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The Green eBook Shop
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What formats are your ebooks available in?
    All our free downloadable ebooks are in html. Our ebook collections come in five different formats: html, mobi, epub, lrf, and pdf.

  • What do the different formats mean and which are compatible with my portable ebook reader?
    • HTML: This format is ideal for viewing on the computer. It is viewed with a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc. These files can also be read on the iPad.
    • MOBI: This format is viewable on all versions of the Amazon Kindle.
    • EPUB: This format is compatible with the iPad, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and the Sony Reader.
    • LRF: This format is for the Sony Reader.
    • PDF: This format can be viewed on the computer with software such as Adobe Reader. It is also compatible with the Kindle 2, Kindle DX, Sony Reader, and Barnes & Noble Nook.

  • Is this legal? Doesn't this violate copyright laws?
    This is 100% legal and does not violate copyright law. All of our ebooks are in the public domain. The public domain is an intellectual property designation for the range of content that is not owned or controlled by anyone. These materials are "public property", and available for anyone to use freely for any purpose.