Google announced that they are adding books to Google Play for people in France, making it the fifth European country joining Germany, Spain, Italy and the UK.
French users can read their books in Google Play's cloud anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. Books can be purchased and instantly available on Android phones and tablets, a PC or Mac. iPhone and iPad users can read books in the Google Play Books app.
Google in a blog post said
Books on Google Play is all about choice: we’re offering many titles and many ways to access and read them, so that your library is literally at your fingertips no matter where you are. You can choose from great titles from hundreds of award-winning and diverse publishing houses at launch, not to mention the telethousands of international publishers Google works with around the world.