Although there is a wealth of classic fantasy books available for free online as ebooks, this doesn’t mean that you don’t have contemporary options available too. There are numerous authors who are writing epic fantasy sagas that span dozens of books, which can make it daunting to choose where to start. Fortunately, some of these authors have also released the first title in their series as free ebooks, so you can delve in without having to spend a penny. If you have exhausted your reading list of classic fantasy ebooks or simply want to try something new for a change of pace, any of the following free fantasy ebooks could be a good starting point. They have all been released after 2000 and serve as introductions to their respective series of fantasy books.
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There are a myriad of reasons why books end up being banned, some of which may be justified while others are just plain frivolous. However, it is also true that times change and what was once seen as offensive might actually be quite tame by modern standards. Quite often the act of banning books has quite the opposite effect, as it draws the curiosity of people who might otherwise have not been interested in these books at all. Thankfully, the act of banning books is not as common as it used to be and the internet has also made it much easier to find banned books that might have been unobtainable otherwise. In fact, there are a couple of books that were once banned, but which are not available as free eBooks. For anyone interested in seeing what the fuss was all about, here are just a few examples of these previously banned books.
These days, fantasy novels tend to be sprawling multi-book affairs that take ages to complete. Even if you do have the time to delve into one of these series, it sometimes takes years for an author to get around to writing the next book that continues the story. Thankfully, there are still short story collections for those who love the fantasy genre, but lack the time to become immersed in some of the newer novels. Even better, many of these collections are available completely free in ebook format. Here are just four short story collections that can give you your fantasy fix for free.
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