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Initial post: Dec 27, 2011 11:48:45 AM PST
I am looking for some kindle free books that are worth reading. Any suggestions?

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 11:52:45 AM PST
I would sign up for and then you will be notified twice daily of free books, sorted by genre. If you go to the regular Kindle forum, a reader named Joyce posts daily with free books. Only you can decide if they are worth reading.

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 12:04:00 PM PST
js3027 says:
Pixel of ink on facebook sends you an e-mail daily with Kindle books also!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2011 12:19:09 PM PST
musicmomma says:
Look on the Kindle Forum. Princess Joyce starts a thread every day with a link for free books. Today there were 405 books. You have to hunt through them to see what you would like but it is worth it.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2011 12:23:51 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 27, 2011 12:31:24 PM PST
I've subscribed to two email postings that give you links to free books on Amazon. The lists sometimes overlap but I always find quite a few unique titles on both sites to download. They feature links to the Amazon pages so you can check out summaries and reviews to help you decide if it is worth your time to read them. If you want to subscribe, the URLs are: (this is Joyce's site. Thank you, Joyce!)
Since the deals are sometimes for a very limited time, make sure you check for a cost factor before clicking the Buy Now button.

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 1:01:23 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 27, 2011 1:07:17 PM PST
I am always on the lookout for free Kindle books since it's my favorite reading app on my iPad, but I've found that Amazon doesn't always offer the same eBooks free when other companies do (B&N, Sony, Kobo, etc.). Look on Smashwords for free books since the Kindle versions are easy to download there. Just make a free account and you're good to go. But, watch out for some of the free stuff; I'm seeing a lot more erotica and downright porn when looking for simple romance novels.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2011 1:11:33 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 27, 2011 1:12:28 PM PST
Honestly, I have found that I am much better off looking for cheap books than free ones. The free ones seem to fall into one of three categories: Christian, erotica, and self-published. Now, if only we could combine them into a self-published piece of Christian erotica, we would have all three genres covered. It would be called "The Jesus Sex Club" and would be written by me. (Joke). And yes, I am a godless heathen. Sorry.

Anyway, I digress. There are lots of reduced price romances out there, and they change daily. If you like historicals, there was a "Duke" special running. There were six or seven titles with "Duke" in them that were all 1.99 -- like this one A Duke of Her Own (Avon Historical Romance) (still priced at 1.99)

Also, you can frequently find contemporary romance priced at 2.99 or lower. Smooth Talking Stranger is still on sale. As is Staying at Daisy's. In fact, Jill Mansell has a number of books priced under 1.99.

One of my favorite books of the year I bought for 99 cents -- Winter Sea. It's back up to full price now, but, IMO, was so amazing that I'd easily pay that for it. I also picked up Outlander for 99 cents ages ago.

My 2 cents.

Posted on Dec 27, 2011 4:36:51 PM PST
It helps if you mention genre. I wouldn't care if a romance novel were free. Actually, I wouldn't care if they were offering to pay me to read it.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 2:17:07 AM PST
I discovered that 17th and 18th Century novels, like Jane Austen and Anthony Trollope, are free, as is some poetry. Def. worth reading!!!

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Posted on Dec 28, 2011 6:15:37 AM PST
I love the juxtaposition of a post about Anthony Trollope followed a post about a comic book.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 6:54:27 AM PST
Bert says:
Go to for free books. Most are early books but you can find most classics, there are also links to other sites that have free ebooks. If you are looking for books in other languages you will find them here too. I have yet to check with my local public library but I guessing they have an e-lending section.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 11:26:23 AM PST
Here's a good free one I picked up. About Thailand and a little like Catcher in the Rye
ZZZ Asa Nisi Masa

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 11:35:19 AM PST
Zen Druid says:
In addition to ereaderiq and some of the others, you can try Addall at . There is some overlap but some differences as well.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 11:53:29 AM PST
AmeliaAT says:
I picked up this fantasy novel for free yesterday & started it today. I'm enjoying it -- I think the title of the book could be better, more attractive to readers, but the book is well written & set in a fantasy-version of ancient China. Welcome To The Underworld (It's still free today, so if there's any chance you're interested in it, snag it.)

Posted on Dec 28, 2011 12:09:13 PM PST
Forget the romance stuff. Large volume of free Classics!

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 12:38:28 PM PST
Tara Summers says:
It really depends on what type of books you like. I enjoy many different types of books. I loved the free Blake Crouch book Run. Not sure if it still free. If you enjoy the classics there are tons of those for free. If you Like paranormal Amber Scott is a good author.The Penal Colony is good. Can't remember the authors name. Jeffrey Pierce is a good fantasy author. Hope this helped there are tons more just can't think of any right this second. I just go in a search under free kindle books. Some have been great others I just delete. I love my new kindle and with Prime I cannot believe how many books Amazon offers for free. I feel like I have my own personal library. Good luck searching

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 1:31:36 PM PST
Stephenae says:
amazon has 100best/free..alot of good books

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 1:46:58 PM PST
Altair Maia says:
you can get it on 'Tribute to Jonathan Makeba'

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 1:48:10 PM PST
Altair Maia says:
you can get it on 'Tribute to Jonathan Makeba'

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 28, 2011 2:21:27 PM PST
Zen Druid says:
Oh, I forgot the Baen website. Lots of free science fiction there as well as plenty to buy.

Posted on Dec 30, 2011 2:12:25 AM PST
K. Jones says:
Sacrificial Hearts (Time Guardians) is FREE! :)


Posted on Jan 2, 2012 7:57:44 AM PST
M. Jerbert says:
How do you access prime books for FREE? It says I am a prime member but no buy for free buttons DISPLAY!!
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