The Reading Room Links
|Amazon (free public classics)||Free public domain books|
|Amazon limited-time offers (free books)||Promotional books that are free, although offer may be only for a limited time. (In other words, grab them when you see them)|
|Barnes & Noble Free Books||Free Nook Books|
|Calibre- software conversion for ebooks||Convert files for use on various ebooks and other devices.|
|Daily Lit||DailyLit takes a novel approach to ebooks. Rather than offer an entire book for instant download, they’ve essentially modernized the idea of the serialized novel.|
|eBook Fling||Earn credits by lending your eBooks, and use those credits to borrow eBooks from other users. The eBooks are automatically returned in 14 days. If you don’t want to lend an eBook, you can pay to borrow one.|
|eReaderIQ||Free Kindle books, also has a Kindle price drop tracker.|
|eReaderIQ.com||A free service that provides price drop alerts for Amazon Kindle books and watches your favorite titles to let you know when they are available for Kindle.|
|Feedbooks- free ebooks||epub site, some free, some $, some public domains.
For Sony Readers and Nook, others.
|Feedbooks||FeedBooks has a regular ebook storefront, but their public domain and original books sections have free books. Between the two they have thousands of novels, short stories, and poetry collections.|
|Free-eBooks.net||Offers unlimited free access to eBooks in HTML format and access to five eBooks each month in PDF and/or TXT format. Download books from all-new, rising authors and independent writers. Many categories of fiction and non-fiction books are available. If you’re a writer, you can also submit an eBook.|
|Girlebooks- ebooks by the gals||Much more than a simple ebook resource, Girlebooks aims to make classic and contemporary works by female writers available to a large audience through the ebook medium.|
|Google Books||Search the latest index of the world's books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.|
|How to check out library books on your kindle (article)||An article on how to check out library books using Overdrive.|
|Hundred Zeros||Hundred Zeros is an always-updated catalog of best-sellers that are currently free on Amazon.
You can download and read these ebooks on your computer, mobile, tablet, Kindle or inside your favorite browser.
|Internet Archive Text Archives||Contains a wide range of free fiction, popular books, children’s books, historical texts and academic books.|
|MystereBooks||Mystery, suspense, and thriller ebooks.|
|Open Library||An open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Once registered on the Open Library site, you can borrow up to five eBooks for two weeks each.|
|OverDrive- find libraries and sources for ebooks||Very easy to use website- has a page of compatible devices with information, and you can enter your zip code to find libraries in your area.
I have a Kindle, and all I had to do was enter my local library card number, pick a book, and it took me right to Amazon where I "checked out" for $0.00 and it put the books right on the Kindle.
|Project Gutenberg||Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.|
|Smashwords||Free downloadable ebooks, or to read online. Other books at moderate cost.|
|Sony Reader Books (free)|
|Websciption.net (Baen books) SF, Fantasy, Horror||Baen Books is now making available — for free — a number of its titles in electronic format. We're calling it the Baen Free Library. Anyone who wishes can read these titles online — no conditions, no strings attached.|