eBooks have become very popular with devices such as the Kindle and the new iPad. You can get applications for your smart phone to read PDF files and eBooks from most popular book sites. There ia a large choice of eBooks and many are free.
Amazon has a collection of free eBooks for their Kindle reader so be sure and check their site. You don’t have to buy a Kindle to read them. They have applications you can download for your computer, iPhone and certain smart phones that are free.
Many eBooks are standard PDF files so all you need is a PDF reader on your computer or port them to your Kindle or iPad and many other devices.
You can also check out a list of free eBook sites by visiting this XMarks link for free ebooks.
Sites To Find Free eBooks
- Ebookee – Books you will find: Almost any book, magazine, even audio books you can imagine. Not all links work, but fresh ones usually do.
- E-Books Space – Books you will find: “Computer IT, Programming Language, Software Development, Tutorial, Database Design in PDF-CHM file format.”
- Ebooks Download Free – Books you will find: Management, Business, Technical, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Medical, Programming and more.
- Free Book Centre – Books you will find: “Freebookcentre.net contains links to thousands of free online technical books. Which Include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more”
- Free Computer Books – Books you will find: “Free Computer, Mathematics, Technical Books and Lecture Notes, Etc.”
- Download Free PDF – Books you will find: “You’ll find a huge collection of Ebooks on various topics. Abap, Adobe, Ajax,Java, Asp, Calculus, C++, Cisco, Dream Weaver, HTML, J2ME, MBA, Networking, Oracle, PHP, Microsoft Windows, VBA, XP”
- ebook 3000 – Books you will find: Business, Database, Graphic Design, Hardware, Internet, Microsoft, Web Development, Programming, Engineering, Magazine, Personality.
- E-Books Directory – Books you will find: “3663 free books in 414 categories.”
- Free Book Spot – Books you will find: A wide variety including Technical, Do-It-Yourself, Cooking, Dictionaries, Fiction, and more.
- Free Ebooks – Books you will find: A wide variety and choice. A virtual bookstore on many topics.
- Get Free Books – Books you will find: “The ebooks which you find within this site are collected from all over the net.” Including many magazines, articles and white papers, but most want you to register.
- Free Tech Books – Books you will find: “This site lists free online computer science, engineering and programming books, textbooks and lecture notes, all of which are legally and freely available over the Internet.”
- Zillr.org – Books you will find: Mainly technical, but also many links to various magazines.
Disclaimer: Free does not always mean the eBooks were written and intended for free distribution. Some of these sites traffic in books, magazines and other documents that are copyrighted and not intended for free download.
I liked your blog post, a nice review of ebooks mentioned. I always download free ebooks http://www.bookchums.com from various websites, thanks I am going to read it.
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. More Ebooks Download
Another free ebooks library: http://www.digilibraries.com
Over 20’000 eBooks…
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Glad you found it useful.
You can also try epubbud which I have found invaluabke – especially for children’s books.
Thanks for the tip!
Nice collection, thanks 🙂
You should also consider http://www.bookboon.com
Lots of free books for travel, education, business and more.
Financed through some commercials in the books.
Nice collection and thank you for sharing this
Try http://www.ebooks4kindles.com – a real gem with 1000s of titles and all for free
Jan Lonner says
I use http://www.hotfreebooks.com, with many books and a friendly interface!
Thanks for the addition.
this is a good website to provide free download books and magazines
wow i like dis comments bt i need to kw a website to download notes on business management im a student of polytechnic
Gia Vang says
thanks for the articles
http://freebookgroup.com has thousands of books for free downloading
Ganesh Maharjan says
Thanks for the Sharing this useful links…!
John F. says
Thanks for sharing! There are so many sites that have free ebooks. Here’s one I like: http://ebook-cafe.com/.
Nice collection, thanks
You should also consider http://ebooks.developersvoice.com/
i am big fan of bookchums they are giving 50k free ebooks also free book swapping with friends.
please include the website name in your list.
url is http://www.bookchums.com/ebooks.php
Books are only source of knowledge
Keep walking keep reading
Also check out http://www.freebooksy.com for a good fiction and non-fiction selection. It’s updated daily.
Wow- TONS of sites out there! I didn’t know about most of the ones in this post, let alone those in the comments. Thanks for all the links.
I usually use Freebooksy to find free books – http://www.freebooksy.com. I like them a lot!
Try the following site as well …
Mike Elgin says
This list is great but if you want to download free ebooks with resell rights, then go to http://www.bugabong.com
I think this is a great article, good job!
Sachin Kumar says
Looking for MBA Finance ebooks.. none of these sites helped.. Does anyone knows free book store for MBA category please? I am desperately looking for Financial ebook for my MBA course.. Kindly help.
Books I am looking for are:
M.Y.Khan – Financial Services, 5e TMH 2009
Bharti Pathak-Indian Financial System 2/e, Pearson2010
ICSI.Banking and Insurance Law &Practices,Taxmann’s Publication
Rejda,Principles of Risk Management and Insurance, 9/e, Pearson,2010
V Iyenger Introduction to Banking, Excel Books,2010
Dr,Vinod Singhania/Monica Singhania, Students’ Guide to Income Tax, Taxmann’s
V.K. Singania, “Direct Tax Law”, New Delhi, Taxman Publications.2010
Another one is: http://ebookshabit.com
you’re missing this one http://uyo.me for complete free ebook search engine
I found this great overview of the biggest free and thrustworthy ebook websites (www.ebooks-forfree.com). So less chance of malware on your eReader or tablet. It contains tips like the Sony Readerstore which offers thousands of free ebooks (which I didn’t know).
This list are good. But I can also recommend ebook site where you can download unlimited ebooks for FREE! It is here at http://www.wowcheapbooks.com . Enjoy!
Dave Goody says
Great list! I can also add this site where I download my eBooks for a cheap price! Its here at http://iambookish.com/cheaper-ebooks . Enjoy!
Great! You should visit http://www.ebook-addict.com too. Over 100k free ebooks there.
Visit http://www.free-management-ebooks.com for free downloads in Kindle and PDF format.
Gary Fooks says
Good list shared.I personally also use project Gutenberg and mrpiggie.com.
Thomas Smith says
Useful list! Check out also this site where I download my eBooks for free! http://getbookish.com/ , thank for the list btw!
Jain Vishal says
last but not least.. you can find more free ebooks on mywowebook.com.
el beji says
I would like to recommend http://www.topfreebooks.org
check this one ebookvortex.org