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Project Gutenburg at www.gutenberg.org
Over 36,000 e-books FREE for download. Books were digitized with the help of thousands of volunteers around the globe. They were dedicated to converting public domain books into e-books, promoting free access to literature. I personally find it difficult to navigate this website.
Epubbud at www.epubbud.com/browse.php
Another great place to download free e-books, when you surf to its website, it shows some random un-popular e-books. Type in the name of the e-book you are looking for in the search box, this will get you great results quickly.
Scribd at www.scribd.com/explore/
A social publishing site, where tens of millions of people share original writings and documents legally. Scribd’s vision is to liberate the written word. Registrations are required before downloading any e-books.
Manybooks at www.manybooks.net
Thousands of free e-books pre-formatted for reading on your computer, smartphone, iPod, or e-reading device. Most of the e-books are contributed by authors. They provide free conversion to many types of e-books format.
Obooko at www.Obooko.com
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Freebooks at www.freebooks.com
Discover thousands of e-books, including new releases and the best collection of free public domain and original books, that you can read on any mobile device.
Ebookee at www.Ebookee.com
A free e-books search engine, the best free e-books download library. It’s the open directory for free e-books and download links, and the best place to read e-books and search free download e-books.
SharebookFree at www.SharebookFree.com
They have 75000+ e-books by 19000+ authors in 145 genres. All at no cost, just browse and download the books you want.
Freebookspot at www.freebookspot.es
An online library of e-books. They have lots of links to more than 90 categories including scientific, engineering, programming, fiction and many other books. And of course, this is also another free library.
Bookyards at www.bookyards.com
Bookyards is your online public library to the world with a large selection of free digital books, e-books, and journals, plus the largest collection of reference materials and educational resources for your educational and personal interest.