Here you will find links to websites containing interesting texts and reading exercises based on them.

The whole of the world wide web is a fantastic source of things to read. Choose a topic that interests you, at a reading level that is not too difficult, and read everyday. You will be surprised at how quickly your English improves.

A complete list of Æsop's fables to enjoy. Some of the most famous stories in world history.
A collection of fairy tales and other stories for young people.
Read some of the classic works of English literature in this huge repository of free ebooks.
The site has reading texts and exercises at all levels of English proficiency. Compiled by the English Language Centre of the University of Victoria.
On this IST IST = International School Tutors site there are various quizzes to practise and test your reading skills.