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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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    I'm reading "The Help.

    " It's such a good book!
    adriana0102 adriana0102 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I miss spending hours getting lost in another

    world...might be time to get away from here for a bit
    lightswitch12 lightswitch12 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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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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    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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    Just finished Gone Girl,

    Gillian Flynn. Loved it. Now reading Ocean @ the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman. Really enjoyg it.
    Lisamusic Lisamusic 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I read the entire flowers in the attic series

    back when I was too young to be reading it. I'm interested to see all the books played out on screen. hope it is good.
    greeneyz83 greeneyz83 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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

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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...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    Timbre4 Timbre4 16-17 Apr 2

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    KrisEC KrisEC 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    4 more chapters and then im finished the return

    of the king. The book starts off slow but is still fantastic.....Aragorn is now king and had Frodo give him the crown to pass to Gandalf to put it on Aragorns head. Im past that part now and I am at edoras were king theoden has been brought back to be lain in his own land and...
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Reading a book called the watcher in the

    shadows ..only on page 54......but It has me hooked..if this ever became a film.....actor james mc evoy shoud play lazarus.......mc evoy also played young Charles Xavier in the new xmen movies.
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    every time I read books I become someone else.

    I become a heroine or a villain through those pages. I love books more than myself sometimes
    zimoash20 zimoash20 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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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've been into books

    since I'm a toddler and now I can't stop, I've read almost 10000 books in my life, small.and bug ones, how old were you when first start reading? and why?
    gmah26 gmah26 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I have just read Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

    Really enjoyed it, great plot. Now I will allow myself to see the movie with Ben Affleck. I hope it lives up to the book.
    emptynow emptynow 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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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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    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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    Anyone ever read "After" on Wattpad?

    It's like the number one story. I've never read anything so intense in my life. Had to stop reading it cause my anger was getting out of control.
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    It takes everything away: the stress,

    the anger, the pain. Everything! And I love it.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    Reading Hollow City the sequel to the first

    book Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I'm going on a plane ride this weekend so i have to save my reading till then, and i can barley do it! It is such a mysterious book and it's so incredibly addictive. If you like scary plot stories, i presume you'd take a fancy to...
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    Always have! Not into movies at all!

    Reading a book is so much better! And it lasts longer.
    Ponyprincess Ponyprincess 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I really need to fill time

    for the next two weeks. Can you guys suggest some good, lengthy, reads? I'm not picky at all.
    MedicineCabinet MedicineCabinet 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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 13 Responses Jan 30

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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.:)
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Starting my new Gillian Flynn book (attached),

    the only one I haven't read yet. Hope it'll be as good as Gone Girl and Sharp objects.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Reading the lord of the rings the return of the

    king.....sam and Frodo are in disguise as mordor orc ...trying to get across the land to mount doom.. the book is fantastic...I actually think the books are far superior to the films...I learn more about middle earths history. The fellowship of the ring is still my favourite in...
    supermario6449 supermario6449 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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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 5 Responses Jan 12

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    Has anyone ever read the Divergent series

    or Fifty shades trilogy yet? OMG I LOVE IT!!
    MoTheStar MoTheStar 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    As a reader, I got to show my respects

    and share my sadness on the death of Gunther Grass and Eduardo Galeano. Both authors I enjoyed reading. Grass book, "the tin drum" and Galeano's "the open veins of Latin America" were both favorites. Both authors died on Monday, April 15 as a big coincidence. May both...
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I LOVE books so much

    that I self published my own. Grant it, it was something I wrote in 2000 and I was ten. But better late then never, right? The series is called 'Detective Kids', it has one book out thus far and book two is do out this year. Now here' the crazy part of...There's seven completed...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I think it's time for me to convert strictly to

    Nook books. I have a few on the Nook, but 90% of my books I have in physical copies. I'm just running out of space in my room for them, plus they're cheaper on the Nook. To me, as long as I am reading them and own them in some way, then I am happy.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS

    BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS!!!!!!! MUAHAHAHAHAAAA!!!! :-D
    keke8714127 keke8714127 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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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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