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Best websites for free reading

BookCrossing.com, BooksShouldBeFree.com, and more

BookCrossing.com combines social networking with reading. The site encourages members to share books by affixing trackable labels and leaving the books at cafés or parks, where other members can pick them up. Once you register, you can search online for pickup locations near you. 

BooksShouldBeFree.com offers free audio-books as MP3 downloads. “Time-honored tales” fit for all ages can be found here, such as Great Expectations and Frankenstein.

OverDrive.com allows you to download e-books, provided that your library is one of 15,000 that use the service. All you need to start borrowing is a library card. 

Gutenberg.org give you a chance to “catch up on the classics you’ve somehow never gotten around to.” Specializing in public-domain works, it has more than 40,000 free e-books available. 

Source: Woman’s Day

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