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    am seeking for a woman

    that will love me..from age 45 to 55.for a serious relationship..
    woodyalbert woodyalbert 51-55, M Aug 17

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    We wished to be loved

    as we ourselves would love. Any other way makes us uncomfortable." - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    daniE91 daniE91 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    Do authors cry when they kill off the best

    characters? Or do they smile, laugh and have a cup of tea with Satan?
    aya101 aya101 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    NO NO NONONONOOOOOOO my fave bookstore is

    having a HUGE sale - books normally $20 under $5!! People I looove - my hands are so bad I can't even hold a book for more than a half hour unless I break the spine ( which I refuse to do) .... I really need to unsubscribe from their emails!!!!
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 1

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    There's no such thing

    as too many books :3
    halohai halohai 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I love reading books!

    This is a true statement & fact in my life. As a young adult ready to enter the real world, I am discovering myself and what I can do to contribute to the future of our civilization. My favorite genre of books are called: techno-thrillers. This genre was led by Tom Clancy...
    kevking22 kevking22 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    erica1985 erica1985 26-30, F 10 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    My classmates all ridicule me

    for reading more books rather than watch movies with them. But I don't mind. Those idiots can't differentiate a book from a magazine. I'm comfortable with what I'm doing and I won't change reading for them. It hurts, but fictional characters taught me to be who I am and just be...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F 8 Responses May 8

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    Has anybody read Go Set a Watchman?

    What did you think? I'm not sure I understood it completely. It was okay but definitely not as awesome as To Kill a Mocking Bird.
    ihavecoolname ihavecoolname 18-21, F a week ago

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    I've started reading The 100

    because I want to be familiar with the books before I watch the show, and so far they've been great. The only thing I don't like about it is this stupid Bella Swan-like ditzy girl. Her entire storyline is about her wanting to be with her boyfriend, and I'm on book 2 and she...
    paradreamer paradreamer 18-21, T 1 hr ago

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    Books are addicting Book Hangover When you've

    finished a book and you suddenly return to the real world, but the real world feels incomplete or surreal because you're still living in the world of the book. A goals to live a life of a girl I'd love to read a book about.:)
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 10

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    I have stayed in the library like the whole day

    just reading books. Whether it's non fiction or fiction (which I prefer) i just seem to always get lost in the book and then can never put it down. I am recently reading the maze runner series which some of you have heard from the movie. I really recommend the book if you like...
    faykath faykath 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    >I go to a bookstore.

    .. Paradise. I can actually live there, believe it or not.
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Reading books gives me a high

    that weed just can't.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Books were my first love.

    I've been borrowing and reading library books all my life. I just couldn't afford to buy and store all the books I want to read. Luckily, lots of free ebooks have come online, and I now read them on my tablet. I can't relax with my phone or computers switched on, but I can...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 23

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    Let the fandoms unite!

    What if there was one gigantic fandom for every fandom?
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    You know how guys will see a girl at a bar

    and buy them a drink? Why can't there be a thing where a guy notices me eyeing a book at a bookstore and buys it for me? That would definitely win me over. I cannot handle using a kindle or "flipping" the pages on an ipad screen. I love books for the pure experience. The smell...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    I got new books today : ) Some are from the

    early 1900s. Yay for library book sales!
    AnnaliseLeah AnnaliseLeah 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 2, 2014

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    Maircira Maircira 31-35, M Aug 14

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    "You are not you--you have no body,

    no blood, no bones, you are but a thought. I myself have no existence; I am but a dream--your dream, a creature of your imagination. In a moment you will have realized this, then you will banish me from your visions and I shall dissolve into the nothingness out of which you made...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 21

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    ashlyn110 ashlyn110 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Nothing can beat the feel of a book in your

    hand..the smell of the pages when you open a new one. When I buy preowned books I just leaf through them, looking for little secrets left between the pages by previous owners. Years ago, I owned a big house with a library room where I stashed and stacked my books. When I...
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 6 Responses Jan 24

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    I've never really understood

    why some people have a dislike of reading. It's becoming almost a lost hobby because living in an age where technology and computers take up most of our time, the beautiful art of reading and writing has been replaced by brain cell killing video games. Why not learn to pick up a...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    I never seem to get over a feeling

    when your favorite series/book ends. It's some sort of quiet yearning to know more, to know everything that happens to your favorite characters.
    metallic28 metallic28 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 10

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    soundofaghost soundofaghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    The one thing that sucks about Nooks

    and Kindles... Is that you need to charge them in order to use them. So, I need to stop reading to charge it. :(
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    This book completely changed my life.

    I just recently read the book/autobiography "Forever Today" by Deborah Wearing. It's a true story about Deborah and her husband Clive. In the 80s he became ill and a majority of his hippocampus in the brain was destroyed- leaving him almost completely without memory, and even...
    mmerose mmerose 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    After having my daughter I wasn't able to

    really read anything because of how much energy it takes to care for her. She's 2 months now and today I was finally able to get some reading in without being exhausted! I feel so good to be able to do something for me.
    modestmuslimah modestmuslimah 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I just finished reading Mycophilia by Eugenia

    Bone. I highly recommend this book if you're interested in mushrooms or expanding your view of life!
    wmbiz wmbiz 22-25, M Aug 14

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    I love books . Some of them fictional some

    factual. I especially like detective stories. I've read the Sherlock Homes series. And a lot of historical books . A lot of books know appear only on kindle but I still like the physicality that holding a real book brings . The feel of the pages it's actual physical...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Aug 17

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    Do you ever get to the end of a book series

    and have an existential crisis?
    rebekahcookie33 rebekahcookie33 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 4

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    Over the past two weeks I've been reading,

    The Dark Heroines and I've been amazed at how much I love the writing, the plot, the character development and the romance of course. I don't normally read physical books that often but with this one, it was instant love.
    emmathepanda emmathepanda 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Someone asked me why I don't use a kindle

    instead of reading an actual book, I couldn't be the only one who loves to actually hold a book and read until all hours at night.
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    Do you ever finish a book,

    and realize everyone is carrying on with their lives as if you didn't just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback?
    camomeal camomeal 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Books are a mighty things,

    shame that nowadays children don't read as much as in past. They have no idea what great stories they miss :(
    SoonrichNey SoonrichNey 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Everyone read Joe Hill.

    He is Stephen King's son, and he writes horror, but he really has a unique voice, separate from his father. He has 3 novels (Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, Nos4a2) and I literally read them all within days of purchasing them. He also has an anthology of short stories. Read him!
    applesasch applesasch 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    10 Commandments Every Book Lover Needs You To

    Abide By Commandment I Thou shalt not watch the movie first. Commandment II Thou shalt not lose or never return borrowed book. Commandment III Thou shalt not ask, “So, what’s the book about?” after seeing thy reader begin to start reading first chapter. Commandment...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 12

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    (frankly) My dear, I don't give a damn.

    ~ Gone with the wind It's one of the best lines I adore, given the context and the profanity with which it's spoken. Also, maybe because of personal experiences when you give up everything for something /someone and you fail to win the affection back. And there comes...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Grab the book you're currently reading,

    sit by the window while it is snowing, brew some hot coffee, get some toasted bagels, cuddle yourself in a blanket, light some scented candles and bam, it turns into heaven.
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Jan 21

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    Every book is a TARDIS,

    innocuous on the outside, bigger on the inside & able to transport you through time and space.
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 15 Responses Jan 4

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    One doozy of a book ,

    gonna read as much as I can
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    "Books have a way of making you homesick

    for a place you have never been."
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 4

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    So I finished The Disclaimer by Renee Knight,

    and it was a good book. I couldn't put it down and it was suspenseful, so if you like thriller books, then this is a good book.
    Courtneyg1107 Courtneyg1107 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Getting lost in a good book,

    being able to forget about your problems for a little while...
    PoindexterFan PoindexterFan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I know that this is an almost impossible

    question. but I want to know what your favorite stand alone novel is and your favorite series! Stand alone: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Series: The Lunar Chronicles by Melissa Mayers
    bisexualrose bisexualrose 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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