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    I am and always have been living in between the

    reality and fiction. Since reality holds a lot of pain (actual pain through my chronical diseases) and fear for a lot of things that occur unfortunately too often and at the same time, so to say that since life was what it is: A rather rough experience, I found my strength to go...
    lillianpace lillianpace 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    omg so im like such a book nerd

    but its kinda sad because i have not read a single book in a while because im mostly on my phone now talking to people, but i think that books are really good to read they inspire us to imagine things that are not possible and that's a grate thing its like day dreaming but with...
    NoraCipriano NoraCipriano 13-15, F 1 Response 5 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 10 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    What was it about a room lit by the purity of

    natural day light and the freedom of being home alone, barefoot? One can sit against the wall, on their bed, and slip away to The Door To December by Dean Koontz on a rainy day..Such a novel concept. The book itself was pleasant, but nothing compares to the sensation of a soft...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 15

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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

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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 14 Responses Jan 4

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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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    chinkychic chinkychic 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    on my way to barns and noble to spend my gift

    card that I got for Christmas :D It's weird how I get so excited when someone asks me to go to the book store with them :p I don't even know what I should get today. :o
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    deak123 deak123 26-30, M 34 Responses Mar 14

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    Av305 Av305 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I read several books a week!

    I just can't get enough
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 21

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    I'm currently reading Elsie's motherhood I love

    the Elsie dinsmore series the originals anyway not the rewritten polititically correct ones. Sorry slaves and poor southern whites don't talk like educated people. In this book I like how Elsie and her husband show how to turn the other cheek. And forgive those who do u...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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

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    Warriors atm. ovo yayyyy Who else is a Warrior

    Cats fan?~ SHIPS??? SCOURGE??? FIREHEART/STAR????.. idk
    SpectrumOfTears SpectrumOfTears 13-15, F Mar 19

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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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    I kind of went crazy with buying books this

    week. spent over 100 bucks on these. I have issues. But, it was worth the money. They're collectibles! The outsides of the pages are also colored with gold or silver, and it looks nice.I got:- The Complete works of William Shakespeare- Grimms complete fairy tales - (for those of...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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

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    I love books and I want to write one someday .

    .our books are our best friends
    tryingstill tryingstill 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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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.
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 13 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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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

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    Currently reading "The Windup Girl" by Paolo

    Bacigalupi, not bad.... interesting ideas and commentary on corporates, government and the environment.
    csouls csouls 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    keeganicole keeganicole 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 19, 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 7 Responses Jan 24

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    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 1 Response 4 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
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 5

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    Just finished reading Gone Girl.

    What an awesome read! And the ending was so fitting.
    akhilnsec akhilnsec 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Moved to a new city and still looking

    for a job. At the local library reading Chomsky's on language.
    Savourycandy Savourycandy 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 just got a book called "people of tomorrow

    are not affarid" from Israeli author Shani Boianjiu. Anyone has an opinion of it?
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M Mar 22

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    “I was raised among books,

    making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.” Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow Of The Wind
    lemonturtle lemonturtle 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    SpectrumOfTears SpectrumOfTears 13-15, F Mar 19

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    have for as long as I can remember even

    before I could read I liked picture books, as a kid I read Pippi Longstocking books and my big brother read me books such as James and the Giant Peach , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , I liked reading books by the late Canadian Author Farley Mowat. I have read The End of...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days 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.
    FlawfulCreation FlawfulCreation 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 21

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    There is nothing in this world

    that can beat the company of a good book on a beautiful rainy day!
    LoneViolet LoneViolet 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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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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    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 17 Responses Mar 17

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    currently have 2 reads on the History of the FBI

    and Elizabeth Smart's Story. I remember when she disappeared from her bedroom at age 14 in 2002 in Salt Lake City. I was so glad when she was found alive just over nine months later. Only now am I realizing the nightmare she lived during her captivity under David B Mitchel...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    soundofaghost soundofaghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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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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    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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    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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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Favorite book series: The Maze Runner.

    Read all of those books within 2 or so weeks. I just couldn't put them down. I've read a lot of amazing books, but this one takes first place. It was a good attention grabber, and the end of each chapter made me want to keep reading. No matter how much I wanted to put the book...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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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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