The cost of books for e-book readers like the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader can add up.
But there’s no reason to pay Sony or Amazon for books that are already in the public domain.
Amazon’s Kindle store sells classics for between $1 and $4, but with sites like Many Books there’s no reason to pay for them anymore.
Do you have to buy books on Amazon Kindle?
You have to pay for content, nothing is free. If you buy a computer, software don’t come for free. Similarly, if you buy a Kindle, books don’t become free. These days some publishers are also offering ebooks free of cost if you own a paperback of the book.
Do you get free books when you buy a Kindle?
Amazon.com: Kindle MatchBook. Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now allow you to buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less.
Is Amazon Kindle free to use?
All you need to do is enjoy your Kindle books from your computer, tablet or smart phone. Just download Kindle reading app or choose to read instantly in your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader . With millions of books in the Amazon Kindle store, you’ll have access to all the titles in the public domain for free.
Do we have to pay for Kindle?
Obviously you still have to pay for the books that you download (unless you’re taking advantage of the huge amount of free stuff you can get for your Kindle), but you don’t have to pay a thing for the app. If you have a Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, or Blackberry 10 device, you can download it.