There is a maxim that’s true: every writer is first a reader. It’s what inspires every writer to pursue the vocation in any capacity. We write because we read. I believe this is more so true for the novelist than for the nonfiction author but it’s true nonetheless. So, as devourers of stories and knowledge, we look for opportunities to indulge in our first love as much as possible. For the frugal reader, downloading free ebooks is we get our fix and there are myriad ways to find them. Here are my top five ways to get free ebooks.