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Top Ten Books I Read In One Sitting (or one day – it still counts okay?)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

One of the only things I’m good at is reading! I read faster than most people I know so I can finish books quite quickly, provided I have nothing else to do and the story is really interesting. However, I haven’t read too many books in a single sitting. I always take at least a day, with several breaks. So this is a list of the top ten books I’ve read in a single sitting or a single day (it counts okay? :P)

The Tiny Wife by Andrew Kaufman

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This book is absolutely adorable! It’s really short and I finished it in a single sitting. It’s very weird and random but has a great message.

Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead

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This is the fifth book in the Vampire Academy series. The series is like drugs – once you start, you cannot stop. SO MUCH HAPPENS! Every page is exciting that I just didn’t feel like stopping. Ergo, I finished it in a day.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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This is the longest Harry Potter book (with 766 pages in the version I read) – I hope you’re impressed πŸ˜› I read this in a day in the summer of 2010 – the year I started reading Harry Potter. I distinctly remember the day too. I got up, read, took a bath, had lunch, read and then my mum came to call me for dinner which is when I realised that I’d been reading for a looong time. I stayed up till 11 or 12 and finished this in a day! I was only about 10 I think so it was a huge deal to me. I literally could not put this book down!

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

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This book is so fun! It’s short and full of great characters and has a really unique story about time travel. It’s so easy to get into – I LOVED IT. Just flew through it in a single sitting back in the 8th grade.

The Elite by Kiera Cass

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I hate this series but it’s so freaking addictive that I also love it. #TheStruggle I was so frustrated by America Singer but I just couldn’t stop reading! Finished this in a day back in 2015.

The Mistake by Elle Kennedy

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Elle Kennedy’s Off Campus series is just such a lot of fun! It’s so easy to read and the characters are just great. I was so invested in Grace and Logan and their cute af relationship. Flew through it in two or three sittings!

Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine

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This used to be one of my favourite books a few years ago. It still has a special place in my heart but I have read better books now. Broken Soup is a book I read during holidays when I had nothing to do and there was so much happening in this story that I was hooked. I read this really quickly because I couldn’t believe what I was reading and HAD to know more!

GingersnapsΒ by Cathy Cassidy

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Cathy Cassidy’s books are short and so so so adorable. I read most ofΒ her books in a single sitting but I’m mentioning this in particular because I remember reading this in school underneath my desk and not getting caught πŸ˜›

Snakehead by Anthony Horowitz

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I love the Alex Rider series but this book is my least favourite because I just can’t remember what happened in it! I borrowed it from a friend who needed it back the next day to return to her library (it’s a weird library and I didn’t have membership) so I speed-read and finished this in a few hours but in doing so, missed a lot of plot points leaving me ultimately confused.

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

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A more recent read for me. I LOVED this world and kept getting surprised at all the twists and turns. Yes I admit, I read this in 2 days not one BUT it was within 24 hours so I’m still mentioning it here. Read my review of this to know all my thoughts on it!


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Do you read books in a single sitting? Or do you savour them by stretching the reading experience over a few days?

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38 thoughts on “Top Ten Books I Read In One Sitting (or one day – it still counts okay?)

    1. Already kind of discussed this with you but just saw this comment in my ‘pending’ section so thought I’d reply here too haha πŸ˜›
      VA is the best, haven’t read Soundless yet but I will pick it up again soon and I am the champion of Harry Potter reading thanks xD

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      1. Aah I don’t know! Prisoner of Azkaban is my least favorite but I still love it xD I’ve read Half Blood Prince and Goblet of Fire most but I also really love Order of the Phoenix.
        I don’t know basically I love them all xD

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    1. I started the series well after the last book was published so I can’t say that I relate πŸ˜› But I can relate go wanting to devour the books because I just HAD to know what happens next!!!

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    1. Yeah I know! It’s like for a day you’re totally immersed in the book and oblivious to everything else πŸ˜€
      I haven’t heard of that. Did you enjoy it?

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      1. I loved it and couldn’t put it down! It’s an aussie book so I don’t know how easy it is to get in other countries just now but it is being re published by a US publisher so hopefully that makes it easier for people to find!

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      2. I’m in India so unless a book is REALLY popular, I can’t find it in the bookshops. I’ll look for an eBook though. I read the summary and it looks interesting! Thanks for the recommendation πŸ˜„

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      3. Ahaha I think it’s secretly every bibliophile’s dream to surround themselves in a cave full of books. You’re totally normal, it’s cool πŸ˜›

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    1. I think it’s meant for children between 10-14 so I’m not sure if you’ll enjoy it but to be honest, I still like it πŸ˜›

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