Hobbies Contests Free Book Giveaways -- Where to Win Free Books Wondering How to Win Free Books? Check Out These Giveaway Sites Share PINTEREST Email Print Contests Types of Contests Basics Tips and Tricks Dream Vacations Win Money Win Electronics Home and Garden Lotteries Win Vehicles Jewelry and Clothing Creative Contests Scams Learn More By Sandra Grauschopf Writer University of Maryland Sandra Grauschopf has been working in the contests industry since 2002. She is a passionate sweeper, with tens of thousands of dollars worth of prize wins to her name, and she has been sharing advice about how to be a winner for over a decade. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Sandra Grauschopf Updated July 25, 2021 If you're a voracious reader, few things are more satisfying than winning free books. Free book giveaways give you a free way to find out about new authors and try different genres and literary styles. But where can you find legitimate book giveaways? Here's a collection of websites that frequently hold book sweepstakes. 01 of 08 Win Free Books at GoodReads.com Win Free Books in All Genres at Goodreads. Screenshot (c) Goodreads GoodReads.com is a website where you can track the books you've read, find news about your favorite authors, and keep up with the books your friends are reading. GoodReads also gives away lots and lots of free books in genres like non-fiction, romance, science fiction, and literature. Most of the book giveaways on GoodReads.com are pre-release books which publishers and authors offer to get early reviews of their novels. You're not required to write reviews of the books you win, but it's encouraged. You can sort the giveaways by categories like Ending Soon, Most Requested, Popular Authors, and Newly Listed. If you sort by Most Requests, you can go to the end of the list and see the books that have fewer people trying to win them, giving you better odds. Most of the GoodReads book giveaways are open to US residents, but some are open to Canada, the UK, and other countries as well. 02 of 08 Find Monthly Book Sweepstakes at FreshFiction.com Enter to Win Free Books from Fresh Fiction. Image (c) Fresh Fiction FreshFiction.com offers book reviews, author chats, book news, and book contests. They specialize in genre fiction such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and thrillers. FreshFiction gives authors the chance to offer book sweepstakes on their site. Sometimes, these sweepstakes include other prizes as well, like cash, gift certificates, and gift baskets. Many times, you need to agree to receive emails from the authors to participate in the giveaways. They also support authors by buying books at signings and offering them in their own giveaways. If you're curious who's won, the last three months of book winners are listed on the FreshFiction contest website. 03 of 08 BookLoons.com Lists Book Contests for Kids and Adults Children and Adults Can Win Free Books from BookLoons. Screenshot (c) BookLoons BookLoons.com offers book reviews, columns, and excerpts for adults, teens, and kids. They have a listing of book sweepstakes that includes their own sweepstakes as well as book giveaways on other sites. The sweepstakes listings are divided into sweepstakes for adults and for younger readers, which makes it easy to find age-appropriate contests to enter. Because the book sweepstakes list on BookLoons covers many different sites, there are no standard entry restrictions. Read the rules of each sweepstake to see if you're eligible to enter. 04 of 08 James Patterson's Website Offers Free Books Win Free Thrillers from James Patterson. Screenshot (c) Hachette Book Group f you're a fan of author James Patterson, you'll be glad to know that he offers chances to win free books on his website, JamesPatterson.com. To enter, you'll need to sign up for his newsletter and/or join the James Patterson community. James Patterson's book giveaways are often open to residents of the US and Canada aged 13 and above. Check the rules for details. Many other authors offer free book giveaways on their sites as well. Check your favorite authors' websites to see if they have book giveaways you can win. 05 of 08 Cookbook Sweepstakes at Leite's Culinaria Win Free Cookbooks and More from Leite's Culinaria. Screenshot (c) Leite's Culinaria, Inc Leite's Culinaria is a foodie website that offers recipes, articles about food history and science, virtual cooking and writing classes, and more. Every month, Leite's Culinaria gives away a selection of cookbooks, as well as other kitchen prizes. Their cookbook giveaways generally offer daily entry to US residents over the age of 18, but check the rules to be sure before entering. 06 of 08 WriterSpace Features Authors' Book Sweepstakes Win Bunches of Books from Writerspace. Image (c) Writerspace WriterSpace is a community that connects over 550 authors, mostly in the mystery and romance genres, with their fans. Many of these authors offer free giveaways of their books to attract new readers. The giveaways offer autographed books, Amazon gift cards, and other prizes that readers love. A list of winners from the previous month is also available on the WriterSpace Contests website. 07 of 08 Book Giveaways at LibraryThing LibraryThing Offers Giveaways for Advanced Copies of Books. Screenshot (c) LibraryThing Like GoodReads, LibraryThing gives authors the chance to offer giveaways of their books. Often, these are advanced reader copies (ARCs), and an online review is expected in exchange for the free book. Fiction and non-fiction books are available in all genres, so no matter what you like to read, you're likely to be able to win it here. 08 of 08 Win Free Young Adult Books from Riveted Win Young Adult Books from Riveted. Screenshot (c) Riveted by Simon & Schuster Riveted by Simon Teen is an online community for people who love young adult fiction. They give away free young adult fiction books regularly. Check back frequently for new chances to win.