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Take a Blind Date with a Free eBook

This weekend, why not take a blind date with a free eBook?

For years, libraries around the country have offered patrons a “blind date with a book.” They wrapped a book in brown paper to hide its true identity, offering a coy description of its contents. Like any good blind date, you have to give the mystery book a try.

We’ve adapted the concept for our digital reading audience, creating blind date descriptions for five free and classic digital books below. Over at AppNewser, you can take a blind date with a free app.

If you click on the links, you can download a copy for your eReader or read online from Project Gutenberg. Give a new book a try!

Blind Date with a Free eBook

1. I am a skinny fantasy novella, but I included the first appearance of one of the most famous pulp fiction heroes of all time.

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2. People have tried to spice me up with all sorts of frightening creatures, but I think you will agree, the original is always better…

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3. Thanks to Dan Brown, everybody will be talking about me soon. Read me before it is cool to read me!

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4. I am a creepy classic. Books get older, but I stay the same age.

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5. My story will be back in movie theaters this month, so this is a good weekend to get reacquainted with me.

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