As much as holding a book gives a certain satisfaction, we don’t always have time to go buy the books we want to read. For this reason, online books were created, so instead of visiting the nearest bookstore, you can find multiple websites to download/read books online.

By Mariam Elhamy

books onlineFree online books are not that hard to find, on manybooks you’ll find 50k+ free ebooks in a variety of genres that you can read online.

books onlineOn you can choose several categories, like fiction, non-fiction, academic, textbooks, classics, audiobooks, and children’s books. And before downloading a book, the website allows you to preview it.

PDF Drive

books onlineAnother way you can download books in pdf form is through PDF Drive, an up-to-date search engine for free PDF books, magazines, comics, articles, and more.


For the classics, you will find everything on PDFBooksWorld. Find and download old essays, novels, and fiction from Shakespear to The Great Gatsby.


With many categories to choose from, Obooko might not be the best ebook search engine out there but it has a huge library to give you some ideas for your next read.

Library Genesis

Downloading books can’t be easier than this! Search for and download any book on Library Genesis to be saved on your device in pdf form for you to read offline any time you want.

Planet eBook

books onlineAnother classics free ebook downloader is Planet eBook, loaded with free books by authors like Jane Austen, Tolstoy, Charlotte Brontë, Mark Twain and many more.

Trade Pub

If you’re looking for some material to help you in your business especially information technology, Trade Pub has ebooks on business, software, marketing, operations and much more.


Similar to the other websites, search for any book on AvaxHome and you’ll find the free-to-download ebook and the audio version if there is one.

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