To pre-order a book before it’s available on Google Play, click or touch the Pre-order button next to the book. You won’t be charged for a pre-order until the book becomes available and you see it in your library.
Note: Pre-ordered books won’t appear in your Play Books app until they’re officially released.
Track your pre-order
To see when a pre-ordered book will be available to read, find the book on your Google Play orders page. You’ll also get an email when your book becomes available.
Cancel a pre-order
To cancel your pre-order:
- Go to your Google Play orders page.
- Next to your pre-ordered book, click the Menu icon.
- Click Cancel pre-order.
Why was my pre-order canceled?
Publishers sometimes change the price of a book before it’s released. If this happens with a book you pre-ordered, we’ll automatically cancel your pre-order. You can pre-order the book again at the new price.
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