What are the best resources to download free PDF books in English?

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    #1Project Gutenberg

    Project Gutenberg

    Project Gutenberg is a website that offers over 45000 free ebooks what will fill your needs. It has a variety of categories such as music, history, education, fiction, and more.

    Websites

    Free

    Janice James
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "I'm a fan of classic books so whenever I want to read it on my laptop, I usually get the PDF format, ofcourse for my laptop. The last one I got and still reading is The Hobbit by Tolkien. Thanks to this site for providing english pdf books!!"
  2. 13

    #2Open Library

    Open Library

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The site has more than 1 million free ebooks.

    Websites

    Free

    Danielle Taylor
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "Not all the books I was looking for are here (but understandable since those I was looking for are newly released) LOL. Anyways, the reason why I download PDF books here is that it doesnt require me to sign up as well soo yeah"
  3. 10

    #3BookBoon

    BookBoon

    BookBoon provides users with over thousands of eBooks for free. It also allows users to download PDF-format business books and textbooks for free. Textbooks and business books are also available in various subjects.

    Websites

    Free

    Mary Du
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "Just learned this recently, and since I'm a law student, I took those PDF textbooks related to law, and when I checked them out, they're in English. Cool site!"
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    #4ManyBooks

    ManyBooks

    Manybooks.net has more than 30,000 free eBooks available for Kindle. Users can browse through the most popular titles, recommendations, or recent reviews from our visitors.

    Websites

    Free

    Sharon Vasquez
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "I was looking for fantasy and adventure books to share with my nephew, and I was able to easily find such in PDF. Now he's actually trying to read the book aloud using his ipad :D"
  2. 7

    #5Free-eBooks.net

    Free-eBooks.net

    This website has a huge list of categories to find your desired eBook. You can download them in PDF, EPUB, Kindle and TXT file. To download eBooks for free, you must be a registered member.

    Websites

    Free

    Dorothy Wallace
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "I thought at first that this site only offers just epub books. But I was surprised when my friend told me she was able to download a PDF book here. So when I checked it out, I was convinced!"
  3. 5

    #6Juggernaut Books

    Juggernaut Books

    Juggernaut Books is an app that provides users with eBooks and novels for free. Users can download free ebooks or read in PDF format using the app. Paid only books are also available for purchase.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Virginia Castellanos
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "I didn't know that there is an app that could let u download PDF books online in english for free?? WHen I downloaded this. I had trouble looking for good English books that come for free, because most of the pdf books I like are paid books 😢😢"
  4. 3

    #7The Online Books Page

    The Online Books Page

    The Online Books Page is a website for downloading free books which were founded by John Mark Ockerbloom in 1993. The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is its host site. 

    Websites

    Free

    Lori Ramos
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "the website may look so empty but it's just simple yet there are really A LOT of PDF books if you click the browse tool. I was able to find some PDF books but unfortunately, I don't like those books that I found..😢"
  5. 1

    #8Smashwords

    Smashwords

    Smashwords is an Independent Ebook publishing platform/distributor. Smashwords make it fast, free and easy for any author or publisher, anywhere in the world, to publish and distribute ebooks to the major retailers and libraries.

    Websites

    Free

    Hannah Sandoval
    Written on August 22, 2018
    "There were only a few pdf books for free in english and most aren't even so popular. But yeah they do have those pdf books. Just that those latest ones are not for freeeeee and I'm so upset!!! 😭"
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    #9Doksi.net

    Doksi.net

    Doksi.net is a website to share high school documents related to architecture, agriculture, politics, programming, food and drinks, psychology, etc. This website was founded by Zoltan  Fabian in 2000.

    Websites

    Free

    Zoltán Fábián
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "Good quality free PDFs, already ranking here: https://en.softonic.com/solutions/what-are-the-best-websites-to-download-free-pdf-books"

Summary

Best What are the best resources to download free PDF books in English
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Project GutenbergWebsites 17 Free
2Open LibraryWebsites 13 Free
3BookBoonWebsites 10 Free
4ManyBooksWebsites 9 Free
5Free-eBooks.netWebsites 7 Free
6Juggernaut BooksApps 5 Free
7The Online Books PageWebsites 3 Free
8SmashwordsWebsites 1 Free
9Doksi.netWebsites 0 Free
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