Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly meme hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books and Dani @ Literary Lion. Today’s topic is all about rereading books!
Do you reread books? How often?
I very rarely reread books. I just don’t have as much time for reading as I would like, so I prioritise reading new books rather than rereading. There are so many books out there, though I know it will be impossible to read them all! It’s important to support new authors as well.
Rereading books is an interesting experience since you’re already familiar with the story, and I often find I discover new things I missed the first time around. So I do enjoy rereading and I would do it more if I had more time.
Do you reread a series before reading the newest book?
No, again because of the time issue, but sometimes I wish I was able to do this more! Especially since I often leave a big gap between books in series and forget a lot of what happened in the previous book! If I had more time this is probably something I would do. There are some series I want to reread in future, and I think then I would try reading them closer together.
I’m planning on rereading The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh before I read The Damned, since it’s more than a year ago since I read The Beautiful, and I read an eARC as well so I’d like to read the finished copy.
Is there a certain book or series that you always come back to reread?
Not really, but there are some I would like to read again sometime. The Hunger Games, Shadowhunters, Blood Red Road, Ombria in Shadow, The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray, A Court of Thorns and Roses, Shadow and Bone, to name a few. I’m sure in a few years’ time I will reread some of these!
Do you count rereads towards your monthly/yearly goals?
On the rare occasion that I do reread a book, yes I do, because it’s still reading, even if I’ve read the book before!
Do you feel guilty about rereading books?
I don’t reread much but when I do, I do feel guilty for neglecting all the new books on my shelves I haven’t read yet!
Do you reread books often? What do you enjoy about rereading? Let me know in the comments!
6 thoughts on “Let’s Talk Bookish: Rereading Books”
I don’t reread very often, but I would love to do it more often! there are just so many new books out there!
I know right, there are soo many new books I want to read! But I would love to return to some old favourites in the future.
I love to reread my favorite books, but i have to wait such a long time before i can reread so that it feels fresh and new. The exceptions are Harry Potter by Daniel Radcliffe and fan girl lol
Yes I like to wait a while before I reread too so it’s like rediscovering the story again as I’ve forgotten a lot of things!
I only reread my favourite books because I always struggle with knowing what’s going to happen haha. I’ve nominated sunshine blogger award 🥳 https://hundredsandthousandsofbooks.blog/2020/11/27/2-tags-and-a-whole-lot-of-gifs/
Yeah it’s not quite the same when you know what’s going to happen! Oh wow thank you for nominating me!! ❤️