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Adjective: riveting  ri-vu-ting
  1. Capable of arousing and holding the attention
    "a riveting story";
    - absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping
Verb: rivet  ri-vit
  1. [Brit] Direct one's attention on something
    - concentrate [Brit], focus [Brit], center [Brit, US], centre [Brit, Cdn], pore [Brit]
  2. Fasten with a rivet or rivets
  3. Hold (someone's attention)
    "The discovery of the skull riveted the palaeontologists"

See also: interesting

Type of: absorb, cerebrate, cogitate, engage, engross, fasten, fix, occupy, secure, think

Encyclopedia: Riveting