Headway turns books into 15-minute text and audio summaries

Burn through books with these inspiring 15-minute text and audio summaries


Spend your next flight learning with Headway's inspiring book summaries, now only $59.97.
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Libraries are full of inspiration, but the internet? It’s mostly full of distractions. Unfortunately, one is a lot more convenient than the other. Luckily, there’s now an app that can help you carve out time for a little brain food, and it’s now priced down just in time to save you from mindless scrolling over those long holiday flights.

Until September 24, you can get Headway Premium for only $59.97 with no coupon required. With this lifetime subscription, you can learn something new every time you go on your iPhone. Or finally take that deep dive into a topic you’ve been interested in for ages.

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Brief book summaries that make learning easy

The makers of Headway do the hard work of distilling the key points and big takeaways from more than 1,500 nonfiction books into summaries you can read or listen to in 15 minutes or less.

The library casts a wide net, from classics like Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations to modern bestsellers like The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel. You’ll even get personalized recommendations from the Headway app based on your interests and preferences.

You can browse a full list — that grows by up to 50 titles every month — or pick a goal like “increase productivity” and see curated selections that can help you get there.

Every summary you complete will unlock new achievements that encourage you along the way. Plus, Headway provides additional motivation to continue your micro-learning journey by gamifying your progress!

While Headway is an incredible self-improvement tool, keep in mind that its book summaries won’t replace the actual books. You may find yourself fascinated with a topic introduced by Headway and want to dive into the full text once you’ve read the summary.

Headway summarizes books so you can listen to or read them in 15 minutes or less


Save on a highly rated way to learn in bite-size pieces

In a world where people are begging for concrete insight over “content,” it’s easy to see why Headway has racked up more than 20 million downloads and a solid 4.7-star rating on the App Store.

Until September 26 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific, get a lifetime subscription to Headway Premium for just $59.97. No coupon required.

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