Post Reply Any books you love so much, you read it over and over again?
Posted 3/26/09
I'm currently rereading my modest collection of Sherlock Holmes! Lol!

How about you guys?
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Posted 3/27/09
Okay, currently i have three that i often find myself picking up and then putting down eight hours later:


1. When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops (George Carlin)
2. EndWar (David Michaels)
3. Hitman: Enemy Within (Dietz)
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Posted 7/17/09
I've read the Harry Potter and Inheritance Cycle quite a few times.

But in my case, how many times I've read/watched something is no reflection of how good it was. Often rewatching/reading something, to me, spoils it because reading/watching it the first time is the most fun and sometimes when you reread/watch its disappointing.

Code Geass is my favorite anime of all time and I've seen the whole thing once, and I don't intend to watch it completely over again without a big time gap.
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Posted 7/17/09
First Off I'm sure I'm going to pick up a lot of flack from this but O well.

I work as a security guard, so for a good portion of my work week I am a professional reader. Being that I have the opportunity to read constantly at work, I tend to reread a lot of the books that I own. I am not going to sit here and claim that everything I read is great literature but for the most part the books are better entertainment than sitting there watching security moniters of empty hallways and locked doors.

First off my favorite Series is The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, which will be finished with Brandon Sanderson Coauthoring due to the fact that Jordan has passed on, thankfully he left behind lots of notes and his wife is helping Sanderson finish the series. Its a great time killer, Currently 12 or 13 Books out right now, Almost all of them are thick and take up a lot of time to read. Average Read time for each novel will place most people in the 15 to 20 hours range. Amazing series.

Sword of Truth Series by Terry Goodkind. Read the entire series once, Another long series 12 books total, And its complete. Overall as a whole its great. Targeting specific books I want to say about half of them are worth rereading. I like how Goodkind uses different charactors perceptions to tell the story. I feel it gives the reader a better perspective on the whole story than if it was told from one point of view. (Jordan also uses this)

Dune by Frank Herbert. I actually was forced to read this between 8th grand and Freshman year in highschool for summer reading. Amazing Novel. I have probably purchased this book 5 times since then to comensate for the wear and tear on it. I've probably read this book 25 times or so, Sadly I never really got into the rest of the series.

My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok. Another one of my summer reading books. Again definately worth the time to read. Book is set in New York at the end of the Cold war. It is written as an autobiography of the protagonist who is a religious Jew, defying his parents, religion, and steriotypes to become an artist. Probably could make a decent lifetime movie out of it. Its a good quick read.

Twilight Series by Steph Meyers. Yes everyone hates this book on a literary level. I like it on an entertainment level.

House of Night novels, another tween vamp story, More humorous than scary. I feel PC Cast and her daughter are very good at developing the characters and connecting them with the world.

Same thing with Vampire Academy.

Harry Potter series.
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Posted 7/20/09
I love every book i own......so I reread them over and over again. But so far I've read The Harry Potter series 8 times, The Twilight series 5 times and The Inheritance Cycle(still waiting for the last book) 3 times. The rest of my books I only read two to three times, getting busier as I grow older.
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Posted 7/21/09
oh i love reading these books!
1:Bruises <---makes me cry every time
2: Silver Kiss <---love it!
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Posted 7/21/09
Just about any book honestly. Since there is rarely any movies or TV shows that interest me, i normally read to pass the time.
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Posted 7/21/09 , edited 7/21/09
I'm just rereading Darkfall by Isobelle Carmody. I love this book though I wonder if it's strange I find the existentialistic musings of a suicidal character so intriguing. The Chronicles of Narnia and The Obernewtyn Chronicles are the only other books I can read over and over again, not that I've really tried rereading anything else much.

Oh and yay for long winded fantasy series Uzd2bsane. I have Wizard's First Rule staring at me from my bookshelf.
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Posted 7/27/09

Uzd2bsane wrote:



Haha, well written.

Firstly though, should I worry that you are paid to watch moniters, yet you neglect this in favor of reading? (I read through a majority of my third year 'electrical engineering' elective lectures and still maintained a GPA of 7).

In saying that though you made some fine choices (Our conflicting views on Twilight aside).

A series I find myself re-reading several times is the delightful 'Keys to the Kingdom' series, as well as Douglas Adams Hitchhikers guide and affiliated books.

Another avenue that some may wish to peruse is the vast collection of pieces (Both Ficticious and otherwise) written by H.G.Wells. They are stunning reads and I must have read each one at least a half dozen times.

Finally, another old classic that cannot help but appear pepetually in my carry-on for most buisness trips is "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
Posted 9/17/09
Yes...there is...its Harry Potter...all of the books, I read it over and over again...
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Posted 9/26/09
twilight
harry potter
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Posted 5/25/10
romance, romance, and ... romance. Oh how I love my romance novels!

i absolutely love Laurell K. Halmilton's Anita Blake series. i think i've read that 18 book series about 3 times now with plans to reread it again in the near future.

Christine Feehan's Carpathian novels are amazing but not better than Sherrilyn Kenyons Dark Hunter novels. I'm addicted to just about every novel produced by these three novelist and often find myself rereading their novels numerous times.

The Harry Potter books are wonderful and i think i've read them about 3 times. Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series are great as well but, to me, not good enough to reread.

haha you know you read too much if you can read a 750 somethin' paged book in less than 48 hrs.
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Posted 8/4/12
My top two favorite series that I reread are The Vampire Academy series and Christopher Pike's Thirst series. I'm really into fantasy/action right now so Virals by Kathy Reiches is also a book I enjoy. Then I believe the next top reread would be Undone by Karin Slaughter which is a crime novel, I love it so much.
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Posted 6/1/14
This list would be fairly long so I'll keep it to my all time favorites that have been in my life since at least middle school. Those would be the Tamara Pierce Tamariel series Song of the Lioness, Protector of the Small, etc. and Crown Duel.
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