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    I'm a total antique book junkie,

    I don't read books...I consume the information from between the covers!
    khewster khewster 36-40, F Sep 22, 2014

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    Anything I Read!!

    I don't really consider that I actually collect books - I just read a lot of books and could never throw them out...If I am on holidays I can read between 5 and 7 books a week - so I always end up buying an extra bag just to bring all my new books home! I won't join a...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F Aug 19, 2008

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    I Can't Let Go of My Books

    I have lugged them around for as long as I have had them. Cookbooks, scary stories, classics, self help books, novels, fiction. I love to look at my 'library,' and love when people ask to borrow them (and read and return them of course). I collect magazines too, for the fact that...
    hmoorephoto hmoorephoto 18-21, F Feb 10, 2009

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    I Love Books

    There are series I started and I know I'll never finish them, but I have to collect every book in the series. I even tend to collect books written by a writer. If I get one of his books, I'll get them all!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Kids Books

    I couldn't tell you how many I have but I don't throw them away. I have shelves of books for the kids and they love them. I read to them nightly and usually there is no limit... which means it goes on and on. I encourage the kids to read it back to me even if it's baby chatter. I...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    Collector

    I am pretty picky about what books I'll buy and what books I won't, but I've still managed to collect a big bookcase full of books. My biggest collection would be Stephen King books.
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold 18-21, M Apr 8, 2011

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    Does anyone have any fave books on oil painting or drawing at all? I've been wondering if there any websites that show classic textbooks on how to draw, how to paint, etc, but...
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have a passion for old books I love spending time at a bookstore looking for out of print treasures to spend time with. Reading is a Passion of mine and one of my favorite...
    Lovetocook44 Lovetocook44 46-50, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I miss my personal library of old books; reference books, medical manuals, bibles, and so on. I'm slowly rebuilding my collection these days. Lack of space and shelves and money...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45, T Jan 12

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    this maybe crazy but one of the true crime books that really messed with my head was called "Life with Billy". He was definitely a sick sadistic piece of ****. I have to say when...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 12 hrs ago

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    Old books have the smell of history and time.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    The smell of books is one of my favorite scents. each one had its own, and the best is the real old ones. i know most of my fellow book loving friends agree but idk bout the rest...
    restless09 restless09 70+ 1 hr ago

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    I love books so much that whenever someone says throw a book away, I go berserk. I completely freak out and get really pissed off. Why? Because when I was about 10, I had a lot of...
    Good4It Good4It 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    mmmm.... haaaa... the smell of books everywhere around us makes us feel immediately that we possess the knowledge of all the books present there. Isnt it? I am not a book worm...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Bookstores are like a second home for me. I feel at peace followed by excitement of all the books. I dont even know where to start! Bookstores are full of great knowledge and...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jan 17

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    the movies are based off the books written by H. B. Gilmour and Randi Reisfeld. Tia and Tamera Mowery star in the movies. i have to say im deeply annoyed that Disney Channel...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    I have been finishing off a few books that i downloaded but couldn't read cause i never had the time because of school. I like to read almost anything from romances similar to...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Nothing can beat the feel of a book in your hand..the smell of the pages when you open a new one. When I buy preowned books I just leaf through them, looking for little secrets...
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    My girlfriend suggested I reshelve all my books by color. When I did, I discovered that books of the same color cover are frequently of the same topic. Now all my bookshelves are...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Books have always been my way to escape. Through the genius of other storytellers I could live in another's dream. Reality was suspended while I was the young heroine. The...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I think as you grow older the books that you read become more depressing. Yes, I give you a hilarious Bridget Jones book- I love them too. But as a teenager I do love to read all...
    existJenna existJenna 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    any great books with adventure? Any books that are suspenseful thrillers or full of mystery? any is fine. or just recommend me any books that are worth reading :)
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I love books, and stories. I'm constantly looking for new things to read. my favorite books are: 1. The Bible 2. Desired by Virginia Henley 3. The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    This is rather my addiction not love as i can't control this! I try to keep away from bookstores as i'm afraid i would spend all my money for a new books, or spend all day walking...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    In my free time I would always go to a nearby bookstore and stay there for hours just to read books and browse different genres and even check out new releases and best-selling...
    sui123 sui123 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I just got some books at the library and a few of them were children's books lol i hadnt read some of these and ages.I like the feeling of nostalgia I guess.I like reading them...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jan 17

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    I love books. From adventure, novels, to philosophy. Anything except books that are only as cats and only needed when research applies. So if anyone has any good books id love to...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 19

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    I adore the smell, the texture of the pages between my fingertips and the feel of a book in my hands. I always carry a book around in my purse. Books are stacked in baskets waiting...
    Southernbelle1203 Southernbelle1203 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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