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You Won’t Believe How Long It Takes for the Average Person to Read These Books

You Won't Believe How Long It Takes for the Average Person to Read These Books

School’s out, books open! Summer is the perfect season to settle into your TBR and binge through those books that’ve been piling up for the last few months. In the spirit of reading literally everything you can, we’re so excited to team up with Barnes & Noble and help bring you the ultimate list of bingeworthy summer books!!

So that you can schedule in all this summer binge reading, we sat down and did the math. Seriously. Can you imagine us, book nerd extraordinaires, sitting here and doing calculations?! We hope so, because, you guys, we really did it. We took the estimated page count of every book and the speed of an average reader and came up with just how long it would take to finish all the books below in one sitting. Some of them were actually really surprising.

Are you ready to test your knowledge? Take our ultimate summer binge reading quiz below, and also start building that TBR! You can find the below in your local store, and if you find them, be sure to snap a shelfie! We’d love to see and hear what you’re binging this summer.

 

How Long Would It Take to Read These Books?

 

 

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THE FULL SERIES READING TIMES

Are you the type to binge through a whole series once you get going? Don’t sweat it. We also figured out how long it would take to get through the series included above, so you can really start scheduling them in. Ready, set, binge read!

 

The Selection by Kiera Cass

Summer Binge Reading

It would take 4 hours and 57 minutes to read The Selection4 hours and 44 minutes to read The Elite4 hours and 36 minutes to read The One5 hours and 19 minutes to read The Heir, and 4 hours and 29 minutes to read The Crown.

  • Total series reading time: 24 hours and 5 minutes

 

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

It would take 5 hours and 29 minutes to read A Study in Charlotte5 hours and 3 minutes to read The Last of August5 hours and 9 minutes to read The Case for Jamie, and 4 hours and 24 minutes to read A Question of Holmes.

  • Total series reading time: 20 hours and 5 minutes

 

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

It would take 4 hours and 21 minutes to read The Summer I Turned Pretty4 hours and 11 minutes to read It’s Not Summer Without You, and 4 hours and 14 minutes to read We’ll Always Have Summer.

  • Total series reading time: 12 hours and 46 minutes

 

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

It would take 5 hours and 5 minutes to read To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before5 hours and 25 minutes to read P.S. I Still Love You, and 5 hours and 28 minutes to read Always and Forever, Lara Jean.

  • Total series reading time is: 15 hours and 58 minutes

 

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

It would take 5 hours and 31 minutes to read Shatter Me6 hours and 48 minutes to read Unravel Me, and 5 hours and 54 minutes to read Ignite Me.

  • Total series reading time: 18 hours and 13 minutes

 

Divergent by Veronica Roth

It would take 6 hours and 34 minutes to read Divergent6 hours and 38 minutes to read Insurgent, and 6 hours and 48 minutes to read Allegiant.

  • Total series reading time: 20 hours

 

Legend by Marie Lu

It would take 4 hours and 47 minutes to read Legend6 hours and 2 minutes to read Prodigy, and 5 hours and 58 minutes to read Champion.

  • Total series reading time: 16 hours and 47 minutes

 

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

It would take 7 hours and 4 minutes to read Red Queen7 hours and 45 minutes to read Glass Sword8 hours and 44 minutes to read King’s Cage13 hours and 23 minutes to read War Storm, and 7 hours and 35 minutes to read Broken Throne.

  • Total series reading time: 44 hours and 31 minutes

 

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

It would take 7 hours and 1 minute to read Graceling7 hours and 4 minutes to read Fire, and 8 hours and 27 minutes to read Bitterblue.

  • Total series reading time: 22 hours and 32 minutes

 

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

It would take 5 hours and 58 minutes to read Cinder6 hours and 37 minutes to read Scarlet8 hours and 8 minutes to read Cress, and 13 hours and 38 minutes to read Winter.

  • Total series reading time: 34 hours and 21 minutes

 

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

It would take 5 hours and 36 minutes to read Shadow and Bone6 hours and 47 minutes to read Siege and Storm, and 6 hours and 27 minutes to read Ruin and Rising.

  • Total series reading time: 18 hours and 50 minutes

 

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

It would take 7 hours and 7 minutes to read Throne of Glass6 hours and 59 minutes to read Crown of Midnight, 11 hours and 23 minutes to read Heir of Fire11 hours and 27 minutes to read Queen of Shadows14 hours and 40 minutes to read Empire of Storms13 hours and 8 minutes to read Tower of Dawn, and 19 hours and 15 minutes to read Kingdom of Ash.

  • Total series reading time: 83 hours and 59 minutes

 


What’s the last series you binge read? Let us know in the comments!

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