The Book for iPad Cover


You’ve seen lots of  iPad accessories announced – covers, cases, skins.  The Book for iPad cover from LongLiveBooks is a little different from the rest.  This slipcase style cover looks like a cloth-covered book, so you could hide your iPad among your books if you wanted.  These Book cases are hand-made in Minnesota using a natural linen exterior, a wool felt sleeve to cradle the iPad, and a secure Velcro closure.  You have three choices for the exterior – two designs, or unprinted.  They are taking pre-orders and say they are “working very hard to ship them in early April.”  The Book for iPad case is $89.  LongLiveBooks also offers the Book for MacBook and for Kindle;  each is also $89.

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  • Jackie Cheng March 11, 2010, 11:28 am

    Looks nice. But won’t the wool create unwanted static?

  • Amanda March 11, 2010, 8:34 pm

    There is no way that static could run thorough the casing. That is the main reason why there is a case. That and water damage, say you are drinking a cup of coffee on your computer without a case, it’s ruined now. But if it had a case it would be okay. Love the BOOK case by the way!

  • Paul March 12, 2010, 1:06 pm

    If you could use the iPad, in the case, it would be much more useful. Then, it would look as though you were reading a book.

  • Kelly July 30, 2010, 2:42 am

    I agree with Paul. I want to hide the fact that I’m using this ostentatious play thing, and keep it IN the book if I use it in public.

    I would slap down my money for one of these covers today if it could conceal the pad.

  • Carre August 2, 2010, 2:47 pm

    I ordered one of these as a birthday present for my husband. Literally, website says 4-8 weeks…. it has now been 9 weeks and still no book… if you’re looking for a quick turnaround, look elsewhere.

  • 010910 September 1, 2010, 8:06 am
  • Greg September 2, 2010, 10:53 am

    I ordered a Book as well and it did take their estimated time of 4-6 weeks to get it. Worth the wait though.

  • Mindy March 2, 2011, 3:36 pm

    You can actually set the ipad atop the wool pouch to conceal it in the book while reading.

  • Amo0n September 1, 2013, 2:10 pm

    Nice where can I find it ????

  • Janet Cloninger September 1, 2013, 8:51 pm

    @AmoOn Click the link in the news post.

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