Press Release

Sony Reader™ Store Introduces iDreamBooks Reviews

by Communications 04/19/2013, in Contact the Blog

The new function offers ratings and critic reviews on eBook product pages


San Diego, April 19, 2013 – Today Reader™ Store from Sony announced the addition of iDreamBooks reviews to eBook product pages. Users can now get ratings and critics’ reviews before purchasing eBooks to help them make decisions on what to read next.

iDreamBooks is a startup company in the digital publishing space that collects critic reviews and provides recommendations based on what people have to say.  The reviews—which will continue to grow in quantity—come from both mainstream and niche publications and are displayed on Reader Store product pages. eBook product pages will also feature an iDreamBooks cloud icon that interprets sentiment from collection of reviews.

“Our integration has found a way to combine both technology and critic reviews in order to offer readers the best ratings and recommendations,” said Natascha Helbig, director of Reader Store.

iDreamBooks reviews are available in the US and Canada now.

Reader Store helps book lovers discover their next story, from sweep-you-off-your feet romances to hard-boiled blockbusters, on Reader from Sony, or compatible PC, Mac®, iOS® and AndroidTM devices. Read anywhere at any time with thousands of eBooks and periodicals. For more information please visit


Media contact:

Maya Wasserman

Sony Electronics


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