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After Sweden, Adlibris the leading internet book store in the Nordic region, extend today their digital reading initiative to 2 new countries, Norway and Finland and their partnership with Bookeen

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Paris, October 26th, 2015
Press Release Bookeen / Adlibris


Today Adlibris is extending the initiative to two more countries, Norway and Finland and will offer the best of Letto ebooks solution to new customers.

Since 2011, Bookeen and Adlibris partner on a digital reading initiative in Sweden, with two generations of e-reader under the Letto Brand.

Early 2015, Adlibris introduced the new Letto FrontLight featuring a great lightning system to read under any conditions and an elegant & compact E-INK HD edge-to-edge new design, developed in Paris by Bookeen, the French ereading pioneer.

This new member in the Letto family offers a brand new & intuitive user interface with top features like the new Adlibris cloud synchronisation and additional dictionaries such as Suomi, Norvegian, and English on top of the Swedish one. This is a new example of a strong partnership to establish best integrated solution for Adlibris customer to access and read their ebooks everywhere.

Michael Dahan, CEO at Bookeen:

We are delighted to continue our partnership with Adlibris, a true leader in reading. We brought our experience and technology in a very constructive collaboration. With this extension to new countries and new features, I believe Adlibris solution is the best eReading solution on the Scandinavian market and will be a great offer for their customers, in Sweden, Finland and Norway.

Henrik Oscarsson, CEO at Adlibris :

We are excited to be able to bring Adlibris Letto FrontLight to our customers in Finland and Norway! The interest in e-reading is growing every day and for a book store for book lovers it is important for us to be able to offer our customers excellent platforms for e-reading and Adlibris Letto FrontLight truly delivers a great e-reading

About Bookeen

Bookeen offers full digital reading solutions under the brand name Bookeen or white labeled. Pioneer on this market since 2003, Bookeen supplies its partners with a technical solution composed of E Ink innovating e-readers, ebookstores (online, or on e-readers) and apps synchronized within the cloud. Bookeen operates in more than 20 countries every year such as Brazil, Sweden, France, Spain, Russia, Hungary, Germany…

Major worldwide players use Bookeen-made solutions: Saraiva (the number one bookstore chain in Brazil), Carrefour (France, Spain, Belgium), Relay (France), Leclerc (France) Adlibris (the leading internet bookstore in the Nordic region)…

Products and digital solutions are designed by Bookeen in Paris. Bookeen is a French Tech company.

For more information and details about Bookeen, don’t hesitate to contact us:

Jean-François Kitten, +33 6 11 29 30 28

Clarisse Lazerges, +33 (0) 9 72 33 47 63

About Adlibris

Adlibris is the largest Internet book store in the Nordic region. Adlibris is dedicated to creating the best shopping experience for book lovers in Sweden, Finland and Norway always offering competitive prices and fast deliveries. has over 2 million visitors each month and ships over 20 000 books to our customers each day. Adlibris is owned by the Bonnier Group, the leading Nordic Media group.

For more information and details regarding Adlibris in Finland, please contact:

Marjut Määttä

Cybook update: calling all beta-testers!

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Cybook Update

The past few months our dev team has been hard at working on an update for your Cybooks with some new features we think you’ll be very happy about. What, for instance? Well…

  • Reading time indications (time left before the end of the chapter / the end of the book)
  • Notes export
  • Library: optimisation of the sort order depending on the active view
  • Library: sort by file name
  • New keyboard localisations
  • Multi-line keyboard for note taking
  • Menu: new icons
  • NB For the beta-test, the new features are labelled in English and French only. Of course, translations in all the languages available for the interface will be included  in the official release.

Like the last time, before making this upgrade publicly available, we’d like to have a short beta-test with a small group of experienced users.

So, Cybook Odyssey, Muse & Ocean users, if you would like to be the first to discover all the new features our dev team has been working so hard on, hurry and sign up!

How can I participate?

Visit our online support and sign in to your Bookeen account.
Then “Submit a ticket” and request the Beta-test.
Don’t forget to fill in your name and the serial number of your Cybook!
You’ll find the serial number on the back of your Cybook, or in the “About” menu available from the home page.

Next, charge your Cybook’s battery! The test will be launched very soon with the update available starting tomorrow, so quick, grab your keyboard and sign up!

How can I submit my feedback?

Go back to our online support and sign in to your Bookeen account.
Then “Submit a ticket”, select the Beta-test, and then “Feedback”.


/!\ NB Due to hardware incompatibility, this update will unfortunately not be available for the first versions of the Cybook Odyssey, manufactured in 2011 and 2012. Thank you for your understanding.

Happy reading, and happy beta-testing!
Bookeen Team

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New Partnership with Saraiva, Brazil

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
Bookeen Press Release
Paris, August 5th, 2014

Bookeen, a European leader in eReading, is happy to join forces with Saraiva, the leading Brazilian bookseller, to launch Saraiva Lev, a range of two e-readers, available in 100 stores throughout Brazil, starting Tuesday August 5th.


SARAIVA Megastore

As part of a strategy to attend client´s needs with a complete service which allows customers to read digital books at any time and place and easily acquire new titles online – from Brazilian and foreign authors -, Saraiva is launching today Saraiva Lev and Saraiva Lev com Luz, a line of e-readers designed for the best reading experience. The Saraiva Lev range represents the first e-readers connected to the Saraiva apps eco-system and its embedded e-book store. It will provide numerous innovations attached to the ebook shop management.



Bookeen and Saraiva teams worked months to provide this full digital content solution with great e-readers. Both e-readers offer HD E Ink® displays and a fast new interface.

This announcement further strengthens Bookeen’s international strategy focused on delivering eReading on a global basis in combination with a strong content management. In late 2013 Bookeen already announced partnerships with Carrefour featuring its Nolim line and the retail chain Relay.

Michel Levy, CEO at Saraiva: “The launch of the Lev is an action that reinforces Saraiva’s commitment to always provide a rich reading experience when it comes to education, culture and entertainment in Brazil. We are delighted to choose Bookeen as our partner, which is one of the most recognized companies in e-reading solutions and a pioneer in the e-reader field in Europe. We are sure that this partnership will provide the best technology to access our wide range of titles. The project is part of a Saraiva’s long term strategy to ensure customer access to digital content.”  

Michael Dahan, CEO at Bookeen: “We are delighted to partner with Saraiva, a true leader in reading. We brought our experience and technology in a very constructive collaboration. With this launch, I believe Saraiva provides the best e-reading solution on the market and Saraiva customers will discover in the stores how the Saraiva Lev offer is competitive.”

About Bookeen
Based in Paris, France, selling Cybooks in more than 50 countries, the Bookeen team – experts in eBooks since 2003 – has developed numerous e-reading solutions over the past 11 years. Bookeen offers hardware and content solution for leading partners. (White label e-book platforms)For more information:
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About Saraiva Group
Saraiva Group, a Brazilian publicly-held company with approximately 6,000 employees which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, creates and distributes content, technology and services by means of its publishing and retail businesses. The group is leader in legal contents and one of the largest schoolbook and textbook companies. It also delivers innovative ed-tec solutions for primary and high schools as well as digital content for the educational market, such as distance learning, cooperative learning, learning games and library subscription services. With 114 stores in 17 Brazilian states and in the federal district, the company has Brazil’s largest content, culture and entertainment retail chain. Since 1998, when its e-commerce platform was launched, it has been operating with an integrated and multichannel approach, offering products and services to customers at or through its bricks-and-mortar stores. Saraiva offers a wide range of products which ecompasses literature, office supplies, music, films, games and software, telephony, electronic devices, technology and magazines. It also provides services such as mobile recharge, gift card, prepaid cards, insurance, assistance, besides guaranteed delivery and home delivery.

For more information:

Contacts Presse Bookeen
Jean-François Kitten, +33 (0) 6 11 29 30 28
Clarisse Lazerges, +33 (0) 1 83 64 77 06
Kai Maack, +33 (0) 1 83 64 77 06

Press contact – Saraiva
Agência Ideal – (11) 4873 7900 –
Danielle Brito
Thais Camargo
Beatriz Sanchez
Andrea Farias

Bookeen: The first 10 years

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

What comes next? Stay tuned to find out!

Retrace Bookeen’s first 10 years in photos, here: and on our blog, in the posts tagged “Bookeen Story

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