Sales figures & distribution

Libraries & Commerce

Our media are read in shops and libraries around the world – including the German National Library, Amazon, Apple iBookstore, Google Play, Weltbild, Hugendubel, Barnes and Nobel, and in Chinese bookstores. Below is a detailed overview.

Sales channels & sales figures

Our media in 300.000 libraries worldwide

Our media can be found in over 300.000 libraries and use the following providers for this purpose:

German National Library

Our media are listed in the holdings of the German National Library.


International libraries

Distribution of digital content to libraries and companies


The provider from the USA supplies libraries in Germany and Switzerland via a so-called cloud library.


Die Onleihe - digital lending portals for libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as the Goethe-Institut.


Sale or loan of specialist literature to libraries worldwide.


Deliverer from the USA. Digital loan models for more than 33.000 libraries. There is also an OverDrive app that end customers can use to view the library catalog.


Mackin serves over 50.000 institutions in the United States.

Swiss specialist information

Sale or hire purchase of the eBooks to institutional customers worldwide via the e-book library (EBL), ebrary and ProQuest platforms eBook Central as well

Sebina OpenLibrary

Sebina Open Library is a digital cloud platform with integrated library system used by thousands of Italian libraries.

Sales figures and Amazon sales ranks

Our media are always at the forefront of the Amazon sales ranks - for example our titles “Say no without feeling guilty” and “Dealing with the boss”. You can find press reviews and customer feedback on our books here.

Sales channels & sales figures
Sales channels & sales figures

Our media sold to millions of readers worldwide

We sell our media in hundreds of shops worldwide.

Amazon Kindle Shop (

The media are purchased and available directly on the Kindle readers and / or the Kindle apps for Windows, OS X, iOS, Android and Blackberry.

We are also participating in the Kindle Unlimited Amazon subscription model: Readers can read our media here for free.

The sales areas include Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary, United Kingdom, Cyprus

Amazon Kindle Store (

The connection of with the sales areas USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil as well as India, Japan, Australia and New Zealand is also possible on request.

Google Play

International distribution for our media via the Google Play Store.

Apple Lossless Audio CODEC (ALAC),

Purchase and availability of the eBooks directly from the iBooks application (iTunes) on OS X and iOS.

Own stores in Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal , Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Hungary, United Kingdom, United States of America, Cyprus.

Barnes and Noble

Selling the media via your own reader nook, in your own web shop and nook apps on Android and iOS. The sales focus is on the United States.

Baker & Tailor

Baker & Taylor is a traditional American distributor of books to public libraries and schools.


Selling the media via your own reader as well as your own web shop and Kobo apps on Windows. is represented in over 190 countries worldwide, including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, England, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Canada, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, the Netherlands , Austria, Philippines, Portugal, Switzerland, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, United States of America, Cyprus. Here is an overview of the shops supplied:

  • WHSmith (UK)
  • American Booksellers Association - variety of participant websites (USA)
  • Walmart (USA)
  • Angus and Robertson (Australia)
  • Collins (Australia)
  • Rakuten (Japan, USA, France)
  • La Feltrinelli (Italy)
  • Mondadori (Italy)
  • Livraria Cultura (Brazil)
  • Chapters Indigo (Canada)
  • FNAC (France, Spain, Portugal)
  • PaperPlus (New Zealand)
  • Gandhi (Mexico)
  • Librería Porrúa (Mexico)
  • National Book Store (Philippines)
  • La Central (Spain)
  • DundR (Turkey)
  • Idefix (Turkey)

Tolino Alliance

Since entering the market in March 2013, the tolino alliance has successfully established itself as one of the leading brands for digital reading in German-speaking countries.

  • Tolino Media GmbH and Co. KG (formerly Pubbles): Selling the media via its own readers and pads as well as via the affiliated dealers.
  • belongs to Thalia with platforms in Germany and the Netherlands
  • belongs to Orell Füssli Thalia AG
  • belongs to Thalia
  • belongs to worldview
  • Hugendubel: with own platforms as well as the end customer platform
  • Libri GmbH: with the attached bookstores
  • Libris Blz. BV: Platform in the Netherlands
  • Osiandersche Buchhandlung GmbH: Book trading company since 1596.
  • At the Otto Group's Otto Media platform, you can buy books, eBookOrder s, magazines, DVDs and games.
  • Standaard Boekhandel: Platform in Belgium
  • Thalia: with own platforms in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Stand: Mai 2018
  • worldview: with own platforms in Germany, Austria, Switzerland


Sells our media both through its own web shop and to affiliated dealers and libraries.

  • Aldi e-books
  • Hofer e-books
  • Aneta Giec-Pacharzyna
  • Auwarter Media GmbH
  • borro media GmbH
  • Bookstore “Miss Marple's”
  • CeDe Shop AG
  • Conrad Electronics SE
  • Delta X Verlag eU
  •, Thomas Hackenberg
  • SERIOUS Logistic
  • Ex Libris AG
  • Georg Blendl Buchhandlung und Antiquariat GmbH & Co. KG
  • Herman Hrobak
  • Hugendbubel Fachinformationen GmbH
  • Koch, Neff & Volckmar GmbH
    Lehmann's Media GmbH
  • Mannheimer Morgen large printing works and publishing house GmbH
  • Markus Mölders -
  • media control GmbH
  • Michael Gronert
  •, Christof Jaufenthaler
  •, Christof Jaufenthaler
  • Morawa Book and Media GmbH
  • MyGoodPlace, Alexander Klement
  • New Crown Consultants Establishment
  • Online bookstore Regula Seiler
  • Petra Lehnert
  • PBM psychology book and media trading company mbH
  • Quolibris GmbH
  • SCM Shop Fallersleben, bookstore Andreas König
  • Shop plus plus Ltd
  • Solon Book Service GmbH
  • taz publishing and sales GmbH
  • Thieme & Frohberg GmbH
  • ims Internationaler Medien Service GmbH & Co. KG
  • Isolagra Ltd

ceebo (MediaControl)

Sales are made via other connected dealers and shops. Trading partners supplied via ceebo are:

  • Stein'sche bookstore
  • AAVAA publishing house
  • Amahoff Bookstore
  • Ansenso GmbH
  • Antiqua-Online
  • Aquensis Publishing House
  • Athene Media Publishing House
  • Attatroll bookstore
  • Besold book paper
  • Best Off-Verlag
  • Bildner Verlag (
  • bookhit-GmbH
  • Börsenmedien
  • Braunbarth bookstore
  • Book trade office
  • Book and media
  • Books Keuck
  • Bookstore Backhaus
  • Bookstore Brunner
  • Bookstore Georg Blendl
  • Bookstore Heyn
  • Bookstore Wirthmiller
  • buchmaxx
  • Book Center AG
  • Comelivres AG
  • Connectare Marketing
  • Dieter Kroos
  • Easy Book
  • eBook-Eddie
  • eBook-Fever
  • eBookSky
  • Real publisher
  • One A media
  • eLesia publishing house
  • G. Umbreit
  • Listen well! publishing company
  • ImCoSys AG
  • Inkpot UG
  • INTU
  • Law bookstore Gabriele Haßlocher
  • Kohlibri René Kohl
  • Kubon and Sagner
  • Liesegang
  • Life Media Group
  • Maciej Klimkiewicz
  • Mag. Holger Dominik Steinbichler
  • Massurgo Publishing House
  • Metzler bookstore
  • Minimax publishing house Judith Arndt
  • ML Magazine Load
  • My eBooks
  • Neufeld publishing house
  • Neukirchen publishing company
  • New Crown Consultants Establishment
  • Ecumenical press forum
  • OnlineKiosk GmbH
  • pferdia tv, Thomas Vogel
  • Pocketbook Readers
  • second-hand bookshop and publishing house
  • Typesetting bookstore
  • Schulkin GbR
  • snapload
  • Softdistribution
  • Straelener Buchhaus
  • TVZ Theological Publishing House Zurich
  • university book Kassel
  • VARIA system
  • Verlagsanstalt Tyrolia
  • veron insurance broker


Sales are made via other connected dealers and shops. About libreka! Supplied trading partners are:

More than 800 online shops in Germany, Austria and Switzerland are connected via the MVB end customer platform.

Marketing Association Austria

Stationary retail companies in Austria and South Tyrol with numerous branches are connected:

  • Burgenland bookstores: Desch-Drexler, Nentwich
  • Lower Austria bookstores: Alexowsky, Bücher-Schütze, Bücherstube Horn, Schmidl, Spazierer, Thiel, Zweymüller
  • Upper Austria bookshops: Joh. Haas, Neugebauer, Veritas
  • Salzburg bookstores: Motzko, Pfeifenberger, Rupertus
  • Styria bookstores: Freudensprung, Plautz, city bookstore Liezen
  • Vienna bookshops: bestseller in EKAZENT-Hietzing, bestseller Millennium City, Freudensprung GmbH, ÖBV, Südwind Buchwelt


With around 600 member bookstores.

G. Umbreit GmbH and Co. KG

With various affiliated shops.

Sack Media Group - Trade Media

Sack Fachmedien from Düsseldorf has specialized in law, economics and taxation as a specialist retailer since 1927.

Other smaller dealers

libreka! also supplies numerous other smaller publishers and dealers:

Yourbook shop

Yourbook-Shop is an international social books platform. It combines online bookstores and a literary community and offers a digital service for all participants in the book market.

  • Alexowsky - books, magazines, paper, games
  • Alpha bookstore
  • Alpha bookstore Mannheim
  • Asaph Buch- und Musikvertrieb GmbH
  • Athesia Buch GmbH
  • Besold Buch - Papier eV
  • Brunnen Verlag GmbH
  • Book club Meran
  • Bookstore Brunner GmbH
  • Dynamis bookstore
  • Bookstore Franz Dim GmbH
  • Bookstore Johannes Heyn
  • Bookstore Kisch and Co.
  • Wirthmiller bookstore
  • Buchwelten Mag. (FH) Herta Emmer GmbH
  • Carl Huebscher GmbH
  • ceBooks
  • German Bible Society
  • DocCheck Medical Services
  • dradiwaberl uni-bookshop
  • E-COON
  • Ennsthaler GmbH and Co. KG
  • Reference book Judge
  • Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels AG
  • GES Verlag UG limited liability
  • Harry Buzzel
  • Heinrich Köndgen GmbH
  • INTU GesmbH
  • Kawohl publishing house
  • Kral-Mödling-Buch GmbH
  • Kuppitsch book trade GesmbH
  • MANZ'sche Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung GmbH
  • Mixtvision Digital GmbH
  • NWB Verlag GmbH and Co. KG
  • OnlineKiosk GmbH
  • Otto u. Hans Lauf. Bookstore
  • Ralf Jordan - historical book table
  • Rheinberg book
  • S. Toeche-Mittler Verlagbuchhandlung
  • Schachtner GmbH and Co. KG
  • Schäffer Verlag
  • SEMDOC Fachbuchhandel Neubrandenburg
  • Shop Avanti
  • Spazierer GmbH book and paper shop
  • Tele Entertainment UG
  • Tyrolia Publishing House
  • Mail order bookstore Che and Chandler
  • VUB Printmedia

Our media in subscription and flat rate models for millions of readers

In addition to retail and libraries, subscription models for all types of digital reading are becoming more and more interesting. With these models, readers have unlimited access to all of our media for a monthly fee.


Flat rate model from Appel: iReader offers free access to a huge, constantly growing library of books.


Flat rate model from Kobo.


E-books subscriptions for the mobile phone.


Mobile reading app with subscription model.


Polish reading platform.


Perlego is an online digital library focused on providing academic, professional and non-fiction books. It is a subscription-based service that offers users unlimited access to these lyrics for the duration of their subscription.


US subscription-based reading platform


German subscription model. The reader can borrow media via the skoobe app (Android and iOS).


Subscription model from Spain, works closely with the partners of the Freenet group

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