How to save money on buying books – or get them for free

From using your local library and supporting independent bookshops, to borrowing virtuallyMany websites offer ebooks and audiobooks at no cost. Project Gutenberg lists more than 67,000 out-of-copyright titles which can be read online or downloaded in a wide range of formats. Similarly, Librivox offers more than 16,000 audiobooks of old titles, read and recorded by volunteers all over the world. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-31 07:00:45 UTC ]
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How to save money on buying books – or get them for free

From using your local library and supporting independent bookshops, to borrowing virtuallyMany websites offer ebooks and audiobooks at no cost. Project Gutenberg lists more than 67,000 out-of-copyright titles which can be read online or downloaded in a wide range of formats. Similarly, Librivox... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-31 07:00:45 UTC ]
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Tired of buying airport books? These airports are installing Little Free Libraries.

A great idea! Marshall University students in Bret Masters’s building technology class are currently building bookshelves to install Little Free Libraries in Yeager and Huntington Tri-State Airports. The idea for the project was originated by Kelli Johnson, associate librarian at Marshall, when... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 18:12:16 UTC ]
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Salt saved from debt after supporters rally to buy 'just one book'

Independent publisher Salt has raised more than £7,500 after appealing to its supporters to purchase "just one book" to help save the struggling business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Workers for a Free Palestine held a vigil outside the London Book Fair.

Earlier this afternoon, hundreds of book workers from around the UK gathered in the rain outside the London Book Fair (one of the largest book publishing trade fairs in the world) to mourn and remember the 187 Palestinian writers, poets, journalists, and scholars killed by Israeli forces since... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-12 18:47:13 UTC ]
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North Carolina’s Firestorm Books Offers Free Books Banned in Florida

Firestorm Books in Asheville, N.C., has acquired 22,500 copies of 46 children's books that were banned from the Duval County Public School system in Florida, and will distribute them for free across the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Free books! Get a free Kindle Unlimited trial on Prime Day

Few things bring as much bliss as a good book. It’s just you, the story, and plunging into a whole other world for hours at a time. And thanks to Amazon Prime Day, Prime members can get a whole three months of Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service for free—even if you’re a previous Kindle... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2023-07-11 13:34:14 UTC ]
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How to Get Free Books For Your School Library (and Use Them to Host a Book Fair)

Some tips from a school librarian on getting access to free books for your school library, and using those books to put on a book fair. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-26 10:34:00 UTC ]
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This village was a book capital. What happens when people stop buying so many books?

Redu, Belgium, was for decades a destination for book lovers. But now more than half of its bookstores have closed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-26 14:43:23 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi's crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases. The post Sheikh Mohamed Funds Book Buying at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-24 18:01:11 UTC ]
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Book Giveaways: How To Enter to Win Free Books in 2020

To make your journey to free books a little easier, I've compiled this list of the best places to find free book giveaways right now. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 10:36:13 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Download Free Samples of National Book Award Finalists’ Books

The finalists for the 2013 National Book Award have been announced anI, for the first time, a free ebook series with samples of all the finalists' work is available for download. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Get 'The Long Tail' E-Book for Free--in Comic-Book Form!

It may sound a little strange, but the SmarterComics version of this business bestseller is quite engaging. Here's your chance to read it online free of charge. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is TikTok Saving Print Books and Bookstores?

Print book sales and store traffic are on the rise. Plus: Book Riot's best books of 2024, adaptation news, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-07-10 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Why a San Francisco bookstore is shipping queer books to conservative states — for free

Amid growing efforts to censor and ban LGBTQ+ books, one small bookstore in San Francisco is punching back. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-06-19 10:00:54 UTC ]
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A Majority of Canadians Now Get Their Books for Free

A survey from BookNet Canada found that 58% of audiobook listeners in the country obtained their books from free sources, such as the library or YouTube, while 62% of e-book readers and 51% of print book readers found free sources for their reading material. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blue Star Press Buys Sasquatch Books from PRH

Bend, Ore.–based Blue Star Press has acquired Sasquatch Books from Penguin Random House, which had bought the Seattle-based publisher and distribution client in 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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