Whole books are now available for your reading enjoyment online. The website http://www.dailylit.com/ offers a number of classics as well as more contempory works for a total of 1,475 titles. Their selection includes Emeril at the Grill by Emeril Lagasse, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and many many more.
Not all of the books are free, but many are. If you're not keen on reading a book from a computer screen, you can always visit the site to sample the book and see if you like it, then come to library and check out the book version.