How it Works


Use the search bar on the home page to search for any of over 12 million books on How Long to Read.

Search for a book on How Long to Read
On the search results page you'll find a general overview of all of the books matching your search term. Click on the book's cover image to go to its page and find your reading time for each one.

Find the result you're looking for

Once you've found the book you're looking for on its page you will find the average readers reading time for the book, and on the right you will find a button to take a reading speed test and find your unique reading time for the book.

Read a passage to estimate your reading speed

Once you're done reading click stop and in the popup your specific reading time will be displayed, along with your average reading speed. Once you've taken the reading speed test your reading time for the book will be saved in your browser, so if you ever want to check your time again your reading time will be saved and ready to view.

Calculate your reading time for a specific book