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76 Important Books Quick Enough to Read This Weekend

Feb 5 2016 - 8:30am

Sometimes when you're looking for a good book [1] to read, it's all about a quick fix. Maybe you're in a book club and you need something that everyone will be able to finish by next meeting. Or maybe you're going away for the weekend and you want a novel you can have read by Monday. We're here to help! These classic, quality pieces of literature — with some fun books thrown in the mix — are quick enough to start and finish in two days, with most being around 300 pages or less. Plus, many of the classics you can actually check out on your Kindle for free! Either that or you can pick up a copy at your local library. Click through these book recommendations now to find your next weekend read.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Plague

Lord of the Flies

Winner Take Nothing

Wuthering Heights

Circles in the Forest

Many Lives, Many Masters

A Doll's House


The Chosen


The Royal Game


Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Memories of My Melancholy Whores

The Importance of Being Earnest

Slaughterhouse Five

Of Mice and Men

The Train Was on Time

Animal Farm

Journey's End

Men Without Women

Silas Marner

Without Feathers

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Wasp Factory

The Stranger

Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman

The Metamorphosis

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Old Man and the Sea


White Nights and Other Stories

The Red Pony

Breakfast of Champions

The War of the Worlds

The Outsider


Winesburg, Ohio

Bartleby, the Scrivener

Man's Search For Meaning

The Remains of the Day

Breakfast at Tiffany's


The Sense of an Ending

A Christmas Carol


Notes From Underground

Stories of Chekhov

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The World As I See It

The Hobbit

The Day of the Triffids

An Ideal Husband

The Year of the Hare


Death and the Penguin

On the Road

Collected Stories by Gabriel García Márquez

A Short Stay in Hell

The Sun Also Rises

The Pigeon

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Father Sergius


The Trial

The Pearl

Cat's Cradle


The Red Badge of Courage

To Kill a Mockingbird

A Study in Scarlet

The Great Gatsby

The Little Prince

The Catcher in the Rye

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