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Serial Reader

Classic Books Read Books in Daily Bits Read the classics in daily bits

Read hundreds of popular classic books for free Serial Reader for iPhone is a book app specially designed to be fully-featured education app.

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Read classic books in daily bite-sized bits! 

Serial Reader helps you fit classic literature into your busy life. Choose from more than 850 classic books and receive a new issue from the book every day. 

Each issue can be read in 20 minutes or less. Read the best classic books in your spare time!

"For those who are intimidated by thick, leather-bound tomes, Serial Reader is a good way to break it all down." - The Washington Post

• Read hundreds of popular classic books for free
• Customize with a variety of themes and fonts
• Automatically serialize your own EPUB books (beta)
• Sync your reading progress to Goodreads
• Sync quotes & notes to Readwise
• Easily lookup words in the dictionary & Wikipedia
• Earn fun badges and track your reading streaks

Plus, with a one-time upgrade:

• Read tomorrow's issue early
• Sync your reading across multiple devices
• Save quotes & notes while reading
• Save books to read later
• Pause delivery of new issues
• Pick specific delivery days and hours for new issues

"Serial Reader’s subscription format makes it a little bit more fun to crank through the classics" - Lifehacker

"A useful tool that makes it easy in our modern world to make classic books part of your reading diet" - MacStories

"A clever system that really does get you reading" - TechRadar

Picked as one of Apple's Best New Apps and Best New Updates in 2016, 2018, and 2019.

More than 850 books are available with new titles added each week. You can read every book for free in daily issues with Serial Reader!

Here's a sampling of some of the most popular books you can read:

— Most Popular —
• Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
• A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
• The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
• Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
• War & Peace - Leo Tolstoy
• Les Misérables - Victor Hugo
• The Time Machine - H.G. Wells
• The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
• The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway

— American Lit —
• Moby-Dick - Herman Melville
• Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
• My Antonia - Willa Cather
• Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

— Adventure —
• The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
• Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
• Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe
• The Odyssey - Homer
• King Solomon's Mines - H. Rider Haggard

— Romance —
• Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
• Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
• Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare

— Science Fiction —
• The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
• 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne
• A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs

— Horror —
• Dracula - Bram Stoker
• The Dunwich Horror - H.P. Lovecraft
• Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
• The Fall of the House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe
• The King in Yellow - Robert W. Chambers
• The Wendigo - Algernon Blackwood

— Mystery —
• The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle
• The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie
• The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins

— Biography —
• The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
• Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
• Twelve Years a Slave - Solomon Northup

— Children's —
• Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie
• Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
• The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
• Anne of Green Gables - Lucy Maud Montgomery

— Fantasy —
• The Well at the World's End - William Morris
• Time and the Gods - Lord Dunsany
• The Wood Beyond the World - William Morris

— Philosophy —
• The Republic - Plato
• Leviathan - Thomas Hobbes
• Rights of Man - Thomas Paine

— Nonfiction —
• Vindication of the Rights of Woman - Mary Wollstonecraft
• On the Origin of Species - Charles Darwin
• The Federalist Papers
• The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

— Westerns —
• Riders of the Purple Sage - Zane Grey
• The Virginian - Owen Wister
• Gunman's Reckoning - Max Brand

— Religion —
• King James Bible
• The Dhammapada
• The Quran

Read all of these classic books and hundreds more for free in Serial Reader!

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Serial Reader Walkthrough video reviews

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2. SERIAL READER READING APP TOUR

Is it good?

Michael Schmitt has put efforts and engineered a sophisticated classic app. What makes it successful? It is very easy to use for such a solid book app with built-in read features. Well, as a top-performing app with an overall rating of 4.83 I can only add what people who have tried it are saying.

I’ve only been using Serial Reader for a few days, but I’m hooked! The interface is clean and intuitive, as well as being easy to navigate. The accomplishment badges and words of encouragement are a tad bit cheesy, but they can be toggled off if you like. Overall though, this is a great way to read a book. I started with “The Count of Monte Cristo”, a classic that I’ve been wanting to read for quite some time now, but just haven’t found time to fit into my reading schedule. The notifications come each morning, (you can set them to your own personal preference), to remind me that the next installment of my novel is available. It’s typically a 10-15 minute portion that I can read with my morning coffee. The number of titles is somewhat limited to what, I assume, is in the public domain. But that still amounts to hundreds of the great classics! These books are available through other apps, but I really love the idea of serving it up in daily bite-size portions that don’t take up too much of my day but always leave me wanting more. Kudos to the developer for a great idea. I would certainly recommend this app!
I love this app! I used the free version for ages and honestly only upgraded because the pro version was so cheap and I thought I should show my support and gratitude for this wonderful app! Point being, the app gives a TON for free so you’re definitely not missing anything by trying it out. I love how it gives a chapter a day, it’s a manageable goal for me and I’m sure, most people. I actually stick with it this way! Seriously spectacular job, I recommend this app to everyone I know. Thanks so much! :)

Download Serial Reader free for iPhone and iPad

In order to download IPA files follow these steps.

Step 1: Download the Apple Configurator 2 app to your Mac.

Note that you will need to have macOS 10.15.6 installed.

Step 2: Log in to Your Apple Account.

Now you have to connect Your iPhone to your Mac via USB cable and select the destination folder.

Step 3: Download the Serial Reader IPA File.

Now you can access the desired IPA file in the destination folder.


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