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63 Free Legal Ebook Sites for All Bookworms to Download at Your Heart’s Content

63 Free Legal Ebook Sites for All Bookworms to Download at Your Heart’s Content

We present to you yet another compilation of 63 free legal ebook sites that you can visit and fulfill your innermost bookworm desire. We have covered a similar list previous here – 80 Legal Sites To Download Free Ebooks and you may find a few duplicates, but rest assured this list brings various introductions to new ones. Please take note that among this list of sites, some can be considered as very old-school sites, but we don’t judge a book by its cover don’t we? The content and list of free ebooks in each site are still interestingly useful depending on what you’re searching for.

You’ll find sites which host ebooks in different languages as well, including Greek, Romanian, Dutch, Italian, French, Latin, Farsi and many more. Take your time to browse through this list and feel free to leave your comments below if you find that certain sites are not exactly as advertised or if you know any similar sites out there. Happy reading!

  1. GetFreeEbooks – Online depository and curation of free legal ebooks from various categories.
  2. Afghanistan Digital Library – Powered by NYU, the Afghanistan Digital Library has works published between 1870 and 1930.
  3. Biblioteca Romaneasca – Find Romanian books on this site.
  4. Google Poetry – Google Books has a large selection of poetry, from The Canterbury Talesto Beowulf to Walt Whitman.
  5. Project Laurens Jz Coster – Find Dutch literature here.
  6. Chest of Books – This site has a wide range of free books, including gardening and cooking books, home improvement books, craft and hobby books, art books and more.
  7. Classic Book Library – Genres here include historical fiction, history, science fiction, mystery, romance and children’s literature, but they’re all classics.
  8. A Celebration of Women Writers – The University of Pennsylvania’s page for women writers includes Newbery winners.
  9. eMedicine – This project from WebMD is continuously updated and has articles and references on surgery, pediatrics and more.
  10. Wikibooks – From cookbooks to the computing department, find instructional and educational materials here.
  11. Projekt Gutenberg-DE – This easy-to-use database of German language texts lets you search by genres and author.
  12. LibriVox – Free audiobooks in the public domain.
  13. ManyBooks – Download mysteries and other books for your iPhone or eBook reader here.
  14. MIT Open Courseware Supplemental Resources – Find free videos, textbooks and more on the subjects of mechanical engineering, mathematics, chemistry and more.
  15. Banned Books – Here you can follow links of banned books to their full text online.
  16. Prize-winning books online – Use this directory to connect to full-text copies of Newbery winners, Nobel Prize winners and Pulitzer winners.
  17. The Online Books Page – The University of Pennsylvania hosts this book search and database.
  18. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare – MIT has made available all of Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies, and histories
  19. Online Science and Math Textbooks – Access biochemistry, chemistry, aeronautics, medical manuals and other textbooks here.
  20. Textbook Revolution – Find biology, business, engineering, mathematics and world history textbooks here.
  21. ATHENA Textes Francais – Search by author’s name, French books, or books written by other authors but translated into French.
  22. Plays Online – This site catalogs ‘all the plays [they] know about that are available in full text versions online for free.’
  23. World eBook Library – This monstrous collection includes classics, encyclopedias, children’s books and a lot more.
  24. Authorama – Books here are pulled from Google Books and more. You’ll find history books, novels and more.
  25. Baen Free Library – Find books by Scott Gier, Keith Laumer and others.
  26. Bartleby – Bartleby has much more than just the classics, but its collection of anthologies and other important novels made it famous.
  27. Free Business Textbooks – Find free books to go along with accounting, economics and other business classes.
  28. byGosh – Find free illustrated children’s books and stories here.
  29. Bibliolteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes – Look up authors to find a catalog of their available works on this Spanish site.
  30. Free Classic Literature – Find British authors like Shakespeare and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, plus other authors like Jules Verne, Mark Twain, and more.
  31. Classic Reader – Here you can read Shakespeare, young adult fiction and more.
  32. DailyLit – DailyLit has everything from Moby Dick to the most recent stories.
  33. Free Books on Yoga, Religion and Philosophy – Recent uploads to this site include Practical Lessons in Yoga and Philosophy of Dreams.
  34. Fiction.us – Has a huge selection of novels, including works by Lewis Carroll, Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, Flaubert, George Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.
  35. Corpus Scriptorum Latinorum – Access many Latin texts here.
  36. Foxglove – This British site has free novels, satire and short stories.
  37. Free Online Novels – Here you can find Christian novels, fantasy and graphic novels, adventure books, horror books and more.
  38. FreeScience.info – Find over 1800 math, engineering and science books here.
  39. Free Tech Books – Computer programmers and computer science enthusiasts can find helpful books here.
  40. Project Gutenberg – This famous site has over 27,000 free books online.
  41. SF and Fantasy Books Online – Books here include Arabian Nights , Aesop’s Fables and more.
  42. Ideology.us – Here you’ll find works by Rene Descartes, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, David Hume and others.
  43. John T. Cullen – Read short stories from John T. Cullen here.
  44. Ketab Farsi – Access literature and publications in Farsi from this site.
  45. Italian Women Writers – This site provides information about Italian women authors and features full-text titles too.
  46. Liber Liber – Download Italian books here. Browse by author, title, or subject.
  47. Online Mathematics Texts – Here you can find online textbooks like Elementary Linear Algebra and Complex Variables.
  48. The Literature Network – This site features forums, a copy of The King James Bible, and over 3,000 short stories and poems.
  49. Page by Page Books – Find books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells, as well as speeches from George W. Bush on this site.
  50. Planet eBook – Download free classic literature titles here, from Dostoevsky to D.H. Lawrence to Joseph Conrad.
  51. Poem Hunter – Find free poems, lyrics and quotations on this site.
  52. Famous Poetry Online – Read limericks, love poetry, and poems by Robert Browning, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Lord Byron and others.
  53. Questia – Questia has 5,000 books available for free, including rare books and classics.
  54. KEIMENA – This page is entirely in Greek, but if you’re looking for modern Greek literature, this is the place to access books online.
  55. ProPlay – This site has children’s plays, comedies, dramas and musicals.
  56. Science and Engineering Books for free download – These books range in topics from nanotechnology to compressible flow.
  57. TopMystery.com – Read books by Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, GK Chesterton and other mystery writers here.
  58. CELT – CELT stands for ‘the Corpus of Electronic Texts’ features important historical literature and documents.
  59. Adelaide Australia – Free Public Domain Ebooks by The University of Adelaide, Australia.
  60. Standard Ebooks – Produces new editions of public domain ebooks that are lovingly formatted, open source, and free.
  61. Unglue – To reward authors and publishers for sharing books with the world.
  62. DoaBooks – Open access nonfiction.
  63. SFFaudio – 5,968 unique public domain PDFs.

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John

My name is John Eye and I’m obssessed with ebooks, loves to procrastinate, a bookworm and one that loves to share with the world what free ebooks have to offer.

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