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, theyâ€™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 donâ€™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 youâ€™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, childrenâ€™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 â€” for free â€” a number of its titles in electronic format. We're calling it the Baen Free Library. Anyone who wishes can read these titles online â€” no conditions, no strings attached.|