What are the best free Kindle books?

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    #1The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 12 short stories of the famous detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These stories were originally published as serialized single stories in The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. 

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    Francisco Salgado
    Written on February 18, 2018
    "One kindle book that is totally free that is really outstanding is The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It's unbelievable to me that I can download these classic old stories, read them in my own home, and not even have to pay a cent! Sherlock is one of the greatest characters and great detectives of all time. This is a must read if you haven't had the opportunity to read them before! "
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    #2Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows Elizabeth Bennet as she navigates British society and is confronted with how people regard things like upbringing, education, manners, morality, and marriage.

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    Denise Armstrong
    Written on February 12, 2018
    "Jane Austin is just wonderful. This is a must-read for all teen girls as they age. A love story for the ages."
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    #3Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a book where wordplay, parody, and logical and philosophical puzzles are everywhere. For all the surface playfulness, there is meaning in every page.
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    Christina Fisher
    Written on February 13, 2018
    "i like this post"
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    #4The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera
    The Phantom of the Opera is a gothic novel by the French writer Gaston Leroux. It tells the story of the deformed Erik, who haunts the Paris Garnier opera house, who then falls in love with the soprano singer Christine Daaé.
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    Harry Powell
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "I read this in school and decided to get it for kindle. Great book. Recommend to anyone"
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    #5A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol is one of Dicken's greatest masterpieces. It tells the story of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who gets unexpected visitors in his sleep one Christmas Eve and wakes up a changed man.

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    Brian Davidson
    Written on February 9, 2018
    "You don't get much more classic than A Christmas Carol. If you somehow haven't read this yet, please do so!"
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    #6Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina is widely regarded as one of the best books ever written by Leo Tolstoy, which was first published in 1878. This follows the story of Countess Anna Karenina and her affair with Count Vronsky.

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    Gloria Johnston
    Written on February 20, 2018
    "Anna Karenina is a classic and a wonderful book. But it is more of an academic read to me and there are a ton of free Kindle books I'd prefer reading for enjoyment."
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    #7Dubliners

    Dubliners

    First published in 1914, James Joyce's Dubliners is one of the most well-known short story collections. It is comprised of 15 short stories about life in early 20th century Dublin.

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    Aaron Cruz
    Written on February 17, 2018
    "Dubliners is one of the most classic short story collections that has ever been written. And if you can get it for free on kindle, that makes it even better! It's contents are supremely well written and everyone should read it."
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    #8The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    In Edith Wharton's Age of Innocence, Newland Archer must choose between social stability, as embodied by the wealthy socialite May Welland, or passion in the form of Ellen Olenska.

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    Nicholas Hoffman
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "The Age of Innocence is a really fun Kindle book that is also free. The plot is captive and the way the story is told will have you wanting more."
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    #9A Room With a View

    A Room With a View

    A Room With a View tells the story of Lucy Honeychurch, a young English middle-class girl who meets two gentlemen in her vacation in Florence, Italy. Lucy is torn between conforming to the social norms and following her heart's desire.

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    Emily Jacobs
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "author has a distinct writing style that I really liked. Decent book. Worth the read."
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    #10A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream is a classic romantic fantasy play by one of the most famous playwrights in history, William Shakespeare. It features love stories of mythological creatures like Theseus and Hippolyta. 

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    Benjamin Thomas
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Any of William Shakespeare's plays would be a great choice here so really it's up to you on which you prefer to read. This is a good start if you like the fantasy genre or mythology. It still has the great writing and romance you come to expect from Shakespeare so don't worry about whether or not you will enjoy the story, you will. "
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    #11The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic American novel by Mark Twain. Published in 1884, it tells the story of a naughty boy settled in the Mississippi Valley. Full of humor it's also considered a deep and complex work.
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    Craig Nichols
    Written on February 14, 2018
    "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic. It's almost required reading in most educational institutions so to have that be on the Kindle is certainly convenient."
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    #12Hide in Plain Sight (Three Sisters Inn)

    Hide in Plain Sight (Three Sisters Inn)

    Hide in Plain Sight by Marta Perry is a mystery fiction novel originally published in 2007. This is the first book in Perry's Three Sisters Inn series. It is followed by A Christmas to Die For and Buried Sins.

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    Maria Garrett
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "This is an interesting book about coming back to an Amish family in their time of need. The suspense is great and it builds slowly. Very interesting book."
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    #13A Passage to India

    A Passage to India

    A Passage to India is a book by E.M. Forster. Set in British India during the 1920s, it revolves around the racial tension between the colonizers and the colonized when a British woman was allegedly assaulted by Dr. Aziz, an Indian physician.

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    Devansh Gavde
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "there are way better free books"
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    #14No Turning Back (Kathleen Turner)

    No Turning Back (Kathleen Turner)

    No Turning Back is a romantic suspense mystery fiction and the first book in Kathleen Turner series written by Tiffany Snow. It is first published in 2011. 

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    Kathy Hill
    Written on May 13, 2018
    " No Turning Back is average erotica with some action scenes. If you are lucky enough to be given an option to read this for free it may be worth your time, however it is not free with the kindle app unless you have Kindle Unlimited."
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    #15The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers
    The Three Musketeers is a classic novel by French writer Alexandre Dumas. It tells the story of D'Artaganan, a musketeer in training, and his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. This book popularized the phrase "one for all and all for one."
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    Peter Bates
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "I love that you can get books like The Three Musketeers for free on your kindle! The Three Musketeers is totally free to download and read, and it's the perfect example of the quality classical literature you can find once you get a kindle. This book is one of my favorite novels of all time. "
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    #16Black Beauty

    Black Beauty
    Black Beauty is a classic children's novel by Anna Sewell that tells the story of a horse named Black Beauty as he lives his life first in happiness in the care of a loving owner, to more unfortunate circumstances as a working horse.
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    Lauren Patterson
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "The classic book about an horses experience. Free also which is a bonus"
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    #17Macbeth

    Macbeth
    Macbeth is a play by the famous playwright William Shakespeare that tells the story about the titular Macbeth and his wife, Lady Macbeth, and how their murderous greed for power and the crown ultimately led to their own demise.
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    Roy Anderson
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "What can one say about William Shakespeare's "MacBeth"? It sets the template for every story of betrayal that we are currently familiar with today. It will take you a bit to understand and interpret the language, but the web of sin drawn up by all characters untangles itself in the most devious of fashions. A classic, highly recommended. "
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    #18The Princess Pocahontas

    The Princess Pocahontas
    The Princess Pocahontas is a historical fiction novel written by Virginia Watson and illustrated by George Wharton Edwards, first published in 1916. It is a reimagined telling of Pocahontas' life during the colonial period.
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    Beverly Stewart
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Who doesn't love Pocahontas? This takes the original story and is made to see in a different light. Of course I like the original better but this wasn't too bad."
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    #19Cupcakes and Ink (The Clipped Wings Series)

    Cupcakes and Ink (The Clipped Wings Series)

    Cupcakes and Ink is a romance novel written by Helena Hunting that tells the story of Tenley. She is finding out how to live her life in the city. She is just adjusting to her new life when she met the tattoo artist who will be a new addition to her new life.

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    Ishan Malhotra
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "I was pretty into this book. Of course I got a thing for tattoos so I guess that makes sense."
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    #20Coming Undone (A Brown Family Novel)

    Coming Undone (A Brown Family Novel)

    Coming Undone is a romance novel book written by Lauren Dane that tells the story of Brody. His all alone because his parents just died. He left his career and contemplated what to do with his life. 

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    Gary Stewart
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This free Kindle book is a very enjoyable read for the best price. It is a romance novel about a boy who's parents just died."
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    #21Inside Out (A Brown Family Novel)

    Inside Out (A Brown Family Novel)

    Inside Out is a romance novel written by Lauren Dane that tells the story of Ella. She almost died in an accident and her life seemed to be broken into millions of pieces. She will meet Andrew and she will see light again.

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    Heather Vargas
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Lauren Dane is the author of several popular romance series. The Brown family books, like her other novels, are full of spunky heroines, gorgeous, caring heroes and hot erotic scenes. This one is no exception, and to get it free on Kindle? That's a bonus. Treat yourself and download this one today."
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    #22Ivanhoe

    Ivanhoe

    Ivanhoe is a classic historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. It was originally published in 1820 in three volumes. It is set in 12th century England and it highlights the tension between the Norman conquerors and the Saxons.

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    Cynthia Howard
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "While Ivanhoe is free and would be considered one of the better ones to list for this topic, there are still a lot of versions that aren't free and this book would be far down on the list of those that are offered weekly. This still works but I don't think it's the best example of this topic."

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Best What are the best free Kindle books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesBooks 32 Paid
2Pride and PrejudiceBooks 30 Paid
3Alice's Adventures In WonderlandBooks 27 Paid
4The Phantom of the OperaBooks 27 Paid
5A Christmas CarolBooks 27 Paid
6Anna KareninaBooks 25 Free
7DublinersBooks 24 Paid
8The Age of InnocenceBooks 23 Paid
9A Room With a ViewBooks 17 Paid
10A Midsummer Night's DreamBooks 15 Paid
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