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I Love Reading Before Bedtime

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    Problem Is...

    I never really get to bed! I read all night if the book is a major page-turner.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17, 2009

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    Drifting Off #2

    Before bedtime is when I do most of my reading these days.  Either just before my daughter’s bedtime, or before my own.  With my daughter I get 20 minutes of sky pirates, wizards and putting on silly voices.  Finding a cliffhanger when she’s starting to drift.  ‘Are you...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    My Night Cap

    I always have problems sleeping, but i like to read before i go to sleep, if theres one thing that sends me into a deep sleep its a good read!. 
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Familiar Fiction

    I have other kinds of fiction that I read while travelling, but when it comes to winding down before sleep, I love reading one of the fantasy stories by David Gemmell or David Eddings. I know the stories - I know the characters.  There are some good lines in...
    koalaguy koalaguy 46-50, M Apr 27, 2009

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    I have read all of the twilight series.

    Don't judge me I'm a romantic yuppy. I have read most of the Anne Rice Sagas. So obviously I'm a fan of vampires. Team Edward. I love the book blood and chocolate, not so much the movie. Those are my favorites so that is all I will say for now. :)
    Iwillloveagain Iwillloveagain 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Reading

    I read every night before I go to sleep.  I have been doing this since I was a kid.  It is such a habit I can't fall asleep without it.  I read all kinds of books but I love a good mystery. 
    jabber324 jabber324 46-50, F Nov 19, 2009

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    Always

    If the book doesn't keep me up all night, I fall asleep reading it.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Mar 26, 2012

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    Its My Favorite Time To Read....

    I Love to read right before Bed time. I Love to read at night when I am in bed, right before I fall asleep. Its my favorite time to read. I am so relaxed, and so comfortable. I Love just laying in bed, with my book, and escape from the day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    I Do

        i love reading before bedtime . while now it is studying but i love reading . reading the newpaper online or if i can find a topic i am intersted in . i will read that . i just don't get into fiction . i love non fiction . to discover more about this world .
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    Reading Fan Fictions

    Ever since I found out about fan fictions, I just feel in love with them. There are some great authors out there and I find it interesting to read about the continuation of some movies, tv shows, cartoons, comics (or graphic novels, for all us adults) and even songs. I used to...
    shaza2070 shaza2070 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    never an e-reader!

    Am currently reading about the "Rain Wilds" in Robin Hobb's book Dragon keeper. Murder Mystery next C J Sansom. Absolutely essential to end the day. Any book really. Er no! I've put books down before. OK most books & possibly some rather dull technical...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 11, 2009

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    Nothing Wrong With a Pillow Book!

    Sometimes at the end of the day it helps to curl up with a good book - and read it,I hasten to add. Not heavy research,but an absorbing novel,autobiography or perhaps some poetry. Anything that can draw me in,away from the day I've had,and engross me for an hour until I feel...
    notdarcy notdarcy 41-45, M Apr 26, 2009

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    Can't Sleep Unless I Read

    I can't sleep unless I read(hey that rhymes!actually no...yes...no...I'm so dumb,so, I'm gonna stfu).Since I learnt to read,I read every night before I go to sleep.Even if I go to bed at like 3:00am and it's a school night,I still have to read,otherwise I just wouldn't be able...
    itsMEandYOUknowIT itsMEandYOUknowIT 13-15, F Oct 13, 2011

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    Sheik Ya Booty

    And I am back with my latest angst,protests and observations..I was recently in an airport and the thing I found disturbing is if you are security forces or Anti-terrorist squads in Cairo or Dubai ect how do you pin-point prospective culprits when they all seem to get up in the...
    geecee61 geecee61 26-30, M Aug 16, 2009

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    I <3 It

    I've been reading before bedtime regularly for a few years now. I'm horrible at falling asleep and reading really helps tire my brain a little so that it doesn't take as long. I know I still run through my mental lists and whatnot before I fully fall asleep, but reading gives me...
    IgnoreMe IgnoreMe 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2009

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    Good Book

    My night time routine is to read for 20 or so minutes before I go to bed. Some stories just seem to put me to bed while others keep me up, alert as ever. I mean, its not like one is boring and the other is exiting... My theory is that is has something to do on whether I have read...
    SecretChamber SecretChamber 13-15, F Jun 21, 2013

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    Great Way To End The Day

    For me, reading is such a wonderful way to end the day! I love that quiet time with my boyfriend, with just our bedside lamps on, sitting on the bed with a good book. It puts me into that relaxed mode, ready for a good night sleep! :)
    annabelle37 annabelle37 26-30, F Jul 5, 2013

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    I Love It

    I always fall asleep with a book if its good when i wake at night to pee or something i start reading it again
    purplelovesfever purplelovesfever 16-17, F Aug 17, 2009

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    A Little Escape Before Unconscieousness

    I despise attempting to fall asleep with my day still trampling through my brain, running rough-shod over any calming image I might try to conjure up to lull myself to sleep. I have stacks of books next to my bed. Once never knows what genre will be the magical one to whisk me...
    MsSolitaire MsSolitaire 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2010

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    ...

    I like reading a good book before bedtime but I especially love reading to my lover.  I feel it brings a different intimacy to the words.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    The Age Old Question...

    Watching a "Fun Run" the other day I noticed one competitor was dressed as a chicken and another as an egg and thought "hmm this will be interesting..I wonder which one will come first!!"
    geecee61 geecee61 26-30, M Aug 27, 2009

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    Currently reading Eleanor & Park, so far so good. I love reading, it really takes you someplace else, a better place. If anyone has any books to recommend similar to Eleanor & Park...
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    I love reading and relating my present situation to different works of literature. I'm sure lots of people here read "The Catcher in the Rye" by JD Salinger. Did someone who is...
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    Hey I'm writing a story below this is the first chapter! Sorry it's quite long :) I'm not sure whether to continue or not? If it's interesting enough and if my writing's good...
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    DEAR ABBY: My husband prefers leftovers to sandwiches for his work lunch. He generally takes them in reusable plastic bowls that claim to be dishwasher and microwave safe. After a...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    http://www.wattpad.com/25854417-rouge-chapter-one It is a marvelous book to read and i am reading it right now. Gladly a girl was mentioning this site at a Q section. I really...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    People: "I hate reading" Me: "...reading hates you"
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Currently reading Eleanor and Park. I love this book. It has made me enjoy reading again.
    trulyblessed05 trulyblessed05 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I grew up reading his books, and reading them now takes be back to the good ol' days. *sigh* ^_^
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    The best books I'd read as a young man, I couldn't really fully understand until I was much older. I think really great books require you to get some life under your belt before...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I love writing stories specifically for one person. I really enjoy being able to craft a fun and tailor made reading experience for a friend. I love to hear their reaction to the...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M Aug 7

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    Reading how other mothers have sex there sons, is such a turn on. the more detailed the better. I would love to see a real mother and son experience in the live once.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 14

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    I think books are more realistic than movies! They have more feelings, emotions, you can picture them in your head as you read along - you have a way better imagination than movies...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I like reading romantic, non fiction, teen fiction, action and sometimes drama or even classics
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I've missed reading so much! Being able to put yourself into the characters shoes is amazing!
    Batmaaaan97 Batmaaaan97 16-17, F Aug 16

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    All kinds. Stephen King. RL Stine. HG Wells. Lois Lowry. Agatha Christie. Reading is fun! :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Reading Yotsuba is probably the best way to put a smile on my face, I can never keep in a laugh lol (⌒▽⌒)
    suxsco suxsco 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I'm looking into reading some new things. Does anyone have any books they could recommend to me?
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Hi...do you guys feel frustrated when the book that you have been reading was thoroughly entertaining and fun, is finished and you can't find similar kind of book to read next?
    brokenwings85 brokenwings85 26-30, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I finally made myself read the Lord of the Rings series...what a great read!! I especially love The third book when Aragorn is going back n forth with the Herbalist in the Houses...
    MostArdently MostArdently 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    "If only I could hurt with such misery once again, to feel the powers of love here inside my heart, the joys of heaven and the pains of hell!” ― Victor Villaseñor, Rain of...
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    I need something new to read! Any suggestions? I'm into girly love stories, but I have gotten into different things recently. Mostly fiction, but if its a super awesome non-fiction...
    lp1989 lp1989 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah! That is probably my favourite book ever! It is so inspirational, moving and enlightening :) It is the whole package: love, loss, friendship, tragedy...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I am an avid reader with a wide variety of interests. Just finished John Taylor of Duran Duran's biog 'In the Pleasure Groove - Love Death & Duran Duran'........what an honest...
    simon0470 simon0470 41-45, M Aug 22

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    Wouldn't you just love to have your own library at home?
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm almost done with the book 13 Reasons Why and let me just tell you how much I love it. A girl who commits suicide sends taps to the people who caused her to become depressed and...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    When my dad died a few days before we had a small fight and we were avoiding each other I just wish we were both happy with each other before he died since I'll never see him again...
    Englishmuffin15 Englishmuffin15 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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