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    I tried to start a gang once.

    It turned into a book club.
    JosephinaBallerina JosephinaBallerina 31-35, F 19 Responses Jul 16

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    liketerms liketerms 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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    i've always enjoyed reading,

    anything from the classics to modern books. Words that can bring stories alive, poetry too... it belongs to everyone
    laurielovesyou laurielovesyou 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love reading! So as you guys can imagine,

    it's so frustrating that the book I'm currently into doesn't t live up to its potential and fizzles out. I want to stop reading it, but I hate quitting when I invested so much time in the character. So now I'm just rushing through it, looking for my next interesting read
    rudy712 rudy712 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 12

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    Connor Fitzgerald Books Are Awesome

    Don't know if you have yet had the chance to read one of the books in the B-Squad series by Connor Fitzgerald but if you haven't yet sampled this hot new author you need to check him out ASAP. I've just finished reading the final book in his B-Squad series which could be...
    hotreads hotreads 26-30, F 20 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I don't know why but sometimes I listen to music

    when I read a book (Surprisingly it helps me concentrate) and whenever I listen to that song again I can picture scenes from that book playing in my head like they did when I first lead the book while listening to the song
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I bought an old book called "Caesar's Gallic

    War" from the used book store uptown some months back. It's almost a century old, so I keep it in a small safe in my bedroom. The book is the original Latin text written by Julius Caesar with the English translation underneath.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have a rather busy reading list this summer,

    with 6 books in que...and a few journal articles. I am on the 4th book and second journal.... Never enough time...
    distancerunner distancerunner 70+, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    "Reading is the sole means by

    which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” Joyce Carol Oates
    yesenia25 yesenia25 26-30, F 10 Responses Mar 28, 2014

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    Novices start off in their respective beginner

    areas (eg. Explorers at Maple Island), and they are guided through in the area to help them understand the gameplay of MapleStory, the guided quests will provide trainings in order for them to level up. When a novice reaches a particular level (usually level 10), they will meet...
    MQYANG MQYANG 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    internetkid internetkid 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm reading the lotr series again.

    .. This is like the 5th time I've read these books :P
    LilyAntoinette LilyAntoinette 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 12

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    My Fist Experience With Aunt

      Hi readers, I’m anil, an ardent ****** fan. I am not disclosing my name, as this is a true incident, which happened 6 months back in my life. This happened between my aunt or you can say my aunt and her chiffon sarees. Let me confess one thing, iam a saree lover. I...
    babloosex69 babloosex69 22-25, M 18 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    I'm currently reading Fifty Shades of Grey.

    I never planned on reading it, but I had a male friend tell me it was a decent read and a cute story. Half way through the first book I have to agree so far it's cute and not really what I expected. For right now it's something to read and at least I'll know what the other...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F 30 Responses Feb 19

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    Almost finished the first draft to The Valmiki

    Scrolls, my new book, a conspiracy theory on an unexplored Indian Epic... If you are interested to support the cause and crowdfund for the books creation and Development, it would be great... Visit https://www.patreon.com/amrut to pledge your support... I have a story to be told...
    themercator themercator 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I Love The Smell Of Books!

    There is nothing like the smell of books, both new and old. I swear every time I am reading a book, I hold my nose close to the pages and inhale. I find the smell comforting and reminds me of my happy reading days. I also like the feel of the paper. I always run my fingers over...
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt 26-30, F 22 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Goes without saying. But I'll say it anyway -

    I'm a voracious reader. Everything from Jane Austen to Clive Barker, I have weirdly specific but nonetheless fierce passion for books. Or even storytelling in general; a movie, a video game, a knock-knock joke... if it tells a worthwhile tale, I'm in.
    PersonalApocalypse PersonalApocalypse 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 11

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    "You should date a girl

    who reads. Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve. (...) It...
    Fn0rd Fn0rd 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 18, 2014

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    Do you ever finally get the book you were

    waiting for then not want to start reading it because you don't want to reach the end???? Anticipation at its worst.
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 19 Responses Apr 3

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    Post Book Depression: That feeling you get

    when you finish a good book that you didn't want to end. This is how I feel right now.
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 9 Responses Mar 6

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    I've been having the problem starting a book,

    then before I can finish it I start another, then I don't finish that book, before starting another! its terrible, I'm becoming a book ho and I don't know how to stop! the only time I do finish it is if it's incredibly good. I think the issue is that I want to read to many books...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I love to read. I lost a lot of books

    when we got flooded. I am slowly (and it's taking forever) to find replacements.
    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    Have patience with what they say,

    and leaves them with noble (dignity). –
    glennb50 glennb50 56-60, M Jul 15

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    What are some good books

    that you would consider food for the mind?
    deleted deleted 26-30 43 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    George R. R. Martin and Ben Kane are my two

    favorite authors. I love Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series. I'm almost done with the third book. I loved Kane's "Forgotten Legion" trilogy, as well as his "Spartacus" duology.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M Jul 4

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    romAimpire romAimpire 31-35, F 17 Responses Jan 19

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    The Asimov Story

    OK, folks, you asked for it, so now I'll share it. The year was 1983.  My best friend at the time, Haig, was a huge Trekkie. This was just after the Star Trek movie "The Wrath of Khan" had come out, and there was a Trek convention (actually, I ...
    fallentower fallentower 41-45, M 55 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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    The best book is when you plan to read a chapter

    or two and you end up finishing the book or alot of it. and when you finish it your like i dont if i can ever read a book again cause you liked that one so much.
    justDlight justDlight 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Currently working my way through the Sword of

    Truth novels by Terry Goodkind. Again. :]
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Reading just takes me to another world that's

    better than this one (x anyone else feel like this?
    SunshineButterfly SunshineButterfly 16-17, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    A good song, good food,

    and a good book. Life doesn't get much better
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Currently reading 'Green Oranges on Lion

    Mountain' by Emily Joy... Recommended because I love African Literature. Has anyone heard of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' or 'Things Fall Apart'?
    Espiallidocious Espiallidocious 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    koricptica koricptica 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My boyfriend gets frustrated with me

    because I "waste money on books"..I'd rather have a hard copy book that's really there that use a Kindle or something. I love my book shelf, it's like my trophy case. Reading makes me so happy and such a different person. It allows me to think about someone else's problems than...
    taylormorgan2113 taylormorgan2113 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    I'M A Bookaholic.

    I love buying books and going to the library then spend any spare moment I have reading. Reading makes me happy.
    xkaylerz xkaylerz 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Don't tell me to use my kindle

    because I'd rather have a real book in my hands. I'd rather be able to hold the book and fold the pages to save my place and turn them when I've finished with a chapter.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 9 Responses May 15

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    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    I just finished Battlefield Earth,

    and very, highly, extremely, recommend it to anyone that likes science fiction.
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    rain books and chia tea is the best way to

    unwind after along day of work
    daniE91 daniE91 22-25, F Jul 16

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    I just have to say that I hate Romeo

    and Juliet. I think Romeo and Juliet were idiotic teenagers guided by hormones into a world of obsession and eventual suicide. It's not a love story, you know? It's a story of extreme infatuation with a side of family dysfunction. I wouldn't hate it if most of society saw it for...
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I just started reading the fourth book in the

    "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, "A Feast for Crows".
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    An Interview With The Author Connor Fitzgerald

    An interview with Connor Fitzgerald; author of A Brave New Squad, In Each Other We Trust, The Enemy Within and The B-Squad. 1. What are your books about? The B-Squad books are about a counter-terrorist organisation who uses facebook to profile and recruit new members who carry...
    hotreads hotreads 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    A little boy asked his mother, "Why are you crying?" "Because I'm a woman," she told him. "I don't understand," he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, "And you never will." Later the little boy asked his father, "Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?" "All women cry...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F 18 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    I love books - real books not ebooks

    or Kindles or tablets. I love going to the library and browsing the shelves and could spend hours doing so, if I had hours. Books help me escape the world and be happy.
    jemima76 jemima76 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 21

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    Everything By Reading

    I like reading so much because it keeps me updated. I like reading books that provide me new knowledge about my area.
    karla86 karla86 26-30, F 21 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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