How to Find Free Ebooks for Kindle

by Amy Ashwell

The Amazon ereader Kindle supports PDF, MOBI, TXT, Audible, MP3, PRC natively, HTML, DOC, JPEG, GIF, and PNG formats. There are many public domain publications available in MOBI or PDF format that you can read on your Kindle for free.


Go to Project Gutenberg online (See Resources). At Project Gutenberg, there are thousands of books available in the Kindle format (MOBI). You can search by either title or author, or browse either category to find what you want. Project Gutenberg offers ebooks in several different languages as well.


Visit (See Resources) for a large selection of ebooks that can be sorted by genre or language, as well as title and autho. When you have selected a title to download, click the download drop-down menu on the right of the page. Choose the Mobipocket format, then click "download."


Check the Kindle Store at Amazon (See Resources). Click "Free eBook collections" under "Special Features." You can browse through public domain books, all free. You can also search by title or author.


  • check The free ebooks page on Amazon's site also has links and advice on finding more free ebooks. Scroll down on the first page to see the options.

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About the Author

Based in upstate New York, Amy Ashwell has been writing for eHow since 2009. She combines her skills and interests to write about frugality, gardening, cooking and living. Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from The Sage Colleges in Troy, NY, as well as an associate degree in accounting from Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY.

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