Read E-Books for Free

We recently told you how to save a few bucks and precious shelf space by getting on board with the e-book craze. Despite the potential long-term savings, many consumers are still daunted by investing in both an electronic reader and a virtual library full of books.

But what if you could strip your investment down to only the cost of the reader? With most models in the $200 - $300 range, that's a fairly manageable cost -- especially with holiday wish-list time fast approaching.

But how is a law-abiding citizen to gain access to copyrighted e-books for free? The answer to this decidedly modern-day dilemma is so old-school, it's shocking.