As an avid book reader, chances are you're always on the hunt for something new and amazing to read. And since many of us get our recommendations from word-of-mouth (not to mention Heroes and Heartbreakers!), some of us have read something, only to find it was a disappointment that didn't live up to its advance praise.
But there are those books that do—that are as good as people have said, that you then go on and rave about to all your fellow book readers.
What book lives up to the hype?