I Adore Books and Reading

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    If you're in to fantasy (not the erotic type)

    go read some of Brent Weeks' and Patrick Rothfuss' stuff. I can assure you they are brilliant authors.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 5, 2015

    The burning of a book is a sad,

    sad sight, for even though a book is nothing but ink and paper, it feels as if the ideas contained in the book are disappearing as the pages turn to ashes and the cover and binding--which is the term for the stitching and glue that holds the pages together--blacken and curl as...
    Fablecastell Fablecastell
    26-30, F
    Dec 13, 2013

    I love to read a lot of books

    but the ones I love most are the ones with like supernatural things in it
    lavl lavl
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 21, 2015

    I literally read a book a week.

    I sound so crazy! But I absolutely love reading. Also, if you've never heard of it try out goodreads.com, it is an excellent site to help find new books and honest reviews!
    Alexz72 Alexz72
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2015

    Always a great discovery to be had!

    ! Or an old friend waiting to say hello again.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Jan 17, 2015
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 28, 2014

    Well I study literature

    so I kinda have to? You would find anything in my little 'library'. Goethe, Schiller, Kleist and all these famous (boring) german authors. Favourite book yet is 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell. I'm also a huge fan of Ray Bradbruy :3
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV
    22-25, M
    Sep 6, 2014

    My collection of books got

    so big that, my fiance made me stop bringing them home. I love anything from James F Cooper to Richard Matheson. Some people will tell me that print is dead,and to get with the 21st century,but I refuse to accept that.
    Nate2488 Nate2488
    31-35, M
    May 24, 2015

    I'm currently reading The Mortal Instruments:

    City Of Bones by Cassandra Clare and honestly it's a really good book. 😍 What are you currently reading?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 22, 2015
    muddygoat muddygoat
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    Love reading everything

    but mostly horror, darren Shan and stephen king for example keep me hooked
    yasmine98 yasmine98
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 24, 2015

    I'm trying to read at least a chapter a day

    this year without becoming complacent.
    trashspice trashspice
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5

    My love of reading was passed down to me by my

    parents... My mom was a passionate reader and would read aloud to us children .... I can still remember her reading Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn to us and doing all the characters voices. I remember her reading Black Beauty and crying in sadness... Then begging her to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 16

    The Tenth Doctor: "You want weapons?

    We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have. Arm yourself." xx
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2
    18-21, F
    May 1, 2015

    Escape

    I've often used books to escape the cruelty of life. Its a way to get away from everything I hate, a way to be someone else. I'm an empathetic person and it really makes me get involved in stories. My favourite book is Green Heart, because I connected so much to the main...
    AzyureAngel AzyureAngel
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2013
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul
    26-30, F
    Dec 25, 2015

    Books have stood the tests of time.

    Reading is to exercise the mind and the spirit. Combine the two whoever you can and grow as a human.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt
    22-25, F
    Mar 4, 2015

    Best books I've read

    so far were the Hunger Games Series.
    aangelrussell aangelrussell
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    To choose a book in my own private library,

    to curl up with it without being disturbed by other persons and to forget the reality completely while reading - I like that. :-)
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    Reading is a way to escape this life into

    another's (unless you are reading an article... Oh the struggle!!!). And at the end of the reading you are not the same person as you were in the start (It is cliché.. I know...).
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 7, 2015

    I've loved reading ever

    since I was a kid. Terry Goodkind used to be my favorite author, but his work seems a little forced now. I'm the type of person who has to take my Nook with me whenever I travel so I can read my latest purchase.
    digitaloverload digitaloverload
    36-40, M
    May 24, 2015

    Words

    Words are my thing, my life. I can't get enough of them. I collect books, and people think it's strange. I've started a little library in my basement, and I've collected around three hundred books so far. I love spending dreary days reading them over and over again. People think...
    MassyThePanda MassyThePanda
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2009

    Stephen King is the ultimate king of all horror

    and I LOVE him!! But lately I'm very interested in Shakespeare and his words swim within my soul and creates emotions that can't be explained in words. I also bought myself an Oscars Wilde book. I love his quotes... but I basically read almost anything.
    GreyBear94 GreyBear94
    18-21, M
    3 Responses May 24, 2015

    I just finished a romantic/erotic series Filthy

    Beautiful Lies, Lust, and Love books 1-3 by Kendall Ryan. I love reading a series.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 5, 2015

    Give me a book anyday!

    ! We just saw avengers and holy jeez that's a long movie full of blah blah blah!!! It could easily have been an hour and a half without losing anything. Plus, when you're reading a book you don't have to deal with other people's screaming brats and lines at the bathroom! Give me...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 23, 2015

    Just give me a good book to read

    and leave me alone. Simple as that lmao
    sexyinglasses sexyinglasses
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 16

    i love the game of thrones series :) its a

    delicious book..... cant get enough of it... im addicted to it...
    Percyk Percyk
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2015

    I love to just escape reality with a great book.

    You can go anywhere and be anyone , from a brave warrior to a damsel in distress. You can battle terrible monsters on an exciting quest and you don't even have to leave your house. Books give excitement and wonder to my full monotone life and for that I'm extremely grateful to...
    RedRoyal RedRoyal
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2015

    I love to drink coffee

    and read books. Barns and nobles is my favorite story to be in because I love books so much
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 12, 2015

    so today I went to my local bookstore

    and bought some new books 'Invisible Man' by Ralph Ellison and 'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichee. I'd been browsing for about half an hour looking for something to scare me a little, I dunno u get like this sometimes, I wanna feel alive lol. but I was drawn to these books...
    justlilyg justlilyg
    22-25, F
    Apr 2
    Universallytiny Universallytiny
    18-21, F
    May 5, 2015

    I LOVE books and reading

    so much. Funny part, I used to hate reading when I was younger. Mostly when I was forced to. Then I got to junior high and I began loving books. I remember I used to LOVE the Cirque du Freak books. They were just amazing... I couldn't ever get into Nancy Drew though. I...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv
    22-25, F
    May 5, 2015

    I'm a slow reader though.

    . I love profound articulate words.. to go back to the line before an interesting line just to inhale the anticipation of meeting the interesting line and repeat it until the words sink in my heart is the reason why I am such a slow reader.. oh but I won't pour myself in a book...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i
    70+, M
    4 Responses Mar 4, 2015

    I Do Like My Books...

    I even like looking at books sitting on a shelf, or packed in a box, or a bag.  I get a mini-buzz just seeing them sitting there, waiting for my attention.   I don't know, there is something satisfying about seeing your collection of books grow and all the empty space on the...
    Opalgem Opalgem
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2011

    If you don't adore reading then

    why would you adore books
    smitlord smitlord
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    For years - honestly

    as long back as I can remember, teenage years, I've had a novel I'm reading. So many books you can never run out. Used to be a lot of fantasy and sci fi, esp funny like Discworld and Douglas Adams. Then more historical novels, Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow etc. A lot of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 19, 2014

    Books are an investment.

    Reading is a good exercise of the intellect. I read for school, I read for pleasure.
    Corzomec Corzomec
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 26, 2015

    My daughter passed down her old kindle to me

    so we can read novels at the same time and discuss them. I raised her well.
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    Jan 15, 2015
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