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[[Image:openbook.jpg|right|thumb|300px|Just keep on reading... reading... and reading. Interesting stories await!]]'''WikiSummaries''' provides [http://www.wikisummaries.org ''free book summaries''] that anyone can contribute to! The current list of summaries is [http://www.wikisummaries.org/Category:Summaries ''here''].
  
''Free book summaries'' that anyone can contribute to!  '''WikiSummaries''' provides free summaries of books, plays and other written documents.  This complements [http://en.wikipedia.org Wikipedia], which is already an excellent source of information on authors and brief book summaries.  Where Wikipedia leaves off, WikiSummaries will continue with detailed chapter summaries.
 
  
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The community is open to everyone. WikiSummaries and its contributers have the goal of helping to bring knowledge to the world, for ''free'', and even '''''you''''' can help! Want to help? '''[http://www.wikisummaries.org/index.php?title=Special:Userlogin&type=signup join our community]''' and get started. Need help editing or writing summaries? [[WikiSummaries:Manual of Style|Click here]]! Don't know what summaries are but would like to know? [[WikiSummaries:Writing summaries|Click here]].
  
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==Readers, Authors, and Publishers: Help Us Add Summaries!==
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Great books need your help!  If there's a book you love that's not here then start a summary!  Even a paragraph to get the summary off the ground helps a lot. If you are an author, this is a great place to give readers more information about your work. If you are a publisher, adding summaries here will help people find your titles online.
  
 
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Help integrate WikiSummaries with Wikipedia!  '''''[[Wikipedia links|Find out more here]]'''''.
 
 
 
 
 
==Some popular summaries==
 
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Image:kite_runner.jpg|<center>'''''[[The Kite Runner]]'''''
 
Image:384px-Romeo_and_juliet_title_page.jpg|<center>'''''[[Romeo and Juliet]]'''''
 
Image:The-chrysalids.jpg|<center>'''''[[The Chrysalids]]'''''
 
Image:miceandmen.gif|<center>'''''[[Of Mice and Men]]'''''
 
Image:Hamlet.jpg|<center>'''''[[Hamlet]]'''''
 
Image:Freakonomics.jpg|<center>'''''[[Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything]]'''''
 
Image:richdadpoordad.jpg|<center>'''''[[Rich Dad, Poor Dad]]'''''
 
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==Help to spread the word about a worthwhile book!==
 
Great books need your help!  If there's a book you love that's not here then start a summary!  Even a paragraph to get the summary off the ground would be a good start. If you want to start with what is needed most, here are the top requested books:
 
 
 
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# [[Lord of the Rings]]
 
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Latest revision as of 09:11, 23 July 2014

Just keep on reading... reading... and reading. Interesting stories await!

WikiSummaries provides free book summaries that anyone can contribute to! The current list of summaries is here.


The community is open to everyone. WikiSummaries and its contributers have the goal of helping to bring knowledge to the world, for free, and even you can help! Want to help? join our community and get started. Need help editing or writing summaries? Click here! Don't know what summaries are but would like to know? Click here.


Readers, Authors, and Publishers: Help Us Add Summaries!

Great books need your help! If there's a book you love that's not here then start a summary! Even a paragraph to get the summary off the ground helps a lot. If you are an author, this is a great place to give readers more information about your work. If you are a publisher, adding summaries here will help people find your titles online.

Related Sites

Literature Study Guides | Shakespeare Quotes | Literature Lesson Plans | Wikipedia (English) Template:ShowComments