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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 Adventures of Sherlock Hol... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1661

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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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#32 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#1 on The Best Mystery Novels

#11 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#25 on Books That Changed My Life

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/76

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Author: Mark Twain

First Published: 1884-12

Subjects: Popular literature, Education, 19th century, Slavery Mississippi River, + more

Genres (Book): Humour, Satire, Children's literature, Fiction Adventure fiction

Original Language: English Language

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#16 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#42 on The Best Books for Teens

#4 on The Greatest American Novels

#13 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

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Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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Treasure Island


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/120

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Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

First Published: 1883

Subjects: Monarch, Literary, Piracy, 18th century Places, + more

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Adventure fiction

Original Language: English Language

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#35 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#56 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#69 on The Greatest Children's Books That Were Made Into Movies

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Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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Pride and Prejudice


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1342

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Author: Jane Austen

First Published: 1813-01-28

Subjects: Popular literature, Literary, Education, 19th century English Language, + more

Genres (Book): Romance novel, Satire, Novel of manners, Fiction Novel

Original Language: English Language

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#9 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#1 on Novels with the Best Love Stories

#22 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#54 on Books That Changed My Life

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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Alice in Wonderland


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/11

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Author: Lewis Carroll, William Glennon

First Published: 1865

Genres (Book): Fiction

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#11 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#14 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#46 on The Greatest Books to Read to Kids

#12 on Books That Changed My Life

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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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Dracula


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/345

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Author: Bram Stoker

First Published: 1897-05-27

Subjects: Literary, Ghost, 19th century, Vampire British Cuisine, + more

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Mystery, Fiction Epistolary novel, + more

Original Language: English Language

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#42 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#3 on The Greatest Horror Books of All Time

#25 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#44 on Books That Changed My Life

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A Tale of Two Cities is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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A Tale of Two Cities


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/98

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Author: Charles Dickens

First Published: 1859

Subjects: Literary, French Revolution, Revenge, English Language German Language, + more

Genres (Book): Fiction, Novel, Historical novel, Social criticism

Original Language: English Language

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#13 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#24 on Novels with the Best Love Stories

#58 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#26 on The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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The Three Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Free eBooks
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The Three Musketeers


http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1257

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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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#69 on The Best Novels Ever Written

#50 on The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

#4 on The Best French Novels

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