Monday, May 14, 2007

Places to get free books

Source: friedbeef.com

Top 10 list with full reviews
Gutenberg Project Top 100 - Popular books from the oldest producer of free ebooks on the Internet
BookMooch - Community for exchanging used books
ebookSpyder - Specializes in technical books ranging anywhere from C# to AJAX
Google Book Search - Read the classics online
Dwalin - plain text novels

Free Computer Books - Technical resources about computers
Librivox - Audio works and podcasts of books
CliffsNotes - Get the notes to cram for the exam
Wikibooks - Free textbooks
DailyLit - Receive small parts of books via email

BookCrossing - Where real books are released into the wild to be found by others -
LibraryElf - The perfect companion to a public library system -
Scribd - Open library to publish and discover documents online -
Word Public Library - 400,000 PDF ebooks for download -
Free Tech Books - Free computer science and engineering books (+ lecture notes) -

Bookins - Swap real books with other readers -
WellToldTales - Free short story podcasts (like audiobooks, but shorter) -
Wowio - Public domain, free legitimate copyrighted materials & one of the only with a selection of Comic Books -
BizBooktalk - Free book giveaway contests on Fridays -
MoochMuch - Organize your book lending with your friends -

CHMPDF - A collection of general interest and technical ebooks -
Realtime Publishers - free IT eBooks by many of the world’s best authors -
FrugalReader - Trade Books for free -
TitleTrader - Swap books, movies, and music -
ZunaFish - Trade your old media and books items for new titles you’d rather have -

SwapSimple - Swap your used books here -
SwapThing - Community of users who swap items including books -
BookCart - Internet paperback exchange -
SF-Books - Exchange Sci-Fi Books here -
PaperbackSwap - Swap books for free -

PinkMonkey - 450 Study Guides / Booknotes / Online Chapter Summary Notes and Analysis -
eBookWorld - Technical resources -
Flaxx - IT and computer books -
Baen Library - Free science fiction and fantasy novels -
LibraryThing - Social networking and free books -

Online Books Page - Facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet -
Podiobooks - free audiobooks that you can subscribe to with iTunes or any other podcatcher -
BookRags - Research material in the form of eBooks -
Technical Books Online - Old tech books from the “vacuum tube age” of electronics-
ebookSearchr - Google powered

Internet Archive - The Intenet indexed - that includes a vast text library -
BookYards - Books, videos, education materials-
Memoware - Free books for your PDA -