June 10, 2013

Best Books Writing Prompt

Posted by at 4:20 am in Writing Prompt | Permalink

Writing_prompt_bookWriting Prompt: Books I wish I could read again for the first time

Did you ever read a book that was so good, you almost wish you hadn’t finished it . . . so you could read it again for the first time? Only a few books are that special. Harry Potter, The Giver, or The Hunger Games (for ages 12 and up) come to my mind. Not only were they great while I read them, but they had crazy endings, so it would be good not to know before starting to read them!

What about you guys? What are the books YOU think are so good you wish you could read them again for the first time? Let us know in the Comments below!

—Ratha, Stacks Writer

Add a Comment

For your safety, comments will not appear until the moderator has approved them.
Comments may be edited for appropriateness and personal information.

  1. Sapphireangel120

    Well, there’s the Percy Jackson series,the Heros of Olymus series( Can’t wait for the 4th book), the Pegasus series,and the Twice Upon A Time series. Those are all books I wish I never finished. They were great. Oh yah, there’s also The Westing Game. I have a whole lot more books i wish i didn’t finish, but those are the ones i wish i didn’t finish the most.

  2. Thia

    Books that I’ll read again
    The Girl Who Could Fly
    library wars( ages 12 and up)3
    The boy in the striped pygamas

  3. galejoyous7

    There are many books I would love to read again for the first time! Here are a few: Percy Jackson and the Olympians 1-5, Heroes of Olympus 1-3 (Hurry up House of Hades), The 39 Clues 1-11 and Cahills vs. Vespers, Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children, and The Ghost of Graylock!!!!

  4. Sofia

    I just finished reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio I think, and I could not put it down. Once I finished it, I was so sad it was over. I wanted to keep reading.

  5. amethystbasilisk19

    I have 2 favorite series of books:
    1. The Harry Potter series
    2. The Percy Jackson series

  6. sillyparakeet5

    The Hunger Games. I absolutely loved the books but when I tried to reread them for a second time…well let’s say I only had about two chapters left of Mockingjay that I didn’t finish. I already knew the ending! Also I wish I could read the Outsiders again. (I’m kind of obsessed with it now.) I cried at least three times while reading. Stay gold!you guys. High five to those who know what I mean.

  7. candyactor9

    i wish i could read the lost hero,diary of a wimpy kid,the lightning thief,the titans curse,out of my mind everybody needs to read “out of my mind” its a really great book i’m not joking or kidding

  8. keira

    i love goosebumpse sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much that i whant to be a vampier

  9. Daisy

    I wish I hadn’t finished all the candy apple books because they make you think what will happen next and the harry potter collection did the same to me now that I finished the

  10. basketballzeus17

    i wish i could read hp years 1-7, the giver, percy jackson series, the heroes of olympus, and diary of a wimpy kid. also the hunger games series… excluding mockingjay
    fyi it stunk

  11. greenelf73

    i toataly wish i hadent finished
    the baby sitters club series (ann m. martin)
    11 birthdays(wendy mass)
    12 finally (wendy mass)

  12. Maya

    I wish that I had’nt finished a book called the secret of zoom. It is a 300 page book packed with so much amazing literature that if I had to say it all I’d be dead by the time i finished!

  13. awesomehermes8

    The Mark of Athena has the WORST ENDING ever!!!!! Percy and annabeth just fell into tartarus and all Leo says is “we’ve got some friends to save.” AAARRRGGHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  14. awesomehermes8

    I wish I hadnt finished Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus or Kane Chronicles. Also, I really liked the Guardians of Ga’hoole series too.

  15. Lulu

    I wished I have never finished this REALLY GOOD book called
    Dear America
    The 1st and 2nd Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart. The Winter of the Red Snow and Cannons at Dawn. They were so good books!!!!!

  16. Michelle

    Some books I wish I could read again for the first time are Dragon Slippers and Leven Thumps. But, unlike most people, I have read Fablehaven and Harry Potter many times, even with the known ending. They are just that good!

  17. silvercountry8

    i wish i hadn’t finished the heroes of olympus series, the percy jackson series, and the kane chronicles series!
    i also wish i hadn’t finished the hunger games series though i am so unhappy with the ending!

  18. Rachel

    I loved the Harry Potter books. I also loved the Vampire Academy series and Bloodlines series. I also love the Hunger games, which I have read each book seven times.

  19. Minkaqua11

    I SO WISH I hadn’t finished The Girl Who Can Fly. It had so many exciting twists and turns. And at the end, that was one big surprise! (I won’t spoil it for you.) GAH I wish there was a sequel!

  20. dogmystery55

    The Harry Potter series was great i loved it other books i loved were the percy jackson series and the giver was to die for lets never for get Matched or Out Of My Mind and I’m sure no one will ever forget the classic Number the Stars best book ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  21. brainypuma10

    A book wish I have never finished reading was White Dolphin by Gill Lewis. I could not remember how sad it was to find out about what would happen next. I cried and cried during my reading. Some people even saw me crying at school during free time! O would want to keep that book close to me forever. The last book I wish I have never finished was, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell. That book really made me cry. I would never forget the day reading that book. I mean all these books I read made me feel so dramatic, energetic, in all kinds of ways. Reading books is what I will always do.

  22. abby

    Tunnels: I picked Tunnels because it was a very suspenseful story. and it had lots of suprising twists and i cant wait to read the rest of the books!!

  23. bubblysunshine13

    I really love the Gallagher Girls series, but OF COURSE the series is ending this year! Te books are amazing!:D

  24. Won't tell you!

    I read all the books you mentioned. This is the list of books I want to read and never end:
    The Giver
    Dare To Dream: Life As One Direction
    Any thing by the Percy Jackson writer
    Harry Potter
    Hunger Games
    One Direction: Straight to the Top
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    Moby Dick
    No Limits(Michal Phelps)
    39 Clues
    Goddess Girls
    Hunger Games: Tribute Guide
    I love all these books. these writers have true talent. All these books will stay in my heart forever.

  25. Heather

    Omg entire Warriors series and Harry Potter, Percy Jackson actually all Rick Riordan books, and Twice upon a time.

  26. madpowerful7

    The book I wish I hadn’t finished was The Georges and the Jewels. I wish I hadn’t finished it, because Abbey has such a strong bond with the horses, and it’s has such suspense (even though it’s not a mystery) that it’s so hard to put down (I finished The Georges and the Jewels a while ago, though)! I couldn’t wait for the next book! Secondly, there is The Leanin’ Dog, because it had a WONDERFUL meaning to it ,and REALLY showed the friendship of a boy and his dog!

  27. Adventurepegasus10

    I wish I hadn’t finished all of the books in the Harry potter and Percy Jackson series
    There was so much adventure, action and suspense!!!!

  28. chorusdrama4

    i love all 3 of the hunger games.my only regret of reading the books is that i finished them all and i cant wait to see the movies!

  29. orangerainbow20

    I wish I had never finished reading The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs. It’s about a boy who reads about the 7 wonders of the world, and decided to find 7 wonders in his town (Sassafras Springs). He goes around, and finds people who have these seemingly useless, old things, but which have amazing stories behind them. I wish there wasn’t only 7, I wish there was a million, so I could spend all day reading them, and for years to come!

  30. boldeagle33

    I wish I had not finished reading the missing manatee. it was the best mystery book I had ever read.

  31. bookwormgirl45

    I so wish I could read the Percy Jackson and Heroes of Olympus series all over again. The end of Mark Of Athena was just so sad and there’s like half a year left before I get to read House of Hades. I really want to read the series again but it won’t be so fun as it was the first time. :(

  32. FashionCupcake48

    I wish I hadn’t finished reading:
    Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena. Because it had SUCH a heart wrenching soul breaking ending and it nearly killed me when I found out that i would have to wait A WHOLE YEAR to find out what happened next.
    Obviously I wish I hadn’t finished reading Harry Potter because firstly: these are books that can NEVER be taken away from my heart and secondly: I was SO young when I finished the last book (about nine years) that I now wish that I could get the chance of reading the last epic battle between Harry and Voldemort again for the first time, not knowing what could happen.
    Lastly I wish I hadn’t finished Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns (not a children’s book) because all of Hosseini’s books are SO sad that you have no choice but to cry yet he is such and AMAZING author that you can’t help it either.