20 Short Novels To Stay Up All Night Reading

20 short novels

I recently read Samanta’s Schweblin’s terrifying Fever Dream, and I know this is one of those things people who write about books say, but I actually mean it: this is a book that will keep you up at night. At least one night, anyway, because once you start, you’ll have to finish. You’ll be too disturbed not to. Luckily, it’s short, so you’ll only be captive for a few hours. Inspired by Schweblin’s book, here is a list of novels you can read overnight—compelling enough that you won’t be lured by sleep, but short enough that once you finish, you’ll still have enough time to clock some hours before you have to go to work. If you can sleep, that is….

(Find Literary Hub’s late night reading recommendations HERE)