Before you start looking for free E-books you need to know which formats your e-reader can read. For instance, my Nook supports: EPUB (including Non or Adobe DRM), PBD, PDF, Graphics (JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP) and MP3 audio files. Once you have this information, you can locate the file, download it on your PC, and use the USB cord supplied with your e-reader to transfer the file to your device. Soâ¦ Where do you find free E-Books?
1. Your device's homepage.
Most booksellers have some E-Books listed for free. On barnesandnoble.com you select Nookbooks --- Customer Favorites --- Free E-Books. There are approximately 100 titles for you to download for free! I am sure all of the major sellers have similar offerings. Maybe they are trying to jumpstart a new author, or they are just giving away books that the American copyright has already expired on anyway. Either way.. you win! Speaking of expired copyrightsâ¦
2. The Project Gutenberg website.
Project Gutenberg, founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart, is the world's oldest digital library. Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. As of this writing the Project Gutenberg site has over 33,000 titles available for download. Public domain basically means that the copyright on these works has expired ( <- this is a very loose definition and not at all to be construed as a legal description). Here you will find some of the best works ever written. Just glancing at the list I see Dickens, Doyle, Twain, Austen, and Shakespeare. Click on the titleâ¦. Select your formatâ¦â¦ downloadâ¦ plug in your e-readerâ¦ drag and drop. Not too hard was it? First time I tried it on my Nook, I couldn't find the book in my "library"â¦. Looked under My Documents, and there it was..."The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana" (hey... to each our own, right?).
Has over 3 million e-books available, many of them for free. Scroll down to "Best of the Free" on their homepage.
I hope this article help you to discover the tens of thousands of completely free e-books that are available for you to enjoy with your new e-reader. You could spend a lifetime reading the greatest works ever put to paper and never spend a dime.