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    Brookeross521 Brookeross521 13-15 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Let the fandoms unite!

    What if there was one gigantic fandom for every fandom?
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M a week ago

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    Getting lost in a good book,

    being able to forget about your problems for a little while...
    PoindexterFan PoindexterFan 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    "Books have a way of making you homesick

    for a place you have never been."
    nobody62442 nobody62442 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 4

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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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    So I finished The Disclaimer by Renee Knight,

    and it was a good book. I couldn't put it down and it was suspenseful, so if you like thriller books, then this is a good book.
    Courtneyg1107 Courtneyg1107 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I don't have time for a relationship,

    do you know how many books I need to read?
    arcticmonsters arcticmonsters 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 6 Responses Jan 12

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    Everyone read Joe Hill.

    He is Stephen King's son, and he writes horror, but he really has a unique voice, separate from his father. He has 3 novels (Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, Nos4a2) and I literally read them all within days of purchasing them. He also has an anthology of short stories. Read him!
    applesasch applesasch 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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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

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    I love curling up in my bed with a good book

    and a steaming cup of coco. One of my favourite books is the "The breadwinner" I forgot who wrote it- I read it as a child. It's about a young girl who has to take on her families responsibilities, because of the Taliban. It's extremely eye opening to the fact that many...
    SarahBerry1 SarahBerry1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    "You are not you--you have no body,

    no blood, no bones, you are but a thought. I myself have no existence; I am but a dream--your dream, a creature of your imagination. In a moment you will have realized this, then you will banish me from your visions and I shall dissolve into the nothingness out of which you made...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 21

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    The one thing that sucks about Nooks

    and Kindles... Is that you need to charge them in order to use them. So, I need to stop reading to charge it. :(
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 10

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    I have just realized I have 37 books waiting

    for me to read. I better hurry up with the books I am reading now. There is never enough time :(
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    That mini panic attack you get

    when you think your Nook or Kindle broke... Then that amazing feeling of relief that you get when you fix it and it comes back on. :)
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    We wished to be loved

    as we ourselves would love. Any other way makes us uncomfortable." - The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    daniE91 daniE91 22-25, F 3 days ago

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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

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    I love books. I am absolutely addicted to it.

    Not much of a fan of e-books but physical books are just so perfect❤️
    aaa12093487 aaa12093487 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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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 6 Responses Jan 24

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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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    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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    After having my daughter I wasn't able to

    really read anything because of how much energy it takes to care for her. She's 2 months now and today I was finally able to get some reading in without being exhausted! I feel so good to be able to do something for me.
    modestmuslimah modestmuslimah 18-21, F Aug 20

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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 9 Responses Jan 21

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    One of my favourite opening lines to a book is

    "It was a queer sultry summer, the summer they executed the Rosenburgs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York" Guess which book it's from without cheating :D
    lookinglass283 lookinglass283 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I was watching The Middle on ABC (it's a good

    show you should watch it) And the kid Brick was reading the final book to his favorite series that he's been reading for half of his 10-12 year old life and his older brother Axl read the end and spoiled it for him and basically broke Brick. After a while Brick said the quote...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 1 Response a week 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 16 Responses Apr 24

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    NO NO NONONONOOOOOOO my fave bookstore is

    having a HUGE sale - books normally $20 under $5!! People I looove - my hands are so bad I can't even hold a book for more than a half hour unless I break the spine ( which I refuse to do) .... I really need to unsubscribe from their emails!!!!
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 1

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    Maircira Maircira 31-35, M Aug 14

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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

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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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    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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    Do you ever get to the end of a book series

    and have an existential crisis?
    rebekahcookie33 rebekahcookie33 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 4

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    (frankly) My dear, I don't give a damn.

    ~ Gone with the wind It's one of the best lines I adore, given the context and the profanity with which it's spoken. Also, maybe because of personal experiences when you give up everything for something /someone and you fail to win the affection back. And there comes...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Crazydollz Crazydollz 22-25 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 4 Responses Mar 4

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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 15 Responses Jan 4

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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, 2014

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    I have to say my favorite authors are Nora

    Roberts and Nicholas Sparks. I love the romance with mystery and conflict.
    KLC2 KLC2 41-45, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Books were my first love.

    I've been borrowing and reading library books all my life. I just couldn't afford to buy and store all the books I want to read. Luckily, lots of free ebooks have come online, and I now read them on my tablet. I can't relax with my phone or computers switched on, but I can...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 23

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    Gone through a very interesting book - Thinking,

    Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahnemane. I'm actually wondering if someone has similar books to advise.
    Bouboupiste Bouboupiste 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    "I have been very fortunate in worldly affairs;

    many men have worked much harder, and not succeeded half so well; but I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time, no matter how quickly its successor...
    phoenix9009 phoenix9009 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Books are a mighty things,

    shame that nowadays children don't read as much as in past. They have no idea what great stories they miss :(
    SoonrichNey SoonrichNey 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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

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