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Get today's most popular study guides for literature, Shakespeare, poetry, philosophy, drama and short stories. Access online or download to your device for use offline. Check in to easily share your location and start a study group right from your mobile. Check-in update will appear on the Place page, your friends' Facebook News Feed and your Wall.

- Access 50 pre-installed study guides in your library
- Hundreds of study guides available for viewing online
- Download any SparkNotes study guide to your mobile device for offline use
- Share what you’re studying and where you are by checking in with a customized post to Facebook

What's New in Version 1.2.1

Bugfixes and improved ad experience.

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Customer Reviews

Can u pls. (please) optimize this app for the iPhone 5??!!!!!!

As u can tell from the title of this review, can u (please) optimize this app for the iPhone 5??!!!!!! I mean, the iPhone 5 (& the iPhone 5S & iPhone 5C) have been out longer the last update for this app!!!!! It's so stupid & absolutely ridiculous!!!!! And can u also pls. (please) fix the issue where the ads are coming in the way & in the middle of the text??!!!! Becuz I can't even read the text properly [just don't ask y (why)]!!!!! And can u pls. (please) fix & resolve the issure of only being able to bookmark one section of chapters & not multiple & like what another review said, losing ur place becuz the summary for the section of chapters that I try to read on the app keeps on going back up to the top & I keep losing my place & then I have to sit there & scroll downwards just to find my place again??!!!!! I mean, again, it's so stupid & absolutely ridiculous!!!!! PLEASE FIX A.S.A.P./ IMMEDIATELY BECUZ IT'S REALLY ANNOYING TO HAVE TO TRY & READ SPARKNOTES SUMMARIES FOR BOOKS & NOVELS LIKE THIS!!!!! AND PLEASE FIX A.S.A.P./ IMMEDIATELY BECUZ I NEED THIS TO BE ABLE TO WORK PROPERLY A.S.A.P./ IMMEDIATELY!!!!! Ur help & cooperation is much greatly appreciated!!!!

OUTSTANDING !!🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

For my use and interests this is absolutely the best App. in its respective category. If that wasn't enough the Devs offer it at NO CHARGE. Hats off to you👍👍. It offers a great catalog of books in various subjects i.e. Philosophy, Poetry, etc. It provides insights by such deep thinkers as Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Orwell, and Shakespeare just to name a few, and delves into the true meaning that the authors were intending to relate to their readers. Can't say enough about this App. You cannot go wrong downloading this one. Do yourselves a favor and load it now....✌

UPDATE: There is, or was an app by SparkNotes called Shakespeare No Fear... The app crashes quite frequently but when it finally opens it's terrific. The reason for the crash I believe is due to it no longer is being maintained. I can't find it to reload, but it's so good I'm not about to get rid of it. If anyone else has this and is having similar problems do not erase with the intentions of reloading, it's no longer available....

Useful and practical, but it needs some changes

Like the site, I love Sparknotes. The content is flawless, with useful and easy to understand explanations ad practical questions about the books. The vast selection of books (and not only classical ones) is one of my favorite things about this app.

However, there are some problems that need fixing. The thing that annoys me the most is that whenever you change apps or shut it the screen goes back to the beginning of the section - sometimes going even to past sections. I find that unhelpful and unpractical since you have to scroll down until the part where you stopped. The reaction response could also be quicker.

One feature I appreciate in the app is the ability to download, since you can read the resumes offline.

Content wise, the app is perfect but it needs some fixing in the display. Also, a version for the iPad would be more than welcome.

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  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Aug 11, 2012
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • Size: 29.1 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
  • Seller: SparkNotes LLC
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation).

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