Ten Books I Repeatedly Revisit

Posted June 28, 2016 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 4 Comments

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is:

Ten Books I Repeatedly Revisit

Today’s topic is a freebie and I really struggled trying to come up with a theme but then it dawned on me – I should do a post about the books/series I like to re-read so that’s just what I have done!

I tend to re-read books quite a bit anyway but there are some books I go back to more frequently than others. Usually my favourites are the ones who make me feel good or the ones where I connect on a deeper level with the characters. Here are the ones I have re-read the most in recent years:

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1. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

This is definitely one of my more recent favourites and I have read it about four or five times since I first picked it up two years ago. Such an amazing book – it makes me feel hopeful and never fails to move me.

2. Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead

This series is what really got me back into reading YA in a big way. Every time I pick it up I get swept up in the story. Plus, any series with a character such as Adrian Ivashkov is good by me. 😉

3. Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard

One of my favourite standalones. This book really made me want to travel through Central America. Who knows, maybe one day I will – anything is possible. 😉

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4. The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

My all-time favourite series. I love these books and their characters so much. Everytime I re-read it is like meeting up with old friends.

5. The Tamir Triad by Lynn Flewelling

These books are amazing – brimming with memorable characters and at times even a little bit scary. The main character has somewhat ambiguous gender as well which just adds to the already amazing plot. Great stuff!

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6. The Doctrine of Labyrinths series by Sarah Monette

It actually hurts me that this series is not more well-known because it is an absolute blinder. I have read it about seven or eight times over the last couple of years and I find new things to marvel at each time.

7. Kushiel’s Universe series by Jacqueline Carey

This is dark fantasy at it’s best. I think the writing is absolutely exquisite and the story is wonderful. One of my favourites.

8. Warchild series by Karin Lowachee

I actually have no words for how amazing this series is. It is one of the best science fiction series I have ever read and it is a personal favourite. It is not an easy read but very worthwhile.

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9. The Darkest Powers series by Kelley Armstrong

I love reading about these characters, especially Chloe and Derek. Just an amazing YA series all-round – perfect for a re-read!

10. Demon Child series by Jennifer Fallon

This is such an awesome fantasy series. It isn’t afraid to get dark but there is plenty humour as well. I really love it and have re-read it many, many times. 🙂

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4 responses to “Ten Books I Repeatedly Revisit

  1. Great list! This is the first time I’ve seen anyone mention Sarah Monette’s books! I read the first two in that series before I started blogging and recently made the decision to reread them so I could finish the series in the next few years (if I can get my hands on them again anyway). I remember enjoying them quite a bit.

  2. The only one from your list that I have read is the Darkest Powers series! I am the same way with it, I have read it so many times I have lost count! It’s just such a good series to binge re-read 🙂

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