How To Read Free Books Online While Staying At Home During Lockdown

Now that we are stuck in our homes, its ia great time to grab on a nice book. You don’t even need to buy every book or get an e-book reader. Read more to find How To Read Free Books Online While Staying At Home During Lockdown

How To Read Google Ebooks On Your Smartphone For Free

Google has a large collection of scanned public domain books from various sources. The Google ebooks offer an entire library of classic literature on a variety of devices.

While most free books are the ones in public domain, Google eBooks also offers many copyrighted books for free.

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Looking for a nice book for your ride home? Here’s how you can read Google Ebooks on your smartphone for free:

1. Log into your Google Account

2. Open Google Books at books.google.com

3. Search for a Book

How To Read Google Ebooks On Your Smartphone For Free

You can easily search a specific book or a topic. For example, you can just type in ‘Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens’. To find a free title, select the ‘Full View’ from search tools. There’s fair chance that you will find several editions of a classic book. However, certain reformatted editions might be free and will only offer a preview.

How To Read Google Ebooks On Your Smartphone For Free

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4. Use Google Play Store

How To Read Google Ebooks On Your Smartphone For Free

If you are not looking for a specific title, an easy way to find one is via Google Play Store.

  • Browse over to Google Play Store > Books sections.
  • Select the ‘Top Free in Books’ category. This includes promotional books too.
  • Instead of ‘Buy’ you will see a ‘Free’ button.
  • Click on this button, and then on the ‘Read’ button.
  • Clicking on the ‘Read’ button will add the book to your virtual library. You can read it at any time.
  • Add multiple books to your library.
  • To access your library, click on My Google eBooks.

How To Read Google Ebooks On Your Smartphone For Free

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Conclusion

The Google eBooks app is a wonderful tool to catch up on classic literature. It even remembers which page you were on. You can start reading a book on your desktop computer and continue reading on your smartphone without missing a page.

Amazon also offers some free eBooks which can be downloaded on a Kindle app or device. Next time, you are stuck, instead of choosing a mindless game, find a classic book.

Which are your favorite classics? Share with us in the comments section below.

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