Scary Horror Book Recommendations

13 Horror Books To Make Your Skin Crawl [VIDEO]

It’s that time of the year once again, when we look into the darkest corners of the night for that thrill one can only get from a good horror story. Whether it is psychological, supernatural, or surreal fear, these 13 books will make your skin crawl and hopefully aid in your search for that which […]

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How Many Books Does the Average Person Read?

Last year the Pew Research Center released their latest data on American reading habits, and the results show some interesting — and somewhat surprising — trends. Roughly 72 percent of American adults read a book in 2015, continuing a gradual decline over the last 5 years (from 79 percent in 2011). However, these stats include […]

Proper reading posture for speed reading

Proper Reading Posture for Speed Reading

If you are one of our avid followers, you should already be familiar with the fundamental concepts and techniques involved with reading efficiently. But we all know that just because you know how to practice a skill, that doesn’t mean you won’t have the urge to fall back into old reading habits. Likewise, if you plan […]

Banned Books Week

15 Must (Not) Read Titles to Celebrate Banned Books Week!

Freedom of speech is a proud American tradition, but there will always be groups who would rather use censorship to force their own agenda than start a conversation. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a surge in the number of attempts to forbid certain titles in American schools, libraries and bookstores. […]

How To Score Better on the ACT Reading Section and Finish in Time

3 Ways To Increase Your ACT Reading Test Score To a 36

Are you preparing for the ACT and having trouble finishing the reading test on time? This video covers a 3-step approach to reading and answering questions quickly and accurately. You can improve your ACT score by implementing the tips and strategies covered in this presentation. Feel free to let us know what you think in […]

Eyesight

Scientists Discover New Type of Eye Movement

If you were ever introduced to speed reading, you are probably already familiar with two types of eye-movements – Saccadic and Smooth Pursuit. A team of scientists from the University of Tübingen in Germany recently discovered a “new” type of eye movement which they refer to as Blink-Associated Resetting Movement (BARM). This newly discovered eye-movement helps […]