Can I Find Free E-books?
Readers such as the Amazon Kindle, Sony’s eReader and other ebook readers, you have a whole library of books without breaking your back. However, paying for all those ebook downloads at $10 a pop can still break the bank.Places to get free books
Gutenberg. There are over 28,000 ebook titles available, with a total of 100,000 through their partners and affiliates. Their catalogue includes an advanced search feature, a nightly updating and the top 100 books and authors.
If you have a Kindle, you can use the built-in browser to download TXT (plain text) files from Gutenberg, or download ebooks to your PC then transfer them to the reader device via a USB cable.
Bartebly. This has to be the best source for students, researchers or any other readers who need reference material. There are indexes by authors, titles or subject and access to both contemporary and classic works. You can download for Microsoft E-book Reader, Adobe Acrobat Book Reader for Windows or Mac, or AportisDoc Mobile Edition for handhelds for free on Amazon.
Feedbooks. This will let you download freebies directly to your device. It is available in most formats because they have a universal platform. This is an outstanding source for owners of handhelds and phones with e-book capability. Choose from favorites, featured, or take a chance on a random pick. Share your favorites with others and if you are a writer, it’s a good place to upload your own work.
Free Kindle Books at Amazon. If you own a Kindle, the best place look is Amazon.com. There are several thousand titles available at no cost. Head for the Kindle section at the Amazon store, sort by “price: low to high”, click the one you want and it be sent wirelessly to your Kindle. Next time you use your Kindle, the new title will appear on your home screen.