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Old 11-09-2013, 03:40   #1
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Some Free Kindle Books

If anyone is interested i found some books that can be "bought" for nothing on amazon kindle store so i will post the links, maybe someone will find something interesting

1. Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic With Notes on Canada & the United States, and Return to Great Britain in 1844 by George Moore

Amazon.com: Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic With Notes on Canada & the United States, and Return to Great Britain in 1844 eBook: George Moore: Kindle Store

2. Caribbee by Thomas Hoover

Amazon.com: Caribbee eBook: Thomas Hoover: Kindle Store

3. Yachting on the Cheap by Andy Lear

Amazon.com: Yachting on the Cheap eBook: Andy Lear: Kindle Store

4. The Joys of Yachting by Andy Lear

Amazon.com: The Joys of Yachting eBook: Andy Lear: Kindle Store

5. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana

Amazon.com: Two Years Before the Mast eBook: Richard Henry Dana, Homer Eaton Keyes: Kindle Store

I have more books with this special price and if need be i can post a few of them every once in a while if need be.

Enjoy

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Old 11-09-2013, 04:15   #2
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Re: Some free kindle books

Hi Lohi
Many thanks for posting these. The "special price" was an offer too good to resist .

I have downloaded all of them now to add to my growing collection to read "one day" when we have no internet access and I am desperate for new books. With a few hundred books now loaded on my Kindle I am just about ready to give up the security blanket of my most of my hard copies and clear some much needed storage space (note the "just about" comment LOL).

I will start reading Caribee when I have put on the kettle for a fresh cuppa.

Please add more free sailing Kindle books from Amazon when you find them. I find these easiest to load.
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Old 11-09-2013, 05:53   #3
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Re: Some free kindle books

Lohi,

Please add more of the E books, they are a great way to spend an evening by leds and a lite wine. Thanks
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Add to that Blighs story if the mutiny and his subsequent epic small boat crossing. http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B006FL...AC_SX110_SY165

Also look for "South" by Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Both are FREE---- gotta love that word
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Old 11-09-2013, 06:33   #5
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Re: Some free kindle books

Not sailing related but freebies here: http://www.reddit.com/r/KindleFreebies
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Re: Some free kindle books

A source for a huge library of books that are out of copywright and free is the Guenberg Project. Free ebooks - Project Gutenberg

Nice thing, you don't have to use a Kindle to download them.
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Re: Some free kindle books

The Project Gutenberg site is wonderful, I've spent hours browsing there. And for things not in kindle format, if you have a kindle don't forget that you can easily add them to your kindle library by emailing the file to your kindle email address. I've downloaded a slew of Robert E. Howard stories from Gutenberg, among other things.
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Gutenberg Project rocks
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excellent!
just bought a kindle this week and rnjoying it very much
yes the Gutenberg project rock!
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Moby Dick
Amazon.com: Moby Dick: or, the White Whale eBook: Herman Melville: Kindle Store
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Re: Some free kindle books

I see there are a lot of freebies posted so instead of posting book by book i'll just give you my way of finding bargains (maybe i should have done that immediately)

Just go to kindle books, select a category and filter the books by price "low to high" and voila freebies

ex.
Amazon.com: Sports - Kindle Books: Kindle eBooks Outdoors & Nature, Miscellaneous, Individual Sports & More

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Subscribed. Great resource! Thanks for posting this.
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Re: Some free kindle books

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Nice thing, you don't have to use a Kindle to download them.
You don't need a kindle to use the Amazon offerings either. They can also be read through client applications targeting Android, IOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone, Windows, Mac OSX and browsers.

Still, I agree that Project Gutenberg is a great project that more people should know about.
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Re: Some free kindle books

It doesn't hurt to contribute to the Gutenburg project either, for what you get. they give a great deal.
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