Monday, March 26, 2018

Free Books

We all love free stuff, right? So in this post I list some sites that I found that offer free books. It is also important to protect the rights of content creators, so I'm only listing free books that are totally legal to download. If you know of any sites that offer free books please provide a link in the comments below.

Free Novels
Free Books from publisher BAEN
Lots of totally free books books on the BAEN website from may different publishers and genre types.

LibriVox
Free public domain audio books. These books are several different languages. Librivox is a non-commercial, non-profit and ad-free project. They get most of their texts from Project Gutenberg, and the Internet Archive hosts their audio files (for free!).

Project Gutenberg
This a site that hosts free ebooks in many in the public domain. They also have ebooks in several different languages

Verkaro Audiobooks
This site has many free audio books. they used to be called LiteralSystems.org. The books span many different genre.

ManyBooks
This site has over 33,000 eBooks to choose from. These books are in many different genres.

Internet Archive
This site is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

BookBub
"BookBub features limited-time offers for the best free books in over twenty genres, from both top-tier publishers and critically-acclaimed independent authors. These free ebooks are available on all devices, including Kindle, Nook, iPad, and Android. Check out some of our current selections" - https://www.bookbub.com

Google
Believe it or not, Google has a lot of free books on there site. Though some of the books are just excerpts of books for sale.

Free IT text books
DevOps books
This is a absolutely free collection of free It professionals or people who want to get into IT.

Free PDF Books
Free technical books and  lectures in PDF form.

Safari Books Online
Safari books online is the place to get Oreilly IT books. It is not exactly free, but you can get a free trail.

I hope this info will hope some get some free and legal books. Don't forget there is also the public library. Please fee free to post any additional info on free and legal books below in the comments.