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Reading Materials That Aren’t Books to Practice Speed Reading

  When you hear the word “read,” what do you think of? For most people, novel, book, or work documents are what comes to mind. These are all great to practice speed reading while getting work or studying done. We encourage you to get creative with how you practice your speed reading skills with other […]

Book Recommendations from Sir Richard Branson

10 Book Recommendations from Sir Richard Branson

Richard Branson started his first company when he was 16-years-old. The Student interviewed celebrities but was best known for its success with ads. He went on to start a mail-order record company that he called Virgin. Since then, Branson has owned and operated businesses in wireless communications, airlines, health clubs, renewable technologies, and even a […]

most prolific authors

21 of the Most Prolific Authors of All Time

If you had to choose between quality versus quantity, which would you choose? What if we told you that you could have both! At least, that is the case for those in the literature world. Over the years, authors of all genres put their creative minds to the test by seeing how many books they […]

Science-Backed Reasons to Read a (Real) Book

Is print really dead? Not if science has anything to say about it! e-Readers give you access to thousands of books at a click of a button. It all sounds enticing, but there is nothing better than a paperback book. In fact, through studies conducted by scientists, they have enough evidence to suggest that you […]

Books That Are Better Enjoyed by Listening to the Audiobook

  Audiobook versus paperback. Which side are you on?  There are plenty of arguments as to which one is better for your memory and comprehension, but sometimes its good to enjoy an audiobook. Some fiction books are better on audiobook because a voice actor can bring the characters to life using different voice inflections or […]

Meet Yeji, Lifetime’s Child Genius Star Obsessed With Books

When you were a kid, did your parents ever tell you, “No more reading for today?” In a day and age where electronics consume childhoods, many parents struggle to get their children to put down the phone or tablet and pick up a paperback book. Getting some kids to read can be like pulling teeth, […]