- Project Gutenburg
There are over 28,000 free books in the Project Gutenberg Online Book Catalog. A grand total of over 100,000 titles are available at Project Gutenberg Partners, Affiliates and Resources.
- Bookglutton www.bookglutton.com
BookGlutton is a free resource that lets you read books on the web, digitally annotate them and interact with other readers in real-time. You can chat with users on different chapters, leave and reply to comments within the text and bookmark your place in the book.
Source and reviews: Makeuseof
- ICDL- International children’s digital library
A digital library of outstanding children’s books from around the world
Wikibooks is a community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit. It includes over 37,555 pages of books
Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from readers. Perhaps you’ll find something interesting in the special collections. There are 23,932 eBooks available here and they’re all free! You can download it in many formats
- E-books directory
1865 free e-books in 392 categories
- The National Academies press
Some of the books are free.
- dList (Digital library of infomation sience and technology)
A community site for writers and publishers. All the book are free for download.
Receive a book in your inbox daily. There are short stories and staff picks with a nice tag cloud to get you to where you want to be quickly. Quite a few good free books with reader reviews.
- Open Library: One web page for every book ever published. Have apparently gathered about 30 million records (20 million are available through the site now), and more are on the way. They have built the database infrastructure and the wiki interface, and you can search millions of book records, narrow results by facet, and search across the full text of 1 million scanned books.
Over 8,000 books by 3,500 famous authors at your fingertips!
Lots of free books here. Seemingly captured on webpages.
Some free illustrated childrens books (some paid for) It also has an editor to create your own books and review facilities. You can bowse by age.
- Wowio.com (Free books and free minds)
Most books are free to read online with a small fee for pdf downloads
- Local South African History ebook site
Download free books for students and travelers in PDF format. All the books can be downloaded without registration. The ebooks are legal and written exclusively for Bookboon. They are financed by a few in-book ads. There is also a facebook application for the books.
- The Online Books: Over 35000 online books to read!!!!
- RSC-Northwest e-Book Library This library has great resource books and tutorials on anything from authoring of web based tests, to using audacity, to basic numeracy….a really fab selection of visually stimulating book like interfaces. You can download it as exe files (some gave me hassles and showed up as trojans but was fine or you can download the actual reader to view it with
- EPubbooks.com provides a selection of high quality, free ePub eBooks, for everyone to read. It is decvided into sections for easy reference: Books, authors, genres and ereaders. You will need an ebookreader to read them but just see the ereader page or if you use a Firefox browser you can download the extension and read it straight in your browser
- Planet e-book: Collection of classic novels
- Science books online: Science Books Online lists free science e-books, textbooks, lecture notes, monographs, and other science related documents. All texts are available for free reading online, or for downloading in various formats.
- Freebook-s: Free Books was established to make finding an free ebook on the internet alot easier and 100% more effective.
- Bookserver: The BookServer is a growing open architecture for vending and lending digital books over the Internet. Built on open catalog and open book formats, the BookServer model allows a wide network of publishers, booksellers, libraries, and even authors to make their catalogs of books available directly to readers through their laptops, phones, netbooks, or dedicated reading devices. BookServer facilitates pay transactions, borrowing books from libraries, and downloading free, publicly accessible books.
- Wikipedia book portal: A portal that organised wikipedia’s book related pages
- Online books page: Includes more than 35,000 English works in various formats. All books should be free for personal, noncommercial use. You can browse by Author and Title, New Listings, Author, Title, Subject, serial archives.
- Pixel of Ink: Features daily publishing of free and bargain ebooks
- Manybooks.net : Browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors. Perhaps you’ll find something interesting in the special collections. There are more than 29,000 eBooks available for Kindle, Nook, iPad and most other eReaders, and they’re all free! If you still can’t decide what to read you might want to browse through some covers to see what strikes your fancy. Or try the Recent Additionsto the library, with genre filter.
- Librivox: “LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.” Get your learners involved!
- Speakaboos : A lovely site where childen can listen to stories, fables, fairy tales, nursary rhymes, folk tales and songs
Lit2Go offers free audiobooks of classic literature, courtesy of Florida’s Educational Technology Clearinghouse. It also includes PDF files of the text, as well as classroom support materials.
- Audio Book Treasury
- The Story Home: is a collection of classic and original children’s audio stories. Every other week a new story is added by storyteller Alan. All audio stories are FREE!! The stories can be listened to right from The Story Home website or by subscribing to The Story Home on iTunes.
- Interactive fables (ebooks)
- Readprint.com: Free online books library for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast. Thousands of novels, poems, stories.
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