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The Best Free eBooks

The best free eBooks include a multitude of classics. These free books are available in the public domain, allowing you to download them, for free, into your eReader. Not surprisingly, most of these eBooks I've listed are totally old school, but if you run across a more modern free eBook (fiction or non), please add it to the list. Bookworms who are eager for more new reading (like me) will thank you!

Just because you have a Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader or any other kind of eReader doesn't mean you have to drain your bank account to find great free eBooks. Many of the best books of all-time are simply a click or two away. Books like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' or virtually anything by Jane Austin are yours for the taking at no cost whatsoever. New authors may also list their eBooks for free. You might discover a brand new favorite writer by downloading free eBooks. And if you say you aren't reading enough because it's too expensive, this list proves you have absolutely no excuses!

If you aren't sure where to begin looking for free eBooks, check out this list of the best eBooks sites. Happy (free) reading!

What are the best free eBooks? Take a look here and find out.

The Best Free eBooks Books
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    • Author: Mark Twain
    • First Published: 1884-12
    • Subjects: Popular literature, Education, 19th century, Slavery, Mississippi River + 10 more
    • Genres (Book): Humour, Satire, Children's literature, Fiction, Adventure fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • First Published: 1892
    • Subjects: England
    • Genres (Book): Short story, Detective fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • First Published: 1883
    • Subjects: Monarch, Literary, Piracy, 18th century, Places + 8 more
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Adventure fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Jane Austen
    • First Published: 1813-01-28
    • Subjects: Popular literature, Literary, Education, 19th century, English Language + 11 more
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, Satire, Novel of manners, Fiction, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Lewis Carroll, William Glennon
    • First Published: 1865
    • Genres (Book): Fiction
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    • Author: Charles Dickens
    • First Published: 1859
    • Subjects: Literary, French Revolution, Revenge, English Language, German Language + 14 more
    • Genres (Book): Fiction, Novel, Historical novel, Social criticism
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Bram Stoker
    • First Published: 1897-05-27
    • Subjects: Literary, Ghost, 19th century, Vampire, British Cuisine + 9 more
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction, Epistolary novel + 4 more
    • Original Language: English Language
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    http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2199
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    • Author: Homer
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    • Author: Alexandre Dumas
    • First Published: 1844
    • Subjects: Music, France, Musketeer, Heroism, History
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Historical novel
    • Original Language: French Language
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    • Author: Mary Shelley
    • First Published: 1818-01-01
    • Subjects: Science, Love
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Suspense, Horror Film, Romanticism + 6 more
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: H. G. Wells
    • First Published: 1898
    • Subjects: Literary, Education, Motorcycles, Performing arts, Adult + 9 more
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction, Scientific romance, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Charlotte Brontë
    • First Published: 1847-10-16
    • Subjects: Popular literature, Social class, Morality, England
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, Bildungsroman, Fiction, Novel, Gothic fiction + 1 more
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Leo Tolstoy
    • First Published: 1869
    • Subjects: Popular literature, Name day, Napoleonic Wars, Russia, History + 2 more
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, War novel, Historical novel, Philosophical fiction
    • Original Language: French Language, Russian Language
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    • Author: L. Frank Baum
    • First Published: 1900-05-17
    • Subjects: Music, Wizards, United States of America, 20th century, History
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Leo Tolstoy
    • First Published: 1877
    • Subjects: Music, Upper class, Literature, Russia, Adultery
    • Genres (Book): Literary realism, Novel
    • Original Language: Russian Language
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    • Author: H. G. Wells
    • First Published: 1895
    • Subjects: Literary, Education, Literature, Classics, Adventure + 6 more
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Dystopia, Fiction + 4 more
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Joseph Conrad
    • First Published: 1899
    • Subjects: Literary, Imperialism, 19th century, English Language, German Language + 12 more
    • Genres (Book): Roman à clef, Fiction, Novella
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • First Published: 1611
    • Subjects: Christianity
    • Genres (Book): Biblical genre
    • Original Language: English Language
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    • Author: Jonathan Swift
    • First Published: 1726
    • Subjects: Popular literature
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Satire, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
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