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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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    "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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    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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    Read just about anything

    as long as it catches my attention. Mostly mystery, crime and suspense. I want my own little library :)
    thatonegirl360 thatonegirl360 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Restricted myself to only spending £10 at the

    book fair today didn't work spent more... But I've gained the railway children, goodnight mister Tom and jnoights and crosses my family have been informed that they won't be seeing me for a while
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    We all have that one book.

    ....I am reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. I first read this book at the tender age of eight years old, it took nearly four months to read because I had to keep referring to a dictionary every few words. Over twenty years has passed and it is still my all time...
    GBMUM GBMUM 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    romAimpire romAimpire 31-35, F 18 Responses Jan 19

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    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 16 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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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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    All eight elements of the Noble Eightfold Path

    begin with the word "right", These denote completion, togetherness, and coherence, and can also suggest the senses of "perfect" or "ideal". [3] 'Samma' is also translated as "wholesome", "wise" and "skillful". In Buddhist symbolism, the Noble Eightfold Path is often...
    veganmeditates veganmeditates 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My friend lent me the book Solomon Kane.

    It's not bad so far, but I did notice a big mistake in the book. The chapters go as followed: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 4, 7, 8, 9, etc.
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M Mar 10

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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 21 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I read lots and try to read

    for at least an hour a day. I especially like reading books about those in the medical professions and books written by people with mental health problems who are in recovery. I like fiction too and have recently started reading some thrillers.
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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

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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 38 Responses Feb 19

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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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    Reading just takes me to another world that's

    better than this one (x anyone else feel like this?
    SunshineButterfly SunshineButterfly 13-15, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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    I got this out of the library

    and don't normally read books a like this, I got Stephen Kings the shinning. Being one that has a very vivid imagination, I want to know if it is a good book but will It give me nightmares ( which I don't want 😃)
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 11

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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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    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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    Why Hitchiker'S Guide To The Galaxy Is One Of My Top 5

    "'I refuse to prove that I exist,' says God, 'for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing.' 'But,' says Man, 'the Babel fish is a dead giveaway, isn't it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you don't. QED...
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 20 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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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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    I'm in a class this year called creative writing

    and we have to 6 personal responses to books and articles and I have already done 2. Does any one know of any good books for 14-15 year olds. Thanks
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 11

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    I hate how the television has taken over

    so many lives. I much prefer to curl up with a good book. I feel reading stirs the imagination much more than tv. I also enjoy the solitude and inner reflection that comes from reading.
    dreshany dreshany 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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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 40 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    ketan363 ketan363 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Just finished a book.

    .. What should I read now ?
    Sparkles4Soul Sparkles4Soul 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have read like 20-30 books

    since September. All during school hours. Is that bad? ._.
    AnAnonymousPanda AnAnonymousPanda 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 13

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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 5 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    I have always liked to read ever

    since I was a little girl, my sister too. My brother, eh, he likes and liked the hands-on things like video games, interactive video games, physical games, etc. I was listening to a favorite song that reminded me of some of my favorite books. The song is TTYLXOX by Bella Thorne...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I'm current reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

    So good. What are you all reading?
    heatherrrbee heatherrrbee 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    What are some good books

    that you would consider food for the mind?
    LovelyLadyJ LovelyLadyJ 22-25, F 45 Responses Jun 6, 2014

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    I'm reading the maze runner series.

    On the second book now.
    Hteag Hteag 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Are you sad? Feeling down?

    Need a laugh? This book.......is SO FREAKING FUNNY...... Just like the last Dave Barry book I read, 'LUNATICS', I keep laughing and couldn't put it down...... Seriously recommend them both
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 13

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    I want to get very very very Verbal.

    some people can Talk about EVERYTHING literally everything They can Talk talk talk talk talk until nothing's been Not-talked-about. P.S. am I or are they crazy
    monatonie monatonie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I'm reading Dracula by beam stoker

    for an extension class, we're doing a genre study (gothic), and I love it. We also read a couple of chapters from Dr Jeckle and Mr Hide and I think I found my favourite book.
    BeautifulMyth BeautifulMyth 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden by Jonas

    Jonasson. As sarcastic as it gets (except for author's previous book The One Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Dissappeared).
    KimKarlsson KimKarlsson 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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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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    lollypop5432 lollypop5432 13-15, F Mar 11

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    Every time I read Tolkien it's like reading him

    for the first time. What amazing adventures! 
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F Mar 19

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    Will any fellow readers share some reviews of

    Cormac McCarthy? I've been itching to read one of his books but am just not sure...opinions? Recommendations???
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 28, 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 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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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 23 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    pencil88 pencil88 18-21 Mar 15

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

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