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28 "Favorite" Books That Are Huge Red Flags

These books are harmless. Until a friend or loved one tells you that one of them is their favorite.

The following 28 books all have significant merits, otherwise they wouldn't be as successful and beloved as they are.

They are also indicative of deep and abiding potential character flaws in you and your loved ones. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.

1. The Great Gatsby

2. The Catcher in the Rye

3. Fight Club

4. The Da Vinci Code

5. Twilight

6. The Stranger

7. The Alchemist

8. Eat Pray Love

9. The God Delusion

10. American Psycho

11. The Metamorphosis

12. On the Road

13. Atlas Shrugged and/or The Fountainhead

14. Harry Potter, any of them

15. The Giver

16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

17. Exodus

18. Infinite Jest

19. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

20. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.

21. Portnoy's Complaint

22. The Game

23. Pride and Prejudice

24. Prozac Nation

25. All the Narnia books

26. Finnegan's Wake

27. Lolita

28. "I don't really read books anymore. Just magazines/the internet/etc."