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How do I purchase and download a book to my Apple iPad?

Human Kinetics E-books can be downloaded directly to your iPad. Our e-books can be read through Bluefire Reader, an application specially developed for reading e-books.

  1. On your iPad, tap into the App Store and download “Bluefire Reader” for FREE.
  2. When Bluefire Reader launches for the first time, you will be asked if you want to authorize the application. Authorize Bluefire Reader with the same Adobe ID you use for your computer. If you do not yet have an Adobe ID, tap the red button in the upper right-hand corner to open an Adobe account and create an ID and password.
  3. After entering your Adobe ID, tap on CONTINUE to authorize the reader. Now you are ready to start buying your Human Kinetics E-Books!
  4. On Safari, browse through the selection at and choose your purchases by clicking ADD TO CART.
  5. After completing the check out process, you will receive an email confirmation. Click on the link in the confirmation email and you will be directed to a Download page.
  6. Click to download your book.
  8. Your book will be placed in your Bluefire Reader library. Tap on the cover image to open and enjoy reading your Human Kinetics e-book!


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