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    laurenjauregui laurenjauregui 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    There once was a woman

    who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. "Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today." So she did and she had a wonderful day. The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw that she had only two hairs on...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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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 16-17, F 12 Responses Sep 6, 2014

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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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    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    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 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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    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'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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    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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    Primarily non-fiction,

    biographies, self-help, psychology and personal finance books. I like seeing a pragmatic return on my time investment. I don't really read for pleasure. If I was to read fiction, it would be to develop my empathy.
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 22 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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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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    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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    Hello everyone, July has arrived,

    so I want to increase my followers. Please follow my Blog and I'll return the favor!β˜ΊοΈπŸ’¬πŸ’¬πŸ’¬πŸ˜Š Thank You! www.natashalov.wordpress.com
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F 3 days ago

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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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    Reading is one of my greatest pleasures in life.

    My favorite series is the Grey Wolves Series by Quinn Loftis. What's yours?
    KellerKing13 KellerKing13 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 15 Responses Aug 19, 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 31 Responses Feb 19

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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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    currently I am reading several books magic the

    gathering: the brothers war, one of the Shannarra books, and also world of warcraft: the shattering
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    George R. R. Martin and Ben Kane are my two

    favorite authors. I love Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series. I'm almost done with the third book. I loved Kane's "Forgotten Legion" trilogy, as well as his "Spartacus" duology.
    Thalassophobic Thalassophobic 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Since summer holidays started I've been reading

    a book a day. Good 300 page books. I love reading so much!
    Escapist101 Escapist101 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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

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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 4 Responses Jun 27

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    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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    "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 totally agree to this.

    "People who do not read the Bible should not quote it for matters of proving points. I wouldn't think to quote the Book of Mormon, the Tipitaka, the Ramayana, or anything else I have not read to prove my points, for I would surely make a fool out of myself, and misrepresent the...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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

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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 Jun 23

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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 5 Responses Jun 27

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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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    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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    Currently reading 'Green Oranges on Lion

    Mountain' by Emily Joy... Recommended because I love African Literature. Has anyone heard of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' or 'Things Fall Apart'?
    Espiallidocious Espiallidocious 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    4 authors that set my reading habits : CS Lewis,

    J RR Tolkien, Isaac Asimov and Frank Herbert. Without these creative geniuses I wouldn't love reading or writing as much as I do now.
    Longpatrol90 Longpatrol90 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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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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    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 Jun 24

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    What was the last book you read?

    and did you enjoy it? For me it was Tiger Curse by Colleen Houck it was great I loved it! I couldn't put it down :)
    LittlemissB95 LittlemissB95 18-21, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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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 love reading. When you wanna chill,

    a good book takes the stress away. You imagine all that stress burning in Mt Doom or that a sandworm ate it.
    Longpatrol90 Longpatrol90 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    romAimpire romAimpire 31-35, F 17 Responses Jan 19

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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.