Reading literature is not always an easy task. It can help to review plot summaries in the process of reading difficult texts.
There are a number of online resources available to readers to help navigate these complexities of literature.
We’ve put together a list of tools to help readers summarize book plots after the jump.
5 Sites For Summarizing Book Plots
1. Bookhacker: “BookHacker summaries strip away all the subtlety and stuffiness of literature’s classic works (100% “thou”-free guaranteed) and get right to the point. Taking away all the guess work, BookHacker presents the book’s warm gooey center in a concise, logical and entertaining way. Just because literary classics can be dry and boring doesn’t mean understanding them has to be.”
2. Litcharts: “The world’s best literature guides, created by the original editors of SparkNotes.”
3. Spark Notes: “SparkNotes is a resource you can turn to when you’re confuzzled. We help you understand books, write papers, and study for tests. We’re clear and concise, but we never leave out important info. As SparkNotes editors, our mission is to help you make sense of confusing schoolwork.”
4. Gradesaver: “GradeSaver is one of the top editing and literature sites in the world. We have received international recognition from USAToday, The Guardian (London) and Die Zeit (Germany) as well as many other local papers across the US and UK.”
5. Cliff Notes: “CliffsNotes is the original (and most widely imitated) study guide. CliffsNotes study guides are written by real teachers and professors, so no matter what you’re studying, CliffsNotes can ease your homework headaches and help you score high on exams.”