If you live outside the U.S. and is using Amazon’s Kindle for PC, here’s a tip on how to automagically download and read free public domain books.
- Click on this link to download the Magic Catalog of Project Gutenberg eBooks
- Once downloaded, load the .prc file to your Kindle for Windows by double-clicking on the file. This is assuming that you already installed Kindle for Windows installed on your computer.
- Once opened on the Kindle for PC, you should see a list of books. Choose any book and click on it using your mouse.
- After clicking, your default browser will open and automatically download the book your chose.
- After downloading, just double click on the downloaded file and you should now be able to read it on Kindle for Windows.
Want to read something scary this Halloween night? Then pick your poison from this list from Freekindlebooks.org.
Here’s a short guide on how to take get Google Book’s freely downloadable classics and read it on your Kindle (or any other book reader of your choice):
- Click on the book of your choice.
- Download the book, choose epub format
- Open Calibre (if you don’t have Calibre yet, download and install it first)
- Add the book you just downloaded.
- Convert the book you just added to .mobi format
- Upload to your Kindle using the USB connector
Actually, you don’t need a Kindle to enjoy the book you have just downloaded. You can read the ebook directly from your computer screen using Calibre’s “view ebook” option.
Mills & Boon, the purveyor of romance pocketbooks, is offering 10 eBooks for download FREE. They are even raffling off one Sony Reader per month until the new year. Visit their website at everyonesreading.com for details.