Originally Posted by GoingDown
I tested it with sideloaded epub and it did seem to work as it should - search was returning hits on first try. Are you trying with kepub or sideloaded book?
Wow, that was quick!
I've been trying with the kepub I'm currently reading ('A Feast for Crows' by George RR Martin). How strange but thanks for the info. I do have some side-loaded titles on my Touch too - I'll try with those