Books for Free, which also goes under the branding of ‘Free Books’ and ‘Classic Books’ with a slightly different icon picture than is shown here, contains pretty much anything written pre-1923 because that’s when, as we stand at the moment, books enter the free domain. I’m sure some bright, ... Read review
"...the moment, books enter the free domain. I’m sure some bright, well-educated spark will point out some books that aren’t on there, but I’ve not been disappointed yet and if you are looking for anything specific you can request it.
You can download the ap for free, that gives you a tester period, so you can download 5 books and see how you get on with it, after that £1.19 upgrades you to the entire library, so maybe ‘books not quite for free’ would ..."
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Ah, to describe an app in a two word title... Free Books is just that- Free Books! We make the great books of history available for FREE. 23,469 books, the pillars of human literature, from Shakespeare to Cicero to Mark Twain, provided without cost- on your iPhone OR emailed to your computer! Free Books unlocks a world of public domain content, allowing you to acquire the great books of all human history, free. The letters of leaders, the collected works of geniuses, the finest Victorian novels, the plays of Shakespeare, the philosophy of Seneca and Socrates, and the autobiographies of Marcus Aurelius and Andrew Carnegie. It's all here, along with tens of thousands of other books. And all, might we belabor the point, absolutely free. To get these books it really is as simple as a tap- in seconds you'll be reading with our lightning fast, built-in eReader. Done reading No worries- we'll save your place with automatic bookmarking. Or, alternatively, we can email it to you in PDF form, that way you can read on your computer. Either way, the book is yours to read anywhere, online or offline. Free Books represents something new in the whole of human history- it's knowledge unleashed, no printing costs, no limits, no restrictions. 23,469 of the greatest books in human history, accessible with the tap of your finger. Free. If you have any questions or suggestions don't hesitate to drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org- that's what we're here for! Also, we've had a few questions about pricing- to be clear, all books are free to download! Once you pay for the application every single piece of content within the application is free- unlike a lot of other apps we aren't a store, we're a buffet, and the app purchase is your wristband to pig out on shrimp. And by shrimp, we mean books like, you know, Shakespeare. Tasty, tasty morsels of Shakespeare. * Free Books requires internet access to download books, but after you download them you can read anywhere- online or offline.