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The Best Sites to Download Free Ebooks for Your Kindle


There are so many free Kindle books that are available out there that you could go years and years without having to buy a book for your Kindle.

It's easier than you think to get free Kindle books, you just need to know where to look. The websites below are great places to visit and each website will walk you through the process of finding and downloading the free Kindle book that you want to start reading.

If you don't have a Kindle, no worries because there is a free Kindle reading app that you can get for your browser, smart phone, or tablet. After you've installed the app then you are all ready to get your free Kindle books.

Tip: If you see a free Kindle book that you want then get it as soon as you can. Prices often change and it's difficult to tell how long the book will remain free. When downloading a free Kindle book on Amazon verify that the book is still free by making sure the price is $0.00. If it lists a price or says "read for free" or has a price for prime members the book is not free anymore.

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Are you a Nook owner instead? Get some free Nook books for your ereader. There are also free audio books out there for those of you who want to listen instead of read. There are lots of other ways to get free books as well.

New to Ebooks? Read my How to Get Free Ebooks for everything you need to know like what device they'll work on, how to get them transferred, and much more.

1. Amazon's Free Kindle Ebooks

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The first place I suggest going to for free Kindle books is straight to the source - Amazon. Here you'll find hundreds of free ebooks (.azw files) that can be downloaded and sent straight to your Kindle.

Here you'll find a list of the top 100 free Kindle books. You can also click on a category to view the top 100 free kindle books in each of the genres.

You can also browse Amazon's limited-time free Kindle books to find out what books are free right now and you can sort this list by popularity, review, and publication date.


2. Pixel of Ink

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Pixel of Ink is a great place to go to find free Kindle books that may only be free for a limited time. Each day there are hundreds of new free Kindle ebooks and they sort through them to bring you the best books in all different types of subjects.

You won't want to miss out on the free Kindle books posted at Pixel of Ink and you won't have to either. They offer daily emails or you can connect with them through Facebook or Twitter. They even have a Kindle delivered blog.

When you use the links on Pixel of Ink, you'll be led to Amazon where you can download the free ebooks in .azw file format especially for Kindles.

Pixel of Ink doesn't stop there either, they have Inspired Reads where you can get free Christian kindle books.

3. OverDrive Through Your Public Library

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If your public library has a subscription to OverDrive then you can borrow free Kindle books from your library just how you'd check out a paper book. Use the Library Search to find out which libraries near you offer OverDrive.

Just like with library books, when you checkout an ebook from OverDrive you'll only be loaned it for a few weeks and then it will automatically be taken off your Kindle.

You can find out more details about using the public library to get free Kindle books if you'd like more information on how the process works.

4. BookLending

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If your library doesn't have a subscription to OverDrive or you're looking for some more free Kindle books then BookLending is a similar service where you can borrow and lend books for your Kindle without going through a library.

After you register at BookLending (which is free) you'll have the ability to borrow books that other individual's are loaning or loan one of your Kindle books. Kindle books can only be loaned once so if you see a title you want, get it before it's gone.

The free Kindle books here can be borrowed for 14 days and then will be automatically returned to the owner at that time.

5. eReaderIQ

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eReaderIQ may look like your typical free ebook site but they actually have a lot of extra features that makes it a go to place when you're looking for free Kindle books.

At eReaderIQ all the free Kindle books are updated hourly meaning you won't have to miss out on any of the limited-time offers. In fact, you can even get notified when new books from Amazon are added.

Browsing books at eReaderIQ is a breeze because you can filter your results by newest, ratings, reviews, thumbs up, author, title, and file size. You can even set it to show only new books that have been added since you last visited.

6. Project Gutenberg

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There are over 45,000 free Kindle books that you can download at Project Gutenberg.

Use the search box to find a specific book or browse through the detailed categories to find your next great read. You can also view the free Kindle books here by top downloads or recently added.

You'll be able to download the books at Project Gutenberg as .mobi, .epub, or .PDF files for your Kindle.

7. Hundred Zeros

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The list of free Kindle books at Hundred Zeros is updated every hour meaning that you won't miss out on those limited time free Kindle books that Amazon offers.

Hundred Zeros is very easy to use and has a clean look to it which makes it really easy to quickly scan the free Kindle book offerings.

You can browse through the ebook subjects or use the search box to find your next free Kindle book.

8. FreeBooksy

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FreeBooksy is a free ebook blog that lists primarily free Kindle books but also a free Nook books as well.

There's a new book listed at least once a day but often times there are many listed in one day and you can download one or all of them.

If you're looking for free children's Kindle books then there's a separate section for that making it very easy to find what's new for kids.

9. ManyBooks.net

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ManyBooks.net is another free ebook website that scours the Internet to find the greatest and latest in free Kindle books.

Browse the free ebooks by authors, titles, genres, or languages and then download the book as Kindle (.azw) file or another file type if you prefer.

10. Open Library

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Open Library is a free Kindle book downloading and lending service that has well over 1 million ebook titles available.

They seem to specialize in classic literature and you can search by keyword or browse by subjects, authors, and genre.

Each book can be downloaded in a variety of file formats but you can't go wrong using the Send to Kindle feature.

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