a book so exciting or gripping that one is compelled to read it very rapidly.
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How to use page-turner in a sentence
Is there a biography that you think is both a good place to start with Lincoln and a good page-turner?
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The whole process of making a book into a page-turner is all about the rubber bands placed inside the text.
Lupton talks about her three-year pursuit of creating the perfect page-turner.
Dramatizing the work of historians, Larson has produced a page-turner on par with The Devil in the White City.
British Dictionary definitions for page-turner
an exciting novel, such as a thriller, with a fast-moving story
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