GetAbstract.com Alternatives

    GetAbstract.com is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to GetAbstract.com for Online / Web-based, iPhone, iPad, Android and SaaS. The best alternative is Blinkist, which is free. Other great apps like GetAbstract.com are Four Minute Books (Freemium), StoryShots FREE Book Summaries (Freemium), Book Summaries (Free) and SparkNotes (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 17, 2021

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      Blinkist lets you read the key lessons from 2200+ bestselling nonfiction books in 15 min or less.
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    1. 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.


    2. 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.
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    3. 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.
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      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.
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      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.
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    4. Athena curates reading lists on important topics such as mental health, sleep, parenting, leadership, stress, success and more by choosing the best books on those topics and delivering the best ideas from those books as text and audio in a beautifully designed and simple to use...
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    5. WikiSummaries is in wiki format, meaning any user could edit content and add new book summaries. thousands of books summaries are available, all of which are free to access and read. Downside is that summaries are usually short with a few paragraphs.
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      CatchUp is the place to get a quick download on today’s trending topics – from the latest Netflix hit, to podcast obsessions, bestselling books and major events – in manageable chunks of video, text & audio.
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      Get key insights and takeaways from hundreds of best-selling nonfiction books you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. • Dip your toe into new subjects and drink from the huge wealth of knowledge that’s out there, growing your knowledge in bite-size chunks.
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