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    I finally have time to read again

    after my AP tests, thank God. I read Divergent (haven't seen the movie because I wanted to read it first) and it was AMAZING!!!! When I go to get Insurgent, my school library isn't checking out books anymore. :,-( great. So I resort to going to the public Libra, and they don't...
    dreshawn dreshawn 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Has anyone read The 48 Laws of Power

    and is it good. I'm reading The Art of Seduction and Robert Greene has been a very good read so far.
    MSRIVERA MSRIVERA 16-17, F a week ago

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    what's a good book to read?

    I've been wanting to read but all the books have been duds...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    At the shop I work at,

    we have a section only of Le Petit Prince. Over the months working there, I had many tourists and people, especially elderly people (50 y-o & up) who told me how much they loved the Petit Prince. I had never read the story. I considered it a story for children or a veryyyy...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Currently reading The Longest Ride by Nicholas

    Sparks...I love reading the book before I see a movie based on it. Please no spoilers! My favorite chapters are with the character Ira. Looking forward to how the story unfolds even if certain parts are predictable.
    Daybyday82 Daybyday82 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    cat3770 cat3770 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 28

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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 11 Responses a week ago

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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 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    The Best That Money Can't Buy: Beyond Politics,

    Poverty & War by Jacque Fresco... A vision of technically achievable world viewed by many as Utopia or nonsense. The author debunks the myth of human nature, machinery of our culture and introduces a plan to change it. People with similar ideologies and ideas: R. Buckminster...
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    I Especially Adore Audiobooks.

    Chores go faster! Hands-free! Classics and physics and metaphysics... it is a smorgasbord, a cornucopia of wealth. Amazing variety of experiences in autobiographies, amazing amount of speculation in biographies. Spectacular variety in religions. Love it!
    FlowersNButterflies FlowersNButterflies 51-55, F 17 Responses Jun 22, 2013

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    Just this past weekend I went to the library

    and got 89 for 4 bucks. Right now I am reading black hawk down. I saw the movie and I hope the book is just as good.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 3 days ago

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

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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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    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 21 Responses Apr 3

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    romAimpire romAimpire 31-35, F 17 Responses Jan 19

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    I have always loved reading

    as long as I can remember as has my sister. Our brother, not at all. He's the hands-on type. I love to read lighthearted things as well as serious but entertaining things. I like to read romance books but I skip the raunch if it's there. Not all of those books have raunch at...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I bought an old book (1916-1918) from a used

    book store yesterday. It's titled "Caesar's Gallic War" and is written in Latin with the English translation under each line.
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 6 Responses May 6

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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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    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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    Some serious end of book mourning going on.

    ..I hate when a good book ends.
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    I love the feeling to open a book

    and be transported to another world. At night when my baby is asleep and I have some quiet time is my favorite part of the day. Open my book with a glass of wine ;)
    Shakti35 Shakti35 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Un libro, una revista,

    una novela, un diccionario... todo me gusta, todo me sirve... enseƱo Historia y Literatura inglesa pero no sĆ³lo leo por obligaciĆ³n de mi trabajo, he leĆ­do desde muy muy chica...comencĆ© a leer y escribir a los 5 aƱos...me fascinaban las leyendas que me leĆ­a mi padre...la...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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

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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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    Ok. So I have just finished reading All of Me

    by Patricia Ryan and I love this book. I am adding it to my collection of books that I will definitely read a second time. I have been searching for a very long time for a particular book called 'when she was bad' but seeing all different kinds of books for it except the book I...
    jassy3 jassy3 22-25 3 Responses Apr 24

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    i like reading, i like the fact

    that i can read a book and i wont even realize how much time has gone by, i also just realized how much i like reading about slavery or books about blacks after slavery ended.
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    "That was a memorable day to me,

    for it made great changes in me. But it is the same with any life. Imagine one selected day struck out of it, and think how different its course would have been. Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would...
    punicorn1 punicorn1 13-15, F Apr 26

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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'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 32 Responses Feb 19

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    I have just read.....

    .....A Study in Scarlet.......Wonderful.........should have read it long time ago....I guess its never too late......
    HopefullyThirdTimeLucky HopefullyThirdTimeLucky 31-35, M Apr 25

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    I don't like reading,

    I love it! Books are just like i don't even know :P they're magical! They can fill you with so many different emotions and fill your head with thoughts. You start thinking that the things that have happened should've happened a different, or you picture what it'd be like to be...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 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. Find a girl...
    freenix freenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I just bought A Clash of Kings today.

    I loved the first book, and I'm sure I'll love this book.
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 1 Response May 2

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    I love reading old books!

    I am currently reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
    ArizonaLight ArizonaLight 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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

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    I always read when I'm upset

    or bored (which is a lot of times), it basically washes away my worries and I'm sent to another world. Time washes away too.
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 1 Response May 1

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    I used to read a lot.

    Like, more than sixty book every year. But now, I noticed that I'm not reading anymore, and everytime I try to read something it looks like a duty, and I just can't pay attention. Aaaargh.
    somesortofcreature somesortofcreature 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Reading and imagining A phenomena of stationery

    stars Lightning and harassing A red spinning lantern flies past The Gravity has weakened The Stars floated out of sight Only one has been seekened Sleeping in the darkening night The universe cried for Gravity The star screamed down the fathomless full The star fell into a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2

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

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    Oh my gosh, I heard that there's a library in

    Dublin that aims to have a copy of every single book in the world and that made Ireland my official first place to visit when I go to Europe. Lol, I'm sure there are others that already knew this, but I just learned this and it's so exciting! Can't wait to see it
    TrafalgarLaw TrafalgarLaw 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I read to much.

    .. 'Just one chapter' to me is like 'just one beer' to an alcoholic...And maybe it is a similar addiction. To escape the pressure and thoughts and everything pressing in, to just forget and escape from all those things pressing on my brain, to think of something else strongly...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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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 ...