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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 love books so much.

    They are an escape from the real world. All the crap we have to deal with on a daily basis is unreal sometimes. Books help me get through my life by looking at theirs. In books I can imagine the impossible, magical worlds, flying creatures. It's just so beautiful
    GarasaurausRex GarasaurausRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I recently read a romance novel cover to cover

    in one sitting. I usually don't read books in this genre but I enjoyed it so much that I bought another one online. My love life is virtually none existent so I do feel that I am living vicariously through the fictional characters in the books.
    laughingtiger laughingtiger 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Just finished reading Christmas Jars.

    :') It was a great book and really spoke to my heart. I'm spending less time on social media and more time doing something productive and it's great. Excited to see where God leads me.
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have recently started reading on a regular

    basis again. I had gotten away from it with issues, but am now setting aside at least 1 hour a day to ad. I just finished a very interesting 5 book series by Richard Paul Evans, called "The Walk" series. These are quick read books, but I found them very interesting and...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 12

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    Right now I have decided to start reading the "

    Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series" Does anybody else like them or have any opinion on them
    kyoshac kyoshac 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 20 Responses Apr 3

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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. Find a girl...
    freenix freenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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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 31 Responses Feb 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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    According to my Goodreads challenge I have Read

    35 0f 40 books this year... #BookNerd
    TinkerFae TinkerFae 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    Right now my interest is in homosexual books.

    I have downloaded so many gay books and I have read all of them, Awesome!
    kyoshac kyoshac 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I rarely read romance novels

    or fluff novels. I'm not one for damsels in distress waiting for a hero to save them. I like when the damsel saves herself. I have enjoyed select series by Sylvia Day, Shayla Black, Lexi Blake and Kristen Ashley, so I'm not completely opposed to what's deemed "chick-lit." The...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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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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    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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    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 22 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    EP in a nutttshell.. Chapter 1I will try to

    keep it short as you may not be always in a good mood to read long passages. It my experience on EP, through all these years. It may be surprising to some of my good friends, the context of it might be profound but bear with me what I am going to reveal, is the truth through all...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    What are some good books

    that you would consider food for the mind?
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F 43 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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

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    I love reading published books

    as much as I love reading from unprofessional writers as well check out this website where you can read and write stories of all genres
    ceul ceul 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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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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    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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    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 11 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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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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    Adult Story Two young ladies arrived a Meeting

    wearing clothes that were quite revealing their body parts. Here is what the Chairman told them: He took a good look at them and made them sit.Then he said something that, they might never forget in their life. He looked at them straight in the eyes and said; "ladies, everything...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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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 17 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Just finished the book,

    "Still Alice" about a lady in her 50's that was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease; I found it to be a heart-wrenching yet very good book and would highly recommend it to people that have seen someone struggle with the disease. I think that part of why I found it so...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    Yesterday an ISIS member stopped the car of a

    Christian couple. ISIS member: Are you Muslim? Christian man: Yes, I'm Muslim. ISIS member: If you are a Muslim, then recite a verse of Quran. Christian man recited a verse from the Bible. ISIS member: Ok yallah go. Later his wife tells him: "I cannot believe the risk you...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 17

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    I had read books, Reader's digest,

    Today's Parent, House and Home. I am going to read more of the Reader's Digest later.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    https://twitter.com/chuckpalahniuk/status/613733532519673856?s=09 I love Chuck!!!
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    A man wakes up one morning in Alaska to find a

    bear on his roof. So he looks in the yellow pages and sure enough, there's an ad for 'Bear Removers.' He calls the number, and the bear remover says he'll be over in 30 minutes. The bear remover arrives, and gets out of his van. He's got a ladder, a baseball bat, a shotgun and...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Thought This Was Worth Sharing

    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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    has anyone read books by ed mcbain?

    if so is his books good?
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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

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    I could read all day

    if I could but I can't so I wont
    jesusjuice2497 jesusjuice2497 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I like to read historical novels such

    as Michner's Hawaii or Centenniel; McCuuough's The Thorn Birds, Woks The Winds of War. Does anyone know any more contemporary authors who write historical novels of this stature???
    happilygay2day happilygay2day 61-65, M 4 Responses Jun 14

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    I love books entirely too much,

    and have such an emotional attachment to them. They give me so much comfort delving into these imaginary worlds and keeping your mind occupied and in a sense of calm & wonder! I just spent my first pay check stocking up on some books for winter, including the secret garden...
    fairynights fairynights 18-21, F 8 Responses May 26

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    Forget crushes. I get full on in love!

    I think this all started with Edward Cullen (no judging) and never stopped. It came to a point where I freaked my friends out by telling them a fallen angel was following me around (hi Patch Cipriano) - I know, I'm a freak of nature. I cried and cursed Collins and lizards when...
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    If something tweaks my interest,

    I want to know as much information as possible whether it is in a book, article or essay. Of course, as a writer, I do read differently from most people. Every thing is a textbook for me. I do not consciously do it, but I dissect everything I read into its basic elements. There...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    romAimpire romAimpire 31-35, F 17 Responses Jan 19

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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 10 Responses May 15

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    I just downloaded "A Dirty Job" by Christopher

    Moore. I figure it's time to rest my brain with some quick wit, humor, and absolute hilarity and Mr. Moore is just the one to oblige. If you have never read his books I highly recommend him. "Lamb" and "The Stupidest Angel" are fabulous...I'll keep you posted on this one...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I am rereading The Fountainhead by Any Rand,

    and I am finding with the changes in me since I first read it I enjoy it even more. I relate to Roarke in more than just my dedication to my work, I now understand the need for submission in a relationship. but I believe that unlike with in the book where submission is taken, I...
    caer caer 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 15 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    I love reading. When you wanna chill,

    a good book takes the stress away. You imagine all that stre