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27 Seriously Underrated Books Every Book Lover Should Read

You've read Harry Potter 12 times now. Put it down, and read these instead.

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite underrated book. Here are the ones you should add to your reading list.

1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

2. Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

3. A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott

4. Little, Big by John Crowley

5. The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

6. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

7. The Piano Teacher by Elfriede Jelinek

8. Wild Seed by Octavia Butler

9. The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne

10. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

11. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

12. Hate List by Jennifer Brown

13. Mama Black Widow by Iceberg Slim

14. Every Day by David Levithan

15. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

16. The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman

17. The Book of Lost Things by John Connelly

18. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

19. Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty

20. Fearless by Eric Blehm

21. I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

22. Out Backward by Ross Raisin

23. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

24. The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson

25. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

26. Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

27. Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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