#speed reading

I Wish I Weren’t a Speed Reader

Having the power to read books quickly sounds enviable, but is it really? One speed reader weighs in on the negatives of zipping through books.

How to Read Faster: A Student’s Guide to Speed Reading

Based on advice from a professor, this guide to academic speed reading will help any student survive a syllabus with a daunting book list.

Confessions of a Speed-Reader

A speed-reader wants to know: how do you slow down and appreciate your books more?

Can You Cheat At Reading?

Is skipping a boring section "cheating"? What about skipping POVs you don't like? Can you cheat at reading?

The Downside To Being a Speed-Reader

Five negatives about being a speed reader.

10 Bookish iPhone Apps You May Not Have Heard Of

Looking for ways to digitize your reading life? Whether you’re into printed books and need a system to catalog your ...

The Need to Speed Read

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers YOUR questions about life, love, and literature! This week, author Michael Northrop and I answer four listener-submitted questions and discuss the issue of reading speed, reading time, and all the guilt and anxiety that sometimes go along with this!

The Fast and the Furious…Reader

“Read Harry Potter In 90 Minutes!” the headline reads, and I perk up because it’s a helluva claim. Then I ...

3 Steps to Reading Harder, Faster, Better, Stronger

According to a much-discussed survey, the average American adult reads about four books a year. It’s a depressingly low figure ...