1. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Update: I am absolutely stunned, App World approved this in under 12 hours. You can get it on App World at

    I know that we're all sick of all the ebooks popping up in App World, but this one is a little different, I promise.

    Mainly, it's free, and it contains 100 ebooks for offline reading (about a 30mb app).
    I opted to not include pictures because a) they take up space and b) that would have taken more work than I intended to put in for a free app.

    You can get it from App World at the link above, or download it from Free SCrApps Apps if you're comfortable sideloading.


    It contains the following books, all of which were downloaded from Project Gutenberg - free ebooks and included without modification:

    A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (32981)

    The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (21394)

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (17738)

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (16849)

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (16777)

    Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm (15847)

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (14926) - Audio book

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (12546)

    Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka (12403)

    Novelas Cortas by Pedro Antonio de Alarcon (12390)

    English Literature by William J. Long (12372)

    How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict (12365)

    The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (10903)

    Ulysses by James Joyce (10858)

    Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (10621)

    Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (9982)

    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (9713)

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (9122)

    Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (8692)

    The Bible, Old and New Testaments, King James Version (8659)

    The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (8645)

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (8547)

    Thuvia, Maid of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (8535)

    A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (8516)

    Dracula by Bram Stoker (8193)

    The Republic by Plato (8159)

    The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (8012)

    Beowulf (7949)

    The Art of War by Sunzi (7698)

    War and Peace by graf Leo Tolstoy (7628)

    Josefine Mutzenbacher by Felix Salten (7070)

    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (7069)

    Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (6799)

    Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie (6714)

    Moby , or, the whale by Herman Melville (6579)

    1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose (6322)

    Encyclopedia of Needlework by Therese de Dillmont (6233)

    The Chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (6001)

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare (5827)

    Don Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (5809)

    The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (5801)

    Struwwelpeter: Merry Stories and Funny Pictures by Heinrich Hoffmann (5790)

    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (5786)

    Dubliners by James Joyce (5734)

    The Best American Humorous Short Stories (5731)

    A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (5714)

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens (5682)

    The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci - Complete by Leonardo da Vinci (5659)

    The Revelation of Saint John by Saint the Apostle John (5567) - Audio Book

    The Time Machine by H. G. Wells (5565)

    Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (5562)

    The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated by Dante Alighieri (5546)

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (5481)

    Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (5433)

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (5433)

    Emma by Jane Austen (5383)

    Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein (5264) - PDF

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (5249)

    A Doll's House : a play by Henrik Ibsen (5201)

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (5139)

    Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (5099)

    The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (5074)

    A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift (4992)

    The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (4933)

    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (4912)

    Walden by Henry David Thoreau (4894)

    The Essays of Montaigne - Complete by Michel de Montaigne (4885)

    Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (4863)

    Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (4820)

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 1 by Edgar Allan Poe (4660)

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (4656)

    The Iliad by Homer (4646)

    The Romance of Lust by Anonymous (4631)

    Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (4602)

    Latin for Beginners by Benjamin L. D'Ooge (4587)

    The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (4565)

    The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (4445)

    Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie (4440)

    David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (4367)

    The Practice and Science of Drawing by Harold Speed (4344)

    The Communist Manifesto by Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx (4303)

    The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (4223)

    Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (4186)

    Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch (4101)

    The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (4002)

    Anna Karenina by graf Leo Tolstoy (3985)

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03 (3796)

    Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes (3771)

    Don Juan by Baron George Gordon Byron Byron (3726)

    Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (3675)

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 2 by Edgar Allan Poe (3674)

    My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse (3662)

    The Call of the Wild by Jack London (3576)

    Lineage, Life and Labors of Jose Rizal, Philippine Patriot by Austin Craig (3568)

    Hamlet by William Shakespeare (3402)

    The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln by Francis F. Browne (3398)

    The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (3395)

    Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (3379)

    The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (3356)

    Prestuplenie i nakazanie. English by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (3338)

    3 ebooks from "Most Downloaded over last 7 days" section, to bring the total to 100 working ebooks:

    Ever Heard This? by F. W. Chambers (2042)

    The Ice Queen by Ernest Ingersoll (1737)

    Aesop's Fables, Embellished with One Hundred and Eleven Emblematical Devices. by Aesop (1074)

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    Last edited by SCrid2000; 03-27-12 at 11:32 AM.
    Chrisy and zektor666 like this.
    03-26-12 01:56 PM
  2. BB_Bmore's Avatar
    Nice thank you.
    03-26-12 06:06 PM
  3. 404error's Avatar
    thank you for this some nice books included
    03-26-12 06:09 PM
  4. Chrisy's Avatar
    Gonna try it out! Thanks!
    03-26-12 06:20 PM
  5. zektor666's Avatar
    Wonderful! Thanks!
    03-26-12 06:45 PM
  6. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Glad you all like it and I hope you find it useful
    03-26-12 06:56 PM
  7. anthogag's Avatar
    I already have this. I downloaded it a couple of months ago
    03-26-12 07:01 PM
  8. SCrid2000's Avatar
    That's pretty impressive because I only finished it today might I ride in your time machine?
    What you downloaded must've been made by someone else.
    03-26-12 07:09 PM
  9. mandony's Avatar
    Maybe I missed something, the worthy SVIT Reader has had something like this long ago. And they already linked to the thousands of other free books from Project Gut'brg.
    Millions (plus or minus ) of FREE ePub's are also available from Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine (archive org). There are also several worthy 'readers' in appWorld, several free. Why would I WANT to clutter my tablet memory with lot's a books that I will never read? Just vanity?
    03-26-12 07:43 PM
  10. SCrid2000's Avatar
    Then buy svit. Problem solved.

    Why did you even bother making this free app if I don't like something about it?
    You're not the only person in the world. Some people appreciate a free way to read free ebooks. If you don't like this app, you can delete it and go buy yourself some out of copyright ebooks.
    It's good to have choices There's lots of apps I don't particularly like, but at least they're there.
    I'm not aware of any good free ebook readers for the Playbook, except for some converted Android apps.
    Last edited by SCrid2000; 03-26-12 at 07:49 PM.
    03-26-12 07:46 PM
  11. SCrid2000's Avatar
    App World approved this app in under 12 hours - I hope this becomes a trend for them, I like not waiting 3 weeks for an app to be published!

    Free 100 Free Ebooks - Download 100 Free Ebooks - Free Apps from BlackBerry App World
    03-27-12 11:32 AM
  12. xKrNMBoYx's Avatar
    It's great you took your time to make the app, but most of these apps are free for Kobo store, Kindle store, etc.

    I love free stuff, but never liked these free ebooks stuff as most of the books I had no interest in. Maybe these will have some. I'll check out the app and list of books.

    Thanks for the upload.
    03-27-12 11:45 AM