The 4 million books in Google’s ebookstore are mostly coming from Google’s own project devoted to scan print books (now it’s called Google Books, previously Google Book Search).So far Google Books scanned and stored over 30 million print publications.
You can also get notified of new entries via email.Google Play Books users will definitely love that any book from Project Gutenberg can be added in one click to Google Drive.Obviously, there are enough free books in Google Play, and in this post you’ll find tips and tricks to effectively browse for them.However, Google Play Books is a pretty closed ecosystem, very much relying on Google’s scan book project.The one with images takes much more disc space – and that also means it will take longer to download it from the library to your Google Books application.
PG offers also a very convenient way to keep up with newly added books – you can subscribe to an RSS feed.Usually, if there is no book cover, but only a title page, such a book is only available as scanned pdf.A major disadvantage of Google Play Books is a lack of options to search for foreign-language books.If you own Gmail account, you don’t have to sign up to any other site to start collecting your own library of ebooks. That means you will be able to access them from any device, not only from your computer.When we add ease of use and simplicity, Google Play Books may the a first choice for anyone who gets interested in ebooks.⇢ Smashwords Project Gutenberg is the top place to download free classics. Currently there are 42,000 public domain books in the catalog.