Many people when hear about the online books, instantly think that their prices are more higher that the classic ones. Actually is not true. In the case of iBooks titles things are a little different. Most titles cost between 5 and 15$. Comparative with 25$-30$, the prices are significantly cheaper. More over, it’s not all about the money when you try to get a book from Apple’s Stores. You can read more than one hundred free books if you use iBook app.
There is also and another place from where you can download over 30, 000 free books for your iPad and it’s called the Gutenberg Project. GP is an effort to digitalize and share out books and cultural works. The project was founded in 1971 by a student from the University Illinois, called Michael Hart.
What you should do in order to get a title? In the iBook screen, tap the Featured button, then go to the Quick links section. Select the Free Books link and you will find the all the free titles here. You can find a description of a book, you read the synopsis, or read the opinions of other people that read the respective book. Tapping the Get book button you can get a sample or the entire book.
iBooks and it’s bookstore have a whole section of free public domain or copyright expired books. You can find classic titles and authors like Middlemarch by George Eliot, The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Washington Square by Henry James, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle and many of Shakespeare’s plays. The only disadvantage is the thing that you don’t get a nice artwork cover.
In conclusion if you want to escape from the ink’s world, iPad and iBook gives you the best way to do it.