To improve English reading skills ESL student has to read as many newspapers, online books and articles as she can find, and do it regularly. This page helps to speed up reading time and improve English reading skills.

All online books here are prearranged for English reading by making each word into a link so you can easily look-up word definition or translation simply by clicking on it. Numerous language dictionaries and English references are available so simply change the reference source and click on the same word to look it up again in a different reference source.

For more online books look at Project Gutenberg and use ESL Reader

Children's/Juvenile literature
Science fiction

  • Dracula by Bram Stoker, 1897 (Chapters 1 - 12)
  • Dracula (Chapters 13 - 27)
  • Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley (Chapters 1 - 9)
  • Frankenstein (Chapters 10 - 24)

Mystery Detective
Philosophy and Science