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    God Has A Dream by Desmond Tutu.

    It's a wonderful book about keeping faith in hope and upholding human dignity. Very few people know about having hope in dark times than this man. One of my favorite stories in the book is about a meeting he had with the president of south Africa under the Apartheid...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Feb 26

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    It

    Im reading IT by Stephen King.  It is awsome. This book is scaring, funny, and amazing.  Stephen King is one of best authors ever.  
    MHRose MHRose 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Right now I'm reading the Elizabeth smart story.

    I'm just so shocked what Happen to her.
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I am currently reading Siddhartha by Herman

    Hesse. Almost done with it now and it is a very enlightening read on the cycles of life and Eastern thought.
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M Apr 5

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    Lol 3 right now. The $100 startup How to make

    a living without a job And The science of being excellent. The first two are for entrepreneurship. I don't want to work for anyone but me. And the other is one from a long line of the self help books I read. You got to expand your mind till it's full. Then keep on going.
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Southern Literature Gem

    I just finished "A Land More Kind than Home" by Wiley Cash. This literary book takes place in western North Carolina. Fascinating characters, told in three separate points of view. I highly recommend this book.
    NativeWords NativeWords 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I am currently reading.

    ...... THE GAME OF THRONES!!!!!
    purplehoodie purplehoodie 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Just finished "Gone, Girl" by Gillian Flynn.

    .. Complete mindf*#k. By the end I despised all of the characters, but I still wanted to know how they turned out. They didn't disappoint me.
    desperatelyseekingdarcy desperatelyseekingdarcy 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Extinction: Bad genes

    or bad luck? by David Raup. Good book. First released in early 90s, whence I acquired and read it. Now time for a second read. Makes stunning point that 99.9% of all species that have lived on Earth are extinct. Maybe your christian god doesn't like a lot of his work; sees...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Feb 26

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    It's called the cuckoos calling by Robert

    Galbraith. The actual author is JK Rowling writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Great murder mystery but it took a while to get me interested. She uses a lot of European English and slang. I'm finally at the middle of the book and it is really getting interesting. Kudos...
    CDepot CDepot 61-65, M Jan 29

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    About Juana La Loca and this part really stood

    out to me: "It's not him that I feel for it's her," I explained trying to make light of my sentimentality. "She was so full of love, she created a Phillipe worthy of her feelings. From broken pieces and shards, over and over, she made him into what she dreamed him to be so that...
    Arelia Arelia 18-21, F Feb 24

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    Mein Kampf

    By Adolf Hitler. I have been obsessed with WWII Books lately, especially those around the holocaust. This book is a real eye opener at someone cemented in history as a cruel man. Which is what he was in my opinion. People argue he did a lot for Germany after the war. I disagree...
    Closedcuriosity Closedcuriosity 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    JFK And The Unspeakable: Why He Died And Why It Matters

    First published in 2008, JFK and the Unspeakable by James W. Douglass is the most detailed and wide-ranging account of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that I have ever come across. Drawing on a variety of sources, including witness interviews and documents, many of...
    CosmoLang CosmoLang 36-40, M 4 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    When God Doesn't Make Sense

    I am reading this book , it talks about all the things that the lord does that don't make sense to us . I am a christian and I like to read books about what the Lord is doing and has done in peoples lives. It gives me hope for my own life , I highly recommend this book for...
    marthatalley9 marthatalley9 26-30, F May 10, 2012

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    Divergent And I just finished reading "The Book

    Thief" in English class. My favorite book ever. I cried for the first time reading a book. I strongly suggest this for any age.
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Knight Of Swords

    It's written by Ian Breckon. I only started reading it today, so I'm not extremely far, but the 4 pages I have read are much more interesting that that stupid Evermore book by Alyson Noël.Anyways... about Knight Of Swords:"Winter 1944: northern Italy is a battlefield, with...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2011

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    Paris Spleen

    by Charles Baudelaire. Originally published in 1869. In English translation in the 1940s. My edition 1971. I was given this as a gift by a former lover in 1984. Time for a second read. A series of prose poems composed between 1855 and 1867. He sought a poetic prose, musical...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Aug 12, 2013

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    His Majesty's Dragon By Naomi Novik

    I am currently reading His Majesty's dragon. Since I am a long lost fantasy-lover I like it. It has a nice way about it, and I enjoy reading it especially since it's a while since I read fantasy. I think that there are/will be several sequels and I will read them too. :) It's...
    Occeane Occeane 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    I am reading Jaya by DEVDUTT PATNAIK.

    It is based on the Mahabharata .I have read about Parikshit and the snake sacrifice,and about Shakuntala and Devyani and Sarmishta.Enjoyable and interesting book.A must read for those interested in Indian epics and culture.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F Mar 28

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    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Burned

    I am going to start reading Burned (house of night series) tonight/tomorrow..should be done by Thursday. I am quick reader that I can read 3 or 4 books a week.
    Tzodiana Tzodiana 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2010

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    I am currently reading "A Winter's Tale" by

    Mark Helprin. Last book I read was "A Fault in our Stars`` by John Green.
    greeneyesandblueskies greeneyesandblueskies 18-21, F Jan 28

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    I'm reading "it's kind of a funny story" I

    think it's one of the best books I've read in a while.
    gryffindorpride gryffindorpride 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Three Cups of Tea

    A true story about an American with little of his own money who builds schools in Muslim countries for girls.  The first cup of tea means you're a guest,  The second cup of tea means you're a friend.  The third cup of tea means you're family and we'll defend your...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 12 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking

    This book is written by Susan Cain, she discusses the unknown powers of introverts in our world and how they are always treated like they are subclass of people by their society in this extroverted ideal world, she shows through many psychological and neurological experiments...
    alphali alphali 18-21, M Sep 1, 2012

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    Clinically Oriented Anatomy

    If you've an insomnia, I'll gurantee that you'll sleep just by reading this book. LOL
    Cashiiib Cashiiib 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    I am currently reading Ultraviolet by R.

    J.Anderson. So far its brilliant! Its really interesting. :3
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Currently Reading....

    I am currently reading two very interesting books. The first is Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard, which is a new translation of previously neglected Kierkegaard writings.. The depth of Kierkegaard crosses many more boundaries than many understand as he was much more than than...
    stefletcher stefletcher 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Anyone Can Grow Into Something Beautiful .......

    I am halfway through this delightful book.The Language of Flowers - By - Vanessa Diffenbaugh I am "musing" as I write this - Thinking - What draws a person to a book? I guess, sometimes we have been told of a book by a friend. Or it's the latest book by an author that we favour...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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    Before I Go To Sleep ...........

    Well. I have currently just finished reading a seriously good book!BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP by S J WATSON For some reason, I had assumed the author was female – conclusion stupidly drawn from the fact that the lead/main character in book is female. Turns out the S stands for Steve...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    "Dark Moon" by David Gemmell.

    I vaguely recall having started this at least once before (I have a terrible memory, so if enough time has elapsed since I last read something, chances are I'll have forgotten it entirely), but I also vaguely recall that I didn't get into it at all, and didn't finish it. So as...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Game Of Thrones

    A very different approach to story telling, chapters are told from  the viewpoint of many different characters.  Making it a little difficult to work out what is happening to start with.  There is also a tendency to skip to the next chapter by the same character and then go...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 8 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    I just finished Paper Towns by John Green like

    two minutes ago and am now staring An Abundance of Katharines now.
    kenzeyeah kenzeyeah 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Several books, actually.

    The Elephant Vanishes - Haruki Murakami Sense And Sensibility And Sea Monsters - Ben H. Winters As The World Dies: Trilogy (The First Days, Fighting To Survive, Siege) - Rhiannon Frater
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F Mar 28

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    Ten Thousand Saints

    I just started Eleanor Henderson's _Ten Thousand Saints_, a novel about lost, stoned, confused kids in the late-80s NYC hardcore scene. It's filled with lovely and sharply observed characters but, man, it just makes me want to take the protgonists home, feed them a good bowl of...
    bookish1963 bookish1963 46-50, M Jun 20, 2011

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    Challenge of the Heart by John Welwood (1985) I

    highly recommend this book to anyone who has/had relationship troubles. It includes excerpts from like 36 other books and I find it incredibly insightful...find it on goodreads.com...LOL...my last story.
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    A Song Of Ice and Fire

    I'm not really in to fantasy like I was when I was young, but I love this series. I love the characters that Martin makes come to life and the fact that I've been reading it for a couple of months. There's nothing I like more than getting in to an epic story, with lots of...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    By John Lawrence Reynolds The Naked Inverstor

    "Why Almost Everyboby but You Gets Rich on Your RRSP? If you like a good money making tip. You want to read this book.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Jan 12

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    The Exegesus

    I bought a book on Amazon.com called the Exegesus of Phillip K. ****, an author I try to tell people about any chance I get and the exegesus is a collection of his philisophic thoughts (Mostly involving meta-physics) Unfortunately Amazon LOST THE BOOK... But today... three months...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    Currently reading one of the Rebus books by Ian

    Rankin. No great challenge, but immense fun to read, and it reminds me of my time in Edinburgh.
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Your Body Is Your Temple

    From time to time, I dip into various chapters of a book written by Lynne Franks, "Grow". This time I've chosen to re-read Chapter 2 which is about respectful self-care and staying healthy. One of the main messages in this chapter is that when we nurture ourselves well, we feel...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2011

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    Redeeming Love, it's

    so far brilliant! I'm not one normally for reading.. I find it so hard to motivate myself & get my head stuck in with a good book because my mind is usually too focused on other things! my two best friends are both obsessed with reading so I'm trying to prove them wrong & that I...
    Floralthings Floralthings 22-25, F Feb 11

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    Well, I Declare!

    This was written to help out the guys. What do the Ladies think? And yes guys, you'll enjoy this too!   WORDS WOMEN USE FINE This is the word women use to end an argument when they feel they are right and you need to shut up. Never use "fine" to describe how a...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 9 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    sʇʇǝqqıʇ ˙ɔ uɥoظ ʎq ˙ɯןıɟ oʇuı

    sןǝʌou :buıpɐǝɹ ɯ,ı ʇɐɥʇ ʞooq ɐ sı sıɥʇ
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Cosmology + 1. A Scientific American

    collection. Ancient now, published around 1980, comprising a set of SA papers from about 1960-1977. I acquired it when newly published and read some of it. Now I have re-visited and read all. While dated the basics remain the basics (mostly), so I was still able to enjoy and...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Mar 28

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    Martiansarefun Martiansarefun 26-30, F Feb 7

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    i am reading "Sophie's world"

    and it is young teen books or something,,, yes i like it :) although it is for younger audince but i like it,,,, ^^
    Zoce Zoce 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Invitation to a Beheading.

    by Vladimir Nabokov. Originally written in his native Russian, later translated. This is my second read. Not a bad book, but far from one of his masterpieces.
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Mar 30

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    Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Series..

    I am totally engrossed with this series. I can't believe I haven't come across this series sooner,the first book GUILTY PLEASURES was oddly reminicesnt of The sookie Stackhouse Series, but I like this series...BETTER!! Anita Blake is this Kick *** vampire slayer, sarcastic...
    AngelzFall AngelzFall 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2010

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    The Language Of Flowers By Vanessa Diffenbaugh

    It's her first book and I think it's really brill :) Not finished it yet but will probably finish it by tonight .
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I am reading insurgent right now.

    I started it yesterday. So far so good. Its the book after Divergent! I am also reading Perfect Match, a Jodi Picoult book. I Love to read!!!
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam

    (1998) by Robert Templer. Not modern by today's standards as you can see from the publication date above. The author was a journalist who spent 3 years in the country working for a European news agency. Then he wrote this book. It paints a picture of a horrible place populated...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Mar 19

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    Neil Gaiman - The Graveyard Book

    It's fantasy, and it's about a little boy whose parents've just been killed by a psycho or a killer or anything. And this boy manages to escape to the nearby graveyard where the ghosts find him and take care of him. I don't know what will happen next as I've just started but I...
    thepictureofmylife thepictureofmylife 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Not Quite A Founding Father

    Robert Morris: Financier of the American Revolution . . . pretty good, so far. Very interesting person, and one of those critical yet under-appreciated people who did so much behind the scenes, while others got the attention.
    TimeTrvler TimeTrvler 51-55, M 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Currently reading The Lucifer Effect. It's about the Stanford Prison Experiment. It intrigues me how good people can turn evil in such a short space of time.
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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