They mightn’t be the literary giants, but it’s hard to deny that these books are addictive. Just try putting them down. These are the books that keep you up until midnight, reading just one more page. They are the perfect holiday reads, when you’ve got hours to sit by a pool or on the beach and there’s no reason to stop reading.

1. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty

2. Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

3. The Rosie Project, Graeme Simsion

4. Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan

5. Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn