Hi guys

If a book is so interesting that I cannot stop reading it, what is the adjective to describe such a book?

On the other hand, if the book is so boring that I stop reading it after a short while, what is the adjective to describe it?

Somehow the adjectives have slipped out of my mind, and I'm unable to recall them.

Thanks in advance.
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A good book: a page-turner. (But that's a noun, not an adjective. You'd say "It's a real page-turner." but not "It's a page-turning book.")

But I'm not sure what you would use to describe a boring book. Usually, I just hear "It was boring." Not very helpful, I guess Emotion: smile
1 unputdownable
2 I would say: This book bores the pants off me
Also, trite, hackeneyed, dull, boring... .
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1. hard-to-put-down
2. It bores me to tears (sorry, not an adjective)
I agree with Inchoateknowledge. The word is 'unputdownable' for an interesting book. The book is unputdownable. But for boring book, so far nothing has jolted my memory.
Hello Ann

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Hi Yoong Liat!

How about "dull as ditchwater"? :-)
Is "engrossing" a bit too vapid?
Hi Ann

I need an adjective. I just can't recall that elusive word.
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