This is alas not what I am looking for. With just an empty box without any directions when the program comes up, it's not intuitively obvious what I am expected to do (import some books). I don't actually want a program that creates yet another library; I use Calibre already and don't want to create a poor duplicate; I just want a reader. But if I must create another library, at least allow me to place it where I want it; it automatically goes into my Documents folder
I am also having odd issues with the first loading a book. 2 books when first imported didn't display at all at first, I had to quit the program and restart it (these are all DRM-free books). The loading problem doesn't seem to be limited to the first try either, I just had it happen again. 1 book that has mixed text and images has visual problems with text getting cut off or overlaying images, and sometimes images overlapping. I did not check whether these books pass epub verification; that might be something to try, but the behaviour seems too random for that.
It's a very bare bones program. SPACE doesn't work at all to go forward a page, which is such a standard that I can't believe it's not here. The slider works, but it is hard to judge where it will jump; the ToC is a better bet, but it does not always work properly. I use the arrow keys for paging, but clicking in the margins also works to advance a page. There is no bookmarking, no highlighting, no copying of text. Worst of all, it does not keep track of where I last was in a book; if I quit the program, it's all gone.
It's a nice, uncluttered start, but not ready for prime time, I'd say. However, at least it is now available by direct download, no MAS enforced (previous reviewers had complained about that).