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Books - Reviews, Discussions, Free Online Books.

Amazon books

They have a section called 100 Hot Books which they update hourly. They also provide you with free e-mail greeting cards, and have toys, Electronics, Music, DVDs and Auctions.

If you are looking for rare books, or just lower-priced books, their Used & Out of Print offers millions of titles, including signed and first editions, from their network approved of booksellers.
Ebooks - Manage your ebooks and to get them working on any reader. Calibre. A free, open-source project, is one part iTunes-esque library-management program, one part batch-conversion tool, and one part file-transfer manager.

Book Reviews, Book News, and Author Interviews.

Free audiobooks - LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain. Their goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.

Download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone or other device.


The Internet Public Library

Don't go to the Library on a rainy day
Stay home and do it On-Line

Wikipedia is written collaboratively by volunteers from all around the world. With rare exceptions, its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the Internet.
The On-Line Books Page
Read Books On-Line For Free.
Listing over 35,000 free books on the Web.


Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
You'll find many Shakespeare resources, familiar Shakespearean quotations, and a discussion area.

You can read 2000 pieces of fiction, poems, literary interviews and commissioned articles here.
Their research section contains a dictionary, a thesaurus, and biographies. Also suggestions:
The Scarlet Pimpernel - thrilling exploits of a suave English hero during the French Revolution
Mansfield Park - -the classic Jane Austen novel you should have read but haven't.

Need a quick poetry fix?
Just click on the link, select a poet and you'll be reading "Annabel Lee" or any one of hundreds of other poems by over 400 poets in no time, thanks to the Academy of American Poets.
Need more? - How about going to their "Listening Booth" and have some poems read aloud by the poets who wrote them?


The First Place to Look for Book Information Download Books!


Washington, D.C. Bookstore and coffeeshop
Checkout their Staff Picks and events.


Read books, plays, poetry online.
Intro to Classical Music, Art, Science.
Database contains 1021 custom entries or records.


Antiquarian Book Dealers
Track down that out of print book, or find a place to sell yours.

Cover Browser displays galleries of comic book (and book, pulp, games, DVD or magazine) covers for comic book fans. There are 252,578 covers from 2,409 different series available.

If the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given us permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text. If it's in the public domain, you're free to download a PDF copy.

 



The Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University preserves historical documentation in many forms and subject areas. View their Digitized collections, Exhibits, Centers, and yes, even Student Projects.

Check out Oprah's Book Club Library and browse through the past book selections.
Find out how guests are chosen for the dinner discussions, and read their guest letters to the site. There's also a Kid's Reading List, Book Club Message Boards, and Chat Transcripts.


The Quotations Page is one of the oldest quotation sites on the Web. They have a quotation search engine that searches by author or subject, a database of book reviews , and biographies for over 1000 of their quoted authors.
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