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Plain-Text-Ebooks.com is owned and operated by Smashwords, a publisher, distributor and online retailer of ebooks.
The site offers a dynamic directory of ebooks available in the plain text format. Although plain text ebooks lack much formatting, they remain popular because they're readable on nearly any e-reading device. Some of these books listed here were born digital, and are not available in print. Online samples are available here. Once readers discover books of interest, the books can be sampled or purchased in multiple formats at Smashwords.
How to Navigate this Web Site
This site offers readers flexible book discovery options so you can search for books via whichever method suits your preference. Just click the links to expose or hide the information that matters most to you. When you find a book that looks interesting, click on the sampling link to read an instant online sample of the the author's work. If you want to purchase the book, or download sample files for reading on any e-reading device, click on the links that lead you to Smashwords, where you can sample or purchase the books in multiple DRM-free formats.
Launched in 2008, Smashwords is a leading publisher, distributor and online retailer of ebooks from independent authors and publishers. All the books presented here are original works published and distributed by Smashwords.
Smashwords operates a digital publishing platform and online book store for independent ebook authors, publishers and their readers. The free service puts authors and publishers in full control over the publishing, pricing and marketing of their works. In addition to receiving exposure to hundreds of thousands of potential readers on the Smashwords web site and via distribution on Stanza, authors and publishers receive up to 85% of the net proceeds from sales of their works. For readers, Smashwords offers the opportunity to discover exciting new voices in fiction and non-fiction. Smashwords, Inc. is based in Los Gatos, California, and can be reached on the web at http://www.smashwords.com/. Visit the official Smashwords blog at http://blog.smashwords.com/
Smashwords Contact Information
Customer Support: The most frequently asked questions are answered in the Smashwords Help Center and on the About Us page. If you can't find your answer, click "Comments/questions..." at the top of every Smashwords page. We try to answer all questions within 24 hours.
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