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I Love Roald Dahl Books

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    Part Of Childhood

    i remember reading these books in middle school as part of english lit,but it wasn't like homework or normal reading,it spoke to the child in all,it was meant so the adult wouldnt get it+as a child it was special because it meant you had someone writing for you,and you aloneit...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2011

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    The Ones I Remember

    james and the giant peach and danny the champion of the world
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 1, 2009

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    The Big Friendly Giant, Matilda

    Those were the first "big kid" books I ever read.Β 
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F Dec 30, 2011

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    I Really Love These...

    I read all of Roald Dahl's books as a kid.  My favourite was Danny the Champion of the World but I also have fond memories of Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Twits.   I'm not sure why I liked them so much, but I assume that it's because they're grotesque.  I always...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F Aug 26, 2009

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    Danny, The Champion Of The World

    There are several books that have stayed with me since childhood. Wherever I moved, and I moved a lot, those books got packed and unpacked. One of them is "Danny, the Champion of the World". It's full of heart and adventure and that sweet wackiness that comes from Dahl. I have...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    My Favourite Books

    We read many books as a child and many of these are forgotten, but Roald Dahl has remained a firm memory in my adult mind. The Twits and the the BFG would have to be my all time Favourites, and the books were only made more exciting when Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda...
    Lisamarie90 Lisamarie90 22-25, F Oct 18, 2012

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    It Makes Me Feel Better =)

    I actually thought it was childish and stupid, because I usually read something for adults and..I mean not adults in a meaning that children can't read it! Just like for example "the Poe Shadow", "What Time Devours" and "Blind Faith", it's good...
    NumbNumber NumbNumber 16-17 Jul 19, 2009

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    Roald Dahl We All Love His Stories For Kids, But Have You Read His Stories For Adults?

    I remember as a teenager picking up a little book which had caught my eye. Β It was a collection of short stories of the 'monstrous and macabre' It was entitled "Kiss Kiss" and the author named as Roald Dahl. Β I previously thought him to be exclusively a writer for children, so...
    teeny09 teeny09 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    those are some of the books i have left.. i used to read tons of books but i stopped because it took me a lot of time to finish a book and because some times while i was reading...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F Jul 25

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    It's clear to me now that I have been moving toward you and you toward me for a long time. Though neither of us was aware of the other before we met, there was a kind of mindless...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Death is always on the way, but the fact that you don't know when it will arrive seems to take away from the finiteness of life. It's that terrible precision that we hate so much...
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Reading and eating chocolate = me everyday. ^^'
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I love to write books as well! :) Well, I often imitate the style of Victorian women or men. I love Jane from Jane Eyre I pity Edgar Linton from Wuthering Heights I once wept for...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I LOVED this entire series!!! Now the thing is I'm not even in love with the books because of the sexual scenes, but the entire thing is just SO romantic! Christian reminds me if a...
    inneedofana inneedofana 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Just finished it boy did I ever cry so hard my eyes are actually swollen I love and hate books like this now idk what to do with my life -.- I dislike when a book does that to me
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I love Lynda la plante books. One of my favorites is Red Dhalia.
    game58m game58m 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am heartbroken. Just finished reading City of Heavenly Fire. I cried last night and I wouldn't stop reading until I crashed. It just affected me so much. Sometimes you find...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Twilight has changed my life. It started out as just something I liked. Then I was hooked. I watched the movies a million times and read all the books. I constantly daydreamed and...
    alicebelle alicebelle 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Now, depending on what you purchased you might have a few pics included in your bundle. If you choose to get a lot more than what's incorporated you should buy added shots...
    Ethan614c4ap9 Ethan614c4ap9 31-35, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Christmas Card from a hooker in Minneapolis Hey Charlie I'm pregnant and living on the 9th street Right above a dirty bookstore off Euclid Avenue And I stopped takin' dope and...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 7 hrs ago

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    Black dahlia I loved you, you made me hate me. You gave me hate, see? It saved me and these tears are deadly. You feel that? I rip back, every time you tried to seal that. You...
    theghostswww theghostswww 13-15, M Jul 22

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    CRAZY by KAT DAHLIA Ghjdkfk
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M Jul 21

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    "Crazy" by Kat Dahlia reminds me of someone, and makes me smile. That's not usual music I listen to.. but kinda fitting right now.
    akmackg akmackg 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    It was at the ripe age of seven. I would spend friday nights at my aunts house--in my cousins room. He would practice his dj sets blasting progressive mixes all night, and i loved...
    seimiol seimiol 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Crazy~ Kat Dahlia 😍😍😍😍😍
    ashesluvsu ashesluvsu 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without books. They have been the building blocks of knowledge and imagination for thousands of...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I'm posting this in this experience topic as well as "I Absolutely Love to Read". Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    i love books. The feeling of turning a page, the smell...and there is this place that sells so many books on the side of the street and i just stand there and read the blurbs and...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm a closet book nerd. No one would ever guess for some reason. It's funny. Anyway..Currently I'm reading two books.. 'The Hobbit' which I'm sure everyone knows about. I've had it...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    When I go to a book store it's an event for me. I don't run in and find a book and leave. I get lost (figuratively) slowly winding from one aisle to the next. I always go alone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Aug 13

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    I don't know what it is but I literally love walking around a bookstore and the smell of new book I know weird but oh well. I dunno I feel like books are becoming obsolete it's all...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 22

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    My favorite bookstore in Los Angeles is "The Last Bookstore," which has new and used books, but also sculptures, tunnels and installations made out of books. Yes I own a Kindle...
    Screenwriter66 Screenwriter66 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    We have a bookstore here in Aberdeen called 'Books & Beans' They hold a two storey range of second hand books of every genre imaginable as well as books to help with uni or...
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    There was a bookstore near my hometown in Florida that my brother took me, and when he first took me there, we both were like, "We'll look around and probably won't stay for too...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I am 16 and I just finished reading The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. When I started I felt like I am a bit old for it and felt pressured into reading it from my...
    kanadiankitty kanadiankitty 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Ever since I was of grammar school age I loved learning, and I come from a traditional two parent home where my father worked and my mother stayed home. Both of my parents had the...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Aug 7

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    I read at least 4 books a month. I just love books! My favorite must be The Da Vinci Code, I just love mystery and Dan Brown! I also enjoyed classics from Jules Verne and...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Unfortunately, I don't find myself in a bookstores often, but I love them. I find it relaxing and fun to browse the shelves and look for interesting titles. New bookstores are...
    Aventias Aventias 16-17 2 Responses Jul 21

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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...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    I love books. Always have. I will sit and read 2-3 books a day if I have the time. Usually 2 if I haven't read them before. If I had to choose, I'd take books over cable anytime.
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 8 Responses Jul 28

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    Hi there, I love reading books, sadly they are too many and I have no more room for the books. It would be wasted and disrespect of knowledge to thrown those useful books so I...
    mixgirl83 mixgirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I would love to own a bookstore... or have space enough for that many books! The feeling, sight, and smell of books is one that you simply can't capture through a computer or phone...
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Reading fine art at university meant I had to work through a lot of books. I enjoy reading books still, and visiting bookstores to find a book is such snow interesting pursuit. Of...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I love going into Barnes and Noble and smelling all the fresh new books and knowing a world of knowledge is just a few feet away. Nothing like a good bookstore. Half Price books...
    ramsfan3 ramsfan3 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am not a bookworm. In fact, I hate reading. How should I say this? I collect books, not for the sake of reading. I just merely like collecting them and bragging about owning...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have spent a lot of time on second hand n bookshops and must have bought several hundred second hand books. There was one shop in central London which had a basement section...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I haven't read any of the Grey's books, and I certainly don't plan to do so. If those are your favorite books, I need to see a resume of actual decent books you've read to respect...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    If anyone's interested in a new author J.D. Nixon books are so good She only has 9 books out so far but they are so addictive that i recommend the books highly
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 25