Reading is a great hobby but it can turn into a very expensive hobby very fast. With new services like “Amazon Prime Unlimited”, “Scribd” etc. offering a monthly subscription, readers now have more alternatives than ever. But there is certainly nothing better than “FREE“. Here is a list of services where you can get classics such as Charles Dickens, George Orwell and many more “must read” books for absolutely no charge at all.
Project Gutenberg is the best resource for getting highly recommended books for free. You can find almost all of the books from the 100 best books everyone must read in Project Gutenberg’s library.
Project Gutenberg offers over 58,000 free eBooks. The library has a large number of old eBooks with expired U.S. copyrights.
The Libary collection features books such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1995), A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (664) and many more. We highly recommend going through Gutenberg’s top 100 ebooks list.
If you happen to have an Apple device, you get access to hundreds of great classic right in the iBooks Store. There are literally hundreds of classics available for free to download. You must either own an iPhone, iPod or iPad and have the Apple Books app installed.
Google has had the “Google Books” project for a very long time. Google Play Store now lets you buy eBooks. We found this great list of totally free eBooks on Play Store. These aren’t old classics but fresh eBooks from various authors. We and were able to find some really good titles such as books from Jeffrey Archer and B.R. Ambedkar.
Amazon has an amazing bundle of services that comes with Amazon Prime Membership. One such service is “Prime Reading”. We were able to find some good titles such as “Lonely Planet“, “Captain Marvel” etc. at no charge at all. You can borrow a max of 10 books at the same time. But you can borrow new books by returning previously borrowed books. Prime Reading has the latest and popular books such as “Seeta by Amish Tripathi“, “One Indian Girl by Chetan Bhagat” and a wide range of comics and magazines.
Which services do you use to read free ebooks? Let us know in comments.
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