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I Love Books

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

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

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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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    Just finished reading Gone Girl.

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

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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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    why is catcher in the rye a favorite novel

    for psychotic people? it's a good book
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I spend more time in my books

    than I do in the real world.. Love fantasy novels, the best escape.
    keepingitrealgirl keepingitrealgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 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.
    readum16 readum16 26-30, F 14 Responses Jan 4

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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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    I just bought two Jack Keroac boks

    and I am so excited to get to read them!!! What does everyone think of this writing that has read anything by him?
    grumpykittie13 grumpykittie13 31-35, F Mar 22

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    soundofaghost soundofaghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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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 6 days ago

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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 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 3 days ago

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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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    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 Mar 24

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

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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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    "Cowards are more dangerous

    than the brave." - Ramses, Ramses of the Damned, Anne Rice
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There is something unique to literature in

    terms of art form. Photographs, film, and painting are visual mediums. Music and radio shows are audial mediums. Only literature uses the medium of the mind. No two people see the same room or the same face reading even the most descriptive of passages. No two people hear the...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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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    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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    SpectrumOfTears SpectrumOfTears 13-15, F Mar 19

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    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It takes everything away: the stress,

    the anger, the pain. Everything! And I love it.
    weirduo weirduo 13-15, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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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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    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 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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    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 Mar 25

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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 a week ago

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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.
    gingerplum gingerplum 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 17 Responses Mar 17

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    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 12

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    shortfry3 shortfry3 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    TerriAnn9 TerriAnn9 22-25, F 2 days ago

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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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    inloveandeath inloveandeath 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 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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    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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    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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