What are the best resources to read books online for free?

asked by Lonni Gam
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    #1Open 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

    Rachel Zhao
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "Out of all the places I've read books for free, the open library has the HUGEST collection of books on one site. This makes it simple to search for my old favorite books and discover new ones."
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    #2Google Books

    Google Books

    Google Books is a website service developed by Google Inc. This service searches the full texts of Google-indexed magazines, books, and other hard copy published materials which are converted to digital texts.

    Websites

    Free

    Terry Hunter
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "I usually use google books for academic purposes but I only discovered recently that there are a bunch of interesting free books here."
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    #3Project 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

    Jose Weaver
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "I think this site is more suited for people who want to read the classics for free. Luckily, classics are my favorite genre."
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    #4Internet Archive

    Internet Archive

    Internet Archive is a website that aims to build a digital library of sites on the internet and other digital cultural artifacts. The website can be accessed by users for free.

    Websites

    Free

    Laura Hawkins
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "The free books being organized by genre here make it easier for me to discover what to read next."
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    #5ManyBooks

    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

    Christina Davidson
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "I've seen more free books than paid on this site. I especially love the selections!!"
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    #6Read any Book

    Read any Book

    A website with an online reader that allows you to read almost any book. It has a large archive of books classified by themes and authors to help you find the book that you want to read without leaving the web or downloading anything.

    Websites

    Free

    Sharon Alvarez
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "Oh my! this is the only site with free books i actually WANT TO READ!!! unlike other sites that give me the boring classics, meh!"
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    #7Smashwords

    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

    Frank Brewer
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "Not all the books here are free, but you'll find a good sum you can read for free."
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    #824Symbols

    24Symbols

    24Symbols is a website that offers free and subscription-based e-books and magazines. The website requires users to sign in or connect their Facebook account to access the books for free across different platforms.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Amanda Gomez
    Written on January 29, 2019
    "Easy to use, with free books, but eventually you'd want to get a paid subscription because there are noo limits. It's like a netflix for books."

Summary

Best What are the best resources to read books online for free
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Open LibraryWebsites 0 Free
2Google BooksWebsites 0 Free
3Project GutenbergWebsites 0 Free
4Internet ArchiveWebsites 0 Free
5ManyBooksWebsites 0 Free
6Read any BookWebsites 0 Free
7SmashwordsWebsites 0 Free
824SymbolsWebsites 0 Free
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