This article covers a free Android to read summary of self-help books. StoryShots is a free Android app that chapter-wise summarizes the best seller books for self-help. The motive behind this app is to summarize the important lessons of a book so that if you don’t have time to read the whole book, you can still experience it in minimal time.
This app offers a well-curated summary of over 70 best selling self-help books from all around the world. You can browse through the available titles and apply filters to find the books which are more relevant to you. Once you find a book of interest, you can either read the summary of the book, listen to the summary, or watch a video about it. You can also create reminders for reading which will remind you to read as per your schedule. This app also offers full audiobook of all the listed books but you need a premium subscription to access that. The premium subscription also includes download and offline access to the books. With that said, let’s dive right in and check out this app.
Read Summary of Self-help Books with StoryShots
To quickly learn from a book by reading its summary, go to the Play Store and install StoryShots on your Android device. To use this app, you have to create an account first. You can either use your email to create an account or use your Google or Facebook account for sign up.
The main screen of this app shows you a catalog of best-seller self-help books from recognized authors all around the world. You can simply browse the catalog to find a book to read. Or if you have some specific book in mind, you can use the search option or categories to look if that book is available or not. If a book is not available, you can vote for that from the 3-dot menu. You can also request for new app features from there.
When you tap a book, it shows you a brief description of the book along with the following options:
- Watch: To watch a video made around that book.
- Listen: To listen to a curated summary of the book.
- Read: To read a curated summary of the book.
In Listen mode, you get options to seek 10-second backward and forward along with an option to change the playback speed. And in Reading mode, you can adjust the text size and other appearance options. From here, you can add the book to favorites and see the book on an online store for purchase.
This app also has reminders where you can create a reminder to read a book as per your schedule. You can create a daily or weekly reminder for specific day(s) and time. Once created, this app will send you a notification to remind you to read a book.
StoryShots is a nice app that offers you a curated summary of the best self-help books available worldwide. It summarizes the whole book chapter by chapter in minimal length possible and also earned a recommendation from podcasters and reviewers for that. So, if you can’t sit through a whole book, you can cover that up quickly with this app without missing its valuable lesson.