Addicted to e-books? The best free e-book sites

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There comes a time in the life of the average human life where one is required to obtain some knowledge that is hidden in some book somewhere. when that time comes most people just pop into the nearest bookshop and hope that they can get the books they require there. Mostly they are disappointed .Now, for the lucky cookie who has access to the internet, things may seem a little easier, but where exactly on the net can they get the book(s) for free,if I may be so bold to ask.we’ll cookie, that’s where I come in. Here is a list of the most fab ebook sites to quell anyone’s craving for reading. Don’t turn the page, Mr. bookworm, for here we go

Planet PDF

This site is composed mainly of many classics that have been illuminating human minds for countless ages – not the Bible or the Vedas, Mr. Yoda, just timeless pieces of work like the wizard of OZ and other such classics. Its amazing the number of people who have Zero knowledge on supposedly classic writing. If you need some light entertainment there is where you need to be. All the books are in PDF (Portable document format- for your information) form


A great collection of books on various topics from business to Art of religion. The only thing that marks this sites claim to fame is the size of its database.


This sites boasts of a great number of books in different categories from fiction to technical books its all here the site has an appealing layout that is easy on the eye. It just so great

Project Gutenberg

Boast perhaps the largest collection of free books on the net most of the books there are in the public domain, having outlined their copyright terms from Sun Tzus Art of war to Edward Lasker’s blue book of Chess to the Grimm fairly tales collection. Its all there a word of warning though don’t go there expecting to find the latest book on Java. It’s more like an archive really. However, it makes for interesting reading if you really want to read something not so up to date

Well, well, well. The name says it all. Free e-book sot head three right away, the books are categorised into various categories from adult comics to Japanese to psychology to martial Arts. Books everywhere. The best feature it boast is one whereby one sees the book cover displayed and on clicking it one gets a short description of its contents as well as the download link

There you have it, bookworms. I give unto thee power to find a free e-book to your satisfaction. Here now is my command. Go ye and read a book

Best four Download managers for the average geek

Download managers we all need them. Can`t live without them, especially when one needs to get stuff from the net via a slow connection so how does one get about selecting an appropriate download manager? No sweat, pal, no sweat. I already did some researching so you don’t have to. Try out these hardy downloader’s. The only problem you might be facing is getting enough free space to accommodate all the downloading you are about to do

Down them all

This is actually a Mozilla Firefox add-on, but it sure comes in handy when one needs to download stuff on the go. Its greatest strength is the fact that its an add – on and not a program per se, meaning that as long as one has Firefox running you can easily set it up regardless of computer restrictions put in place by your boss, network admin, whoever who would let you install programs on the PC. Get it running and you will be downloading stuff in a jiffy – long live Mozilla Firefox

Download accelerator plus

A great program that lets you download stuff accelerated speeds. Its only drawback is that it is resource heavy and tends to slow down the system a bit. It has a great interface and what’s more, it allows one to search for downloads from specific sites at a click of a button

Free Download Manager

It’s a good download manager made better by the fact that it’s free. Free-free. A light program that gets the job done easily and quickly. It has an appealing interface that is easy on the eye and does not bog one down with endless options and choices to make. It will suffice for the average geek on download patrol. It also comes with a neat download basket where one drags and drops a download link and it starts downloading. Neat

Internet Download

The IDM, as it so fondly known, takes the day when it comes to download managers. Its relatively light but surprisingly robust downloads with a simple enough interface, its efficiency is made better by its simple straightforward menus which enable one to make changes easily and rapidly it also comes with a drop basket enabling one to easily download explorer menus, making it easier to start downloads. What more can I say wait, did I mention that it can be obtained for free?

You go find out its golden goodness for yourself pal. It makes me want to cry with joy.

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