Headway: 15-Min Book Summaries

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About this app

More than 18 million people have already joined the Headway community to become the best versions of themselves. How about hopping along on this self-growth journey?


• 1500+ books summaries with the world’s best ideas
Learn the main insights from any nonfiction title in less than 15 minutes. Whether you want to listen or read, we have you covered with concise summaries on any topic.

• Personal growth plan
Set your goals and start a 30-day personal growth plan. Track your progress, learn new skills at your own pace, and enjoy the process of becoming a better you!

• Gamified challenges
Boost any life area with our gamified challenges: Success, Wealth, Healthy Relationships, Modern Parenting, Self-Confidence, Emotional Intelligence, and many more. Choose the area you want to improve and follow the challenge to see excellent results in less than a month.

• Daily insights
Start your day by tapping through a portion of daily wisdom. It’s the best way to enhance your morning routine and maintain a learning habit.

• Spaced Repetition feature
This recall technique helps turn your favorite insights into flashcards and go through them whenever you want. It’s also an excellent tool for those learning English, as you can turn any unknown word into a flashcard and quickly memorize it.

• Highly personalized approach
We pick every piece of bite-sized content according to your goals and needs.

• Quality of summaries
Our professional writers and editors polish every key idea in our hand-crafted content to create the best learning experience.

• Inspiring & motivating
• Huge library of book summaries
• Easy to read & listen
• Would recommend

“Headway is a bite-sized learning app for those who strive to grow. Helping users worldwide to become happier and more confident, their subscription-based service is designed to be worked into a busy schedule.” — Daily Mail

“Professional writers and editors of the Headway team up with the best voice actors, moderators, and other team members to deliver an experience that is unmatchable in terms of quality.” — Mobile App Daily

“Whether you’re taking a 15 minutes break, commuting to and from the workplace, or stuck in traffic, you can use the app to learn productivity or leadership hacks.” — MakeUseOf

Got an idea about how to make your growth with Headway better? Please email support@get-headway.com, and our Support Jedis will pass it on to the rest of the team.
Updated on
Sep 22, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

65.3K reviews
Isiah B
September 22, 2023
Short and to the main points. This is great for anyone who may be experiencing information overload, short attention spans, or just like to catch an excerpt to find if they would like to buy the full read. I've purchased several full reads between full audiobooks and books in hand because Headway allows me to "speed read" through their selections.
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T Neighbors
September 12, 2023
for those of us who want to get straight to the point, this is a great tool. I dropped one star because it seems that many of the books are read by an AI voice (though it's a good AI voice) and none of them have any gaps in the info so the brain can digest for a moment. if there was a little 5 second music break after each chapter or something i think I'd retain better.
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Books Made Easy Corp
September 13, 2023
Hello! Thank you for the feedback. We are sorry to hear that you find the voice computer generated. We would like to know which summaries created such an impression, so please let us know via support@get-headway.com!
Bart Kruitwagen
August 29, 2023
They offer 70٪ discount but never gets applied. I signed up for the free trial which auto-renews by default. During the trial I was offered a 70٪ discount over email and I clicked the link and it looked it was applied but upon renewal I was charged the full amount of $87.88 which I think is too much for what you get. I sent an email, the only way you can contact Headway, and received a ticket number through and automatic reply. After that crickets regardless of multiple follow up efforts.
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