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    I am currently reading 'Rebecca' by Daphne du

    Maurier and I'm absolutely in love with it up to now, I love how the theme of identity runs right throughout the novel.
    FruityTwist FruityTwist 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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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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    Why is it so hard to find GUYs

    who Read... ? Its like all they care about is s#x.
    valeriecartwright valeriecartwright 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 15

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    Do you enjoy receiving oral

    after morning sex
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Currently reading American Psycho

    and The Hunchback of Notre Dame again, I think I am obsessed with these books tbh
    FJolly97 FJolly97 18-21, F Feb 2

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    jlw0119 jlw0119 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 5

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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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    Reading makes me feel emotion

    when it's good. Makes me feel as though I am there. Makes me imagine everything they're telling me.
    ButteryToast ButteryToast 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    ... When you're so deep into a book

    that it starts to feel like a movie, You set the scene in your mind , take clues from the book and create what you think the characters may look like I love that !!!!
    RayOfSunshine15 RayOfSunshine15 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I love the smell of a book.

    the soft oder of fresh ink and crisp pages that can only be found in freshly bound novel. the fine musk of yellowing pages found it the aging tome.
    barthiouse barthiouse 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    But what's the point of being told to read a

    book by someone mid-discussion just to get their point? Now, if the book is FULL of so many interesting points and discussions, that's one thing, but sometimes a person just (lazily?) refers to a book. I like discussing with people who can think for themselves. If you can read...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25

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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 46-50, F 18 Responses Apr 3, 2015

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    It's sort of just takes me away to a whole

    different world, where I can be free,believe in what I want, love and be loved, away from judgement and just for once. .forget the pain.???
    DeliquteRose3 DeliquteRose3 18-21, F Jan 17

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    I either finish the entire series in a month,

    or I'm reading a sentence or two a week dragging my way through it.
    QueenVen QueenVen 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I always read...it's like an obsession.

    I have books on my phone, on my kindle, in my backpack, in my car, at home, in my workshop and over 200.000 titles in my computer... I read I read I read ... and I saw that all my bad periods in life were passed with me in bed reading like a maniac :)))
    Ariaspark Ariaspark 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    β€œIn the middle of the journey of our life I

    found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.” ― Dante Alighieri, Inferno
    minisuko minisuko 26-30, F Jan 18

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    For you, I was a chapter,

    for me, you were the book
    sapiosexualninerd sapiosexualninerd 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 13, 2015

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    Either I read 5 books in a day

    or I don't pick up a book for 6 months. There's no in between
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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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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    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 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 6, 2015

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    OMG guys u should totally check Wattpad.

    Is an app on your phone where u can write a book or read other users books!
    Mariaishappy Mariaishappy 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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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, 2015

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

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    Does anyone else prefer a beautifully bound,

    hard copy book to digital readers? Maybe I'm just too old :(
    mojo410 mojo410 46-50, M 20 Responses Jan 11

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    far more than watching TV,

    which i rarely do......
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 19

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    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    http://lovelifeeat.com/2014/12/18/the-obligatory-holy-****-im-almost-40-post-another-long-post/ ??insightful & beautifully written
    SpontaneousRecoveryLovely SpontaneousRecoveryLovely 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I was checking out a thrift store to pass the

    time and way in the back under a rack I found a box of mystery novels someone donated. The ladies running the place let me have the lot for five bucks. They should get me through a long, hard winter.
    jameson939 jameson939 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    I love reading. In my spare time it is probably

    my favorite thing to do when I have the time. Some of my all time favorite books are The Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy, the pillars of the earth, the girl with the dragon tattoo, and Harry potter.
    CoolGirlEmily CoolGirlEmily 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 4, 2015

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    Has anyone out there read 50 shades of grey?

    Just read the first few pages and I kinda want to throw it in the fire place!
    RoseC67 RoseC67 46-50, F 32 Responses Nov 17, 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 21 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    i have read a ton of good books.

    i am reading little women right now (about 580 pages). And after i finish reading that, i am going to read either how to kill a mocking bird or Moby ****.
    omggummybears omggummybears 13-15, F 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Books fill my days. Not to mention my bedroom,

    dining room, living room and my closet.
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 25, 2015

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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 70+, F 21 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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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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    Was able to purchase 3 books

    for 3 bucks at my local library and I'm a happy girl!
    biancalb biancalb 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 9, 2015

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    Lanigga15 Lanigga15 13-15, F 14 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    I like reading poetry,

    books, magazine articles, white papers, blog posts, FB posts, EP posts, song lyrics, historical documents...I like to read and increase my awareness and knowledge of the world we live in.
    Dreamgirl75 Dreamgirl75 41-45, F 6 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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 11 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    The World for what it is.

    . .Never give your hearts to this world or to any of the things in it. A man cannot love the Father and love the world at the same time. For the whole world-system, based as it is on men’s primitive desires, their greedy ambitions and the glamour of all that they think...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I laughed, I cried with each page turn

    and even got slightly turned on....then I realized it was a Betty crocker cookbook
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 12 Responses Jan 15

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    I had back a paralised dream last night

    and this time I couldn't open my eyes and destroyed the ******* demon but I rolled up him and opened my mouth and say A for the second time and I felt that ******* demon trumble thrilling and shaking on my belly stomach and chest as his last spasm and let me hear his moaning and...
    Egolikeme69 Egolikeme69 46-50, M Jan 21

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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 18-21, F 8 Responses May 15, 2015

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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 5 Responses Apr 21, 2015

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    liketerms liketerms 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 6, 2014