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Do you reread books?

  • Yes

    Votes: 25 56.8%
  • No

    Votes: 1 2.3%
  • Very rarely, and only if it's a special book.

    Votes: 18 40.9%
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When I was younger I would reread books that were enjoyable and inspiring. These days I will only occasionally reread book that are lighter, like Harry Potter, Carl Hiaasen, etc. Although there are some books I've read recently that I think I would enjoy a lot a second time around.
 

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Rarely - mainly due to lack of time. So many books, only so many hours in a day.
 

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Usually after I've read it once that's enough, there are a few books that I can reread over and over again, some that used to be on that list have lost there charm as I've gotten older. Most of the time I like to pass a book on to a friend after I've read if I think they would get something from it as well. Thankfully I have a very literary family and book suggestions are always plentiful, I can't leave a gathering without an armful of new books. Some books I can always pick up and flip to a page and read just a section and feel satisfied, I don't know if that counts as rereading or not.
 

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I'll read my favorite books thru over and over.<br><br>
I've read To Kill A Mockingbird cover to cover more times that I can count.<br><br>
And there are many others on the list, too.
 

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I often reread books. Sometimes really good books, things that were important or inspiring to me. But sometimes I'll reread thrash just for the comfort it brings.
 

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When I was a kid, I did all the time. I can quote sections of Little Women and Lord of the Rings.<br><br>
Now, I just reread self-help books about finance and organization.
 

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I have literally read some books so much that I caused their gruesome and untimely demise. Covers fall off, pages flutter away, etc.<br><br>
I'm always offended when a book bores me so much that I cannot even finish it. The most recent offender was <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Me</span> by Katharine Hepburn.
 

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if it's a book i haven't read i a long time and they're going to make a movie out of it, i might re-read. and if it's a series, like harry potter, i'll skim through the previous book just before the next one is released.<br><br>
i have been thinking of reading DUNE again. for no special reason other than i think it's the best sci fi i've ever read.
 

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I don't do it as often anymore <img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif"> At this point, I find that I hardly have time to read all the books I want to gobble up the first time around.<br><br>
However, I used to reread books all the time, and there are some I've read upwards of 20...the Little House series, Swiss Family Robinson, Dubliners, etc.
 

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I've read 'The Pilgrim's Progress' at least 4 times. I've also read 'Israel My Beloved' at least 4 or 5 times before lending it to someone and not getting it back. <img alt="mad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/mad.gif">
 

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I re-read books that are part of a long series. So, if I just picked up the 7th book in a compilation, I will often re-read the first 6 to refresh my memory.
 

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i reread the flowers in the attic books a million times in highschool, and i, like a lot of you guys, reread the last book when a new one in a series comes out especially if it's been a while. I also do the movie thing...sometimes i read the book again before the movie and sometimes after the movie if the movie botched the book for me.<br><br>
for the most part though, i read em once i'm on to the next one.<br><br>
Aslowhiteguy - I was thinking of rereading DUNE too, but when i went to grab my book the middle fell out and i realized i had lost a few pages ... then i lost my train of thought....
 
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