Summer Reading: Free eBooks for Your Digital Reader

Posted on 07/07/2011

Few summertime activities are more relaxing than curling up with a good book. Whether you’re in a hammock, at the beach or spread out on the sofa, it’s a great way to spend a summer afternoon. Before you head to the bookstore or pay for eBooks, check out these free summer page-turners for your digital reader.

Project Gutenberg - Score free eBooks from Project Gutenberg, an organization digitizing books with expired copyrights. More than 36,000 free eBooks are available thanks to the help of thousands of volunteers.

Free NOOK Books
Own a Barnes and Noble NOOK? Then you’ll definitely want to investigate their collection of free NOOK Books. They’re offering up about 100 titles free of charge.

Free Amazon Kindle Classics - Charlotte Bronte’s epic novel Jane Eyre is a wonderful book to put on your summer reading list. And right now you can score the Kindle eBook version for free. Another amazing classic novel available for free for your Amazon Kindle is The Secret Garden. It’s the story of a bratty orphan transformed by a magical, forgotten garden on her uncle’s English estate. In less than a minute you can start reading these classic books on your digital device. - Every month gives away one premium audio book download for free. Each title is only available for one month. The free title for July is The Millennials, an investigative look at the largest and most influential generation in history. - Enjoy access to 150 free eBooks available for download at Most of the titles found here are classics by authors like Jane Austen, Agatha Christie and Charles Dickens.

Two Free Cookbooks - is offering up two free cookbooks for your eReader. Download copies of Signature Family Recipes and Delicious Family Meals for Less. You may be inspired to head to the kitchen once you’re done reading.

Borders Free eBook Database - Browse over one million free eBooks at They’re all public-domain titles including classics that are perfect additions to your summer reading list.

By Alison Storm

Alibris coupon - Sometimes, we prefer a good hardback novel, don't you? Save $3 on orders of $30 or more with coupon code SARTRE through 07/07/2011.

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frugal mom

Posted on 07.12.11 at 12:22 PM

Another easy, fun summer read, which anyone who wants to save money should read, is "Money Secrets of the Amish" by Lorilee Craker. It offers practical tips gleaned from those very frugal folks, The Amish, in a light, easy-to-read, humorous style. Very helpful.


Posted on 07.12.11 at 4:59 PM

Great tip, thanks Frugal Mom!


Posted on 08.09.11 at 7:18 AM

You are overlooking THE best resource, your local LIBRARY!

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