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I "bought" a free book on iBooks Store, the book is on my iCloud.
Now I would to remove it, but I cannot find a way to do it.

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have you tried selecting it and hitting the delete key? –  amergin Apr 23 at 23:58
    
@amergin: yes, no way. –  enzotib Apr 24 at 7:52
    
I have the same problem. It can't be removed. Logic is that when one "buy" something electronically, it can't be thrown away. It's in list of your purchases remaining there forever. You can just hide it. –  Arash Aug 6 at 17:53

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• Activate app: iBooks.

• On the left of the toolbar at the top, click button: iBooks Store.

• In right-side sidebar, under QUICK LINKS, click the link: Purchased. Books will appear.

• Find and hover your mouse over the book you want to remove. A popover will appear

• Click the little "X" in the popup.

The book will no longer come up in iBooks (or any other locations), no matter whether you have set iBooks to show or hide iCloud items.

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Thank you, finally the problem is solved. –  enzotib Oct 22 at 5:40

On the Mac you can tick Menu > View > Hide purchases (I work on a Dutch system, so I hope this is correct); on iOS you can do this in Preferences > iBooks > Show all purchases.

You can hide all unwanted books in iTunes on the Mac forever…

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The OP was asking about iBooks, not iTunes. iTunes in Mavericks only deals with audiobooks, not PDF files or iBooks purchases. –  Mark Apr 25 at 17:56
    
This is simply not true:-) if I open iTunes on the Mac and view my purchases, I can view all my purchased books and hide them. If you prefer iBooks on the Mac, you can do exactly the same thing from the iBooks Store > Purchases tab. –  Eelco Apr 25 at 18:04
    
I think I found what the OP was looking for. I've updated my answer. –  Mark Apr 25 at 18:45

First, delete the local copy by selecting it and pressing delete and then confirming by pressing the "Delete" button in the confirmation dialog.

Now if the book is displaying with the iCloud icon you can hide the iCloud purchases, by clicking on the "Sort By" menu and making sure "Show Purchases in iCloud" is unchecked. If that was already unchecked, then the book's icon will simply disappear.

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a bug or a feature? :) –  enzotib Apr 24 at 16:20
    
It's definitely intentional, so I'd call it a feature. –  Mark Apr 24 at 17:08
    
I already found how to remove the local copy and how to hide the iCloud copies, but I would to remove the iCloud copies. Thanks anyway –  enzotib Apr 26 at 7:04

To Delete a book from the iBook library :

  1. Click on iBooks

  2. Click on the desired book you want deleted (But be sure the book does not pop up )

  3. Now right click , Click on delete

Now The Book Is Deleted

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For books on iCould there is no Delete in the pop-up menu. –  enzotib Sep 7 at 9:50

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