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I Love Books

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    Im inlove with the smell of a new book.

    Hmmm. The smell of ink and paper when you open it. ❤️❤️❤️ and it gets better when it gets older
    Livelovelaugh92 Livelovelaugh92 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 4

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    Currently reading this!

    Peter May is now in tied place with John Grisham as my favourite author! There's something special about how he writes. I hope this is just as good as his previous series!😁
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    Mm.. I just got done reading Warm Bodies.

    It was totally awesome and inspiring! But the book I have now has such bad grammar, I want to throw up all over it! It's so bad! I'm very disappointed in authors who don't proof their book before publishing it and who don't even know how to use a period or commas. The only good...
    80sRockLover 80sRockLover 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Any recommendations??

    ? I ran out of books to read!!! The apocalypse has arrived!!!
    Saule19 Saule19 13-15, F 16 Responses Aug 28

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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

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    I just want to drown in the pages of my

    favorite book and live there forever.
    girl3255 girl3255 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    ONEPIECE749 ONEPIECE749 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I just finished Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult

    and OMG I couldn't be less happier in the end! ;) That book made my teeth grit and made me want to punch the wall. Haha, now I am reading another book called, "Just one Year" by Gayle Forman. I hope this book is worth a while. who else has books that are still left unread? :P I...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "The law is hard, but it is the law" Just

    bought the ENTIRE Mortal Instruments series and spent the last hour reading 300 pages of City Of Bones. BEST. HOUR. EVER.
    RockBandsLover01 RockBandsLover01 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Books are my escape from reality.

    They're like movies that I can cast myself in. It amazes me how a book can affect me to this day.
    bamabuttercup8 bamabuttercup8 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm starting to like reading

    but my parents don't believe me. I want to go to the library but they won't take me, they don't believe I like reading. I don't believe I like reading! But some stories just catch me.
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Sometimes when I read a book I get frustrated

    because I have no control over the characters and want to rewrite the story. Anyone else feel the same way?
    Anticloud Anticloud 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 1

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    Lady Chatterley's lover is one of the worst

    books I've ever read. Really tells the story of interwar people who were part of the social category called white trash. Before that even existed....awesome
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F Aug 27

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    I love that feeling you get

    when you don’t remember that you’re reading. When you’re so captured by a book that you forget you’re reading the words. All you see is the descriptions and conversations that being to play out like a movie in your head. You don’t even think about it. Then before you...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    I Love Books By Connor Fitzgerald

    Connor Fitzgerald is my favourite author. He wrote the B-Squad series of action thrillers. Each book is full of action espionage and intrigue. The premis is about a group of ordinary people selected from their Facebook profiles to fight against terrorism but there is a twist. The...
    onelostboy onelostboy 22-25, M 8 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    - Ryanholmes20375 Thank you

    for the recommendation :D
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I have loved reading

    for as long as I can remember and my sister is the same way. We just read different types of books. My brother is the opposite. He never liked reading. He is more a video games, take-things-apart-and-put-back-together type of guy. I used to have whole collections of books but...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    BOOKS - you really should read them.

    .. ♥ The books in her arms for example "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert, "American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis and "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov... :-)
    Photosebastian Photosebastian 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I buy one or two books a month.

    I have a lot of books on art. I enjoy trading, it's important!
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Books are my way of escaping reality into a

    fantasy where I become more than what I can even dream to be. A good book can keep me up for hours at a time, and I'm always up for a good conversation about them. My favorite reads are fiction.
    EnglandsPiratePrincess EnglandsPiratePrincess 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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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 9 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    I wouldn't call myself a big reader

    but my favorite authors are Stephen King or James Patterson. When it comes to Stephen King though I can't pass up his books, I'm always keeping an eye out when he releases a new book.
    thingy1jrc thingy1jrc 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Asdfghjklasdfghjklllllll Asdfghjklasdfghjklllllll 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 7

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    I'm a binge reader. Books work on me like drugs.

    When I delve into a good book I'm instantly teleported into a totally different sphere I don't want to get out from. A sometimes pleasurable, sometimes magical, sometimes even painfully tragic other world. A world I like escaping to from my uneventful, routinised grossly...
    summerbloom summerbloom 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    erikapaige97 erikapaige97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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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

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    A book is like a spouse.

    You never give up on it halfway, no matter how awful the story.
    BlackEyedBean BlackEyedBean 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I'm reading "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

    by Maya Angelou. It's really good. I highly recommend it.
    SuspendYourDisbelief SuspendYourDisbelief 13-15 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I Love Books

    Books are the only way for me to escape life sometimes. It allows me to live in a fantasy world and allows me to forget whatever that is happening in reality.
    slytheringal2109 slytheringal2109 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    Kindles Are Ruining My World :(

    I know that I sound like one of those crazy people that would rather chop down millions of trees to make a couple books than use something free and renewable; but ebooks are seriously not a good replacement! They really don't take the place of the feeling a good book can give you...
    Alwaysbeenaprettygirl Alwaysbeenaprettygirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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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 7 Responses Jul 22

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    3 stages of life: Teens- you have all the time

    and energy but no money. Workers- you have the money and energy but no time. Oldies- you have all the time and money but no more energy. XD
    littleana littleana 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love books and I got a free one today.

    What's better than a good free book?
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Just finished book two

    and let me tell you..... I died a thousand deaths.
    Living2Heights Living2Heights 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I love to read I get all caught up in the book

    like nothing else exists. Anyone else get that feeling?
    ohmymax ohmymax 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 25

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    keeganicole keeganicole 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    What Are Your Top Five Books Of All Time?

    My list is a mix of new and exciting thriller action mixed with a classic and then some naughty bedtime fun, if you haven't read these five books in your life then you haven't lived a life; 1. The Enemy Within by Connor Fitzgerald 2. In Each Other We Trust by Connor Fitzgerald 3...
    collegeprofesser collegeprofesser 41-45, M 24 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    I love the fact that in a book I can lose myself

    and for that brief moment i can forget about the reality.
    ZnikiZ ZnikiZ 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 2

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    I am officially a book bachelor.

    I read so many books, put my favorite in a pile to get into another time, and throw away those that I only want to read once. But I could never marry just one book. No such thing as book monagomy.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I just got 10 books for .

    50 and the other 15 free.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 16

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    I've started reading Fahrenheit 451 in my

    English class. So far I love it, the characters are so me. I also think the book brings up a lot of important topics. I'll let you know how it goes once I've finished it :) What do you think of the book?
    Faith716 Faith716 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I need a new book. Get lost in its pages.

    Read it all day and all night, never put it down. Read it in a bubble bath or under a tree. Constantly have my nose in it. Lose tract of time and life for a little while. Go on a grand adventure or experience a tragic romance. Just utterly lose myself.
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I wish more people understood

    and appreciated books in the manner that I do. I can't imagine a world without other worlds to visit to by a turn of a page. Planning on going to the library later today. Does anyone have any suggestions on my next big read? (:
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I have a ton of books.

    I mean, literally, my books weigh about one ton. I don't have that many either; all-told about one thousand books. A number of people I know have many, many more than that. I culled my collection a few years ago, offering books to co-workers from the trunk of my car and donating...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I just finished reading Red Rising by Pierce

    Brown. At the beginning I was hating it. I usually get that feeling for all the books I start reading because I feel like they're stealing me from my previous book. But I can't sleep without reading at least a paragraph. By the middle, I was completely hooked and absolutely...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I just finished The Fault In Our Stars!

    I read the book in 3 days! It was so good. I cried during it. I can't wait to go see the movie now! It was so romantic in parts and so sad in others!
    Romanticgirl18 Romanticgirl18 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 12

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    They Thirst by Robert R McCammon first

    published in 1981. It was a re-read for me, say that five times reread reread rearead reread reread...sounds funny maybe only to me.. I first read this vampire story when I was maybe 13 or 14 scared the hell out of me and reread it a few weeks ago and again it scared the hell...
    everydayisagoodone everydayisagoodone 31-35 1 Response Aug 23

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    Sometimes you read a book

    and it fills you with this evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. ~~ The Fault in our Stars
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    50 Shades Of .... Crappy Writing.

    I didn't make it past the 3rd chapter. It was just too painful. Enough said.
    peacewalker peacewalker 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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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 8 Responses Jun 2

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    Th1rteen R3asons Why Thought I'd read the book

    overnight, but i got sick and it took me 3 days to read it. I like the book. I won't say I love it but I kind of do somehow. I especially like the ending. It seems that at least Her reasons became his to get over himself. Forgive me if you think I'm wrong. But no one could do...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I love books a lot. I enjoy the type of books

    that **** you up at the end and cause you to "wow" a million times. books like: Looking for Alaska and But I Love Him. I love books that aren't well know but are really good. anyone have good suggestions?
    julianbeyonce julianbeyonce 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I'm A Book Nerd

    I love to read, yes.  But I love the books themselves.  I have no desire to read from electronic media even though (or perhaps because) my career involves computer software analysis and development.I love seeing books lining the walls in my shelves and stacked up...
    blackdress blackdress 51-55, F 29 Responses Jan 6, 2010