wits.io sends weekly summaries of great books recommended by Founders and Makers. These are 15 minute book summaries sent to you, weekly via email.
Here is the first summary as an example:
12min is an app with summaries of the best nonfiction books, that can be read or listened in about 12 minutes. Our primary goal is to help you to develop the reading habit and take it to the next level. That's why we offer free and unlimited reading. You can develop the reading habit, learn new things, prioritise your next books to read.
LongShorts is like taking the cast of your favorite show and following their stories in real-time on Twitter.
• Each new "chapter" (aka status) fits into a few tweets
• Stories update in "real" time from the characters accounts
• They're ready to escape with you whenever you have a second!
Letters Across Time is a storytelling service, where you can sign up to receive letters from a character telling a unique story. Stories are in a variety of genres and last almost 3 months each.
Quiddity is a mobile app which offers key insights from a growing library of the best non-fiction books, in text and audio. We identify key ideas from the books and present them in nearly 10-minute-long easy to digest packets of knowledge which we call Quids.
Lure features a huge collection of chat fiction; short stories told with text messages, like if you were watching somebody else’s conversation. From suspense fuelled thrillers and horror stories to hilarious group chats, Lure’s chat stories deliver traditional stories in a gripping, engaging new way.