Free ebooks for Apple iPhone and iPad users at iBooks store Free Category.

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  1. CyberBook21

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    Yup. The free section has been there for a long time; a good place to pick up that classic you always meant to read.

    Another great place to get some free reads is Baen.com. They have a rotating free library of mostly science fiction and fantasy. Download the ePub versions and open in iBooks. And unlike Apple's free section (mostly copyright expired books from Project Gutenberg), most are current authors and popular titles.

    If you go there often, be nice and buy a book or two. Be a shame if they went out of business or had to change their business model to a more restrictive one.

    There is a hitch. You're in real danger of getting hooked on a series or author. I am so hooked I often find my self buyin eARC (electronic Advance Reader Copies) instead of waiting for the cheaper, fully edited versions which won't be out for another few months. But only for authors or a series I really love.

    There are other sources of free books, of course. Amazon (similar to iBooks free selection if you don't have Prime), Barnes & Noble, etc.; but Baen is by far my favorite.
     
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  3. Thomas1977

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    Wow thats interesting I never knew there were ebooks for free. yes I know this post is old but I had to comment.
     
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    They're mostly older, out of copyright, classics and the various Apple user Guides that Apple offers for its devices. If you want even more free books you can look up Project Gutenberg which offers thousands of free books from its website and through various third party apps that allow you to access and download any title in the Project Gutenberg library.
     
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    That is good to know. :)
     
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    i am learning that an ipad pro will be a good investment for an old bloke like me
    have a beaut day regards pete
     
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    Old, but not out of date. Baen's free library still exists, and the content rotates (somewhat). And Project Gutenberg is still going strong, of course.
     

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