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Quick-Reads: Novels Under 200 Pages

Afraid this month will be too busy for you to meet your reading goal for the year? We’ve got your back! All of the books on this list are under 200 pages, so you can squeeze them around your holiday plans and mark that Goodreads challenge complete.

(Exact page count may differ by edition and/or format.)


The Deep

by Rivers Solomon

(116 pages)


Another Brooklyn

by Jacqueline Woodson

(175 pages)


Train Dreams

by Denis Johnson

(116 pages)

The Metamorphosis

by Franz Kafka

(98 pages)


Convenience Store Woman

by Sayaka Murata

(163 pages)


by Claire Keegan

(110 pages)

Dept. of Speculation

by Jenny Offill

(179 pages)


Mouth to Mouth

by Antoine Wilson

(178 pages)


The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros

(134 pages)


The Mezzanine

by Nicholson Baker

(135 pages)


by Jenny Erpenbeck

(151 pages)

Our Souls at Night

by Kent Haruf

(179 pages)