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As of March 2013, Google Play Books supports third-party ePub or PDF files. You can upload books to your account by visiting https://play.google.com/books/uploads in your web browser (when logged in to your Google account, of course). You are permitted to store up to 1,000 uploaded files on your account at a time, and each file must be no larger than 50 MB ...
Theoretically ePub should have the advantage over PDF as it is a smaller file that is basially HTML, CSS and image files with a few XML files for defining the books metadata, chapter order and table of contents navigation zipped into 'ePub' format. It is in many ways like a website. The PDF files will often be larger as they have embedded fonts, image ...
RepliGo Reader ($5) allows you to copy text and to make annotations. Also, if you convert them to epubs the Nook app allows you to make notes. It may let you copy text on a non-DRM'd book but I don't have any of those so I'm not able to test it. (Just note that while the Nook lets you read PDFs the Nook app currently doesnt.
Txtr purports to support both, but hasn't gotten very good reviews. Speak Text Easy and MultiReader are primarily for text-to-speech, but they both appear to support both file formats.
Kobo seems to be your best bet, and Gyan looks like it could work too. Here's a couple others, but they are low-rated or in beta, so use at your own risk. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vitalsource.bookshelf https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.easyaccess.epubreader Source: http://www.mathjax.org/resources/epub-readers/
Both Aldiko and FBreader support PDF reading without conversion. As the app should update, you can check them again. I found these later: Aldiko only supports non-DRM'd EPUB. NOOK for Android by B&N and Kobo eBooks seem support both PDF and EPUB. Get the information from: http://www.pdfmate.com/read-pdf-with-ebook-reader-app-for-android.html
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