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We all agree that reading does a body good.  We all want our children to love reading and books.  Sometimes the reading habit can get very expensive.  That’s why I’ve found ways to read for free.

Free Online Books

Library of Congress

Novels.com

ReadAnyBook.com

ReadPrint.com

ManyBooks.net

The Literature Network

Free Computer Books

LibriVox audiobooks

Authorama

Project Gutenberg

Scribd


International Children’s Digital Library

eBooks and Texts


World Public Library


Questia

Wikisource

Wikibooks

Bibliomania

The Open Library


Sacred Texts

SlideShare

Free eBooks

The Online Books Page

Book Share

Overdrive

Cloud Library

Google eBooks

BookBoon

Amazon ebooks

BookBub

Barnes & Noble

Amazon Prime  Members get free ebooks and free audio books

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Free “Real” Books


Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Book Club

Organize a Book Swap


Online Book Swap

Library

Online Giveaways on Literature Blogs

BookMooch trade books

Library Thing


Imagination Library

The Free Site


Little Free Library


First Book

Library sometimes have a “free” book table

Book Facebook and Google+ Groups (free or swap groups)

Homeschool Convention Used Book sales have “Free Book” tables

Homeschool Support Group Lending Libraries

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Not Totally Free

Kindle Unlimited  membership needed ($9.99)

Thrift Stores

Used Book Stores

Garage Sales

Flea Markets

Craigslist

Freecycle

My Reader Rewards Club

Homeschool Used Curriculum Sales

Thrift Books

Library Book Sales

What are your favorite ways to read books?  Hardback, paperback, audio, and ebooks are all great to read.  I hope you and your children love reading and spend many hours doing so.  Share your favorite way to get books!

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