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I Am In A Book Club

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    Not Surprised...

    I recently joined a book club a friend of mine started. I got the list of books and members today. All members are age 20-27; I am the sole male in the club. I'm honestly not that surprised. The guidelines were to chose a book you haven't read before which is fiction and less...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    A friend of mine talked me into going

    and I am glad I did. It is more of a New Age book club, with leanings toward spiritual growth, and majick (magic). So far it has really opened my eyes to existing in the world and with the world...my place in it and everyone else's. We have also read lighter books on magical...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jan 31

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    I've Climbed That Mountain

    I'm really excited because after years of considering it I've finally joined a book club. Our local library has one that reads different genres and the only requirement for an assignment is that everyone agrees on it. Last month's was the paranormal (fiction, nonfiction your...
    elling245 elling245 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2013

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    Schools book club that we started this year.

    We just finished our first book. It was "Wonder" by Rj Palacio
    TheKittenGirl TheKittenGirl 13-15, F Feb 2

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    The Master's Sacred Knowledge by Allan Rufus

    The Master’s Sacred Knowledge A key to your inner treasure! This is the story about a wise old Master who comes across a young man who was about to end his life by hanging himself to a large tree. The wise old Master asks the young man to spare him some of his time before he...
    allanrufus allanrufus 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    Jane Austen

    i thought i knew and loved j a . but i am just bowled over by all the new information in "the real jane austen" by paula byrne. any j a fans must read it.
    cliona83 cliona83 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17, 2013

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    I most certainly do not judge a book by it's cover... I would miss the opportunity to know some beautiful souls if i did :)
    sensuallytrue sensuallytrue 41-45, F 1 Response 27 mins ago

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    I used to volunteer at the local library and I used to help put the books away and stuff. I really enjoy looking at books from the 70s and ****. It's rad, the smell is gross, but...
    dragonlover66 dragonlover66 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    I have just finished reading Orwell's 1984 again. I read it for the first time in my early twenties. I remember it looked pessimist and bleak to me, but I could not link it to the...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Anyone read "Between the World and Me?" By Ta-Nehisi Coates? I'm curious about it, but if it's a book that has an underlying message to slander white people I won't waste my money...
    leeloodallasmultipass leeloodallasmultipass 26-30, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Does anybody have any suggestion for books that are a bit like Donna Tartt's secret history? There's just something about that world.
    tearcode tearcode 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Hey guys I want to start a debate club on EP. To join just click "Me Too" and follow this experience. I will post debate questions. All debate club goings-on will take place...
    lostallmyfriends lostallmyfriends 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm working for years on a book called Conscious Living, but it's taking me so long because I have collected so many pieces of texts I have written myself, basically things I have...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I joined this club to watch the old movies the creator of this club selected each week and then comment on the movie. I lost the ability to watch the Turner Classic Movie Channel...
    SweetMae SweetMae 61-65, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a book person, what can I say? Books just give me that level of comfort. To sit in the secluded corner of a library and venture in my own world..books provide me that tasteful...
    Kbrabbit Kbrabbit 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Vivid memories, live again! My favorite book as a child was titled "Grayling". It was a book about a Fisherman who had gone out to sea, found a distressed baby seal in the storm...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I know I shouldn't but I totally judge books by their covers. This is how I choose a new book to read and why I love going to book shops so much. I go to the table with the new...
    Ambershowers Ambershowers 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We were on vacation last week. I mentioned to my wife that i needed a book to read in the evenings. My wife picked up her phone and after a few seconds told me there was a used...
    marriedup marriedup 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I’m going to start reading a book called “Men,Money and Chocolate” by Menna Van Praag No! Its not what you think!!! haha I found this book on the Psychology aisle, it’s...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Most people know that my favorite book genre's are horror / sci-fi and fantasy. But I also love reading true crime, psychology books and what I don't tell most people... Chicken...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    OH MY GODS! DRAMA CLUB RETWEETED MY PICTURE WITH THEM! HOLY ******* ****.
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "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...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F a week ago

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    "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...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F a week ago

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    "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...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F a week ago

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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...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "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...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F a week ago

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    Ask me what my one true childhood dream was. Since I was little, I enjoyed reading. I liked that feeling I gained after I read a book. I like how books speak. So now I want to...
    denbear23 denbear23 18-21, F a week ago

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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...
    Monty0809 Monty0809 51-55, M 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I read the LoTR book series and liked it.. My only complaint is that occasionally characters would run into something like a wall and the book would go off on some long tangent...
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Just finished another book by Margit Sandemo. Book 7 of the Ice People series, Nemesis. It is like adopting a family when reading them. Busy with book 8 now.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M Jul 19

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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 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...
    leeloodallasmultipass leeloodallasmultipass 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    Since I was 11, I have always found comfort in reading self-help books. That made me keep my sanity... It was just hard growing up with folks who had never been prepared to act as...
    maleficent08 maleficent08 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm at that awful, desperate feeling you get when you finish a good book and the world that you were so absorbed in is lost to you. Can't wait until the next book! But I find I...
    Cupcakezombie Cupcakezombie 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    It's so amazing to go into a huge bookstore where there are tens of thousands of books and to realize all the stories and knowledge and lives and loves and hates contained inside...
    ksbobmst ksbobmst 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Yes reading books is important in life! It expands your imagination to a whole new level along with expanding your vocabulary and shows you another perspective to life!As well it...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    I grew up in libraries and bookstores. I "made the jump" from children's collection to adults when I was in first grade - and started exploring. I love old bookstores the most...
    DaveCthulhu DaveCthulhu 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I spend a few hours weekly in three local bookstores. I am looking for books relating to my primary job as a trial lawyer, classroom preparation for criminal justice and...
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm not talking about an acting club, I'm talking about a band. Drama Club is am amazing band. They've put on a killer set every time I've seen them. On top of being good...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I truly love to read different books and watch movies and TV programs on crime and the law. After retiring from the bench, my father bought and gave me the entire Dragnet series...
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    What are your thoughts about the book One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey? I am still having a hard time getting caught up in the book. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10...
    JEast17 JEast17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    The second-hand bookshop. This is where the truly used, abused, and forgotten end up. I find myself splurging about twice a year at these affairs, and it is among my guilty...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 12