eBookTakeAway provides easy access to thousands of free books that you can read on your PC, mobile or tablet.

How to use eBookTakeAway

Use the Authors link at the top of the page to browse authors, use the Genres link to browse books by type, and use the Search box to search by author, title, or text.

If you're using a mobile device, use the button to see these links.

When you've found a book you want to read, use the Book options to choose the best format for your device. Click on the  icon to download the book, and wait for a moment for the download to complete.

If you've picked a suitable download it should open automatically on your device. On Android phones and tablets, you might need to install a book reader such as FBReader or UB Reader if you haven't already got a book reader installed.

On a PC, Linux or Mac you can read books in PDF format. If you want, you can download a reader such as FBReader and use the epub or mobi formats for a better reading experience.


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