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Book lovers all over the world are starting to wake up and smell the coffee: ebooks are way better than paper books Books Suck: Why I Love My Kindle More Than Dead Trees Books Suck: Why I Love My Kindle More Than Dead Trees Modern e-readers hold thousands of novels, weigh next to nothing, have built in lights, and don't give you a concussion when they hit your nose. Read More . The benefits are many, like not having to lug around a 10-pound doorstop, being able to bring your whole library with you everywhere, and backing up your entire library to the cloud.

But if you’re a voracious reader, buying ebook after ebook can burn a huge hole in your wallet. One option is to subscribe to an ebook subscription service Scribd vs. Kindle Unlimited: Which Netflix for Books Is Best? Scribd vs. Kindle Unlimited: Which Netflix for Books Is Best? There are slim pickings for those who want an all-you-can-eat service for eBooks, with Scribd and Kindle Unlimited the only two offerings left. So, which deserves your hard-earned cash? Read More that grants access to an entire library of ebooks for a monthly membership of just a few dollars.

The other option is to save your money and switch to freely available ebooks instead. You’d be surprised how many ebooks you can get without paying a cent, and that applies to both fiction and non-fiction. Where can you find these free ebooks? Well, we’re glad you asked…

1. BookZZ

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When BookZZ claims to be “the world’s largest ebook library,” it’s not kidding. It currently plays host to over 2.7 million ebooks as well as 52.4 million scientific articles from publications all over the world — it would take several lifetimes to consume everything on offer.

BookZZ has both fiction and non-fiction, spanning different genres (e.g. science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, romance) and types (e.g. novels, comics, essays, textbooks). It’s nothing short of impressive.

The books can be browsed in two ways: by category (of which there are 27 major categories and hundreds of minor categories) or by recently added (which isn’t terribly useful in my experience). The browsing interface is a bit messy, but it gets the job done.

Or you can use the search option, which lets you search by title, author, description, and more. The Advanced Search lets you narrow the results by year, language, and format (e.g. PDF, EPUB, MOBI, DOC). You’ll never run out of things to read here.

BookZZ is actually a mirror for LibGen, or Library Genesis, but we prefer BookZZ because its interface is less clunky and a bit easier to navigate.

2. Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg is a charity endeavor, sustained through volunteers and fundraisers, that aims to collect and provide as many high-quality ebooks as possible. Most of its library consists of public domain titles, but it has other stuff too if you’re willing to look around.

As of this writing, Gutenberg has over 53,000 free ebooks on offer. They are available for download in EPUB and MOBI formats (some are only available in one of the two) or they can be read online in HTML format.

You can browse the library by category (of which there are hundreds), by most popular (which means total download count), by latest (which means date of upload), or by random (which is a great way to find new material to read).

Because it’s a charity, Gutenberg subsists on donations. If you appreciate what they’re doing, please consider making a tax-deductible donation by PayPal, Flattr, check, or money order.

3. Feedbooks

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Feedbooks is a massive collection of downloadable ebooks, both fiction and non-fiction, both public domain and copyrighted, both free and paid. As of this writing, over 1 million titles are available, but only a portion of them are free.

The split between “free public domain ebooks” and “free original ebooks” is surprisingly even. A big chunk of the public domain titles are short stories whereas a big chunk of the original titles are fanfiction, but don’t let that turn you away — you can find some great stuff here otherwise.

Most of the ebooks are available in EPUB, MOBI, and PDF formats. They even come with word counts and reading time estimates, in case you take that into consideration when choosing what to read.

4. ManyBooks

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ManyBooks is a nifty little site that’s been around for over a decade. Its purpose is to curate and provide a library of free and discounted fiction ebooks for people to download and enjoy.

Much of its collection was seeded by Project Gutenberg back in the mid-2000s, but has since taken on an identity of its own with the addition of thousands of self-published works that have been made available at no charge.

The browsing interface has a lot of room to improve, but it’s simple enough to use. Downloads are available in dozens of formats, including EPUB, MOBI, and PDF, and each story has a Flesch-Kincaid score to show how easy or difficult it is to read (perfect for improving your English Perfect Your English Speaking Skills With These 5 Udemy Courses Perfect Your English Speaking Skills With These 5 Udemy Courses Learning English can be tricky. Grammar is one of the stumbling blocks. These five Udemy classes will help you speak and write English with better fluency. Read More ).

5. Centsless Books

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Unlike the other sites on this list, Centsless Books is a curator-aggregator of Kindle books available on Amazon. Its mission is to make it easy for you to stay on top of all the free ebooks available from the online retailer.

Note that some of the “free” ebooks listed on Centsless Books are only free if you’re part of the Kindle Unlimited program, which may or may not be worth it for you Kindle Unlimited -- Is It Really Worth It? Kindle Unlimited -- Is It Really Worth It? Amazon's rumored "Netflix for books" service is finally here: Kindle Unlimited. In theory, it sounds fantastic. But is it all that it is hyped up to be? Read More .

Consider signing up to the free Centsless Books email newsletter to receive update notices for newly free ebooks and giveaways. The newsletter is only sent out on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, so it won’t spam you up too much.

Centsless Books also has a separate U.K. version of the site, which you may prefer if you’re from across the pond and tend to use Amazon UK instead.

Please bear in mind that as Centsless Books tracks free ebooks available on Amazon, there may be times when there is nothing listed. The only option is to try again in a few days.

6. PDFBooksWorld

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Between the three major ebook formats — EPUB, MOBI, and PDF — it’s quite possible that you prefer the latter. You wouldn’t be the first, and you won’t be the last. PDFs have a lot going for them, including near universal support across platforms and several awesome PDF reader apps The 6 Best PDF Readers for Windows The 6 Best PDF Readers for Windows Did you think twice before you installed Adobe Reader? It's the most widely used PDF reader, but not necessarily the best. We went out to find the best PDF readers for your needs. Read More .

If you want to stick to PDFs only, then you’ll want to check out PDFBooksWorld. It’s far from the largest ebook collection out there (a little over 1,000 titles at the time of writing) but they’re all free and all guaranteed to be PDF-optimized.

Note that you’ll need to create an account to use this site.

How Else Do You Get Free Ebooks?

In addition to the above, don’t forget about Amazon Prime! It now comes with something called Prime Reading Amazon Adds 1,000 Free eBooks to Prime Amazon Adds 1,000 Free eBooks to Prime Prime Reading offers Amazon Prime subscribers unlimited access to more than 1,000 eBooks, magazines, short stories, comic books, and more. All for free. Read More , which grants access to thousands of contemporary ebooks in addition to all of the other benefits of Prime 6 Amazon Prime Benefits You Might Be Ignoring Right Now 6 Amazon Prime Benefits You Might Be Ignoring Right Now Scratch the surface. Amazon Prime has so many more benefits that people have forgotten about or simply don't realize exist. Read More .

If you’re already paying for a Prime membership, then these ebooks are essentially free. But if you don’t have Prime and don’t care about the other benefits, it may be hard to justify.

One last note: now that you have a bunch of ebooks waiting to be read, you’ll want to make sure you use a solid ebook reader whether you intend to read on a computer 5 Best PDF & Ebook Readers for Windows 5 Best PDF & Ebook Readers for Windows Windows is establishing itself as a cross-platform operating system. It's already running on tablets and 2-in-1 devices, making eBook reader applications for the desktop more relevant than ever. Read More or read on a mobile device Don't Like Amazon? Alternatives To The Kindle eBook Reader App For Android Don't Like Amazon? Alternatives To The Kindle eBook Reader App For Android Amazon has its own set of flaws that send readers looking for an alternative that’s just as good. Looking to get away from Amazon, the Kindle, and DRM? Here are some of the best ebook... Read More .

Which sites do you find the most useful? Are there any other ways to get free ebooks that we overlooked? Share your thoughts with us down in the comments!

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  1. Andy Knapp
    July 3, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    you can get free ebooks with your library card on overdrive

  2. Robert
    April 3, 2017 at 11:10 am

    I hope a little self-promotion is permitted -- if you are interested in history, fantasy, and adventure, I'd like you to visit my site http://www.dunyazad-library.net
    Compared to most other free e-book sites, the number of books is tiny, but each book has been carefully chosen, and even more carefully proofread, edited, and (for the PDF versions) typeset. If you care about proper editing, you'll notice the difference. Books are free (no need to register), and available in plain text, epub, mobi (Kindle) and PDF format, with particular attention given to the PDF versions.

  3. Lew
    March 2, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    I use several sites to find the books I need. Most of them can be found on freebookspot.es

  4. Dan
    January 10, 2017 at 10:09 pm

    I think you missed the boat here. After the many PDF readers, the most prolific book reader is probably the Kindle reader. You can install it on almost any computer device for FREE. I have it on my desktop, 2 laptops and my Android smart phone or you can have a dedicated Amazon Kindle Reader device which I currently do not have.

    There is a way to get hundreds of free Amazon Kindle eBooks every day without paying a cent. I am pretty sure you have to have an Amazon account. I have a library of over 10,000 eBooks acquired over several years and I do not have to store them, Amazon does. I have only paid for a couple of them where I was not paying close enough attention to the process. The one issue I have is that Amazon does not have a very user friendly organization and access system to these eBooks across all of my platforms.

    To find these free eBooks is a little like a treasure hunt.

    After logging into your Amazon account (this is how Amazon knows where to store your eBooks so you can later access them), you want to go to Kindle eBooks.

    You next want to click on Best Sellers across the top and then just to be sure click on Kindle eBooks on the left side. That will bring up the Kindle eBook categories.

    Pick a Category and click on the Top 100 Free. You can drill down in the sub categories if you desire.

    Find a book you like and I right click to open in a new tab if you can (you can in Firefox). I double check to make sure it is still free. I click on the Buy with 1-Click and usually send it to my Cloud Reader, but I could send it to one of my other register devices.

    eReaderIQ.com is a website that gives an abbreviated version of what is currently on Amazon for free. I do not know the parameters of their filter, but it is faster than going to Amazon. You can also filter for price drops and deals under $1. I have not explored all the features of eReaderIQ, you may find something there that you really love.

    Regarding Amazon Prime and the free ebooks, what happens to the ebooks if you quit Prime. That may not be a big deal for fiction books but what about non-fiction books that you use a reference.

  5. Steve Costello
    January 10, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    I use fkb.me and freebooksy.com the most.

  6. das
    January 10, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Portgueses ebooks:

    https://lelivros.pro/

  7. PHil
    January 10, 2017 at 1:22 am

    ebookdaily.com

  8. Jack
    June 29, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Libgen.io is great for text books
    Sci-hub.cc is great for journal articles

  9. noussa
    January 9, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    hello, where can I download this book for free , please.
    Democracy Promotion as US Foreign Policy
    Bill Clinton and Democratic Enlargement
    By Nicolas Bouchet

  10. Anonymous
    December 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Epubbud.com is the best.

    • kim
      September 27, 2016 at 10:03 pm

      Nope!

      • kek
        October 28, 2017 at 12:57 pm

        its gone offline now

  11. gaurav
    February 2, 2010 at 11:58 am

    which site u suggest for technical books??? apart from computerbooks.

  12. Bob
    February 1, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    also another good site would be wattpad.com i find it very useful

  13. John
    January 30, 2010 at 12:32 pm

    Here you can find Free PLR ebooks that will help you make money legally

  14. Eky Dakka
    January 27, 2010 at 10:05 am

    This is the best site to get daily the lastest internet marketing and how to make money online.

  15. astigjohn
    January 24, 2010 at 1:46 am

    hello good day to you guys... since you know about ebooks for free sites... can you help me download this ebook

    author: ida jean orlando
    title: The dynamic nurse-patient relationship: Function, process, and principles

  16. mike smith
    January 22, 2010 at 11:08 am

    http://www.sharingebooks.com seems to carry lots of free books, ebooks and audio books. thats where I get mine from. No ads, and no cost.

  17. mike smith
    January 22, 2010 at 11:06 am

    I should point out sharingebooks.com, thats the best place to get free ebooks today.

  18. booksbuddy
    January 16, 2010 at 3:25 am

    you can try this free books download site-http://www.booksbuddy.org

    • Jimmy
      January 17, 2010 at 2:04 pm

      Well done.
      Booksbuddy is an excellent site, if a bit short on titles.
      Hopefully that will improve.
      Delighted to add it to my list of favourites.
      Many thanks.

  19. andro
    January 16, 2010 at 3:21 am

    this is really great stuff. I love free computer books.thanks for sharing.

  20. Tyffanni
    January 13, 2010 at 3:42 am

    Thanks for all the recommendations. :]

  21. Jose
    January 7, 2010 at 12:30 am

    I am the founder of Neotake.com. At Neotake we have developed a new ebook search engine.

    I have just visited your blog and I think that maybe you would like to take a look over Neotake.com.

  22. mirimanzarshoh
    January 2, 2010 at 3:42 am

    Guys.... Thank you all... Here is another ( for english learners):
    englishtips.org

  23. Vikas
    December 30, 2009 at 2:15 pm
  24. Buddy Scalera
    December 29, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    It would be great to see an updated version of this article. Some of the links that people mention in the comments are interesting, but not all of the links seem to work. Maybe the sites have gone out of business or something.

    http://wordspicturesweb.com/?p=492

    Now that I have a Kindle, I am looking to populate it with good stuff. It sold big this holiday season, so people will want to know where to get more stuff.

  25. Cov
    December 25, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    That's just great.
    So much information ... from there you can see how important it is to explore and satidfy our thirst for knowledge.

    I find it amazing, that we all share the same interest and understand very well, how to make our life that little bit easier.
    Actually I think that the global information should be freely exchangeable.
    Imagine, since the internet has spread so much, and the availibility of information in general is available with some mouse clicks.

    By the way, you find also a lot of interesting PDF files with the help of torrents.

    Have a nice day !
    Cov

  26. jun son
    December 20, 2009 at 12:47 am

    my favorite would be http://www.zbooc.com, it's not the largest collection but there are reviews you can read before viewing or downloading any book

  27. Stuart
    December 17, 2009 at 7:35 am
  28. Gio
    December 9, 2009 at 4:20 am

    Check out the free ebooks, tutorials and lectures at Book Gold Mine

  29. Free ebook
    November 30, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    Thanks for great list of free ebook providers.

  30. articlescreen
    November 17, 2009 at 12:44 am

    Thanks for the list..Specially Project Gutenberg and scribd is great.

  31. ThomanPhan
    November 12, 2009 at 1:18 am

    Free download ebook 15000+++ ebook update veryday
    http://ebookw.net

  32. bookee
    November 3, 2009 at 9:31 am

    Free Book Spot

  33. SpitFire
    November 1, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    Could anyone advise me where can I download the book

    The Buffettology Workbook

    ISBN-10: 0684871718
    ISBN-13: 978-0684871714

    Thanks in advance

  34. Zane
    October 20, 2009 at 4:46 am

    lol, even forget http://www.theebooksbay.com, i suppose it has the best user experience among these sites. Scribd.com is the second, because it provide online reading...

  35. http://www.game4barbie.com/
    October 12, 2009 at 10:05 am

    good information..

  36. Dev Kumar
    October 5, 2009 at 1:03 pm

    i need the following ebook
    "800 Solved Problems in Vector Mechanics for Engineers Vol1 Statics"
    Author-Joseph F.Shelley
    Tata Mcgraw Hill Publication
    plz tell me where i can get it,or if u find it somewhere
    at
    dev.sikan2@gmail.com

  37. Jimmy
    October 1, 2009 at 6:32 pm

    Many thanks.
    The site mentioned in the notifying mail was;
    ebooksearch.we.bs
    Hope this helps.

    • Aibek
      October 2, 2009 at 1:50 am

      Hi Jimmy, I checked the article page and even the site and can't find where we recommended that link. Could you send me a link to our article where it was mentioned.

      • Jimmy
        October 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm

        Hi Aibek,
        Many thanks for the trouble you have taken.
        The link was in the letter that I received from comments@make us of, which advised me of nitin's contribution.
        I tried a few minutes ago to send the original mail to you, but it was returned undelivered.
        Unfortunately, I know of no other way to send it to you as I am not that experienced on computers.
        You are welcome to write directly to me if that is any help.
        I am not used to picking up junks on these links and, hopefully Aibek, this was just a one off.
        Can I just say, finally, that Make Use Of is one of the most brilliant sites on the net.
        Congratulations to all!

        • Aibek
          October 4, 2009 at 1:59 am

          Hey Jimmy

          Unfortunately, I can't say anything about sites that were recommended in comments. While most of the commentary suggestion are usually good sometimes they can be pointing to malicious sites. We only stand by the websites mentioned in the article itself.

        • Jimmy
          October 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm

          Thanks Aibek.
          Every good wish,
          Jimmy.

  38. Jimmy
    October 1, 2009 at 3:35 am

    A virus was detected, nitin, while I tried to contact your recommended site.
    Connection was aborted and I didn't get through.
    Anyone else have any difficulties?

    • Aibek
      October 1, 2009 at 5:15 am

      Which of the sites was it, could you send the URL. I will get it scanned.

      Aibek

      • Jimmy
        October 1, 2009 at 6:36 pm

        Please see separate entry for details.
        Sorry, I should have included details with your request.
        Jimmy.

  39. nitin
    September 30, 2009 at 5:28 am

    Search and download all ebooks for free
    from best ebook search engine
    ebooksearch.we.bs Best ebook search engine

  40. niraja
    September 19, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    hiiii.
    where can i get the book "Electromagnetic field Theory and Transmission lines,by G.S.N Raju, Pearson
    Education (Singapore) Pvt Ltd., New Delhi, 2005.".
    please post the site address to miljulke@gmail.com

  41. Jordan Christensen
    September 18, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    You should add Shortcovers (shortcovers.com) under your mobile device section. We have a great iPhone, Blackberry and Palm application!

  42. Mance
    September 17, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    Free magazines for download:
    get-magazine.blogspot.com/

    Free ebooks for download:
    ebook-freelibrary.blogspot.com/

  43. John Kremer
    September 11, 2009 at 4:16 am

    I've created two websites where book authors can share their books freely as PDF books. Most of the featured books are new titles rather than old classics.

    http://www.allbooksfree.com features novels, poetry, short stories, and children's books.

    http://www.freebooksforall.com features nonfiction business, self-help, spiritual, and reference books.

    Lots of great books on both of these sites. All free to read.

  44. Sol Danmeri
    September 10, 2009 at 2:26 am

    I found your site really useful. Scribd was really resourcefull. Thanks you.

  45. The Nigerian Hacker
    September 6, 2009 at 4:31 am

    Hey guys l think this info are cool ,any body know where l can get free e books with reprint right. please mail me at akatssurvey01@gmail.com

  46. jovany
    August 26, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    link512.com
    is also a good site for free ebooks

    • Nancy
      January 24, 2010 at 7:21 am

      This site says they have over 5 million books, but there is no way to browse; just a search window where you enter a title you're looking for.

  47. Naveen
    August 15, 2009 at 5:59 pm

    I would like to recommend my site for inclusion in your website.

    ebook-of-the-week.com/

    This site focusses exclusively on a handpicked selection of the finest self help books both from the public domain and through explicit permission from the authors/publishers.

    Each book I send out to my subscribers is personally read by me.

    Regards
    Naveen

    • Nancy
      January 24, 2010 at 11:37 am

      Again, I found no free ebooks here.

  48. Jill Forrest
    August 7, 2009 at 4:42 am

    Feedbooks is a great place – this free ebook is worth downloading if you don’t mind a bit of graphic language and are after some social observational humour – Cotton Wool World by Anna Westwood – http://feedbooks.com/userbook/4311

  49. Tindo.net
    August 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    There's tindo too.
    tindo.net-> free information technology books

    • Nancy
      January 24, 2010 at 11:35 am

      Link doesn't work.

  50. rose
    August 4, 2009 at 7:47 am

    There's bookcrossing too. For real books, not ebooks.
    It's fantastic! Check it out!

    bookcrossing.com

  51. Drago Zuparic
    August 3, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    how about
    gigapedia.info
    ?

  52. Naveen
    July 31, 2009 at 3:16 pm

    I would like to recommend another site:

    ebook-of-the-week.com

    This is dedicated to free self help books handpicked by me.

    Naveen

    • Nancy
      January 24, 2010 at 11:28 am

      I'm not finding any free ebooks here.

  53. Nirmala
    July 29, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    Here is another site with free ebooks by nondual spiritual teacher, Nirmala, and his wife, Gina Lake to help you awaken, open your heart, and live more fully in the now:

    free spiritual ebooks

    The site also offers an ebook of free spiritual poetry:

    free spiritual poetry

  54. Ramesh
    July 18, 2009 at 5:04 pm

    go here.

    rameshram.wordpress.com/free-ebook-links/

  55. Jim Smith João Pessoa, Brazil
    July 10, 2009 at 6:57 am

    I have an iRex Iliad that I've had less than a year. At first it worked very well. But, after about 5 months, it has started exhibiting multiple problems. The page advance will often jump ten to twenty pages at a time and it sometimes will not connect via the USB port to my computer. In addition, the battery life has fallen from fifteen hours to about five or six hours.

    iRex wants me to return the unit with my personal SD card installed and all accessories. But they will not state that it will be replaced or repaired under warranty nor will they assure me that it will be returned with my SD card and accessories still with it.

    They have ignored my repeated requests for some assurance for several weeks now.

    I will never, under any circumstances purchase another iRex product and will discourage as many others as possible to shop elsewhere. They need to learn about customer service or go out of business, preferably, the latter.

  56. singh
    July 6, 2009 at 11:21 am

    thanks dude for giving great sites

  57. freebookuser
    June 21, 2009 at 11:36 am

    Osman piri, the flazx.com you suggested is not a free ebook site.

    • Osman Pirci
      June 21, 2009 at 2:55 pm

      freebookuser, why do you think that flazx.com is not a free book site? Can't you download ebooks there? I just did ita minute ago!

      • Nancy
        January 24, 2010 at 11:32 am

        The ebooks at flazx.com appear to all be computer books with links to pay at Amazon. I found no free ebooks there.

        • osman pirci
          January 24, 2010 at 11:40 pm

          Nancy, you are right that there are links to Amazon. However there are links to downloads also, search for "direct download" in the browser you'll see what I mention. After you click it you will go to another page and there is another link "download ebook", there you'll get the file.

          You may think why they are not so visible and it needs to go around to find the link instead of being simple? I think it is understandable that these sort of sites needs ads to be supported economicaly.

  58. nikhilk369
    June 11, 2009 at 10:21 am

    getmag.co.cc | collections of ebooks | magazines

  59. Archangel Michael
    June 11, 2009 at 8:13 am

    eBooks on Quotes for Life, Love, Motivation and Inspiration):

    http://memorablequotesbook.blogspot.com/

    Enjoy. :)

  60. Piyush
    June 10, 2009 at 7:26 am

    east or west
    gigapedia.com
    is the BEST

  61. praveen
    May 24, 2009 at 10:41 am

    here in this site u can get lot of free ebooks direct download links

    • Jimmy
      May 24, 2009 at 6:50 pm

      Where?

  62. Smartypants
    May 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm

    Stop being such a wierdo!

  63. moneydm
    April 29, 2009 at 6:18 pm

    http://ebookw.net
    Free download ebook

  64. No#1 Ebooks Portal
    April 1, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    Hello friends..!!

    I m going to Introducing Best Ebooks Portal i had Visited

    since 2 years. 5600+ Ebooks at One Place.

    one main thing is Design and Categorization of Ebooks is

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  65. Marsha
    March 19, 2009 at 1:49 am

    Why would say "I think people already know." I didn't know..I find this website very helpful.

  66. Chris
    March 16, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    Great list, it's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! I appreciate it. :)

  67. mohit
    March 12, 2009 at 9:26 am

    we have got the best site providing free ebooks......

    • Jimmy
      March 12, 2009 at 7:44 pm

      2 Autobiographies leaves you trailing a long way behind the best.
      If I miscalculated please let me know, but that was all that I saw in the autobiographies section.
      That would be disappointing.

  68. Jessi
    March 9, 2009 at 5:47 pm

    Ebookhood.com is a really great websit also.

  69. vinod
    March 3, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    Please advise me where i can find the ebook ISBN 0131471228 titled "Probability Statistics and Random Processes for Electrical Engineers". Even 2nd Edition is fine. Please guide.

  70. Lea
    February 25, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Ebook lovers please come to my site 4free.site90.net, and get free ebooks there.

    • Jimmy
      February 25, 2009 at 6:39 pm

      Found this site to be disappointing.
      In fairness, it seems to be a work in progress, with a long, long way to go.
      No threat to the superb DailyLit at the moment, but I wish you luck in what you are trying to do.
      Although the ebook sites are mostly free, standards are quite high and it will take a very good site to compete.

  71. megapixel
    January 30, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    Great list of ebook sites. With the failing economy it is becoming hard to find the extra money to get books and now here are sites where people can read for free. This is wonderful.

  72. Pogung177
    January 20, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    You missed this one pdfoo.com

  73. A. Sander
    January 16, 2009 at 8:12 am

    Another interesting site especially for those still in college: bookbook.com
    On the site short & concise versions of theories in the areas of business, marketing, strategy, engineering and IT are provided free for download. No need to provide any personal details.

    • quacki
      January 17, 2009 at 5:03 pm

      you have a typo in your link I guess :)

      • A. Sander
        January 19, 2009 at 8:41 am

        You're right. It is supposed to be bookboon.com. Thanks for making me aware :)

  74. koolstud
    January 8, 2009 at 10:06 am

    An ebook search site that searches over 150 quality free or open source ebook sites many of them listed in the comments above with advanced options like torrent links, direct doenload, rapidshare links, online reading, format selection available.

  75. jaide
    January 1, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    WOW all of these sites recommended are incredible! thanks to all that contributed, it makes me want to read and expand my mind to gain infinite knowledge!

  76. yuval cohen
    December 31, 2008 at 1:25 pm

    http://www.ebook-look.com
    the ebook library, over 10,000 e-books are waiting for your reading.

  77. Azhagiya Tamilmagan
    December 27, 2008 at 1:04 am

    I have some eBooks collection on Metaphysics:

    your-guidance.com/search/label/Free%20eBooks

    I have been using Scribd.com and I think it's good one. Thanks for listing those sites. I'm checking on them. :)

  78. ebookey
    December 21, 2008 at 7:00 am

    Here is my site, a daily growing list of categorized ebooks, lecture notes, and documents:
    e-booksdirectory.com/

  79. N.R. HARRIS
    December 18, 2008 at 6:23 pm

    Offers an ebook directory!

  80. C Expert
    December 2, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    WebLiterature - http://www.webliterature.net - should fit the bill since Project Gutenberg-type classic literature books are also under consideration. WebLiterature brings forward a huge library, all classics, to read for free of cost.

  81. Saroj Dhongadi
    November 23, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    Hi Everyone!
    Tons of similar informaion in form of ebooks, software, scripts, templates and many more are also available free on our website http://www.freeyourself.biz

    Regards,
    Saroj Dhongadi
    http://www.freeyourself.biz

  82. sudarshan
    November 23, 2008 at 5:41 am

    wher can i find this ebook for free...

    "Multiplayer Gaming and Engine Coding for the Torque Game Engine"

    please reply meeeee.......to my mail id

    sudaleo@gmail.com

  83. Josh
    October 27, 2008 at 5:44 am

    Witguides.com has heaps of free ebooks that you can download
    without having to sign up or do anythig. Plenty of the latest title too.

    Go To - witguides.com Free Ebook Downloads

    Nice list by the way

  84. mike
    October 21, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    Free ebooks and information, check out free-ebooks-canada.com many can be re-sold or given away.THX

  85. eleonora
    October 18, 2008 at 2:25 pm

    Sell inventions, sell patents and sell ideas - Ever
    wondered - how can I sell my ideas and how can
    I sell my inventions or how can I sell my patent.

  86. admin@peekapage.blogspot.com
    October 18, 2008 at 12:10 pm

    I would recommend this link -----> http://peekapage.blogspot.com/search/label/E-books

  87. Jay
    October 13, 2008 at 7:55 am

    Librivox is a great resource for the audio version of books no longer under copyright... pop some literature into the digital audio device of choice and enjoy.

  88. Etl
    October 8, 2008 at 7:53 am

    What about baen publishing? baen.com ...they have tons of free inprint books in their free library.

    /Erik

  89. Benjamin VanEvery
    October 7, 2008 at 9:07 am

    Thanks for the great list. Another good website to check out for recreational reading is book-bot.com. You can read thousands of books for free and it saves your progress, so that you can pick up right where you left off!

    • Roy Hayes
      December 18, 2009 at 6:48 pm

      According to McAfee, Book-Bot.com is a phishing expedition. I tried bringing up the website, and a McAfee warning over-rode it.

  90. khendar
    October 6, 2008 at 6:36 pm

    http://manybooks.net Contains the same set of books as the Project Gutenburg site but in a much friendlier format.

  91. Maggie Hilliard
    October 6, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    Thanks for including DailyLit in your list!

    I wanted to point out that more than half of our books are free. Currently we have 700+ free books with more added regularly.

    We also offer forums and other features for our readers so that they can talk about books and reading. That element of community is missing from many ebook sites, but we think reading is more fun when you have the ability to share the experience with others.

    Thanks again for collecting these resources--it's much appreciated by ebook fans.

    Maggie
    DailyLit

    • Jimmy
      December 30, 2008 at 5:15 pm

      DailyLit is a great site and I am delighted to be a member.

  92. bob
    October 6, 2008 at 10:02 am

    netbks.com GREAT site.

  93. Ali
    October 6, 2008 at 9:45 am

    My comment is: Thank you a ton. Great compilation of resources.

  94. Roger Mathura
    October 6, 2008 at 4:51 am

    Great article, and great links. Will check out your other lists.
    Thanks.

  95. Hellboy
    October 6, 2008 at 9:47 am

    Ebooks for portable device, the BEST website is easily: wattpad.com. Its exclusively for mobile device.

  96. Priya
    October 6, 2008 at 9:09 am

    Hey,

    Thanks a lot for this info.

    pdfchm.com
    This site has a big collection of free ebooks. Can download it by becoming a member. The membership is also free.

    • Nancy
      January 24, 2010 at 11:12 am

      I'm not finding any free ebooks here, and the paid books are just a link to Amazon to buy them.

  97. Osman Pirci
    October 6, 2008 at 12:33 am

    Thoses are from Istanbul :) to add the list.

    flazx.com
    knowfree.net
    ebookee.com
    oebook.com
    ebook.laku-abis.com

  98. Makarand
    October 5, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    This is a great list, there is a site http://www.esnips.com, which can be added to this wonderful list

  99. Edward de Leau
    October 6, 2008 at 4:49 am

    Thank you for the great list, another addition to where to get these free e-books: book.populair.eu

  100. Katrineholm Uncensored
    October 6, 2008 at 3:47 am

    Free great physics textbook:

    Motion Mountain
    motionmountain.net/

  101. nutty prof
    October 5, 2008 at 10:39 pm

    I'd like to point out one more ebookshare.net

  102. Jan Newmarch
    October 6, 2008 at 2:44 am

    Form Charles Wright who writes computer articles for The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, some commercial sellers of ebooks:
    ebookmall.com/
    booksonboard.com/
    ebooks.com/

  103. Eric Shandil
    October 6, 2008 at 2:02 am

    Thanks for the collections

    Eric
    businesssoftwaresolutions.com.fj

  104. Matt McNally
    October 5, 2008 at 6:28 pm

    What about readprint.com?

    • CC
      September 9, 2009 at 1:06 pm

      Yup, Read Print is a far better resource than all the ones listed here.

    • vicki
      January 26, 2010 at 9:19 am

      How none of these sites have the newer authors like Patterson and Grisham, etc?