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I Like to Read

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    elismith elismith 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I am a book junkie. I am badly addicted to

    books. My mother developed the habits of reading in me; and since then I've never looked back. I mean the journey from Cinderella, Snow White, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Alice in wonderland, etc. To Shakespeare, G.B. Shaw, Orwell, Austen, Cartland...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 14 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 22 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    EssSmith EssSmith 16-17, F 49 Responses Jul 10

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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 8 Responses Mar 28

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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 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I love a good book When I read I get

    teleported into it when I read that is all I think about the book is my life
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    According to my Goodreads challenge I have Read

    35 0f 40 books this year... #BookNerd
    TinkerFae TinkerFae 22-25, F 7 Responses Jun 10

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    muffinpowers muffinpowers 22-25, F 9 Responses May 16

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    How All Human Beings Have Become Ignorant Time

    Wasters Towards Their Own Self Destruction http://ttimesofttrouble.webs.com
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I Wish You Enough

    Recently I overheard a Father and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the Father said, 'I love you, and I wish you enough.' The daughter replied, 'Dad, our life together has...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 8 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Ghost

    "He was an incredible human being," mumbled reverend Jackson. "What a crap!" He thought,"I didn't even knew the guy." They were standing around the grave. Not a big crowd. The Black guy with headphones listening to some music, the Chinese person in traditional dress, doctor...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 5, 2012

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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 20 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Men & Women!!!

    This is interesting...  but TRUE Believe it or not. Woman has Man in it; Mrs. has Mr . in it; Female has Male in it; She has  He in it; Madam has Adam in it; No wonder men always want to be inside women! Men were born between the legs of a woman, yet men spend all their life...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M 24 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    I love reading peoples postings.

    It could be their stories, their responses, their comments, anything. I love
    Happablap Happablap 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    reading books gives you the ability to fluently

    view thing in different prospective, even if you have not experienced the situation personally.
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F Jul 9

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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 21 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    I mean I just love it!

    !! I can read 24/7 who needs a tv? Not this girl! My kindle is my absolute best friend!! I love her. Lol.
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 11 Responses Feb 12

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    Whenever I want to escape reality I read a book.

    But when I get done I find myself missing the story line and the characters. So instead I keep my head in a book as much as I can. It helps. A lot.
    marchz13 marchz13 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Has anyone read the Maze runner series?

    I know they're making a film about it and it looks really good, but has anyone read the book? Just would like to know what you thought of it.
    Aynonymous Aynonymous 16-17, F Jul 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 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    Evidently, this is not the right place to post

    this experience I'm having here in EP, but for lack of a better place, some EPeeps I see around here in EP, should actually affiliate themselves with a group named: "I can Read".
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 14 Responses Apr 26

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    All day everyday except

    for when I'm watching youtube videos 😋 I love fantasy books, they're just so interesting.
    onlylogan onlylogan 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Just finished an awesome book,

    Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Highly recommend it!! One of the best books I've read in a long time.
    peach1977 peach1977 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    YOU KNOW YOU ARE LIVING IN 2014 when.

    .. 1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of 3 4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you. 5. Your reason for not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 10 Responses Mar 29

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    I found a series of short stories published in

    1910 at the local used book store. A short list of the included authors include, O. Henry, Robert Lewis Stevenson, Frank H. Spearman and Victor Hugo. I've read about 45 of them so far and still have sixty to go. They are fantastic and witty. I'm really enjoying them.
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    fusoya fusoya 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    To Kill A Mockingbird

    I have just finished reading "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.  This was my first time reading this beautifully written book.  It is interesting how I came across the book because, I didn't really choose it.  One of my distant relatives had passed through my area last...
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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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 18 Responses Jun 22, 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 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 18

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    I love to read inspirational true stories online

    and offline. In one awesome true story I read, a woman shares something her daughter did because her daughter was too young to travel the country by herself but wanted to travel cross-country. Understandable why her mom and dad had concerns about it. Her daughter got one of her...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    liketerms liketerms 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 6

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    I read The Riven by Jerry Jenkins over weekend

    couldnt put it down once started but disturbed of how they can memorize Bible and still leave out something so important They should have Michael Shanks book Muscle and Shovel
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 18 hrs ago

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    Just got through Neil Gamain's Sandman series.

    Woah, what a ride! Definitely a recommendation for all you dreamers out there.
    jacqolantern jacqolantern 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    So tell me someone good reads?

    I prefer more of the fiction part of reading. Ya know magic and fantasy? Idk hmu with good stuff ^_^
    SelfBattle SelfBattle 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    YouShallNotPass21 YouShallNotPass21 13-15, F 12 Responses Jul 10

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    I absolutely adore books!

    I could ready through day and night, I love to read snuggled up in bed, on the train or lying in the grass with the sun shining down. If I have my nose in a book I am usually one happy girl.
    AmeliasDay AmeliasDay 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 3

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    E L James Or Nicci Greene?

    Everyone is talking about these two exciting new erotic authors. E L James' book entitled, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has taken the world by storm and has been heavily publisised as taking erotica into the mainstream Nicci Greene's, 'My Story confessions of a Swinger' did that very...
    hotreads hotreads 26-30, F 21 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    A co worker left a book

    for me while I cover her shifts for the weekend. Pretty Girl-13. I'm pretty sure this book was written for the teenage demographic, but this look has seriously got my insides all twisted up. I can't shake the feeling, imagining all those horrible things being done to such a...
    PurpleFlyingKites PurpleFlyingKites 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Has anyone read the Graceling Realm Series by

    Kristin Cashore? My absolute favourite books! 😄
    Candyflosshair Candyflosshair 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Love reading! I spend most of my time doing it.

    I have a nook!! Really good. I tend to read fantasy books, sci if sometimes if I'm in a brainy mood!!
    JennyMason JennyMason 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Unfortunately most of the books I've been

    reading are textbooks for my classes, but when I have a chance to sit down and really focus on a good book cover-to-cover, I love novels, some poetry, biographies, health, literature, science, and pretty much most subjects. I'm currently reading "The Fault in Our Stars", but I...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I think everyone should read these books.

    .. These books are some classics... that will change your life, and how you view the world, your self, others, life, etc. 1. "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill (You can read it here: https://archive.org/details/Think_and_Grow_Rich) 2. "How to Win Friends and Influence...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 3 days ago

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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 21 Responses Mar 23, 2013

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    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 10 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    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 23 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I am not much of a reader,

    put it this way, the last book i read was the harry potter series lol I prefer to write stories of my own :)
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Have you ever read a book

    so good that you read slowly on purpose, in the effort to let all the sentences seep into your brain almost as if memorizing the passages, because the writing is just so amazing and the story so riveting and the characters so alluring? As if reading more slowly will make the...
    michellekay michellekay 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    When you are reading a book

    that is so great you get lost in it's pages and lost in the words.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    xxIVENAxx xxIVENAxx 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Books, Open My Eyes to World

    As what I will say, reading book make me realized there is lot to be study and acknowledge in this world. It not enough just to look at something. Book also give me a little perspective on what other people*(writer)may think in their views in any problems that facing us in...