10 Tips and Tricks for Finding Free Kindle Books

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If you’re trying to stick to a budget while staying at home during Covid-19, it’s a good idea to search for free Kindle books instead of shelling out your hard-earned money to purchase new reading material. Here are the top 10 ways you can find free books and stop overpaying for eBooks altogether:

1. Visit JustKindleBooks

Go to the JustKindleBooks free books page to browse free Kindle books by genre. Simply click on your favorite genre and you’ll be taken to the Kindle store to browse all of the free books in that category.

2. Browse Amazon’s Top 100 Free Books

If you want to find the most popular free Kindle books of the hour on Amazon, click this link to view a complete list of the top 100 “bestselling” free Kindle books. This list is updated by Amazon every hour, and you could theoretically download all 100 books every time the list changes. There’s no cap on free Kindle books!

3. Try Amazon Prime Reading

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you have special access to hundreds of free books that non-Prime members can’t get. It’s like your own “private library.” Learn more

4. Amazon First Reads

Love to read the latest releases? If you’re and Amazon Prime member in the US and UK you get special access to Kindle books before they’re released to the general public. Plus you get them for free. Learn more about First Reads.

5. Get Free Books in the UK

Currently, Amazon.co.uk is offering a collection of free books and magazines for people to download during the coronavirus outbreak. There are plenty of school books, children’s books, young adult novels, and classic books the whole family will enjoy.

6. Borrow from Your Local Library with OverDrive

If you are not be able to visit your favorite library in person, or you prefer reading on Kindle, you can get library books delivered right to your device. You’ll just need you library card and the free app/service OverDrive. Learn more.

7. Ask a Friend to Lend You a Book

Did you know you can share your Kindle books among your friends and family? If someone you know has a book you’ve been dying to read, check out this article to learn how simple it is for your friend to lend it to you.

8. Consider Listening to Free Audiobooks

If you don’t mind listening to books, you can find plenty of free audiobooks from Audible.

9. Didn’t like a book you read? Get a refund.

Want a refund for an accidental Kindle purchase? Want a refund for a book that really disappointed you. It’s easy to request one. Learn more.

10. Cancel Kindle Unlimited

With so many free options available, there’s no reason to pay $9.99 every month to stay subscribed to this service! Click here to learn how to cancel your Kindle Unlimited plan and start enjoying more books for free.


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