Ever since I read Abby (the) Librarian’s post about The Reread, I’ve been pondering my own rereading. I used to reread books all the time when I was younger. Once a year I’d reread The Westing Game.
But unfortunately, somewhere along the way I got busy, and I haven’t read it in several years. Although I did listen to part of it a few months ago. Still awesome! I’ve read some of my other favorites lots of times, but it’s been years since I’ve reread those as well. Every time a new Harry Potter book came out, I’d reread the previous ones. When Deathly Hallows was released, it was a challenge to finish the first six in time, especially since I hadn’t left myself enough time…but I did it! (Still really proud of how quickly I got through #6 – until I think about how quickly I read #7.)
The last book I reread was The Hunger Games before Catching Fire was released. I had remembered how quickly I read it the first time, so I thought a reread was good to catch more stuff, but holy crap, I devoured it just as quickly the second time! *Sigh* What a good book.
I’m still in my book rut. I’m currently working my way through Incarceron (STILL, though mostly now because I usually just read it at lunch at work) and 13 Little Blue Envelopes (which I’m not loving, mostly because of the aunt). So instead of trying to continue with those, I thought I’d take a break and pick up an old favorite. I’m going with The Witch of Blackbird Pond. I feel bad avoiding my HUGE stack of more current, unread books to read, but maybe just reading a portion of this great book will help.