Free Downloadable e-Audiobooks and e-Books

e-Audiobooks

Internet Archive: Audio Archive  —  www.archive.org/details/audio
You can find a wide variety of audio programs here including books, music, and old time radio shows.

LibriVox  —  librivox.org
LibriVox has public domain works that have been read and recorded by volunteers.

Podiobooks  —  www.podiobooks.com
Podiobooks has more recent books, but by mostly unknown authors. This site also lets you set up a subscription for receiving books on a schedule of your choice.

Pseudopod  —  pseudopod.org
Pseudopod has short horror fiction. Be sure to read the "Welcome to Pseudopod" post, but to paraphrase, this site is NOT for children.

Escape Pod  —  escapepod.org
Escape Pod has short science fiction.

PodCastle  —  podcastle.org
PodCastle has short fantasy fiction.

Clonepod  —  clonepod.org
Clonepod has short science fiction stories with ratings from G to PG13.

e-Books

Open Library  —  openlibrary.org
This site includes 20 milion user-contributed items and over 1 million e-books in multiple editions and formats. Its goal is "one web page for every book ever published."

Project Gutenberg  —  www.gutenberg.org
This is the largest collection of free ebooks, including some audiobooks.

Baen Free Library  —  www.baen.com/library/defaultTitles.htm
Baen Publishing, a science fiction and fantasy publisher, has released some of their books as free ebooks.

Planet eBook  —  www.planetebook.com
Planet eBook has classic literature.

International Children's Digital Library  —  www.childrenslibrary.org
These have to be read online, they are not downloadable. They have a large selection of children's books in many languages.