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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.:)
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 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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    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2015

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    When i was 12 & summer just started,

    my older sister's trying to decipher the books that i'm trying to read. I dunno what made her give me that book called "The Amityville Horror." She wanted me to understand the story, give her the scope of the story. Summarized everything to her after reading that book for 4...
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    Check out the book Dear Daughter by Elizabeth

    Little. It's like the perfect mix of Chuck Palahniuk and Gillian Flynn.
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 28 mins ago

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    Any book suggestions?

    I need someone to suggest me a book that they're (a)currently reading and loving (b)past read but loved (c) a book you've heard that was breathtaking. Help a sister out! Miss A
    TeRiiFiiC TeRiiFiiC 18-21, F 22 Responses 3 days ago

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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 Feb 2

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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 a week ago

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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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    One of the very best Authors

    that i've encountered will be V.C. Andrews! ❤️ I borrowed one of her books entitled, "My Sweet Audrina" & from that moment, I became obsessed in getting all of her books, aware that her family hired a ghost writer to continue creating her wonderful stories.
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    I can't find the desire to read it.

    .. I bought the first three parts of 50 shades of Grey to read while I recover from my toenail removal surgery - but now that I have them and need to be resting, I can't find the desire to sit and read them and find myself wishing that I'd bought the Twilight, Divergent or...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 8 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 5 Responses Jan 24, 2015

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    erica1985 erica1985 26-30, F 9 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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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 2 Responses 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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 21, 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 Feb 4

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    I Love Books I love to read books,

    but it doesn't mean that I'm bookish.
    helloAnnie helloAnnie 18-21, F 1 hr 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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    Completed reading all four books by (crossfire)

    Sylvia day ,got just one word "awesome". Can't wait for the fifth one. Never knew any character can feel so strong by just reading about it,I'm in love with Gideon..hahaha. Please don't make any insane movie based on this with any non worthy cast. All beauty of the book will be...
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My classmates all ridicule me

    for reading more books rather than watch movies with them. But I don't mind. Those idiots can't differentiate a book from a magazine. I'm comfortable with what I'm doing and I won't change reading for them. It hurts, but fictional characters taught me to be who I am and just be...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F 8 Responses May 8, 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 70+, F 10 Responses Jun 13, 2015

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    I must read everyday.

    At least 20 pages before sleep. I heals my minds biorhythm, it regulates my brain, let's it forget the day and move inside a new universe.
    Gallantio Gallantio 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My new year's resolution is to read more books.

    Last year I maybe read 5. This year I want to at least do double that. I read several books at once and alternate between them and it takes me months to finish one.
    Balletomane Balletomane 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 22

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    I love the author Gillian Flynn.

    Gone Girl is incredible, but I'm also a major fan of her first two books; Sharp objects and Dark Places. Her novella, The Grown Up was pretty good too. I want her to write more.
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 1 Response 30 mins ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    Can someone recommend me some good

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

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    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    grunklestan grunklestan 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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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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    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 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 Feb 1

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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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    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 Feb 2

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    Started reading Nancy Drew Detective Books

    when I was 8. My sister's kinda upset that I'm following her around the house since she's 7 yrs older than me. She wants me to shut up. So she handed me one of her Nancy Drew Books and that paved my way to appreciate different types of styles in writing a storyline.
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I got 5 new books so far.

    :) 3 of which are part of a trilogy and 2 are just random novels. They're all fantasy, considering my number one favorite genre is fantasy. I enjoy horror and thriller too, but the only really good books in that genre that I have read are mainly from Stephen King. anyway...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 13 Responses Apr 24, 2015

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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 need to find a really good nonfiction book

    or a novel with a lot of peril in it. I want something like Unbroken or How Children Succeed or Amazing Grace.
    wsxnko9 wsxnko9 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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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, 2015

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    Just saw a post on instagram saying jk rowling

    is writing a new harry potter book! Don't know if it's true, but if it is I WANT THAT BOOK
    EmoMusicLuv EmoMusicLuv 13-15, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I love my fantasy books,

    such as lord of the rings, game of thrones etc. any books you lot like that I should have a read of??
    Andyjim Andyjim 18-21, M 10 Responses 19 hrs ago