The 18th and 19th century saw the release of numerous Gothic stories that would go on to become classics. Books such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and even A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens set the tone for this genre of fiction. However, these authors were by no means the only ones to write Gothic stories and many others also came up with some great stories. Thankfully, many of these books are now available for free online as eBooks, which means it is easier than ever before to discover the interesting blend of horror, fiction, death and romance that they offer.
We all know that books are amazing, but did you know that they can have health benefits too? They can help to reduce your stress hormone levels, trigger the release of endorphins and provide you with a sense of well-being.
Science fiction is a genre that is known for not being afraid to tackle complex subjects or shy away from convoluted plot-lines. While fans of the genre love the depth of these types of novels, it can also scare away readers in search of more casual reading material.
One of the great things about free ebooks, apart from the fact that they are free, is their age. Many of the books that are available free online are more than a hundred years old, which makes them fascinating glimpses into the past.
We are proud to offer you, as our reader, a library of close to 50,000 free eBooks - but where do you start? Which books will make you laugh, make you cry, keep you at the edge of your seat and stay with you long after finishing them?
The War of The Worlds by H.G. Wells is perhaps one of the most well known science fiction novels about alien contact, but certainly not the only one. Even before mankind has set foot in outer space, writers have been speculating about what might be waiting there for us.
Most people read books to relax or to get caught up in the dramas of others, so that they can escape from their own problems. However, books in the horror category are purposely written to unnerve the reader, make them feel uneasy and even outright scare them. Despite the abundance of horror movies, books in this genre still has the edge as nothing created with CGI or practical effects can match what your imagination can conjure up.
It’s that time of the year again, with carols echoing in the air, festive decorations everywhere and jolly men in red suits on every corner. If, despite all of this, you are still struggling to get into the Christmas spirit, maybe all you need is a break with a good book.
The first part of our Ten Free Non-Fiction Books For Learning Unusual Skills covered everything from taming and training wild and vicious horses to bee hunting, home taxidermy and dueling.
These days, if you are interested in learning a new skill or taking up a hobby, there is no shortage of information available about it online.