You might think that the iPhone’s smallish screen is unsuitable for reading books. But if you haven’t yet decided to invest in an Amazon Kindle, your iPhone can do the same job with the help of [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/appguide/app.html?id=62612|Stanza|Stanza]].
In addition to a selection of over 50,000 free e-book classics from the Gutenberg Project, Stanza gives you access to a paid bookstore that features, among other titles, books from the New York Times Best Seller list.
But Stanza sets itself apart from the [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/product/54917/review/kindle_for_iphone.html|Kindle iPhone app|Amazon Kindle FOR iPhone]] in its reading interface. In Stanza you can choose the font, text alignment, paragraph formatting, and line distance to improve your reading experience. It even has a night mode, in which the background is black and the text and images are white.
And since Stanza is free, there’s really no reason for you not to give this fine app