I Am Addicted to Books

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    I have never been able to smell

    and usually it doesn't get me down but when I see and hear people saying how much they love the new book smell or the old book smell, it makes me wish I could smell it too :(
    ThatGirlAllAlone ThatGirlAllAlone
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    I Can't Live Without Books

    I am addicited to books since I was young. I guess my addiction to the books springs from my lonely childhood. But still my friends says even back then my nose were buried in a book. I nagivited with ease though my high schools crowded hallway with my face in the book. One time...
    deafnerd deafnerd
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    Books are fountains of knowledge,

    excitement, stories, adventure, romance, sex, love, violence, philosophy, and everything that it means to be human. To read a great book is an experience that leaves one fulfilled and high, a high better then any drug possible. It allows you to experience the past, to engage...
    Qataram Qataram
    41-45, M
    Apr 6, 2014

    I dont want to be responsible today.

    I just want to lose myself in a good book
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    2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    I read the best book.

    it's called unspeakable and its by Abbie Rushton. it's about a girl who has become a mute after her best friend dies. it's so good but has so many twists I can't say too much about it without giving it away. I definitely reccomen it. :)
    isolatedboy123 isolatedboy123
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    Most people in my age group near me do drugs,

    I read books and sleep, those are my drugs
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    Although, to be fair,

    I am reading Faulkner and I have half a mind to delete this group from my list of experiences.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 21, 2014

    I have a book buying problem.

    I accumulate a **** ton of books, and I never seem to get around to reading them. I'm starting to read the stack of books faster than it's growing, so I hope it stays that way until I catch up with myself.
    decorus decorus
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2014

    I like reading out loud to people.

    I should become a teacher to toddlers. When I read I read with character. Each person in the book got it's own voice and attitude. When it comes to animals forget about it. I probably make you laugh, I even do the animal sound while reading books to kids.
    lorrena19 lorrena19
    22-25, F
    Nov 9, 2014

    Reading is not just a hobby

    for me. Its more of an obsession.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2015

    The books that I've read this September.

    Seven reads, not bad for a busy sched. ❤ 📖 excited for my october books. 😍
    capturedbliss capturedbliss
    22-25, F
    Oct 2, 2014

    I have more books than clothes.

    Sometimes, more than food. I absolutely love to read, and I collect books so often that I still haven't read some of them! The worst part--or is it the best?--is that I feel I have to buy an entire series when I buy the first book in it. For instance, I just finished a series...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    Books Are My Escape

    books are special. its like holding gold in your hands. when ever i read a book i fel myself being pulled in. i feel like i am there. i love all books! romance, poetry, suspence, horror, crime, angst. i like it all. i could spend all day in a book store and be happy. books are my...
    ingnored ingnored
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    After I read my books I keep them on a shelf.

    ...Someone suggested donating them. As much as I'd love to donate them, the idea of parting with my books makes me want to cry! You know you have a problem when this happens...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    When reading, we don't fall in love with the

    characters' appearance. We fall in love with their words, their thoughts and their hearts. We fall in love with their souls. 🌷 I just love spending all of my time reading 😌
    capturedbliss capturedbliss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    I love reading. Though I am 15,

    I always read my mums adult, true and sad stories about abuse and all sorts. Lately I have read betrayed by Rosie Lewis which is such a sad and u expecting book about a girl called zadie. And the other is called tortures by Victoria spry. It is one of the most horrific tales of...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    I literally made a huge bookshelf

    for my books. Now I need to build a new one cuz the shelves are too full.
    chocolategumdrop16 chocolategumdrop16
    18-21, F
    Nov 15, 2014

    Inexpensive & Legal Addiction.

    Most people are addicted to reading, and while I am addicted to the act of reading as well, I think I'm mostly addicted to books. I have piles of books that I've never read. Piles and piles of discarded anthologies from old college classes, piles of quarter-and-fifty-cent...
    bextacy bextacy
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2007

    I bought a new book. Called World Report 2013

    BY World Rights Watch Thus far in this big book of human rights issues, I have learnt something shocking. GOLD. "HEAVY PRICE.. LEAD POISONING AND GOLD MINING " "Since 2010, ongoing, widespread, acute lead poisoning has KILLED , at least 400 CHILDREN in Nigeria's Zamfara...
    88countrygirl 88countrygirl
    26-30, F
    Nov 9, 2014

    I know that this goes true

    for a lot of us now aging generation from the time before computers and hand held phones. In today's ever changing world books are becoming harder and harder to find. Thus the computers have taken over books by making them now more readily acceptable on the ever changing world...
    babyglp babyglp
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 15, 2014

    I actually love reading books,

    I am the type of girl that would rather get lost in a book than, go out socialising in a big group of people!
    Rachael95 Rachael95
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Sep 24, 2014

    I just can't stop reading.

    Is that a bad thing? My day is just spent reading; experiencing new worlds and lives.. Am I the only one?
    EmeraldDragon20 EmeraldDragon20
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    I'm reading the twiglight series

    and I'm sooo teen edward
    mommyof3soontobe5 mommyof3soontobe5
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 15, 2014


    I remember I would sit on my bed and read an amazing book all day until I was ready to go to bed. I was the Harry Potter fan BEFORE it got famous. I enjoy reading, because it takes me out of the world that I'm in. I'd feel like I'm in a deep sleep. Sometimes, I'd stop reading and...
    BrittanyAmadeus BrittanyAmadeus
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2013

    I've been getting back into my reading hobby

    after having more free time now. I been downloading so many Kindle books and iBooks on my Ipad as well as purchasing tons of used books on half.com and amazon. Lately, I have been reading a lot of nutrition science books but only the ones that go against mainstream science since...
    afdragon afdragon
    41-45, F
    Jul 5, 2014

    I don't know how if live without at least five

    books I haven't read yet. I start getting anxious when it gets down to like ten.
    lillolipop lillolipop
    18-21, F
    Mar 21, 2015

    "The more that you read,

    the more that you'll know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." Dr. SeussCheck out the link below to reserve your shirt. Shirts come in multiple colors. By buying a shirt, you are going to be donating 14-24 books to Africa through the non-profit Books For Africa...
    RavenS45 RavenS45
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    Confessions Of A Bibliophile

    Okay, so I'm not really familiar with this, nor very comfortable, but my therapist recommends actually talking to people, and I'm hoping y'all will be less judgmental. I started reading when I was nine with The Hobbit. Well, I guess that's a bit untrue. I read the basics before...
    Veriduin Veriduin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

    I love books. Nobody takes them away from this

    girl or I go bananas lol I have so many books I can't keep track I bring a book to work everyday . Right now I am reading Love In The Time Of Cholera . ( romance) A guy sends letters to his girlfriend for her whole life. She does the same. The both keep every letter ever...
    88countrygirl 88countrygirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2014

    Bought a new book today.

    Big mistake going into book store on Boxing Day. Heheh oh well . Had fun .
    88countrygirl 88countrygirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2014

    I have set myself a goal

    for 2015 I decided on this near the end of February. I plan to read 50 books this year. To some people that seems like a too big of an amount and to others they find it easy. For me it will be easy once I get back into the swing of reading books again. For a while I stopped...
    ScarM3 ScarM3
    18-21, F
    Mar 3, 2015

    A place of solitude can be discovered between

    pages. :) that's why I'm addicted to books :p
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    Not The Textbook Teacher

    I have always loved books, ever since I was a little girl. I read a couple of books a month and still haunt libraries, bookstores and on-line book services for new treasures. Sometimes, believe it or not, that leads to trouble. In fifth grade, one of the teachers at my...
    sarahcantstop sarahcantstop
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2012

    The scenery. The warm air.

    The french music. 🎶 Everything around me. I enjoy this kind of moment and I wish to collect more.😌 Bought 2 new books to add up to my collection .. 📖 * I wish it could always be like this * #Peaceinmyheart
    capturedbliss capturedbliss
    22-25, F
    Sep 24, 2014

    I Don't Suffer From Book Addiction... I Love Every Moment Of It!

    "Literature is my Utopia."  ~Helen Keller If you were to ask people who know me well to provide the ten phrases I say most often, the sentence "I love books!" would be near the top of the list.  (Probably it would appear right between: "I shall return-- unless, of course, I'm...
    WildMagic WildMagic
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2011

    Books are a sweet escape from the horrible

    society that surrounds me.
    zoesykes zoesykes
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    Has anyone read Salinger's The Catcher in the

    Rye? Is it depressing...or is it just me?
    Mercury90 Mercury90
    26-30, F
    Jul 21, 2014

    I have just finished reading a true story

    called 'The Bite of The Mango'. It's the story of a young girl and her fight to stay alive during the rebel wars in Africa. You read the story of the horrors she faces and the trauma she experiences. It is a story of war, ethics, abuse, morality, self preservation, heart break...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 20, 2015

    At one time I had 8,000 books

    but halved it when I moved . I am now planning a major dispersal of my specialist books to a College Library which means I will know where they are if I want to look anything up!
    deleted deleted
    Nov 9, 2014

    Without any fuss.... I'm a law student.

    ... So books, are a must!
    Rovigatti Rovigatti
    22-25, F
    Feb 10, 2015

    Yes I am! I love how books make you feel.

    Since I was a little girl it was some kind of a escape for me - from this cruel and not very interesting reality. And of course books will make you think about all this different types of things and question your beliefs- which is good of course.
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    A Girl You Should Date

    Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve. Find a girl who...
    Aether71 Aether71
    36-40, M
    34 Responses Dec 14, 2011

    I escape through books.

    "Reading is the magic key to take you where you want to be."-Alice in Bibleland books.
    sycamoregirl17 sycamoregirl17
    22-25, F
    Sep 15, 2014

    I'm actually suppose to be on a blind date with

    one now called Legends of the Fall he makes me so happy ^_^'... ;}D Brain: o_O... Uh-huh ~_~ Well enjoy loser :{D Me: ... Thanks I will enjoy something that makes me the happiest I've ever been thanks ;}D Brain: ... So sad >_< Me: ...:}O Brain: You can't find your own...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493
    Feb 9, 2014

    At school the teacher will yell at me to put

    down my book so I do until he looks away then I start reading it again and he'll take it away so I'll just pull out another one my friend finds this funny
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

    Three Degrees of Separation- by Timothy

    Lassiter is an awesome creepy and twisted book! Read it and let me know what you think! I absolutely adore Timothy and know he's gonna be the next big author when his next book comes out.
    foreversmiling14 foreversmiling14
    18-21, F
    Nov 9, 2014
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