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    heres a couple that i really liked   recent read was "Troublesome Young Men" by Lynne Olson, its the story of the politics behind Churchills rise to power during the second world war, not so much about churchill but the other tory rebels who worked to...
    bcool bcool 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    The Bible

    basic instructions before leaving earth... don't think of it as mantra... open ur mind and read it like a text book or a manual... it gives u basic instructions, examples, and possibilities for applying its principles or denying them... but the bottom line is still free will...
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F Sep 1, 2009

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    A Few...

    Suck it Up- The story of the first vampire to come out of the casket (not like coming out of the closet) A bright red scream Maniac Magee Star girl __________________ I have a lot more but i can't think of them right now
    kisstheblade kisstheblade 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    Invisible Driving

    Just finished reading Invisible Driving by Alistair McHarg.  Excellent read!  The author takes you into the dark depths and deep crevasses of mental illness, while sharing their experience of what it is really like.  Amazing personal memoirs by the Author!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 7 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    Anything

    from the Dave Robicheaux books by author James Lee Burke. Robicheaux is a Louisiana detective -- aging, grizzled and showing it -- who takes on rich folks, the entrenched mafia, local bad boys and murderers who confidently live above the law. He's the opposite of glamorous, not...
    Kathryn1985 Kathryn1985 26-30, F 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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    Book To Recomend "sharp 9th"

    "Sharp 9th" is my first novel. It was just reviewed by Rick Friedman who runs the largest on-line mystery site/club in the country. A good review from really means something. So, I'm pretty excited, want to share with you. 06/03 Rick gave 5 stars to: Sharp 9th by Sean Cronin...
    Sacron11 Sacron11 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Little (grrr) Lost By Charles De Lint...

    A simply amazing book...a odd one...and triggered for a younger crowd but its a great one for in my opinion any age...
    JoJoCrAzIe JoJoCrAzIe 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    The Other Side of the Story - By Marian Keyes

    This is a pretty light weight enjoyable read.  Written in first person but has 3 main characters, all women, whose lives intertwine to some degree.  It's funny and upbeat and sad.  I couldn't put it down until I'd finished it and is great if you are looking to hide...
    byanothername byanothername 41-45, F Oct 15, 2008

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    Relentless

    By Dean Koontz It's an awesome thriller.
    onesickpuppy onesickpuppy 26-30, F Aug 1, 2013

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    The Girl Who Played Go

    "the girl who played go" by Shan Sa. It is written in an amazingly poetic language and the ending is so intense, so... different. It speaks of another culture so well and it is also informative on a number of topics such as history, culture, geography, the game of go...
    naranja naranja 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2009

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    The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon is beautifully depicted from the protagonist's narration, a kid with asperger's syndrome. It's a work of art!  
    DerelictSoul DerelictSoul 16-17 5 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    I Just Read This

    i am ozzy it wasn't a hard read but parts of it made me laugh and cry
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M Aug 30, 2011

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    The Human Riff

    Keith Richards auto biography: Life. A really good and easy read with lots of good stories about the Stones and music.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Sep 18, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 5, 2009

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    Unwind

    Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a book in the not too far future where the government has solved the problem of organ shortage by "Unwinding" troubled teens.  Unwinding is the process of taking a teen apart piece by piece.  First the blood, then the limbs and...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    If You Like Gandhi

    I'm reading a really good bio on Gandhi entitled: Gandhi. The true man behind modern India by Jad Adams.  It relatively short but pretty comprehensive.  Ypou really get to see what a complex person he was.  He was a man devoted to compassion, but was boarder line cruel to his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    The Girls With The Dragon Tatoo

    I just finished Stieg Larsson's Girl with The Dragon Tattoo, I did see the movie first.  It's a wonderful novel that stands on it own from the movie.  The story's a lot more fleshed out in the book.  There are some important details like Mikael Blomvist relationship with his...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Mar 25, 2013

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    Alice Walker

    We all know Alice Walker for her novels. But Ms. Walker is a great poet as well. I was just reading her 2003 book of poems, A Poem Traveled Down My Arm. The book is short, an easy read.  It's full of beautiful short poems that can be very funny and thought provoking. 
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    X

    I highly recommend Malcom X by Manning Marable.  It's the book Marable worked on for the last 10 years of his life.  It was worth the effort.  The is the most  well researched, comprehensive look into the life of Malcom X and the influence he had on the black civil rights...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Oct 16, 2012

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    The Big Orange Splot

    The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater is a fabulous book. It is about being yourself and living the life of your choice ..
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    quietbeauty quietbeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2011

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    The Various Flavours Of Coffee. Cloud Atlas.

    The various flavours of coffee, is a story so rich, it just draws you into the pages. I would NEVER lend this book to anyone.I brought it like how I chose alot of my books, just felt right in my hand.The hands were right again. Read it over a weekend. Couldnot read another book...
    pixelbest pixelbest 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    A Few Books Actually...

    The Lovely Bones- Beautiful story about a girl would watches over her loved ones in heaven and her father who never gives up trying to find her killer even when the odds are against him. 13 Reasons Why- Jay Asher A powerful book about a girl who commits suicide and leave 13...
    BleedingxMascara BleedingxMascara 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    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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    this is my story on how i managed to beat Lupus and the HOrrIBLE JOINT pain-- WOW!!!! Congratulations Crystal :) I'm so happy to receive your email and learn how much better you...
    heavenlygardens heavenlygardens 51-55, F 6 hrs ago

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    I absolutely love reading and getting lost in a book. I'm extremely open and will pretty much investigate any novel that is suggested to me, so please feel free to throw me some...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I was just surfing web in hope to read some tips what movie to watch and found this cool website called Funkyflick that recommends movies based on a book. I typed Dracula by Bram...
    LDony LDony 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I review books for various journals. Once once have I refused to review book I had been sent.It was total rubbish but I did not want to offend the author so i sent he book back.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Mar 27

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    I currently have probably read more than 1 maybe 2 thousand books in my life. I absolutely love reading in my free time when I'm not playing video games, watching youtube or...
    haneko haneko 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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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...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F Apr 13

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    Can some people recommend me some books that you couldn't put down and/or books that have changed you (as a person or how you see things) Thanks!:)
    headinthecosmos headinthecosmos 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I know with some people I worked with in my life might think I have autism. What I do know and what I have documented that I have a language based learning disability. The talk...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hi! Im looking for a new book series to read. Can someone recommend me any? I would appreciate it :) Thanks!
    Samiya17 Samiya17 16-17, F 9 Responses Mar 26

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    Anyone recommend some good books I could read over the holidays?
    Sciencelover Sciencelover 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    This book just gets me. It's not even that relatable to any situations I have been in but it's main focus is mental illness and the things that cause the spiral into that dark...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 27

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    And I'm bustin it square in the chops... Okay check it out social mizfitz... You're a wreck in the world some days right? People seem all frakked up around u and ud like some...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 24

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    Can anyone recommend a good mystery or romance? My kindle is officially empty and I'm going stir crazy without anything to read!
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F Apr 10

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    Just finished the Emily trilogy. I highly recommend it :D
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Can anyone recommend a good read? I like every genre prefer fiction. It would be cool to have an online stranger refer me to my next best, almost like a paradox.
    elizabethmary21 elizabethmary21 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    i KNOW i can help. I have had Vestibular Migraines for 4 years now and I have a step by step way to take back control of your life and go back to living. Now before i go any...
    SOPHDOG SOPHDOG 22-25, F Apr 3

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    There was a band back in the 70's called Riot. This band hailed from Brooklyn ,New York. If you want to hear straight ahead early power metal - This is the band Hughgo recommends...
    hughgo hughgo 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I went all around Ireland in a week. For Spring break 2014 I went for St. Patrick's day. I went on a tour with college students all around from the US. We were either walking or on...
    lindseem91 lindseem91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I ran my first Marathon, a couple of weeks ago in Paris. What a fantastic first marathon experience ... Would recommend it to anyone. Friendly and enthusiastic support, a...
    Mermerch Mermerch 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I was first diagnosed with diverticulosis when I was admitted to the hospital with an abcessed divertula in the lower left sigmoid portion of my colon. Of course the surgeons...
    rhapsodic rhapsodic 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Nike SB Supreme Blue is one amongst the merchandise within the 'High' Nike's product family. this can be a large family, and one that remains growing, with different siblings...
    mmogooglegame mmogooglegame 22-25, M a week ago

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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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    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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    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 Apr 10

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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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    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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    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 Apr 10