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Where do YOU get your iBooks from? (for those that don't buy em)

shodka8

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Hey guys,

I have been searching for some time, but is there a site you guys reliably use (eg blog, searchable site or whatever) to download the latest/greatest epub ibooks?

It would be nice to keep up with what's new!

This site can be html based or rapidshare or whatever...Just curious as to where YOU are getting your ibooks from (for those that are not paying)
 

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I have just about every reader out there: Kindle, Stanza, B&N, Borders and of course iBooks. Kindle is hands down the leader, but iBooks is (slowly) catching up. Stanza is nice because it provides links to several providers including Project Gutenberg which has over 33,000 FREE!!! titles. Oh, did I mention they were free?

EDIT: P.S. Please do not come back here and tell us about the great offer you found where you can download and unlimited number of books for free after you pay a $50 membership fee. Its a scam!
 
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Very nice link, I grabbed a couple of books that look interesting. It's great finding these indie and PD book sites, finding things I either forgot about or never would find if I just look at the big book store sites.
Thanks for the link Bremen.
 

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ePub files are like mp3s - easy to get and iTunes will take em...
...and like most music, books are protected by copyright laws. Some of the major sellers offer free stuff, but if something is not in the public domain, you will most likely have to pay for it.

Have I used places like LimeWire? Sure, but that doesn't mean I don't feel guilty about it!
 

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I purchase books thru amazon, barmes & noble, iBooks..and other legitimate means of paying the hard working authors for their troubles...

thats what I meant to say....really.
 
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Thank goodness this 1971 classic is available as a free .pdf so I didn't have to steal it!

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This really brings back memories of my youth... or at least it would bring back memories of I hadn't killed those brain cells! Doh!
 

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Thank goodness this 1971 classic is available as a free .pdf so I didn't have to steal it!

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This really brings back memories of my youth... or at least it would bring back memories of I hadn't killed those brain cells! Doh!

lol, I was a misguided youth, and Yes .... I stole this book from a train station in Chicago...... had to be '71 or '72.....
 

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Yes, there is a Kobo app for the iPad. Also, Borders uses the Kobo app for their books. For all intents and purposes, it is identical to the stand alone app.
 

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I bought two paper books today because the authors that I love had sold rights on them to publishers with no interest in ebooks. Were going to be stuck with that effin' mentality for some time still...:rolleyes:

It's hard to follow someone's carreer this way.
 

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