By Kim Ossi
Here's a solution for the harried who still like to get a good book in from time-to-time: Daily Lit (dailylit.com). The site breaks a book up into installments sent via e-mail or RSS feed, making a lengthy book easier to fit into your schedule.
The site is easy to use: Just sign up and choose a book. Many are free — most of these are in public domain but some newer titles are freebies, too. Others cost a few bucks, but even most of these offer a couple sample installments before you have to pay. Once you pick a book, you can customize your delivery. Basic options include choosing how frequently you'd like installments — daily, weekday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday (you can also edit the days under "advance options") and selecting the exact time of day you'd like it delivered. Under "advance options" choose whether you'd like the installments to be "normal," "longer" or "longest."
Of course the site doesn't have every author (it seems heavy on chick lit, romance and classics), but it certainly has enough to choose from that you'll likely find something you've been meaning to read. And if you don't see what you like, head to the forum and request a book yourself.
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