Book not showing on iPad

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I bought a PDF book (not from the iBookstore) and added it to the books in iTunes for my iPad Air and then ran the sync and it showed the reduced available space showing the book was transferred to the ipad, but when I open iBooks on the iPad the book isn't there, only the two previously transferred books both bought from the iBookstore. I sync my iPhone and iPad with the Mac and not the iCloud but the other books transferred from the Mac. And iBooks on the Mac wobn't open the book, it's open it in Acrobat. This is a *** with iBooks or is it just how it works?
Well, not quite.
IBooks will open PDF's in iBooks you buy or get free from the Apple iBookstore.
The PDF book you opened isn't from the iBookstore and yet you opened it in iBooks.
It will sync PDF's you load into iTunes but iBooks on the iPad won't recognize and list them. I added the PDF to iTunes, it showed and uploaded it, but iBooks didn't show it.
You may have added it to iTunes, but when it showed in the 'Books" tab when the iPad was connected to your computer, and you selected it, it could only have been recognised through the 'Books' tab which shows the books/pdfs you have in iBooks, not in iTunes. So, as I said earlier it's useless adding PDFs to iTunes for syncing. If it's not showing up in iBooks on your iPad you're either not syncing correctly or there is something wrong with the PDF. Here is a link to syncing pdfs and ebooks:
https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-6832
I don't use iCloud for backups as the backup through the iCloud removes your backups on your Mac. It's not an option, it's what it does, and once done, unless you have exported other backups, all you backups are on iCloud.
Rubbish. Backing up to the iCloud doesn't delete any backups on your computer. Where'd you get that from?
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