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Top 10 websites to read books online free

Now read books online for free. You can read all your favorite books online for free without giving a single penny. On your computer or smartphone connected with the internet on an application mostly safari, chrome, or internet browser. you do not need a Kindle to read ebooks. you can read the full version or just the sample of a book to be sure that you want to buy the full book or not. In these websites listed below are thousands of books to read. This list is according to me so if you do know some more amazing websites to read books online for free let me know in the comment section. Please read the full article. Thank you.

Top 10 websites are listed below

| 10. Google Books |

read books onlineGoogle Books is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition(OCR), and stored in its digital database. Books are provided either by publishers and authors, through the google books Partner program, or by Google’s library partner, through the library project. Additionally, Google has partnered with a number of magazine publishers to digitize their archives. you can search the author’s name or title of the book to find it. the interface is just like google search but for books. There are full versions of books and also samples of books on this website. you can also read the previews of books.  https://books.google.co.in

| 9. The Idries Shah Foundation |

read books onlineThe Idries shah foundation is an independent educational and cultural charity, set up by the family of late thinker, writer, and teacher in the Sufi mystical tradition. All the Idres shah titles are available for free. One of the best website to read books online free. https://idriesshahfoundation.org

| 8. Bookrix.com |

read books onlineBookrix.com is a self-publishing and online publishing platform for ebooks. You can download and read books and you can also read books online for free. https://www.bookrix.com/books.html

| 7. Smashwords.com |

read books onlineSmashwords is an ebook self-publishing and distribution platform serving independent authors and publishers. Smashwords is a distributor of ebooks serving independent authors and publishers Smashwords allows authors and publishers to digitally publish and distribute ebooks for the public to read online free or sometimes paid. This website is really good in smash there are 290,000 approximate books from 100,000 Authors and they have the option to let their audience read just some percentage of the book or the entire book.  https://www.smashwords.com/shelves/category/1

| 6. Bookish.com |

read books onlineBookish.com is a content discovery and e-commerce website, which launched in February 2013, devoted to books. The site allows users to browse an extensive database of books and authors, add books to user-created digital shelves, custom book recommendations, read editorial content, and also purchase physical books, ebooks, and ebooks. You can sign in and read books online for free. I personally think the interface of this website is very good and user-friendly. https://www.bookish.com

| 5. 24symbols |

read books online24symbols is a subscription service that enables users to read books online and discover digital books on any connected device. you can connect it with Facebook or Google and read books. The website is really well organized. https://www.24symbols.com

| 4.Wattpad |

Wattpad is an internet community for readers and writers to publish new user-generated stories in different genres, including classics, general fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction, poetry, fanfiction, spiritual, humor and teen fiction. It aims to create social communities around stories for both amateur and established writers. Wattpad connects a global community of 65 million readers and writers. you can read books in many languages on this website. This website offers a big and very large variety of books to read and the person just cannot choose which one to read first. https://www.wattpad.com

| 3. Open library |

Open Library is an online project intended to create “one web page for every book” ever published by some creators. Open Library is a project of the nonprofit internet website and has been funded by a grant from the California state library. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a webpage for every book ever published. Just like Wikipedia but for books. The site claims to have Six million authors and Ten million books to read from. this website is really good and easy to use with a great user interface.  https://openlibrary.org

| 2. Project Gutenberg |

Project Gutenberg is one of the best platforms to read books online for free. Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free ebooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them, or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here with the focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers proofread the ebooks for enjoyment and education. Project Gutenberg is the biggest ebook site of the United States of America. It does not matter if you are a beginner or a pro reader. you will love this website and its big variety of books. https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

| 1. Goodreads |

read books online  Goodreads is a “social cataloging” website that allows individuals to freely search its database of books, annotations, and reviews. Users can signup and register books to generate library catalogs and reading lists. They can also create their own groups of book suggestions, surveys, polls, blogs, and discussions. Be part of the world’s largest community of book lovers on Goodreads. https://www.goodreads.com

These are the Top 10 websites to read books online for free.

There are also some other websites that I didn’t mention on this list because I didn’t personally like these so much. These are the websites.

  1. Scribd- is an online book reading website with lots of books, Magazines, Comics, etc. last time I opened this website it was filled with ads that’s why I didn’t like it so much, but it stills provides a good variety of books to read.
  2. Blurb- is basically a self-publishing website. You can find a good variety of books but it is very rare to read a full book on this website.
  3. Internet Archive- this website contains the scanned pages of the books. It gives a good feel.

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Abhishek Singh

I am a Law student and part-time reader. I love reviewing books and writing the best content for the people. I think everyone should read and I will make sure that everyone knows the importance of books.

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