How to Read Books & eBooks on Your Laptop or PC for Free
Do you crave a good read?
Where do you go for literary enlightenment online?
When you crave a good read, where do you start out? The internet offers us a vast databank of online journals, resources, novels, poetry, and articles.
Many of these works are available for free. These offerings are an incredible learnin aide, a cure for boredom, and a way to get lost in another world. From fact to fantasy, the resources are endless.
Hubpages is an online community full of writers who write about an unlimited number of topics. The quality level is high, and the subject matter is varied. If you need to learn how to do something, try Hubpages. If you aren't sure what you are looking for, try Hubpages. One click can turn into a journey. Authors share information and post helpful links to other authors, so it is very easy to jump from topic to topic and find what you need.
If you are a writer yourself, you will find the Hubpages community to be appreciative of good work, and the sharing of information.
To give you a taste of the useful and varied subject matter, followed are a few interesting articles on Hubpages, for your reading enjoyment.
The Wonderful World Of Hubpages
- You think he's cheating on you...and you don't know ...
You think your man is cheating on you. The thought has at least crossed your mind. Something he may have said, or done, may have sparked a little doubt in your mind the he is being loyal. It is far too easy...
- The 10 Signs Your Elderly Parent Needs Help
In When Your Parent Becomes Your Child I discussed the issue of aging parents that concerns all of us sooner or later. But how do you know that your parent is in need of intervention? Are you really seeing...
- DIY Recyclable Cheap Building Ideas
Have you ever wanted to build a cabin for $2000? Here are a variety of green building methods and ideas to inspire you in your search for information. Remember, conserving energy and living off the grid...
- Where can I find cheap ear gauges, earlets, and plugs?
A guide for tips on peircings and finding ear gauges and jewelry.
Using the Kindle For Free
Alot of people do not realize that you can download an application to use the Kindle for free. If you dont want the device itself, you can make your laptop a mobile reading device, for free.
When you do this, you will be able to purchse books for the Kindle whenever you crave a new read and have it instantly. Also, you gain access to the incredible array of free books for the Kindle.
You really cannot beat that.
Get the Kindle for free on your PC.
Banned Books Online
For an awesome online resource, try the Online Books Page. They list over 40,000 books to read, and also have interesting compilations, like the banned books section. Other features include A Celebration of Women's Books and books that won prizes.
What is really cool about the Online Books Page is that is was started by a digital library planner and researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, named Jack Mark Ockerbloom.
After the copyright expires on books, they are free to use and Project Gutenberg compiles them. As said on their homepage, you can "download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC.
It is completely free, and an incredible source of information. It was all done by volunteers, so donate if you can to help them out. I really feel privelledged to be able to have access to this immense collection.
You can also view their top 100 books.
Fanfiction is written by the fans of popular tv shows and movies. Fans write inside of the whatever series universe they chose, and create interesting offsets to the original series.
Fanfiction.net has been around for years and years. There are many quality authors writing on there, but there are also writers who need more practice.
If you love a certain series and crave it when it is not on, visit Fanfiction.net. It allows you to enjoy a favorite show and get lost in an independent author's ideas.