Burn, Rewrite, Reread Book Tag

I saw this different style book tag on Fiddler Blue‘s blog and thought it sounded really interesting, and what with February being a little different this year it’s the perfect time to do it!


  • Randomly choose 3 books (use the ‘random’ option on your Goodreads read shelf if you want to make your life easier)
  • For each group, decide which book to burn, which one to rewrite, and which to reread (a lot like Kiss, Marry, Kill)
  • Repeat until you completed three rounds (or more)




BURN: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz – Even though this is one of my favourite childhood books, there are enough others in the series to keep me happy.
REWRITE: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli – I really enjoyed this book, but it’d be interesting if it was re-written from a university student’s perspective (high school is overdone).
REREAD: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith – As one of my favourite books I’d never change it. It was a real surprise to me just how much I loved it.




BURN: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – Despite being thoroughly engrossed in this whilst reading it, I don’t think it’s a book I’d ever read again.
REWRITE: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling – This is one of my least favourite Potter books so maybe Jo could lengthen it?!
REREAD: Marley & Me by John Grogan – I adore this tale (*tail*) and it’s one of very few books that has ever made me cry. It’s funny, adorable and deeply emotional.




BURN: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn – This was a cute book, but as my least favourite of the three, it has to go.
REWRITE: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – I loved the plot but the ending annoyed me. That would be changed!
REREAD: This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp – I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and it really spoke to me on a level YA books rarely do.

If you enjoyed this post and would like me to do more quirky tags, let me know in the comments (or tag me in something!)

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8 thoughts on “Burn, Rewrite, Reread Book Tag

  1. Haha I liked this tag! I haven’t read Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (it’s on my list to read) but I so agree with you that the high school perspective is overdone, a university/college perspective would be so nice to see more of! I don’t know if it’s because I’ve been out of high school for a while, but those perspectives really bore me.

  2. A college version of Simon would be awesome! I agree that I had enough of high school drama to last me three lifetimes, lol. And I agree with burning Girl on the Train, it made me so uncomfortable and kinda made me loss a bit of faith in humanity.
    This book tag surely is a lot of fun. Glad you liked it! 😀

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