Websites for FREE E-books
Here’s a list of websites that provide FREE e-books!
THANK YOU to Basehor Community Library for sharing these links!
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts – This is a collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.
Baen.com – free and very inexpensive SciFi books for your Kindle.
Bartleby.com – The Harvard Classics are among many free texts offered online at this award-winning site. There are also many classic reference works available here.
Bibliomania.com – This site has over 2,000 free classics. It also has reference books, biographies, and research works. You can read online in your browser.
Bookboon.com – Bookboon provides online textbooks for students in PDF format. They can be downloaded without registration.
Bookshelf: The National Library of Medicine’s growing collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly.
BookYards.com – BookYards has over 17,000 free ebooks. Their goal is to be the “Library Of The World”. They also provide access to hundreds of online libraries totaling over 800,000 books.
Classic Reader: Search this online library of thousands of free books by authors such as Dickens, Austen, Shakespeare and many others.
CARL Digital Library collection Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library
Connexions a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute:
Ebook Exchange these are the LendMe borrowing books
eBooks AddAll – searches 30+ eBook Web sites: 18 U.S. retailers, 7 U.K. retailers, 1 Australian retailer, five free Web sites. At the bottom of the page are links to browsing several dozen categories, free eBooks from Amazon, BN, Sony and Harlequin and Advanced search. Advanced search lets you select by device brand, format, source and sort by price.
eBooks @ Adelaide University of Adelaide Classic Works of Literature, Philosophy, Science, History and Exploration and Travel.
e-library.net – E-Library as a section dedicated to free ebooks.
Tips, Tricks, And Free Ebooks For Your Kindle Ereader News Today
FeedBooks is a digital library for both public domain and original books. Browsing friendly.
Fictionwise – over 15,000 ebooks in Kindle format as of December 2007 so there’s probably even more now.
FreeBookSpot – 4500 free ebooks in 100 categories.
Free-eBooks.net – Another online source for free ebooks. You can also submit your own free ebook here.
FreeKindleBooks.org – 1000s of Free Classic E-books in Kindle-compatible MOBI and PRC formats.
Freetechbooks.com – Great site for free tech books such as computer science, engineering and programming, textbooks and lecture notes.
FullBooks.com: Offers thousands of books that can be read online for free.
GetFreeBooks.com – Hundreds of free ebooks from dozens of categories with a lot of free computer programming books.
Girlebooks your resource for classic and contemporary ebooks by female writers
Globusz is unique in that it offers authors a place to publish their work in open content.
Google Books Search inside full-text online books. Find entire e-books available for free or read snippets of books for purchase.
Gutenberg Project is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works and to encourage the creation and distribution of e-Books. Containing over 100,000 literary works which are in the public domain.
Inkmesh – search engine of 34 Web sites offering free and pay eBooks. Browse by eReader or subject. Search by author, title, topic. Narrow searched listings by price, type of content, e.g., ebook, etextbook, newspaper, etc., Amazon rating, type of eReader, language, and exclude public domain. The listing for each title gives title, author, subjects, devices, e.g., Kindle, Nook, iPhone, Android, iPad, etc., short description (if available), and Amazon rating (if available). Clicking a title lists the sites offering the title, free sites at the top of the list, followed by pay sites from least to most expensive. Clicking a Web site goes to the listing on the Web site for downloading.
Jungle-search.com – This is updated twice daily with free books for your Kindle.
Lendle lend and borrow Kindle books
Many literary classics including 1,900 full books, over 3,000 short stories and poems by over 250 authors.
Manybooks.net A large selection of ebooks and an easy to use site. Books are downloadable in many formats including Kindle. Many books is a digital library that takes e-books from Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive, and other free sources and converts them to file formats suitable for e-readers. Browsing friendly.
Mobipocket.com – There is a nice selection from the free ebooks section of MobiPocket.
Munsey’s –some good books in Kindle format.
On-Line Books Page at theUniversity ofPennsylvania, is a portal connecting to over 900,000 free books on the Web, in many formats.
Online Library of Liberty: The Library is where electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty are stored. These texts go back some 4,000 years and cover the disciplines of economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, political theory, religion, war and peace. They are in a variety of formats - facsimile PDFs so scholars can view the original text, HTML for ease of searching and attractive layout, and text-based PDF EBooks for personal use. The Library also contains bibliographic information about the books as well as other "metadata" about the authors and editors.
Perseus Digital Library: Online collection of classic writings from antiquity fromTuftsUniversity’s Classics Department.
Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works and to encourage the creation and distribution of e-Books. Containing over 100,000 literary works which are in the public domain.