What is it about?
The Colossal Short Stories Collection app offers over 2,400 short stories in a variety of genres. From adventure to romance, the app has classics as well as new works. Bonus features include a reading time estimate, text-to-speech, and a bookmarking system. There are no extra downloads and you can read stories from Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and many other well-known authors.
Why we love it
When you have a few minutes to spare on a break or in a waiting room, pop open Colossal Short Stories Collection for an entertaining tale.
Colossal Short Stories Collection is $1.99 but there are more add-ons
Text-to-Voice optional feature
App Store Description
Over 2400 great short stories of all literary genres from Dickens, Andersen, Edgar Allan Poe, A. Conan Doyle, Lovecraft, Kipling, Balzac, Tolstoy, Oscar Wilde and many others.
Featured on CNET, TUAW and tens of major tech blogs. A lifetime of reading in a single app, ideal for book worms or occasional readers!
- the greatest short stories of the world literature, perfect for quick 10 minutes evasions to the realm of the extraordinary
- discover great classics and new works you didn't know before
- no extra downloads required - all content included for your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad
- reading time estimate for ech story
- covers all literary genres(adventure, suspense, horror, crime or romance), tastes or reading moods
Dickens, H.C. Andersen, Edgar Allan Poe, A. Conan Doyle, Lovecraft, Kipling, Balzac, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Maupassant, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Mark Twain, H.G. Wells, Oscar Wilde and countless others, all just waiting to tell you their stories.
* CNET: "All the greats are here, along with plenty of authors known mostly in scholarly circles. It's a no-brainer for anyone who likes to read... Might just be the e-book bargain of the century.
* TUAW(The Unofficial Apple Weblog): "The vastness of the collection assures that you'll always find something that you want to read... The interface is different from any other eBook... Clear and simple... Fun to check out some little known stories from well known authors."