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    It's weird. I'm a pretty impatient person

    but I'd rather read a book for 3 days than watch a movie for 2 hours.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Uniquelittlebit Uniquelittlebit 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days 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.:)
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    We lost one of the greats today.

    Rest in Peace Terry Pratchett. He co wrote one of my absolute favorite books. "Good Omens" and "Small Gods" was hilarious.
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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    A day in heaven for me.

    ..laying in bed, cuddled up to my sheltie. Listening to the beautiful sound of rain. And caught up in a great book. I love the blissful escape from reality. Or passionately stepping into another persons shoes. If only I could make a career out of reading:)
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Any book recommendations?

    With some romance in them? Thanks :)
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 5 Responses 3 days 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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    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 10 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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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 needs to buy Death Note (1).

    And Death note 'How to read' book. I've seen the film but want to read the book + I read some of the DN how to read book and it's really cool and has all the shinigamis and stuff in it. Our school library had the the whole set of DN books. :))))
    CrookedCxnt CrookedCxnt 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    soundofaghost soundofaghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Reading has been one of my favorite past times

    since I was a young child. I could live in book stores, I loved reading so much. In recent years I've gotten away from it, as my interest in the internet has grown. So, I think for this year I am going to take the 2015 Reading Challenge and read a book a week from the following...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Books versus movies: Almost every bookworm

    knows the book is better than the movie. My question is if given the choice which order do you prefer them? Do you read the book then watch the movie or watch the movie then read the book?
    Booksponge Booksponge 26-30, F 5 Responses May 13

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    I got 5 new books so far.

    :) 3 of which are part of a trilogy and 2 are just random novels. They're all fantasy, considering my number one favorite genre is fantasy. I enjoy horror and thriller too, but the only really good books in that genre that I have read are mainly from Stephen King. anyway...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 17 Responses Apr 24

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    keeganicole keeganicole 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 5 Responses 6 days ago

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

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    I recently read two books about Stephen Harper;

    Harperland (politics of control) and Party of One , Elizabeth Smart's story, a book on the History of the FBI and about 5 years ago read a book by the same author on the history of the CIA Legacy of Ashes, I have read The Secret History of the American Empire and Greatest Story...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M May 12

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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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    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 10 Responses Jan 21

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    I've been a reader since I'm a little kid,

    I'd read in my native language ( Spanish) and I'm trying to read in others like French and English so I tried too to write my own http://www.wattpad.com/story/39944800-the-labyrinth, this one I hope you enjoy it :)
    gmah26 gmah26 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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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    Just a good story, a comfy chair,

    maybe a beverage and if I'm feeling ambitious; maybe a cupcake too. (I love cupcakes) you're not really "you" when you're reading, it's like taking a step out of your current situation and letting yourself get 100% caught up and distracted in a completely new world... I like it...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    the only way to be not tricked,

    to survive and to save your mind is to read. Damn, get a book and read!
    Enjoyyourlife Enjoyyourlife 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love books, I love being engrossed in a good

    book. I personally like a good war romance such as 'the bronze horseman' and 'the Corsican woman' both a very good read. also like a crime novel, mainly by Patricia Cornwell or Tess Geritsen x
    M04hawaii M04hawaii 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    ashlyn110 ashlyn110 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I know this is old now

    but does anyone else think the fault in our stars was a bad book and there is so many way better books that people should read. So many people at my school are like I don't like reading but the fault In our stars is the best book I read it in a day but there are so many other...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I have THREE e-readers

    and 500+ books on shelves in my home (I stopped counting). I dread the day that I have to pack them up and move. It's going to be a task, but at least when I unpack I will finally have a chance to organize by genre and alphabetize by author's last name. Okay, now I'm excited!
    BGethrogan BGethrogan 31-35, F 3 Responses May 13

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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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    chinkychic chinkychic 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    I am a librarian, a writer

    and adore being around books. I appreciate the binding and fonts of older books. I cringe at the stickers they now put on well bound hardbound books. I have made love in several at home, academic and art libraries.
    doggygrrrlsex doggygrrrlsex 41-45, F 2 Responses May 16

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    It's Kind of a Funny Story means everything to

    me I'll be rereading it soon
    ForeverDenyingIt ForeverDenyingIt 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    I love to read,open a book

    and escape for that short moment of time,sometimes when I am feeling that bit down its had to pick up that book because I have little motivation but i know reading means a lot.That short time to create my own characters and my own setting for a book.I was i love the most. Just...
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    Books are a perfect retreat.

    when i read the world ceases to exist. the worst part about books are the endings. i always feel a sinking feeling when i realise im on the last chapter or the last few pages
    chk330422 chk330422 18-21, M 4 Responses May 12

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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 7 Responses Jan 24

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    how many people dog ear the corner of their

    pages. I know it drives some people crazy. I do it. always have and probably always will ;)
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 19 Responses Nov 8, 2014

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    I really wanna get some more books right

    now but... I don't wanna go broke. >.< There's still several that I really really want.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    My favorite series is The Dark tower by Stephen

    king. I'm only on book four. What is your favorite series?
    persononinternet persononinternet 18-21, M 3 Responses May 15

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    I Was A Librarian.

    The life I lead now that I have written about is not how I have always lived. From childhood I have always loved books, reading and writing, so when I left school I studied and got a Diploma of Information and Library Studies and became a librarian. It was the perfect job for me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Books are love. Books are live.

    WE ARE BOOKLOVERS!!!!
    Mahrhindha Mahrhindha 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    I'll be in Barnes & Noble

    or a place that sells books, and I will literally sit on the floor and read a book I find interesting. Then, an employee will come to me,"Um, excuse me? Do you need any help..?" Me. "Naw, I'm..mumbles as I continue to read..**"
    myahLynn03 myahLynn03 13-15, F 10 Responses May 12

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    The only hangover I've ever had was book

    hangovers, and boy it lasts for days :)
    dearalexe dearalexe 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    I want to read a book

    which should be crime or adventure but also should contain action, sex, and unexpected riddles or puzzles. Any suggestions?
    neven85 neven85 26-30, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    sooo I am going to do the 50 books challenge.

    .. I am going to read 50 books by the time this new year is up! Anyone else want to do the same? :D
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 5

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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