Free Kindle Books

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Free Kindle Books

We built this page to make is easy for readers to find free Kindle Books by genre. Just click on the tiles above to get started.

Did you know that Amazon typically offers an average of 60,000 Kindle books for free at any given time? Many of these free prices are set by authors who put their book on a free promotion. As they launch or end their eBook promotions, the selection and total amount of free Kindle books changes daily.

Although Amazon makes it easy to find the top 100 free bestselling Kindle books, it can be difficult to browse the rest.

Top 10 Ways for Get Free Kindle Books

To help you navigate through the expansive selection of books, here are 10 simple ways you can find new free Kindle reads.

1. Check out JustKindleBooks

Use our simple links above to browse free books in your favorite genre or subgenre.

2. Browse Amazon’s top 100 free books

Every hour, Amazon updates their list of the bestselling free Kindle books. The list is adjusted and determined based on the total number of downloads. Simply click this link to access the frequently-changing list.

Theoretically, you could download all 100 books each time the list updates. After all, there is no limit on free Kindle books!

3. Take advantage of Prime Reading

If you’re an Amazon Prime member with a US address, you have special access to over 1,000 free Kindle books and magazines. Prime Reading, previously known as the Kindle Owners Lending Library, contains books, magazines, and Kindle Single available for free. Just log in to Amazon to browse all Prime Reading Eligible books or Prime Reading bestsellers by genre.

4. Use the Amazon First Reads program

Amazon Prime members can get one free book per month as part of the First Reads program. Typically, members can choose from a selection of 6 books, all of which are published by Amazon Publishing. You can see this month’s selection of Kindle First books here.

5. Get library books on Kindle with OverDrive

Many libraries allow you to check out eBooks for 1-2 weeks at a time. They’ll seamlessly deliver them directly to your Kindle device or your free Kindle reading app. All you need to get started is a library card and internet access. Then, head to to find your local libraries by following these instructions:

From a PC

  • Use the “find a library” link that appears in the upper right of Overdrive to find you neighborhood libraries.
  • A web page with the available eBooks from that library should appear. Browse through the selections or search for a specific title until you find one you’d like to borrow.
  • Click “Borrow” to begin the checkout process.
  • You’ll be asked to sign into your Amazon account to choose which device the eBook should be delivered to.

From your mobile devices

  • To download and read books on your phone or tablet, get the free Libby app create an account and follow the instructions

Depending on your library, the number of available eBooks may vary, and you might be put on a waiting list to borrow popular titles. Despite these potential downsides, we’re huge fans of borrowing library books through Overdrive.

6. Visit BookSliced

The free book search on BookSliced lets you filter through available titles on both Amazon and Apple Books. The variety of filters and search settings makes it quick and easy to find titles you’re sure to enjoy. For instance, you can search by genre, rating, or the most recent additions to these sites. When you find a book you want to read, click “Buy” to download it via Amazon or Apple Books. Best of all, there’s no need to sign up or create an account to use BookSliced!

7. Ask to borrow a Kindle book from a friend

If someone you know has a Kindle book that you want to read, ask them to lend it to you. Lending a Kindle book takes just a few clicks, and you can view this article for step-by-step instructions.

8. Try Kindle Unlimited for 30 days

Much like an Amazon Prime membership, which provides members with “free” 2-day shipping that adds up to $120 per year, Kindle Unlimited provides “free” Kindle books for $9.99 per month. However, Kindle Unlimited does offer an immense collection of books, and you can sign up for a 30-day free trial. Simply cancel as soon as your 30 days are up to avoid any fees!

You can sign up for your Kindle Unlimited trial here and read how to cancel Kindle Unlimited here.

9. Browse the master list of free Kindle books

Here’s the link to the master list of free Kindle books on Amazon. As you click through this list, you’ll notice a few things. First, this page will show you the total number of free eBooks on Amazon at that moment. Look in the upper left corner to find this number, as shown in the screenshot below:

Next, you may notice that Amazon often puts paid books in the free book section. To remove those, look for the box in the upper right corner that says “Sort by: Featured.” Click it to change it to “Price: Low-High” to just view free books.

Lastly, to find books in your favorite genre, the left side of the page should display a navigation bar similar to the one shown below. Just click on a category to be taken to the free book selection in that genre.

Furthermore, you can delve into more niche subgenres by using the same navigation panel.

Another way to access the list is to visit the Kindle store and type “free” into the search bar. When you hit “Enter,” the books may appear in a random variety of genres. Simply use the navigation menu on the left side of the page to click on your preferred genre.

10. Use Kindle Advanced Search

Kindle eBooks Advanced Search allows you to set specific filters to find books that match your interests. You can search for titles by keyword, author, publisher subject matter, and even price! After setting your preferred filters, simply click the box labeled “Sort results by,” and select “Price: Low to High.” When you hit search, the results will list free books first, followed by $0.99 books, and so on.

For example, if you want to find free erotic romance novels, type “erotic romance” in the keywords box. Then, select “Price: Low to High,” hit search, and you’ll find yourself with a tailored list of free books.

Can I get a refund on a Kindle book?

Want a refund for an accidental Kindle purchase or a book that really disappointed you? It’s easy to request one. Follow the link to learn more.

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