It's quite easy to download books directly from Project Gutenberg to your iPad. Just launch Mobile Safari, travel to the PG site, locate the book you want to download, click on its link, and choose to download the ePub version of the book. When you do you'll be offered two choices—Open In or Open in iBooks. Finding free ebooks on the iPad: Open the iBooks app on the iPad. Tap on the Featured menu (bottom) Scroll down in the Featured section and you'll get to quick links. Tap on Free Books. Afterward, launch iTunes, click the main menu in the top-left corner, and select Add File to Library from the drop-down menu prior to choosing your desired ePub book from its respective save location. Then, simply sync the ebook with your iPad using iTunes as would normally.
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How to find free e-books for your iPad
If you want to browse for other free titles, use the search box. Type the author, genre, or title, and in the list of search results pick up the titles with a price set to free.
The link may prompt you to open external application — iTunes. Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is the top place to download free classics.
How to find free e-books for your iPad - CNET
Currently there are almost 44, public domain books in the catalog. There are two kinds of epub files: The one with images takes much more disc space — and that also means it will take longer to download it.
Smashwords Smashwords is one of the most popular places of ebooks from independent authors and publishers. Books are available in several languages, all are DRM-free, and many authors make their publications available for free.
The site distributes books to major ebookstores, and iBooks Store is among them. To quickly get to the list of free ebooks, simply use the combination of the three top filter bars. For instance, here is the link to: Currently there are more than 25, free ebooks on Smashwords.
8 sources of free books for iBooks
Finding free ebooks on the iPhone: Tap on See All on the right of the Free Books section. This will open a top chart for all the free books in the iBooks store. Tap and download any free book from the list.
Sure, Apple and others don't exactly want you to stock up on free literature if they can help it, especially in the case of books that aren't public domain.
Still, we have to try, don't we?
How to Find Free Ebooks on iPad and iPhone
Here are the best legal how to free ebooks on ipad not to pay. The iBooks Store does have over 30, free books, mostly from Project Gutenberg, and many of them with surprisingly decent formatting. There is a trick, though: Searching for an author in the iBooks Store will often bring up only for-pay versions of many books, whereas entering their specific titles will brings up free versions, too.
It's extremely odd, but we discovered the bug when looking for many titles, including "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse and Thomas Hobbes' "Leviathan.