Beyond checking out e-books from the library or buying them, there are several places to download them for free. Enjoy unlimited reading with these websites that provide free e-books. Each site may support different devices, so don't forget to check compatibility.
Links to a few free e-books and sample chapters for download.
Baen Free Library
Over 100 free science fiction and fantasy novels available for download that the authors have agreed to place online. New books are added regularly.
Barnes & Noble
B&N has many “free” books for download and each Friday they feature “Free Book Friday.”
e-book Management software for Linux, OS X and Windows that converts multiple formats to any e-reader’s required format. Also allows users to set up daily “delivery” of many websites content to Calibre.
Publish original e-books by new authors and have a wide selection of public domain e-books.
Must register first, but also has free magazines as well as e-books.
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There are more than 29,000 e-books available here. Includes recommendations and reviews.
Offers over 42,000 free e-books. You can choose among free ePub books or free Kindle books. And they can be downloaded or read online. No fee or registration is required.
Lots of free e-books, excerpts and articles.
Has e-books that are free, some samples and some for purchase. All are digital rights management (DRM) free
Lists ten websites for digital textbooks and academic e-books.
Free e-books from authors, publishers along with a “sharing community.”
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