Free Kindle Books

by Greg on November 10, 2008

Here is a list of resources where you can find a ton of free Kindle books. As I find more and more sources of free ebooks, I’ll add them to this list so make sure you come back on a regular basis. Some of the links below are just free ebooks and may not necessarily be compatible with your Kindle but I’ll make sure to note the sources that are Kindle compatible.

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Here’s the list (so far):
1. Amazon – What better place to start than right at Amazon.
2. freekindlebooks.org – this site offers thousands of free classic ebooks in Kindle compatible formats.
3. Project Gutenberg – over 100,000 ebook titles available.
4. Munsey’s – not as many ebooks available as the previous sites mentioned but still some good books in Kindle format.
5. Fictionwise – over 15,000 ebooks in Kindle format as of December 2007 so there’s probably even more now.
6. Manybooks.net – A large selection of ebooks and an easy to use site.  Books are downloadable in many formats including Kindle, of course.
7. Feedbooks.com – Thousands of free ebooks available and you can publish and share your own content.
8. Worldlibrary.net – only $8.95 per year for full, unlimited access to over 500,000 titles. updated 1/10/11 – Formerly KindleLibrary.net
9. Webscriptions.net – a lot of free books here, many SciFi.  Not as many freebies as the other sites mentioned but definitely worth checking out. updated 12/11/08
10. Baen.com – free and very inexpensive SciFi books for your Kindle. Thanks to Mike Bennett for the free Kindle book source. updated 12/24/08
11. Podiobooks.com – get “podcast versions” of serialized audiobooks for free. updated 1/21/09
12. 4,600 Public Domain Books – These books are available directly from Amazon.com updated 1/21/09
13. Freetechbooks.com – Great site for free tech books such as computer science, engineering and programming, textbooks and lecture notes. updated 3/21/09
14. RobertBurtonRobinson.com – 5 Free Mystery/Suspense books for your viewing pleasure. updated 4/3/09
15.Mobipocket.com – There is a nice selection from the free ebooks section of MobiPocket. updated 8/24/09
16.Flazx.com – Flazx has a nice selection of IT and computer books to choose from. updated 8/24/09
17.FreeTechBooks.com – Here is a nice assortment of computer programming books and textbooks. updated 8/24/09
18.Librivox.org – There are over 1,000 free audio versions of public domain books at Librivox. updated 8/24/09
19.WiredForBooks.org – Wired For Books has a lot of great interviews from some of the greatest writers of the 20th century. updated 8/24/09
20.Bookboon.com – Bookboon provides online textbooks for students in PDF format. They can be downloaded without registration. Thanks to Alessandra for finding this for us. updated 11/27/09
21.Internet Archive – Well over 1 Million books available for your Kindle here. Read this post for more details: Internet Archive updated 1/14/10
22.Inkmesh.com – A search engine to find free books for your Kindle and other reading devices. updated 1/14/10
23.Jungle-search.com – This is updated twice daily with free books for your Kindle. updated 2/4/10
24.FreeKindleBooks.org – 1000s of Free Classic E-books (below) in Kindle-compatible MOBI and PRC formats. updated 3/9/10
25.FreeBookSpot.in – 4500 free ebooks in 100 categories. updated 6/2/10
26.Free-eBooks.net – Another online source for free ebooks. You can also submit your own free ebook here. updated 6/2/10
27.GetFreeBooks.com – Hundreds of free ebooks from dozens of categories with a lot of free computer programming books. updated 6/2/10
28.FreeComputerBooks.com – As the title indicates – free computer books – and lots of them. Programming, technical, lecture notes, etc.updated 6/2/10
29.OnlineFreeEBooks.com – Provides access to a variety of free ebooks in 9 major categories. updated 6/2/10
30.e-library.net – E-Library as a section dedicated to free ebooks.  Click the link and it will take you to the free section. updated 12/13/10
31.Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts – This is a collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy. updated 12/13/10
32.Bartleby.com – The Harvard Classics are among many free texts offered onlineat this award-winning site. There are also many classic reference works available here. updated 12/13/10
33.Bibliomania.com – This site has over 2,000 free classics. It also has reference books, biographies, and research works. You can read online in your browser. updated 12/13/10
34.BookYards.com – BookYards has over 17,000 free ebooks. Their goal is to be the “Library Of The World”. They also provide access to hundreds of online libraries totaling over 800,000 books. updated 1/10/11
35.Bibliotastic.com – New site with 100+ books in Kindle, EPUB and PDF formats as well as browse-able online. Books are reviewed and rated by the sites editors as well as users. updated 2/24/11

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