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I Absolutely Love Bookstores

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    hope1092 hope1092 22-25, M 16 Responses Aug 6

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    I love bookstores oh my Just rows

    and rows of books So comforting to be in the presence of so many stories, so much history, information, theory, and experience Being among so many books just makes my mind feel so at ease, so relaxed, so open minded towards the world Everything feels right
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I go into my favourite bookstore to find the

    book I want, only to find three books I didn't know I wanted :)
    bill1960 bill1960 51-55, M 9 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I buy plenty of books

    even though I have a lot at home that I still haven't finished yet.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    thrice3 thrice3 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 18

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    I also love the warm feeling of book shops,

    especially the older, small used bookshops. In my city downtown, there's a small one. The thing that attracted me to it was firstly, the fact that it was a bookshop, and secondly that it had tons of old books on display. I went inside to discover these huge bookshelves with more...
    pepeyah pepeyah 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Over the weekend I finally found a book

    that I have been searching for a long time. It is A Season in Hell by Arthur Rimbaud and I can not wait to read it <3
    mehear mehear 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    beautybeyondforever beautybeyondforever 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    looloosa looloosa 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love when you pull an old book off the shelf

    and flip through the pages to smell that smell that reminds me of an old rustic scroll containing some bit of knowledge that hasnt been thought of in centuries.
    TANQ247 TANQ247 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Whenever I hangout with my friends,

    we always end up going to the bookstore 😂😁😆 Practically everything is there. Pens we'd need for school. Cute notebooks. Books. Some bags we'd probably need, too. Bookstores are just paradise.
    justsomerandomgirl03 justsomerandomgirl03 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I love going to bookstores.

    I love the smell of books, the possibility of discovering great books to read. I could just get lost inside for hours without even noticing it.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    my fave store in the mall was B.

    Dalton when I was a kid!!!
    morganza504 morganza504 36-40 Aug 21

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    Shireene92 Shireene92 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I can spend hours in a bookstore.

    Walking around looking for a new book to read, getting coffee. My family and most of my friends hate going to bookstores with my because they know I will spend a long time in there. It was great when I learned to drive because I can spend as long as I like with out mom telling...
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    There is something incredibly calming about

    bookstores. Whether it be a cozy local establishment or one of those big B&N stores, there's always a wave of content that flows through me when I walk inside. The peaceful quiet...the crisp, clean scent in the air...the seemingly unending rows of books, ripe for the picking. I...
    GivingUpGhosts GivingUpGhosts 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    no better way to spend your day off,

    then a cup of tea and a day at youre favorite bookstore
    redhairlilly redhairlilly 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    From fact to fiction ,

    scifi, to factual fiction, Glenn Cooper , Dan Brown , trudi Cavan
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    tbhamani tbhamani 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 3

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    If only guys bought girls books in a bookstore

    like they do drinks in a bar..
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 55 Responses Jan 6

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    I love the smell of new books.

    I love delving into a book and cherry picking the best bits and then carrying it around with me until I get to the checkout. Usually by the time I get to the check out I'm staggering under the weight of all the books I've picked up along the way and then I have to get serious...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Jun 15

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    Does anyone ever get

    so into a book and its characters that its almost as if you're feeling what the character is feeling?? I love reading and find I enjoy a book when this happens. When is so good that you can't put it down and even shake a bit as you turn to the next page. Lmao weird? Maybe...
    Miabbby Miabbby 18-21, F 10 Responses May 24, 2014

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    On any given day u can sirens hours just going

    through books especially if they r old used ones
    ondinezzz ondinezzz 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Why Cant Guys Do This

    You know how at bars guys buy girls drinks well if he wants to talk to her or date or something. well I guarantee that if a guy made small talk with me at a book store then offered to buy me the book I was looking at then I would definitely go on a date with him.
    turtlegirl1312 turtlegirl1312 22-25, F 70 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    I can spend hours in a bookstore just skimming

    over books and reading summaries... I probably know the shelves of my local bookstore better than the owners do. :)
    Esme190 Esme190 18-21, F 4 Responses May 16

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    sweetliz sweetliz 41-45, F 15 Responses Jun 3

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    Especially used bookstores.

    Full of old, dusty books that have their own personalities and histories. Sometimes you find a treasure.
    youngben youngben 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 13

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    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Especially used bookstores.

    My old home town used to be full of them, and I loved both browsing and buying.
    DrWhom DrWhom 51-55 3 Responses Jul 20

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    All of my friends like to go out partying

    and stuff. All I need is a bookstore, a chair, and some coffee. That's it. I love books. And bookstores lol.
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    I'm sorry, but can we talk about

    that panty tingling bookstore smell??? Come on you know the smell I'm talking about: that beautiful smell of crisp newly published pages wafting about in the air. Oh, the smell of fresh paper.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 25, 2014

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    In the UK there is a book store chain called

    Waterstones and I could very easily spend all day in these shops. I love reading and I love learning new facts
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    I was walking on downtown

    and sudenly found myself with 6 books in my bag, less Money on my wallet And a very Big smile!
    Healinghate Healinghate 18-21, M 12 Responses Jun 17

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    I could live in a library the thing I love

    about books is that I love all genres so I could read anything, tho my favorite books being young adult ones. My two favorite books are the mortal instruments series and the infernal devices series
    Chadlerroy88 Chadlerroy88 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    I found a great bookstore here in my hometown

    of Houston tx called "murder by the book" I just went there last weekend for the 1st time. It's been there since the 70's I think. Don't you just love it the first time you enter a bookstore you have never been in before and go exploring. So many books. I would love to spend a...
    Monty0809 Monty0809 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I want to read all the books youtubers come out

    with ...but I only want to read it once
    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Bookstores with coffee,

    fireplaces and overstuffed chairs. My favorite bookstore has an excellent used book selection and a small brick room in the back where they have authors, interesting guests and musicians come to speak/perform.
    hotwasabizen hotwasabizen 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I went to the bookstore,

    I had a blast trying to figure out what books to buy, I had to have picked up at least twenty that I contemplated buying. By the end of my shopping experience I ended up buying a sketch book... Only because I have way too many books at home that I have yet to read.... Sigh....
    leeloodallasmultipass leeloodallasmultipass 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I always feel guilty shopping in my local

    independent bookstore. Not only do I sometimes cheat on them with Barnes and Noble. But in times of need I am Amazon's *****.
    SlightlyDaft SlightlyDaft 31-35, F 14 Responses Apr 4

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    I have always loved reading & bookstores are

    still the place to go for the average bookworm. These two things are for certain ever since my childhood. I remember when I was young and my parents took me to Barnes & Noble to buy a book. I was one happy child! This was and still is one of my favorite establishments to visit...
    kevking22 kevking22 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Opening a brand new book the smell of fresh

    paper and you hear the spine crack better than sex
    Mollielollipop38 Mollielollipop38 26-30, F 23 Responses Mar 26

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    I dream of opening an old bookstore cafe,

    where in the back, I bake cupcakes and sell coffee, and it's a bookstore in the front. And you can buy books, or you can just sit and eat cupcakes and drink coffee and read a book, and put it back when you're done. Nice leather couches, bean bag chairs for the adventurous, soft...
    hornewrecked hornewrecked 16-17, F 17 Responses Jun 9, 2014

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    That feeling to Walk in to a bookstore

    and find that one special book you take with you home is amazing! I always hug the book the hole Way home XD
    katrine68 katrine68 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    is it just me, but when i go into a bookstore

    or library. before i get a book i always feel the cover?
    mewkitty911 mewkitty911 13-15 9 Responses Jul 19

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    I love second hand bookstores.

    I could spend hours in them. I love how there are notes on the first page like birthday wishes. It always gives the book history. One of my favourite bookstores was R.M.C stamps and coins in Moonee ponds, Melbourne. The second hand books were just stacked too the roof it was...
    wawow wawow 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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