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    I Found This Book To Be Fascinating - When this group logo appeared on my profile page as a possible interest I made my decision on the picture alone. What I saw on the picture...
    LovelyFace LovelyFace 41-45 1 Response Sep 5, 2010

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    Model Ecosystems - Full title is Stability & Complexity in Model Ecosystems, by Lord Robert May of Oxford. Keen and attentive readers of my drivel and dare will recall that I...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 2, 2012

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    The Origin Of Species - The great Charles Darwin's classic. It is good to read, especially given that nineteenth century scholarship is not renowned for the quality of writing...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 12, 2011

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    The Road To Reality - subtitled A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe, by Roger Penrose. The author is Rouse Ball Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. A...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Jul 11, 2012

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    Private Presley - Full title is Private Presley: The Missing Years, Elvis in Germany. By Andreas Schroder, published 1993. I have owned it pretty much since it came out, but can't...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 25, 2012

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    The Laws Of Thermodynamics - I hated high school. I was living consumed by mentally ill parents, father dying, mother being dragged down working overtime on his dying, myself no...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2011

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    The Holy Bible - It is the most important, useful, interesting, and enlightening book you'll ever read. Follow the teachings of this book, and you will find true happiness! (Not to...
    BlessedOne777 BlessedOne777 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2010

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    Lynn's Legacy - Written by Christa Johnson, MD  The author was inspired to write this book after the death of a very close friend The book includes two meditation CD's and...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 18 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I Really Enjoyed... - The World Without Us by Alan Wiesman. I found it to be really interesting, as a matter of fact it's now one of my favorite books. Unlike my usual way of...
    SacchrineSmile SacchrineSmile 16-17, F Dec 5, 2009

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    On Bullshit - Written by a prominent moral philosopher, Professor Emeritus Harry Frankfurt of Princeton University, this is quite some book. For starters it's about a 30-something...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 26, 2012

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    The Golden Bough - A nineteenth century classic written by the Scottish anthropologist James Frazer. A large tome whose content is the mythology of northern and southern Europe...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 12, 2011

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    A Bright Shining Lie - subtitled: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, by Neil Sheehan. Sheehan was a journalist covering the American war in Indochina. When he met Vann the...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Principles Of Physical Geology - by Professor Arthur Holmes FRS. A blast from the past. The other day I read something, I forget what now, about magma. I knew it was about hot...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Nov 21, 2012

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    I Have A Few :-) - 1. Time Traveler's Wife - best time traveling writing ever.2. The Eyre Affair (et al from Jasper Fforde) - if you love books & literary references3. Kushiel Saga...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 13, 2012

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    The Anthropic Cosmological Principle - The above title by John Barrow of Cambridge University and Frank Tipler of Tulane University. Published 1986. It's not everyday you hear a...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2011

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    The Emperor's New Mind - Subtitle is: concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics. By the former Oxford don Sir Roger Penrose. Penrose is one of the greatest theoretical...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    "the Bell Jar" S.plath -    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath. I was blown away by her style of writing, beautiful, amazing  voice of a poet  narrating a...
    juliexplosion juliexplosion 22-25 Sep 6, 2010

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    Sophia Loren: A Life In Pictures - Nice title, with an appropriate pun for what is mainly a picture book. Published in 2008, it is a compilation work, with a small amount of bio...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 25, 2012

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    Bookstores are filled with so much books to read. They are so interesting and they pique my curiosity all the time.
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 1 Response 43 mins ago

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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 19 hrs ago

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    Words have always been my refuge. Whether I am writing them or reading the stories of others, I love the power that they have and the comfort they can bring. Perhaps that is why I...
    Ailill Ailill 36-40, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Newest Discovery By R. J. Heathorn (* PUNCH, May 9, 1962) A new aid to rapid--almost magical--learning has made its appearance. Indications are that if it catches on all the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Hannibal Lector,Jeff the Killer, Eyeless Jack,Berry the Chopper,Beyond Birthday! I can name so many serial killers. I am just interested with serial killer and how they think. The...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Omg this is so true about me. I don't know why but I think they're so interesting. (Not good, just fascinating.) They're always so smart. They get away with, well, murder for so...
    Haybaybee Haybaybee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I always wanted a bf like Jeff the Killer. I know it might be weird or messed up but I always found him very attractive.
    SekireiGoddess14 SekireiGoddess14 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Reading has been a lifelong thing for me. Words were a point of bonding with my mom. She would always get the dictionary ans sit with me to define new words. If I still didn't...
    cosq11 cosq11 26-30, M Mar 29

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    My friend and librarian Dena found a Japanese word for it...books are amazing but I prefer tangible news. I'm an exemplary reader and I have always exceeded on writing, but I don't...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I was walking out of a bookstore. I saw it, crisp and pressed. The patron probably nestled in it the pages of their newly bought book... I picked up and said, "aw someone just...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F Mar 23

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    As you know, this is a chronic disease with no known cure found in the Dermatology world. We are treating with Microcurrent and have had amazing results! The microcurrent is a very...
    drebertchiro14 drebertchiro14 56-60 13 hrs ago

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    Writing a book is like building a house. You need a solid foundation. Then you build the constructs that support the bulk of the story, then the trims and visual elements can be...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I read a lot. And I read fast. I was surrounded by books since birth. My parents and my grandparents were all bookworms. When I was a teenager, I was going through some 200 and up...
    fakehotairbaloon fakehotairbaloon 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I am feeling really excited at the moment about three books planned for future publication. Book one - Already started - An Extraordinary Life (my autobiography) Book two - Sacred...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Apr 2

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    I haven't been to a book store in a while. In fact, outside of buying for others, I haven't gone to a book store in over a year. Last night I realized as I was finishing a book on...
    IO4ever IO4ever 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    The Government UFO Files – The Conspiracy of Cover-Up By Kevin D. Randle – Retired from the military in 2009 as a lieutenant colonel. UFO hunter and writer since 1974. www...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Mar 18

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    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F a week ago

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    I was saying the assignment was to hard. My teacher said"Your just making it hard" I said "9 kids are failing the class and many others got D's. Its hard!" she said "But you can do...
    Kyofu Kyofu 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Often I tell people words of hope, strength, faith etc.. to give people back to themselves (or in hopes that I do that, let's put it that way!) because I simply love helping people...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    A lot of people wouldn't expect that from me, or think I'm weird cause I read for fun. Like I'm sorry? Lol I either spend all my money on movies or books. I do read the more...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 26

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    When I walk into any bookstore, I always seem to find the one book or two, I can not live without. I love the smell of a new book...oohhh! I can't wait until I get home to read it...
    Sookie70 Sookie70 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    today my new book arrived can't wait to read it , it is called Collapse : How societies choose to fail or succed . I personally only read books that are related to politics or geo...
    SebUK SebUK 13-15, M Apr 3

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    Whenever I enter a bookstore I can stay there for hours. I search for all kinds of books. Though I love Fantasy the most. I only read English books. I can't stand reading books...
    xlevinus xlevinus 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I can't quite put my finger on exactly what I like about bookstores but I like them nevertheless. I'd rather be stuck in a bookshop all day than go shopping for clothes like most...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    Unfortunately book stores with a good stock aren't as easy to find any more (at least where I live). I love book stores where I can easily find a book I'd really like and find a...
    reversa reversa 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Before reading books, i hated it, Because i think it's dull and waste of time. But after my ex gf got me into this one book ''The fault in our stars'', after reading it, i realise...
    jasonyueno jasonyueno 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    They were my security blanket. My way of hiding and closing off the real world. I love books, I have nearly 200 of my own at home. I left many of them there. When I had to pack...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King has easily become my favorite book. My copy is torn in half, the pages are yellowed with age, and the edges are soft with overuse. I'm not used...
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Basically, when I walk into a bookstore, I feel overwhelmed. It's like I'm surrounded by new adventures and beginnings and I just wonder which one I should start next. Which path I...
    TotallyWoW TotallyWoW 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Midnight Predator by Amelia Atwater Rhodes is simply phenomenal. I HATE reading and I was forced to read this book. But, as I kept going I realized that I was really getting into...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I read more books than I can count. I don't know when this started, and no one else in my family is really like this, but I read all the time. If you give me a good book I'll...
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Currently into this one. Hilarious! Thats exactly how i'd describe it! I bought it yesterday..during one of those random bookstore visit; with earphones blaring, and im in my own...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today I found the sequel I've been waiting for for ages in the store. I grabbed it, hugged it, cried a little, and ran to the checkout, whispering, "Precious..." the whole time.
    Skirefly Skirefly 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21