StarHub, one of Singapore’s largest mobile communications providers, has introduced a new eBookstore and eReader app called Booktique, which is powered by Copia.

The eBookstore features more than 400,000 English-language titles in all types of genres including: biographies, children, food, mystery, romance, science fiction, and self-help. The catalog includes works from Singapore-based publishers and authors including: Catherine Lim, Dave Chua, Edmund Chen and Josephine Chia.

Techgoondu.com has more: “StarHub is partnering with the National Book Development Council of Singapore and creative writing school Monsters Under The Bed to organise workshops, writing competitions, and other events to bring local wordsmiths together and promote their craft.”

To promote the launch, StarHub is giving away ten free eBooks including: Life of Pi by Yann Martel, The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick and 1356 by Bernard Cornwell, for a limited time.