Top 5 Books I want to Reread

Remember that time when you were a child and would reread a book you loved MANY times? As an adult, I enjoy rereads as well – but on a less frequent basis. Today I will share with you 5 books on my shelves that I have enjoyed in the past and would love to reread sometime soon.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

This novel is my all-time favourite classic. No matter how many times I read the book, or see the movie, I am swept away by the story. I love the humour in it too and always smile at the character Mrs. Bennett. Pride and Prejudice is not just a love story. In the novel, Austen also makes a commentary on society and the prejudices we have about people.

TThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

My Favourite Fantasy novel of all time is The Hobbit as well as The Lord of the Rings. The time has come for me to once again enjoy this story. I picked up an edition of this story from Scholastics and hope to read the story again this year. Of course, after reading this one, I would need to pick up The Lord of the Rings!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowlings

I have started a reread of the Harry Potter series this year. So far I have enjoyed the illustrated editions of the first two novels in the series and soon I hope to enjoy the third. In the meantime, I enjoy the presence of the book on my shelf. I have already had a look at the illustrations and they are beautiful.

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations was the first story I read by Dickens . I enjoy his writing – the intricate characterisations and storylines. It has been a while since I have read any of his work and I think it is time to enjoy once again the story of Pip and Miss Haversham.

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

I read Wuthering Heights first year at university when we studied Gothic literature. I have forgotten the minute details of Heathcliff and Catherine’s story and have a yearning to revisit it. Hopefully I will get to it this year but, if not, it is waiting for me on my bookshelf.

Have you enjoyed any of these novels? Would you reread them?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2019

(This post is linked to Bionic Book Worm and the Top 5 Tuesday challenge. This week we are listing the top 5 books we would like to reread).

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21 thoughts on “Top 5 Books I want to Reread

  1. I’ve read all of them but the only one I have re-read is HP. I think I am one of the few that doesn’t really love pride and prejudice, I like the story but prefer the BBC adaptation.

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  2. I completely understand what you are saying – and all of the books mentioned are classics to be sure…my “must re-read” is a stack of classic Raymond Chandler crime novels “starring” Detective Philip Marlowe: “The Big Sleep”, “The Lady In The Lake”, Farewell My Lovely” just three of them!

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  3. I read pride and prejudice looong back.. I wasn’t very fond of Darcy… But in the blogging world all are crazy about him. So I would reread this only to see what I feel for Darcy…

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  4. I would reread Great Expectations and Tale of Two Cities. Any of the C. J. Samson books, Dorothy L. Sayers, or Margaret Truman mysteries. And, Lady Macbeth by Susan Fraser King. Thanks for making me think about it.

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