- The definition of a page turner is a really good book that you don't want to put down because you want to see what will happen. It can also be used to describe any really interesting or engrossing situation where you can't wait to see what comes next.
An example of a page turner is a new novel by your favorite author.
This woman's book is a real page-turner.
any book, esp. a novel, which is so interesting, exciting, suspenseful, etc. that it draws the reader along, though it may be of little or no literary worth
A very interesting, exciting, or suspenseful book, usually a novel.