The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, it was relaunched on February 15, 2013 by Billy @ Ramblings of a Coffee Addict. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.
Have you ever reread a book? If so, why did you decide to reread it?
(submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer)
I have, but not for a long, long time. Rereading was something I used to do a little more of when I didn’t have anywhere near as many books as I do now. The one that really stands out to me as something I’ve read a couple of times at least is Wicked, and I couldn’t even exactly tell you why. I remember I’d picked up the sequel book (which I still haven’t read), and wanted to go back into that world and refresh myself before reading that, because I remembered parts of it but not all. I really enjoyed my reread, too, and it helped solidify in my head what I remembered from the book versus what I remembered from the musical.
I’ve also reread Interview with the Vampire multiple times, and some of the other books in Anne Rice’s fantastic The Vampire Chronicles more than once. That is largely because I absolutely loved those books, and Interview especially was oddly comforting when I needed it.
The only other reread that stands out is Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin. I reread this because I joined a vampire book club at the time, and wanted to refresh myself before the discussion. Unfortunately, not long after I started taking on more and more books, and with that comes less time for general pleasure reading or rereads! But who knows, maybe I’ll pick up other books I’ve really enjoyed again at some point in the future.
What about you – are you a rereader?