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3 Online Bookstores with Free World-Wide Shipping

No re-blog today…

First, to get to three stores you need to take the link to this past post, Free “World-Wide” Delivery of Books? ~ Twice Over :-)—you’ll find two marvelous bookstores—then, come on back to make it three…

So, my Best Friend sent me a link to a third—Bookfari.

From them:

“Welcome to Bookfari ! Come in, get acquainted, we’ve got millions of books from all over the world brought here for you… don’t forget it’s free shipping on all books! Have a nosy round our online bookstore, you’re sure to find a good read.”

There ya have it—back to my normal weekend re-blogging tomorrow :-)
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Free World-Wide Shipping for the #Bookworm & Scads of #Free #Books to Read

It’s easy to help you get your books with no shipping costs, “world-wide”.

Free Book Shipping and Free Books to Read

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Just go to Book Depository or wordery

Here’s the info from Book Depository‘s About Page:

“Welcome to Book Depository, the world’s leading specialist online bookstore. We’re proud to offer over 14 million titles, all at unbeatable prices with free delivery worldwide to over 100 countries. Whatever your interest or passion, you’ll find something interesting in our bookshop full of delights.

“Of the 30 million titles ever printed in the English language only a few million of these are in print. We are seeking to make available as many of these titles as possible (and working to do the same with foreign language titles). This way, we will have the largest breadth of titles available in the world.

And, here’s what wordery says about itself:

“We’re one of the fastest growing online bookshops and our mission is to provide you with an alternative haven to buy the books you love. We offer over 10 million books and provide free delivery to over 100 countries.

“A place where booklovers could discover new reads and chat to helpful staff with a genuine enthusiasm for all things bound. It would, in short, be like a traditional bookshop. But with all the convenience of an online store: great service, an outstanding choice, round-the-clock access, excellent value, and – of course – free delivery to anywhere in the world.

“…we’re committed to working with charities to improve literacy among young people, because we believe this is a crucial measure of a healthy society. We partner with national literacy charities and a local primary school to engender a love of reading among pupils. It’s proving a real success, and many children have discovered a love of literature as a result of our efforts.”

Now, let’s jump from the beloved world of Print books to a particular digital haven of Free Reading

I’ve written about Wattpad a number of times; but, today, I want to get under it’s “skin”.

First, by revealing (from a literary studio called PlymptonA Short History of Serial Fiction, since Wattpad specializes in the serialized reading experience (with around 85% of its 35 million monthly visitors reading on their phones…).

Regular readers know that I’ve been immersed in Wattpad for around 5 months (serializing my already-written novel, fantasies, poems, and a fable…)—reading Many books, from writers at all stages of the experience-spectrum—finding the “beginners” with bad grammar but powerful storytelling more enjoyable than some “experienced” writers who cloud their stories with over-written, florid prose

I’ll even risk saying you can find “Any” kind of writing you want on Wattpad.

And, something Very Unique in the Wattpad reading experience is the tête-à-tête you can have with the authors :-)

One thing book-collectors won’t like is you can’t keep the books you read on Wattpad (unless the author has created a digital copy they’re selling)

But, since the tag line of this blog is “Explorations In Reading, Writing, and Publishing”, I can’t end this post without saying that writing on Wattpad IS one of the many forms of Publishing; and, if you’re desperate to publish but are put-off by all the necessary learning in order to self-publish and abhor the insane efforts necessary to be traditionally published (and, you don’t mind letting folks read your work for free until you, perhaps, receive an offer for a book deal) you may want to check out how to write on Wattpad and learn how to generate more engagement with your writing.

Plus, here’s a video, well-acted and produced, yet ingenious in showing one way folks write (and gain acceptance) on Wattpad:


And, here’s a video of an ultra-real, unique-to-the-Max member of the Wattpad Community ~ ( the end is just too cute :-) 

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Free “World-Wide” Delivery of Books? ~ Twice Over :-)

Believe it or not, some folks think the only place to buy books is Amazon… 

Free World-Wide Delivery of Books

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I mean, they do seem to discount books, right?


Sort of


I’ve bought a lot of e-books from Amazon because I own one of their Tablets and they make it so easy (it is possible and I do take advantage of loading e-books from other sources on my Tablet {especially Free ones…}…).

But then, there’s the whole thing about liking physical books; and, other things, like shipping & handling

My friend in Australia (half a world away {which is a shipping & handling issue} from U.S. & U.K. publishers) loves one particular online bookstore, Book Depository.

Yes, they have a very wide selection of physical books and Yes they have Free “World-Wide” Delivery—you can actually watch people buy books, too :-)

One small hitch—their delivery is free to all the countries they ship to

Still, it’s most of the world.

So, now I’m shouting out to my friend in Australia—“Hey, Jane!

“There’s another on-line bookstore that has Free ‘World-Wide’ Shipping—Wordery.”

Again, there are some places this bookstore doesn’t have free delivery to; but, you can see if your country is listed on this page…

I’m curious

Would Free “World-Wide”-Delivery turn your head toward these stores?
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