AlternativeTo Logo

Book Summaries Alternatives

Book Summaries is described as 'Great books summarized in 5 quotes (or less) so you can get the main idea fast. You can play the guess the author game and if you like it find more info about the author and the book. The idea is that each quote could help you find something great' and is an website in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Book Summaries, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad and Kindle Fire. The best alternative is Blinkist, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Book Summaries are Four Minute Books, bookbhook, Sipreads and SparkNotes.

This page was last updated
  • FreeProprietary
  • Online

Great books summarized in 5 quotes (or less) so you can get the main idea fast. You can play the guess the author game and...

Learn more about Book Summaries

  1. Blinkist icon

    Blinkist

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    25 alternatives to Blinkist 

    Blinkist lets you read the key lessons from 2200+ bestselling nonfiction books in 15 min or less.

     Blinkist has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  2. Four Minute Books icon

    Four Minute Books

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    20 alternatives to Four Minute Books 

    Four Minute Books brings passionate readers and book nerds 4-minute book summaries of the world's best non-fiction books. They're short on time, but big on learning. With each summary the reader can learn 3 valuable lessons in 4 minutes or less, while simultaneously...

     Four Minute Books has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot


  3. bookbhook icon

    bookbhook

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    13 alternatives to bookbhook 

    bookbhook's handcrafted book summaries help you know more without reading more

     bookbhook has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  4. Sipreads icon

    Sipreads

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    11 alternatives to Sipreads 

    Takaways from the best non-fiction books. We focus on making their takeaways useful, actionable and easy to read. Two new books every month.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  5. SparkNotes icon

    SparkNotes

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    13 alternatives to SparkNotes 

    Sparknotes provided Summaries and analyses of novels, plays, literature, poetry, history, film, and philosophy. Later, SparkNotes expanded to provide study guides for a number of other subjects, including biology, chemistry, economics, health, math, physics, and sociology.

     SparkNotes has no features, suggest some!
    Sparknotes in 2006.


  6. StoryShots FREE Book Summaries icon

    StoryShots FREE Book Summaries

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    20 alternatives to StoryShots FREE Book Summaries 

    Have you ever abandoned a book after a few pages? Your answer is probably "yes". Instead, learn or review the key ideas of bestselling nonfiction books in minutes. For FREE. Choose between text, audio or animated summaries of bestsellers.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  7. 12min APP icon

    12min APP

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Kindle Fire
    11 alternatives to 12min APP 

    Free reading app for summaries of nonfiction books. The greatest ideas condensed into microbooks for you to read in about 12 minutes! The app offers content in English, Spanish and Portuguese, with audios in the Premium account.

     12min APP has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  8. Instaread icon

    Instaread

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    16 alternatives to Instaread 

    With Instaread, you can get the summaries & key takeaways of New York Times bestsellers in 15 minutes. Experts read and summarize books for your convenience.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  9. GetAbstract.com icon

    GetAbstract.com

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    15 alternatives to GetAbstract.com 

    getAbstract delivers business news and knowledge from top business authors by having experts intelligently compress business books and finance news, available for download to your PC, smart phone or tablet.

     GetAbstract.com has no features, suggest some!
    Screenshot
  10. BookRags icon

    BookRags

    • Online
    14 alternatives to BookRags 

    Apart from book abstracts, Bookrags.com is a great resource for Study guides, lesson plans, essays and homework help. Great resource for teachers as well as students.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
Showing 10 of 19 alternatives
AlternativeTo