If you have any questions, please take a look through our FAQ’s to see if you can find an answer. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, just send an email to [email protected], and we will respond asap.

Frequently Asked Questions

Downloading ebooks

How do I download free ebooks from ManyBooks?

To download a book, first you must create an account. To do this, click ‘Log in’ in the top right hand corner and select ‘Sign up’. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup of your account.

Choose a book by either browsing the homepage, clicking ‘Discover’ and selecting a category, or using the search bar. Once you’ve found the book you’d like to download, simply click the ‘DOWNLOAD’ button and the file will then be downloaded to your computer/tablet/eReader in the format you chose when you set up your account. You can also use our ‘READ ONLINE’ function where you can read it directly from the website. This button is located on the book page next to the download button.

How and where can I download an eBook reader for my computer?

There are a number of eReaders available for download. The Kindle application for example is free, and can be downloaded from here.

I don’t have an eReader, can I still use ManyBooks?

Yes you can, here are some options:

  • Use our ‘Read Online’ function. Just click on the button to the right of the download button on the book page.
  • Download software on your computer such as the Kindle application.
  • Download the book file in PDF format, and read in your PDF viewer.

Is there a limit on how many books I can download?

There’s no limit to how many books you can download ~ happy reading!

I need help with my eReader.

Depending on the device you have, please take a look at some of the help pages below:


My Account

How do I create a ManyBooks account?

Click ‘Log in’ in the top right hand corner of the website, select ‘Sign Up’, enter your name, email address and password, click ‘Register’, select your genre preferences, click ‘Save Selection’ choose your preferred book format and click ‘Save’.

How do I create a new password?

Make sure you are logged in, click on ‘My Profile’ in the top right hand corner, click ‘Edit Account’, scroll down to the bottom of the page, enter your current password, then enter a new password and confirm password. Click ‘Save’.

How can I change my genre preferences?

Make sure you are logged in, click on ‘My Profile’ in the top right hand corner, click ‘Edit Account’. Scroll down to the genres section. You can select and unselect the boxes by clicking them, the selected genres appear with a green box around them.

I’ve forgotten my password.

Click ‘Log in’ in the top right hand corner, in the ‘Sign in’ box on the left hand side of the pop-up, click the ‘Forgot password?’ link. Enter your email address and click ‘Reset’. An email will be sent to you with a link to log in to your account. Click on this link, once logged in, make sure to change your password by scrolling down the page and entering a new password, and confirm password. Click ‘Save’.

How can I delete my account?

Please send an email to [email protected] to request deletion of your account. We will endeavour to delete your account as soon as possible.


ManyBooks Newsletter

Why am I not receiving the ManyBooks newsletter?

If you have signed up to receive the newsletter and confirmed your subscription, check if it is going to your spam mail. If it is, please add [email protected] to your safe senders list to ensure the email arrives in your inbox. If you’re still not receiving the email, please send an email to [email protected] and we will look into it.

How do I unsubscribe from the ManyBooks newsletter?

There is an unsubscribe button at the bottom of the newsletter. Please click this link and follow the instructions to ensure you don’t receive any further emails.

Can I change the frequency I receive emails?

Unfortunately not. We hope to be able to provide this option in the future.

Why is the price different from what is listed in the newsletter?

Sometimes the prices may vary if you are not located in the US.

I purchased a book I thought was free, what should I do?

Please contact the retailer from which you purchased the book from.



How can I include my book(s) in the ManyBooks online library?

Go to our Publish Your Book page where you can learn how to have your book published on the ManyBooks website.

How can I promote my book in the newsletter?

You can find more information about our newsletter promotions along with a link to the submission form here.

Can I promote my book on the website if it’s a paid book?

No, our website consists of only free books, but you can promote discounted books in our daily newsletter which goes out to 150,000 subscribers. You can find our submission form for the newsletter here.

Will my book be available for download on the ManyBooks website if I sign up to the newsletter promotion?

If your book is confirmed to be featured in our newsletter, you will find your book listing on the day of the promotion here: If you have a permafree book, and would like it featured in our library, you can do so by creating an author account and publishing your book to the website. You can find instructions on how to do this here.

How much does a promotion cost?

If you have a permafree book and would like to publish it on the website, this is free of charge. There are options available to make your book more visible on the site, such as being featured in our Editors Choice section. Please contact [email protected] for a price.

Price information for a feature in our newsletter can be found on our Promote Page.

How can I be featured as ‘Author of the Day’?

The newsletter promotion and Author of the Day promotion come hand in hand. When filling out the submission form, please select the box indicating you would like to be considered to be an Author of the Day.