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Description

Read classic books in daily bite-sized bits!

Serial Reader delivers a new part of a classic book every day. Read each issue in 20 minutes or less! Choose from more than 550 classic books for free.

Serial Reader helps you fit the best classic literature into your spare time.

• Hundreds of popular classic books
• Choose when to receive each day's new issue
• Customize with a variety of themes and fonts
• Sync your progress to Goodreads
• Easily lookup words
• Earn fun badges and track your reading streaks

Plus, with an optional one-time in-app purchase:

• Sync your reading across multiple devices
• Highlight text and save notes
• Skip ahead to tomorrow's issue today
• Save books to read later
• Pause delivery of new issues
• App-wide dark theme

Serial Reader has been featured in The Washington Post, Mashable, Lifehacker, BookRiot, Gizmodo and was one of Apple's Best New Apps.

More than 500 are currently available, with new titles added each week. Here's a selection of some of the most popular titles:

— Most Popular —
• Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
• A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
• 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

— American Lit —
• Moby-Dick - Herman Melville
• Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
• My Antonia - Willa Cather
• Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
• This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald

— 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
• Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert

— 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 Wollstonecraft 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

And many more!

What’s New

Version 3.52

• Fixed font formatting issues for new readers
• Show option to view similar serials after completing an issue
• Fixed some issues within the Tip Jar

Tip Jar?! What's that, you may ask? It's a great way to help support the development and upkeep of Serial Reader. Find it in Settings!

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
429 Ratings
429 Ratings
Mathew E. ,

Classic Literature

This app is a great way to help me access classic literature. The one time upgrade to premium is reasonable for accessing multiple issues in a day.

JPML ,

An absolute gem

Serial Reader is an amazing creation, a great concept that allows the classics to come by in tiny daily bits, easing their read.

Grooverkm ,

Encourages me to read

To read all those classics in the public domain that we all promise ourselves we will read one day.

Information

Seller
Michael Schmitt
Size
31.1 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Copyright
© 2018
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. Serial Premium $2.99
  2. Tip Jar - Short Story $1.99
  3. Tip Jar - Essay $0.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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