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    18 More Books That Were So Freakin' Good, People Literally Couldn't Stop Reading Them

    "Sleep? I don't know her." —Your bookshelf, probably.

    We recently asked our BuzzFeed Community, "What is one book that is so good you literally COULD NOT put it down?" and their answers were so freakin' great, they inspired even MORE incredible responses. Here are just a few of the books that are seriously un-put-down-able:

    1. Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

    St. Martin's Griffin

    "It's such a cute love story and everyone I have recommended it to, like me, could not put it down!"

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    2. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

    Penguin Classics

    "It's the strangest book I have ever read. It's a haunted house story with no ghosts. I read it in one day, thought about it, and then read the entire book again the next."

    tracycosta0

    3. The Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo

    Macmillan Publishers

    "It's so great AND it's getting a Netflix show set to premiere later this year, so now’s the time to read them!"

    louisalollipop

    4. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

    Broadway Books

    "I could NOT put it down, and I was so sad when I finished it."

    rachmucha

    5. It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

    Atria Books

    "This is my all-time favorite book. It’s amazing. Everyone should read it at least once. It’s a great story with a great lesson."

    danidani22

    6. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

    Celadon Books

    "It's such a good book! I highly recommend!"

    cmisdsu

    7. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

    Wednesday Books

    "This one is my favorite recent read (and is probably in my top five favorite books ever). It’s really similar to Harry Potter. The author originally wrote a book called Fangirl, which is about a girl who writes fanfiction about a popular book series. Rowell then decided to make her own fictional book series real. I 100% recommend it. I honestly prefer it over Harry Potter now. Also, it has great LGBTQ representation!"

    trueamerican

    8. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

    Penguin Books

    "I haven’t read Little Fires Everywhere yet, but this is another book by the same author and it is so, SO good."

    gabecart39

    9. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

    Doubleday

    "I finished this one in four days. The day I finished it was the day after my birthday, which had been very busy and stressful — so I ended up taking the whole day off and just read for like 10 hours straight. I was up until about 2:30 a.m., but it was definitely worth it!"

    scootertag

    10. The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

    Doubleday

    "When I first started the series, I just kept going and going until I reached The Last Olympian. I make a point to re-read them all at least twice a year now, with Heroes of Olympus and Trials of Apollo added to the rotation."

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    11. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

    Little, Brown and Company

    "I read it over a two-day period one Christmas...I just couldn't put it down."

    jamescarroll

    12. The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

    Gallery/Scout Press

    "I struggle to finish books nowadays, despite having been a huge reader as a kid and currently being an English teacher. If I don’t finish it in a few sittings, I just don’t finish. HOWEVER, I recently found this book and I burned through it! It’s a suspense fiction about a young woman who has just lost her mother in a car crash and is struggling to keep their home and tarot shop on the boardwalk. When she mistakenly receives a huge inheritance, she thinks it’s the answer to her problems and believes she can con her way into keeping it. If you like Agatha Christie, you will LOVE this book."

    abigaeljoyceanderson

    13. A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers

    Redhook

    "I recently read this one, and it was one of the most original books I have read in a while. I read the whole book in less than a day."

    bri33

    14. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

    Ballantine Books

    "This one absolutely blew my mind. I made everyone I knew read it so we could talk about it. Highly recommend!"

    kimm43fe7a6dc

    15. Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo

    Orchard Books

    "For anyone looking for a YA book with a ton of sequels, try one! You might look at it and think 'It's just Harry Potter,' but it’s way more Roald Dahl than J.K. Rowling. It’s a well-written series, the characters are fantastic, and the lore is beyond anything you’d expect from a kids series!"

    abigaeljoyceanderson

    16. The Caraval trilogy by Stephanie Garber

    Flatiron Books

    "I hadn’t read anything outside of school texts for years, and it had me HOOKED! A mysterious moving carnival/celebration full of fantasy and magic, plus an enthralling cast? I couldn’t put it down! When Finale came out, I finished the entire 500-some pages in one day. I loved the ever-developing lore, and the villains especially! I know he’s a bad guy, but I still wish the Prince of Hearts would whisk me away..."

    orirising

    17. If I Am Missing or Dead by Janine Latus

    Simon & Schuster

    "This remains one of the most riveting books I’ve ever read. It’s a memoir that weaves together both her and her sister’s lives as they endure different abusive relationships, despite the different lives they lead. It’s absolutely heartbreaking, but incredibly important. I think everyone should read it at least once. There is some strong language if that bothers you, and some of the events can be quite triggering — but I can honestly say that it was a book I couldn’t put down."

    maloric2

    18. And finally — of course — the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

    Scholastic Press

    "Okay, but how wasn’t this series in the original list?! I finished the entire series in three days!"

    tomhollandmyhusband

    Now it's your turn! Share the one book that you couldn't put down and a little bit about it in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video.

    Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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