Top 3 Thursday: Books To Re-Read

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In place of my usual Thoughtful Thursday post I wanted to contribute to this weeks Top 3 Thursday meme hosted by A Cosy Reader! This week, is 3 books you’re wanting to re-read. I was just thinking to myself there other day there is something so comforting in having a good book that you enjoy coming back to, to read again and again. 

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

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A sweeping love story that spans not decades – but centuries when Claire is transported from 1945 to 1743 and must survive the trying times in an attempt to get back to her husband. 

I originally read the first installment of Outlander right after I binged all of the available Game of Thrones series about 4-5 years ago. I was definitely swept up in Claire and Jamie’s romance but I think I was a little too young to fully understand the scope of their love. I also hadn’t even really dipped my toes into the Historical Fiction genre and I’ve got a new love for it following a few reads I’ve had recently. I want to pick this one back up because I loved the TV series and I think it’ll speak to me a bit more now!

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

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A group of sisters make a major impact on a neighborhood following their suicides to escape from their parents, who are religious zealots. 

This isn’t a light read by any means but Eugenides has a very unique voice that has always spoken to me. I first read this after seeing the movie re-make in high school and absolutely adored it. It’s been so long since I’ve read it that while I remember my overall takeaway I’d love to fully immerse myself back in the beautiful language and dark atmosphere of this novel.

Harry Potter by JK Rowling

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Not that it needs it but: A sweeping tale about a young boy named Harry who, unbeknownst to him is a wizard destined to a great many things and right a great many wrongs and evils. 

This is probably the only “cozy” one on my list and it’s a huge undertaking. You can’t just re-read the first installment, you gotta do the whole thing! I’d love to revisit this childhood classic as an adult. I think it would give a fresh, new and exciting outlook on the story I absolutely adored growing up.

What are some books you’d love to re-read? Drop me a note in the comments and let me know!


Keep an eye out tomorrow for a Recipe and a Read for Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier with a recipe for DIY Ramen Noodle Jars!

 

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