If you have an e-reader, tablet, or just a computer, here’s a list of some of our favourite sites for getting free ebooks. If you want to manage or convert your collection of ebook downloads, we recommend the free ebook software Calibre.
This is the top place to download free classics (public domain books) in ebook format. When the title enters public domain, it means the rights to this work have expired and the book is available for anyone to use for any purpose. They carry over 45,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
This is the world’s largest distributor of indie ebooks available in DRM-free multi-format. Some books are offered at a low cost but they also have a selection of over 40,00 free ebooks ready for download. You can also read sample chapters before you decide to buy or download. Pick your category first, then select the ‘FREE’ tab to get a list of free titles in your favourite genre.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. They also offer a small but interesting selection of ebooks available in epub, pdf or txt format.
TUEBL, or The Ultimate E-Book Library, is the place for DRM-free books. Users can download books that they want to be able to read freely on their choice of devices, they can also upload their own DRM-free files for others to use. No account required, very easy to use and download ebooks.
Download free Children’s eBooks for the iPad, nook, and other readers; and even some books for adults too!