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1liowew First Message
Nov 14, 2006, 10:58pm Top

Put Your Links For Downloading Ebook

Nov 15, 2006, 9:25pm Top

Try these:
www.gutenberg.org An extensive FREE library for downloading. Files are in txt or html format. I haven't had good luck with the "plucker" feature which converts files for the PDA. I take these files and, using MS Word and eBook Studio to convert these files for Palm eReader.

Another very good site is University of Virginia, Electronic Text Center: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/
Many of these are PDA ready.

Thanks for starting this group.

Jan 10, 2007, 11:57am Top

The largest site to purchase e-books is:


Edited: Apr 4, 2007, 8:44pm Top

For science fiction/fantasy readers there's the Baen Free Library: http://www.baen.com/library/

Baen also sells ebook versions of their new releases at very reasonable prices.

Apr 24, 2007, 12:39am Top

Excellent sites -
http://www.memoware.com/ - free ebooks for handhelds
http://manybooks.net/ - Free eBooks for your PDA, iPod, or eBook reader.

8asiandivergal First Message
Jun 5, 2007, 8:55am Top

http://www.ebookcrescent.com - Ebooks in Mobipocket format, attractive prices.

I've converted to Mobipocket format as I find it far more user friendly, and I like the fact that I can import my other Ebook formats into my Mobipocket Reader.

Jun 5, 2007, 8:03pm Top

For reading e-books on the Nintendo DS:


10chimetal First Message
Jun 18, 2007, 5:36am Top

Try baencd.thefifthimperium.com if you like sci-fi - there's literally hundreds of recent books here, and all free and legal.

11lilbichwitch First Message
Aug 24, 2007, 7:41am Top


A great link for buying books in bundles.

Sep 12, 2007, 3:29pm Top

I just read a short story (Tony Takitani) by Haruki Murakami on my iPhone from the site textoniphone.com. I have to say that I was very impressed, both with the site and the readability of the iPhone. The one downside is that you can't sample the site without an iPhone.

Edited: Mar 5, 2008, 11:52am Top

Found this today: http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

It's an index to free online e-books. I've browsed a little and it looks interesting and very comprehensive.

A more limited scope is found on http://www.americanliterature.com/sstitleindex.html

That's the link directly to their short story list; the main site also includes other forms of American literature and literature in English generally. You'd think there were more short stories online, as it's a very easy form to read in a short sitting at a computer, or taking a break between other (perhaps less entertaining) computer tasks.

Apr 6, 2008, 8:51pm Top

Here's another great site for free classics:


Apr 11, 2008, 2:32pm Top

Dear Paul,

Oh, wow, do you like Mises? My husband loves him! He reads all his stuff. I suggested he go to one of the seminars (I think they're usually in NYC) but he hasn't gone to one yet.

I go in for history and fiction.

Libby Cone

Jul 4, 2008, 9:41am Top

I just found a link to an online World E-book Fair. Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive, the World Public Library, and others are participating and you can search all their titles from one page. I'm heading there now to browse.


According to the site, it will be available today through August 4.

Edited: Sep 10, 2008, 10:48pm Top

The best site on the net for information and materials concerning the Sony Reader is the Mobile Read Network at


Lots of free eBooks for the Sony Reader and other eReaders can be found here

Apr 21, 2009, 6:45pm Top


Sep 3, 2009, 9:32pm Top

Hundreds of thousands of ebooks are available free at the new Barnes and Noble ebook site. Many of the Google digitized books are available. Books past copyright restrictions can be found. I have been doing genealogy research for Plymouth/Cape Cod and have over fifty books from the B&N site. Another example: you can purchase Thoreau's Walden as an ebook or you can download older digitized editions (1864 or 1906) for free. They keep all of your "free purchases" in your own library collection on the site.

Sep 3, 2009, 10:38pm Top

Completely useless to anyone not in the USA though.

Oct 20, 2009, 11:38am Top

Came across another one today


Not always free but definetly a good example to set!

Nov 7, 2009, 12:56pm Top

Found a Kindle give-a-way that I thought some of you might be interested in, just in time for christmas:


Nov 7, 2009, 1:01pm Top

Found a great link today, someone is giving away a Kindle, if anyone is interested.


Jul 15, 2010, 3:04pm Top

Here's one I don't see listed yet which is great for all classic works.


Apr 18, 2015, 3:26pm Top

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Sep 3, 2015, 3:23am Top

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FREE ebook "The Power of Now - Practice It And Attain Enlightenment " is now FREE on Amazon.com for 09/02/2015 to 09/04/2015.

US: http://goo.gl/5B1gMp
UK: http://goo.gl/DW2eP5

Feb 10, 2016, 9:20am Top

Thanks for the heads-up about the free books at the Barnes and Noble site. I was given a Nook e-book reader and am now about to try it out.

Sep 2, 2018, 5:45am Top

(In Spanish)

My own free ebooks (terror / sci-fi) for you here:

Hope you like them :)

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