

  • Get unlimited access to a million books, including the complete Harry Potter series, with more great titles being added every day.
  • Read thousands of NYT Best Sellers, Pulitzer Prize winners, Oprah’s picks, and more.
  • Search and explore titles by genre and get recommendations based on what you like.
  • Easily share books, quotes, and reading activity to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Create, share, and save custom Book Lists.
  • Follow friends and explore the libraries of interesting people.
  • Download books for offline reading.

With Oyster, enjoy instant access to everything from bestselling young adult fiction and romantic dramas to epic biographies, inspiring business stories, and much more.

Designed for mobile reading, Oyster’s editorial spotlights, daily features, and personalized selections will get you into a book you’ll love in as few taps as possible.

Keep up with what your friends are reading and sharing, and curate your own library to share with the world. It’s people-powered book discovery.

Oyster’s beautifully designed reader themes and elegant typography deliver the best reading experience around.

With Oyster, the world is yours for the reading.

Say hello on Twitter @Oyster or drop us a line at hello@oysterbooks.com.

First things first: if you’re not reading this on your Kindle Fire right now, make sure to hop on that device to make downloading the app even easier. As a reminder, Oyster is not compatible with the first-generation Kindle Fire.

Ready? Let’s do this. Check out the instructions below.

Allow Your Device to Download Oyster

To download Oyster to your Kindle Fire, start by making sure that your device allows for the installation of applications from unknown sources. To enable this feature, follow these instructions:

  1. First, swipe down from the top of your Kindle Fire screen and open the quick settings menu.
  2. Then, tap the "More..." tab from the quick settings menu and tap the "Settings" page.
  3. From there, select "Device."
  4. Make sure the on/off switch by "Apps from Unknown Sources" is set to On.
  5. Download the free app ES File Explorer to your Kindle Fire.

Download and Install the Oyster App

Woohoo! That’s done. Now click here to download the Oyster app using the ES Downloader:

Almost there! Now that you’ve downloaded the Oyster app:

  1. Save this file in your Kindle Fire web browser’s download folder.
  2. Select the file, and tap the “Install” button at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Once the Oyster app has finished installing, simply tap “Open” at the bottom of the screen, or just find it on your homescreen under the “Apps” tab.

Sign Up for Oyster and Start Reading

Make sure you’ve signed up for your subscription so you can log in and start reading right away.

If you have any questions getting started, email us at help@oysterbooks.com.