If you’re like most booklovers, you will read 24+ books a year. More than that if you are an E-Book reader.
Ave. price of book (13.79) x 24 books = $330.96 per year
Let’s break it down per quarter. Six books purchased for summer reads: 13.79 x 6= $82.74
- Only Indie every new book starts at $0. The first 15 downloads are free and every download after that is a penny more, up to a maximum of $7.98, a number chosen by the site’s founders in response to what they see as too-high e-book prices at other retailers. If a book isn’t downloaded for 24 hours, its price begins to slowly drop per an algorithm designed to take 100 days to bring the price back to $0.
- Shakespeare series for students and general readers alike.
- e-Libro announced more than 48,000 Spanish-language e-books are available on millions of smart phones, tablets, and other devices using ebrary’s dedicated iOS and Android™ apps with Spanish language interfaces. They digitize more than 800 titles every month.
- Amazon’s Kindle Top 100-Best Sellers. There are loads of e-books under $9. If you haven’t gotten around to reading Hunger Games and trilogy they’re $5. Many more well reviewed (4 star+ with 50+ reviews) e-books at $2.99. OrAmazon’s Top 100 Free e-books. I found 3 pretty interesting books on the list.
- Good Reads has a recommendations site that has some great looking books.
- Free sites such as E-Book.net.
- Used books: Almost every independently owned bookstore has a shelf or more of gently read used books. For not so gently read try the thrift stores.