reading
Loading page

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction for everybody. Certain great books inspire scores of authors to create something new. Here are 21 of the most influential science fiction and fantasy books.


Dealhacker: Get Six Hard Sci-Fi Ebooks For $1.30

The Humble Bundle is best known for its game bundles, but it also packages applications and other media at discount prices from time to time. Right now it’s running a book bundle containing digital sci-fi novels penned by actual scientists, starting with six titles for $US1.


ExplainToMe Summarises Lengthy Online Articles

It’s not always easy to judge an article by its headline. Sometimes articles, especially lengthy articles, can touch on additional points you wouldn’t expect, making them well worth the read. If you want to get the gist of a lengthy online article, ExplainToMe sums it up for you.


The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try To Read In The Car

Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t get through a page without feeling nauseous, there’s finally a good reason for it. Essentially, your brain thinks it’s being poisoned. Here’s why.


12 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read [Infographic]

Billionaire Bill Gates has said he reads about a book a week. Our friends at Business Insider sifted through years of Gates’ book recommendations to find 12 that made especially strong impressions on him and then collated them into this handy infographic. We’ve also included links so you can snap them up yourself.


Literary Hub's Book Marks Is Like Rotten Tomatoes For Books

Book Marks is a new web site that gathers book reviews from critics and readers alike for you to browse all in one place. Books Marks was launched by Literary Hub, a site that’s dedicated to a mix of book news, excerpts and original content and interviews.


Ereader Showdown: Amazon Kindles, Compared

Amazon has somehow managed to create four different models of its Kindle ereader. Each of the four models has its own strengths and weaknesses, so if you’re in the market for one — or an upgrade — let’s take a look to make your buying decision a little easier.


PressReader Gives You Immediate Access To Hundreds Of Newspapers, Anywhere You Go

Web/Android/iOS/Windows/Blackberry: If you read a lot of newspapers, do a ton of research, or just like the idea of seeing what the world is talking about in papers around the globe, PressReader brings them all to your browser or your smartphone, anywhere you go.


Readism Adds Reading Time Estimates To Every Web Article

Chrome: Sometimes, gauging whether or not you want to read an article is just about how much time you have at a given moment. Readism is a simple little extension that adds average read times to articles so you can make that choice quickly.


Amazon's New Kindle Oasis Is $449 Worth Of Luxury Ereader

Amazon has announced a brand new addition to the Kindle lineup. The Oasis is by far the most expensive Kindle around, but it also aims to be the nicest.


Loading page