Where to Download Free Ebooks From
Many people love books, and everyone loves free, so let’s make most of us happy and provide some resources for where you can find and download free ebooks from.
Many books are now in the public domain, particularly classics, from the likes of Tolstoy to Shakespeare, so you’re able to enjoy timeless masterpieces of literature entirely for free, and on whatever device you’d like to read from. Ebooks allow you to have a giant library of books all in your pocket, hand, or computer, so whether you’re reading ebooks on an iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, Kindle, PC, or other device, you can have a hugely diverse library and indulge in cultural enrichment of wonderful literature and storytelling.
Let’s check out some of the best places to get free ebooks from.
The Best Places to Find & Download Free Ebooks From
- StandardEbooks – Hundreds of well-formatted, proofread, and well-formatted high quality ebooks
- LoyalBooks – Over 7000 free ebooks and audiobooks
- Project Gutenberg Top 100 – The top 100 Gutenberg books is a fantastic look at the canon of literature. Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks available. Audiobooks are sometimes available.
- Gutenberg Bookshelf by Category – Look for books by category or topic
- Gutenberg Harvard Classics – A 51 volume anthology of world literature classics, this collection was created in 1909 to provide the core elements of a liberal arts education by reading just 15 minutes a day. Why pay a fortune to go to Harvard when you can read the same books for free?
- LibriVox – Thousands of free audiobooks of books in the public domain (you can follow this guide if you want to play the free audiobooks in a dedicated BookPlayer app on iPhone or iPad)
- ManyBooks – Many classics that are available in a wide variety of ebook formats
- FreeKindleBooks – Free books intended for Kindle
- ePUbBooks – Free .epub ebooks, many classics from the Public Domain
- FeedBooks – Public Domain – Free books from the public domain, varying quality
- SneeKidsBooks – A handful of childrens picture books like the Three Bears and Little Bo-peep
We’ll update this list with more sources of free ebooks as we find more resources!