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    One of my favorite books

    that I have read is "The African Queen". Sure, the story is a bit dated and yes, I know they made it into a movie in the 50s...but there is something about that book that kept me glued and made me read through it and unable to put it down.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    just completed reading bared to you-sylvia day.

    .it was awesome! can't wait to read reflected in you :)
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I find it very difficult to lend books out to

    people because they are like my friends.
    ProfMeowS ProfMeowS 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    Rejoicing as the Holy Grail of Books is not

    so impossibly unreachable as it seems at the beginning. Barnes and Noble New York, here I come! Excuse me while I write down book titles to buy there (Spoiler Alert: TONS)
    johannesc4 johannesc4 16-17, M Jan 16

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    I like the escape from reality.

    Probably why I choose sci-fi and fantasy more often than not. Sometimes the only way I can escape my thoughts is by pushing them aside and traveling to another place.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 20

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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, 2015

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    I love reading books from sci fi to fantasy

    and thrillers and adventure novels I love graphic novels and comics too Sometimes a book that has been turned into a movie the book often is better as you can let your own imagination set the scene and how the characters look and act Even with Ebooks I prefer having a good...
    sophiencis sophiencis 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    ashlyn110 ashlyn110 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Jan 4, 2015

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    Can someone recommend me some good

    psychological books?
    KarahXnichole KarahXnichole 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 23

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    I always have my nose in a book,

    even when I'm not studying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 21

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    Sometimes i feel like the only way i am truly

    alive is when i am reading a book or thinking up a book to write. Life can be so depressing and lonely some times.
    DianaR91 DianaR91 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    (A Skogsra is a beautiful

    but sinister forest spirit.) But he, whose heart a skogsra steals it will never recover His soul will long for moonlight dreams and no mere mortal lover ...
    Baelfire33 Baelfire33 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I absolutely love to read books!

    I read King. Patterson ( most of his genre's), Dean Koonts. and that is just a few. once I find a good author I try to read everything they write. I have been reading a lot for decades. I have about sixty just waiting for me to get to them. I enjoy reading and I wish I could...
    krazykitten420 krazykitten420 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 10, 2015

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    It has been months since the last time I bought

    some books so yesterday, since it's payday, I decided to go to my favorite secondhand bookstore and treat myself. I spent an hour or more inside the store that the saleslady probably think I'm sort of crazy or that I am going to rob or shoplift. Haha! No, I am not like that. I...
    Fr0z3nY0gurt Fr0z3nY0gurt 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 13, 2015

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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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    Love, love, love books

    and I read daily. Usually I read 2 to 3 a day depending on the size. I think the written word is the sexiest thing!
    Dixiedivine Dixiedivine 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    "All morons hate it when you call them a moron.

    " Holden Caulfield, "The Catcher in the Rye"
    LucyFuhr LucyFuhr 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2015

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    I get taken to this whole other world

    when I am reading a book, I get completely engulfed and I love it. It takes me away from any problems or any stress. Books just make me feel better, keep me interested and make me a dreamer. I don't understand when people tell me that they don't enjoy reading books.
    Jessicademond Jessicademond 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 28, 2015

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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, 2015

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    I prefer books any day to those silly little

    e-books. I don't see the point of them. They can never replace the feel, smell & calmness of a real book.
    selina1986 selina1986 26-30, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've got 5 books I'm reading at

    once including the Holy Bible. Two of the books are really short. And a normal sized novel I'm reading has almost 400 pages I've been reading since June 2015. It takes me a long time to read and ponder over books, but I love them and sometimes re read sentences because I want to...
    Balletomane Balletomane 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    "Books have a way of making you homesick

    for a place you have never been."
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2015

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    I don't have time for a relationship,

    do you know how many books I need to read?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2015

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    happyxo happyxo 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    yesterday i went to a library bag sale

    and got 115 books for 6 dollars.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 10 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    I've read two books from Susan Beth Pfeffer's

    dystopian series, Life as we knew if and The dead and the gone. I tried to look for the 3rd book at Barnes and Noble but no luck, I even tried at my schools library but apparently someone stole the book. So my only option is to buy it online
    Kugelblitz Kugelblitz 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 16

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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 5 Responses Jan 24, 2015

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    Just finished Brave New World by Aldous Huxley!

    It was fantastic and very interesting.
    FaerieGrrl98 FaerieGrrl98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    I have a rotating list of "favorites"

    or rather I suppose the list goes on and on. What are a list of 5 of your favorites. We will assume that you probably have many many more than 5, and these may not be "THE" top 5. The Stand The Shining Circle of friends The Harry Potter Series (ALL OF THEM) Home is where the...
    ProfMeowS ProfMeowS 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 17

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    I love books more than people

    because people will hurt you one day. But books will make you forget all the problem.
    JulieK8 JulieK8 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    That’s the thing about books.

    They let you travel without moving your feet. - Jhumpa Lahiri
    weirdnerdgirl weirdnerdgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2015

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    Please tell me that im not the only one

    that is 16 and is literally addicted to books! I feel like most people my age dont care about knowledge..
    wanderlustinmyheart wanderlustinmyheart 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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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...
    JamesGardener JamesGardener 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 23, 2015

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    Currently in the middle of the 2nd book of the

    Fifty Shades trilogy :) It's a really good story. I can't put it down. I highly recommend it. It does get sexually graphic though...
    BabyKitty7885 BabyKitty7885 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 30, 2015

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    soundofaghost soundofaghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2015

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    completed REFLECTED IN YOU-SYLVIA DAY i'm in

    love with all the characters from gideon to eva to cary to eva's mom, book is powerful and beautiful, i can't stop thinking about it even when i'm done reading..hats off! will start my next soon :)
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I recently completed "Amar-bail" by Umera Ahmed.

    It's an Urdu novel. I cried for days and nights. It ripped my heart into two halves. You can find its English version "Mistletoe by Umera Ahmed" If you want to feel how sensitive life can be and how the corrupt bureaucrat system, social evils, nepotism, family oriented favors...
    faryalvohra faryalvohra 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just finished reading today "Sinsajo",

    the spanish translation for "Mockingjay". Never got to see anything from "The Hunger Games" before, and I must say I got delighted with this one. We can find themes such as war and peace, friendship, sacrifice for a common goal, and of course, everything set in a credible future...
    exodialp626 exodialp626 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Books are such lovely things.

    Portals to fascinating universes. I probably wouldn't survive for very long without them.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 24, 2015

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    I am finishing Crime

    and Punishment right now.
    StarseedPower StarseedPower 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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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 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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