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BookBub: The Last Book I Read in One Sitting: 16 Readers Share

By BookBub

February 16, 2023

There’s no better feeling than picking up a book that’s so captivating you can’t put it down until the final page is turned. We asked BookBub readers to share the last book they read in one sitting, and they have some great recommendations! From riveting thrillers to absorbing historical novels, these books are sure to capture your attention and keep you guessing what happens next.

The Secret Book of Flora Lea

Patti Callahan Henry

Rhonda says: “I had the opportunity to read an [advanced copy] of The Secret Book of Flora Lea. It was a gorgeous

story.” Release date: May 2

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The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights

Kitty Zeldis

Ellyn says: “I opened it and would not go to sleep until I finished it.”

The Resemblance

Lauren Nossett

Karen says: “A first novel for Lauren but not her last. She has a knack for writing that will suck you in. This is a story that you can’t put down.”

Going Rogue

Janet Evanovich

Holly says: “Didn’t even know it was a series and it was great! Now I’ve gone back and started from the beginning!”

What Lies in the WoodsKate

Alice Marshall

Jessica says: “It was a brilliant tale of friendship and childhood promises.”

The True Love Experiment

Christina Lauren

Kelsey says: “I read an [advanced copy] of The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren, and it was fantastic.” Release date: May 16

Desert Star

Michael Connelly

Brenda says: “I would read the phone book if he were the author.”

The Close

Jane Casey

Eimear says: “Amazing characters and story. Loved every page!” Release date: March 2

Demon Copperhead

Barbara Kingsolver

Jan says: “To be fair, at 560 pages, it took more than one sitting, but I loved this book!”

The Measure

Nikki Erlick

Patty says: “This is one of the best books I have ever read. It really makes you consider your own life from all sorts of angles.”

The Henna Artist

Alka Joshi

Marianne says: “What a wonderful read! Literally couldn’t put it down.”

Lessons in Chemistry

Bonnie Garmus

Sheila says: “Utterly intriguing. I haven’t read a book in one sitting for a long time, but I just had to know what happened next to the wonderful heroine!”

Entry Level

Wendy Wimmer

Mel says: “It’s a fantastic book of short stories, all about uncanny things that happen to underemployed characters. I had a hard time putting it down.”

Run, Rose, Run

James Patterson and Dolly Parton Lauren says: “There is an album that accompanies this book, written by Dolly Parton. Need I say more?”

Local Woman Missing

Mary Kubica

Yvonne says: “This book kept me guessing! The characters were ‘real’ and the plot was so engaging!”

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