Hi dear friends!

Today I am not home but I’ll be sleeping at the hotel and training hard the whole week! So I had to schedule most of my posts this week hence my choice to keep this Top 5 Tuesday nice and easy.

When Shanah @bionicbookworm asked us about our top 5 re read I decided to choose books that moved me deeply or astonished me so much that I would love reading them for the first time again!

As I am still a rebel (a leopard does not change its spots) I can’t promise to stop at 5!

And sorry but you’ll see many favorites I’ve already raved about but…there is a reason why I love them so much!


In the category of “destroyer of the soul” I woud love to read for the first time ever:

Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma; A Charm of Finches by Suanne Laqueur and The Silver Cage by Anonymous

In the category “so beautiful it elevates your soul” I would love to rediscover:

Making Faces by Amy Harmon; Radiance by Grace Draven ; Wolfsong by TJ Klune ;  Stolen by Lucy Christopher; Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens; Mists of the Serengeti by Leylah Attar and The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz

In the category “controversy and hard topics/triggers” I would love to read anew:

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Brynn Greenwood; It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover; Captive in the Dark by CJ Roberts; If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

In the category “favorite historical” I would choose:

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys; From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon and Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T Sullivan.

Pfew here you have all the books that touched me deeply.


Now do we have some in common? What books would you love to re read?


Thanks for reading!



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  1. I think Radiance is in my TBR but I still haven’t read it. Most of the books I still haven’t re-read yet are series, like Hush Hush, Cyborg Seduction, The 100 etc. I also need to re-read Carry On before Wayward Son comes out.

    1. Oooh Jamsu Radiance was just extraordinary! I will go check your wishes as soon as I am back home this weekend!

    1. The training is going very well Greg but the schedule is crzay busy! I am so behind replying and commenting bad it’s awful!

    1. No the AC is good but I barely sleep 5 to 6 hours because we finish the day so late Laura!

    1. It is going well but it is crazy busy Nicole! I barely have 15 minutes free time from 8 AM to 11 PM! It sucks if I want to reply to comments!!!

  2. Grace Draven is on my radar as I read a short story of her in an anthology which I really liked but I still haven’t gotten around to reading any of her books.
    Great list of *uhem* your 5 re-read 😉

  3. Can you believe I’ve not read any of these for the first time yet although several are on my TBR and I Will get to them one day!
    I rarely reread books because I hate knowing exactly what is going to happen. If I love a book enough that it could be a reread, I have to leave it until I’ve forgotten most of the story. Weird, I know!

    1. Not weird Stephanie! I also wait a loong time before rereading for the exact same reason!

  4. I just reread Making Faces for the book challenge and it was wonderful, but alas, not as good to me as the first time since I already knew what was coming. Don’t you wish you could erase your memory of a book right before rereading it so you can experience it all over again “new”?

    1. EXACTLY! I would love to read them with virgine eyes and mind Tracey! To experience them for the first time ever!

  5. I’ve had Forbidden sitting n my shelf for *at least* 5 years and still haven’t read it. It’s one of those that I keep passing over and thinking “oh yes, I need to get to that soon.” I really want to re-read All the Ugly and Wonderful Things. That one made such a huge impact on me and I’d love to go back, read it again, and see what else I take from it.