Top Free Fiction and Literature iBooks

1. Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

An Apple Books Classic edition. Jane Austen’s beloved classic opens with this witty and very memorable line: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” With more
in Fiction & Literature
by Jane Austen

2. The Odyssey

The Odyssey

An Apple Books Classic edition. Homer’s eighth-century epic poem is a companion to The Iliad . It tells the story of Odysseus, who journeys by ship for 10 years after the Trojan War, trying to make his way back home to Ithaca. Homer’s work more
in Poetry
by Homer

3. The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

An Apple Books Classic edition. “Alone-it is wonderful how little a man can do alone! To rob a little, to hurt a little, and there is the end.” What would you do if you were became invisible? Would you use that power for good, or would you more
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by H.G. Wells

4. Frankenstein


An Apple Books Classic edition. Mary Shelley was just 18 when she had a nightmare vision: “I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on more
in Horror
by Mary Shelley

5. The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

An Apple Books Classic edition. Alexandre Dumas’ classic paints a portrait of Edmond Dantès, a dark and calculating man who is willing to wait years to exact his perfect plan for revenge. After his so-called friends frame him for treason more
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by Alexandre Dumas

6. Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

An Apple Books Classic edition. If you’ve only ever seen Wuthering Heights on screen, you may have an image of Catherine and Heathcliff as the ultimate star-crossed lovers. But that’s just scratching the surface of this iconic Gothic romance more
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by Emily Brontë

7. The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

An Apple Books Classic edition. Hester Prynne lives in infamy. After committing adultery and bearing a child with a man whose name she refuses to divulge, the heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel is forced to wear a scarlet A to mark her shame more
in Classics
by Nathaniel Hawthorne

8. Little Women

Little Women

An Apple Books Classic edition. Meet the Marches! Louisa May Alcott’s classic introduces us to four unforgettable sisters: beautiful Meg, tomboyish Jo, delicate Beth, and Amy, the indulged youngest of the lot. With their father serving as a Union more
in Classics
by Louisa May Alcott

9. Great Expectations

Great Expectations

An Apple Books Classic edition. Charles Dickens’ classic explores potent themes like good versus evil, crime, repentance, love and betrayal. At the center of the story is Pip, an impoverished orphan who dreams of a better life. When a mysterious more
in Classics
by Charles Dickens

10. The Duchess\'s Tattoo

The Duchess\'s Tattoo

\"Anyone suffering Downton Abbey withdrawal symptoms (who isn\'t?) will find an instant tonic in Daisy Goodwin\'s The American Heiress. The story of Cora Cash, an American heiress in the 1890s who bags an English duke, this is a deliciously more
in Historical
by Daisy Goodwin

11. The Island House

The Island House

Charlotte Madsen's whole world came crashing down six months ago with the words, "I met someone else." Thirty-seven, recently divorced, and childless. That's Charlotte when she disembarks from the plane in Getaway Bay. more
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by Elana Johnson

12. Moby Dick

Moby Dick

An Apple Books Classic edition. Herman Melville’s classic begins with one of the most famous opening lines in world literature: “Call me Ishmael.” Moby Dick was a commercial failure when it was first published in 1851, but during the more
in Classics
by Herman Melville

13. Dracula


An Apple Books Classic edition. Few characters have seized readers’ imaginations quite like Count Dracula of Transylvania, the hero of Bram Stoker’s classic. The 1897 novel put vampires front and center on the cultural map, providing direct more
in Horror
by Bram Stoker

14. Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

An Apple Books Classic edition. Charlotte Brontë’s classic is like three novels in one. Above all, it’s a haunting Gothic tale set in an ancient and remote manor house, a story full of suspense, terror, supernatural encounters, and twisted more
in Literary
by Charlotte Brontë

15. Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

An Apple Books Classic edition. “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Thus begins what many consider the world’s greatest novel. Leo Tolstoy originally published this sweeping saga in serial more
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by Leo Tolstoy

16. The Sorrows of Young Werther

The Sorrows of Young Werther

Goethe’s classic story of tormented love and destruction Told through lyrical and impassioned letters to his friend Wilhelm, this novel follows the ardent young Werther to the German countryside, where he delves into artistic pursuits and basks more
in Classics
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

17. Treasure Island

Treasure Island

An Apple Books Classic edition. When Billy Bones first walks into Jim Hawkins’ family-run inn, the prevailing sentiments are fear…and curiosity about what’s in his oversized chest. After a band of rogue pirates comes looking for him more
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by Robert Louis Stevenson

18. Death in Hawaii

Death in Hawaii

Warm balmy breezes, black sand beaches, palms swaying in the wind. The big island of Hawaii is a tropical paradise, but things are not as they appear. A former triathlete seeking revenge has turned serial killer and is targeting young women during the more
in Action & Adventure
by J.E. Trent

19. Promise of Hope

Promise of Hope

A sweet Christmas romance, formerly titled Haley\'s Hangdog Holiday Can two Basset Hounds and and a nosy dad bring Haley and Gavin together, despite the tragic secret that\'s tearing them apart? At her mother\'s insistence, Haley keeps more
in Religious
by Tamie Dearen

20. The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes)

The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes)

The Novels of Edgar Allan Poe. • Narrative Of A. Gordon Pym. (Inline Footnotes) • The Journal Of Julius Rodman. (Illustrated / Inline Footnotes) The Complete Tales of Edgar Allan Poe. (Inline Footnotes) The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe more
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by Edgar Allan Poe

21. The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story is of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his more
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by F. Scott Fitzgerald

22. The House on Persimmon Road

The House on Persimmon Road

History. Reality. Fantasy. All rolled into one zany family. If Justine Hale had the time, she\'d get in her car and go crazy. She owns two kids, an ex-mother-in-law, and a bankrupt mother. Money scarce, she moves her entire family into a run-down more
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by Jackie Weger

23. George Orwell. Collected works (Illustrated)

George Orwell. Collected works (Illustrated)

Eric Arthur Blair, who is more famous all around the world under his pen-name George Orwell, was born more than one hundred years ago, on 25 June 1903 in the town Motihari, British India in a family of an employee of the Opium Department of the Indian more
in Literary Criticism
by George Orwell

24. Of Moths and Butterflies

Of Moths and Butterflies

Archer Hamilton is a collector of rare and beautiful insects. Gina Shaw is a servant in his uncle\'s house. Clearly out of place in the position in which she has been discovered, she becomes a source of fascination . . . and curiosity. A girl with more
in Historical
by VR Christensen

25. Contract Snatch

Contract Snatch

They used her daughter as bait. They messed with the wrong assassin. Living a secluded life in Belgium, Sei has no plans to return to her former life as an assassin. But when contacted by a source claiming to have information about the daughter she thought more
in Action & Adventure
by Ty Hutchinson

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