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I Love the Book Secret Garden

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    This book was so amazing. I read it years ago and I still love it. I loved the idea of a "secret garden". I wanted one for myself after I read this! The movie was good as well. I hope my kids will read it someday and enjoy it as much as I did.
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    A Good Book....

    Ever since I remember, I've had a library card..I've always loved books.  I read this one in the fourth grade. It is one of my favorites from my childhood...   Penny
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2009

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    And the Movie.

    Beautifully done, very insightful into the nature of humanity. To sum up what I got out of this story: We all have a 'secret garden' inside of us!
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Sep 10, 2009

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    I love all kinds of bookstores. I usually spent any money I had as a kid in the "B. Dalton" store at the mall. If it wasn't on books it was on bookmarks. I had quite a collection...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    I love reading books. I love the smell of a new book. I love the feeling I get after reading a really good books. I LOVE BOOKS
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 8 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I love books and I got a free one today. What's better than a good free book?
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Whether it's Barnes and Noble or Half Price Books etc., I just LOVE bookstores! They're my second home. I could be there all day if I could.
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I this episode from The Twilight Zone keeps coming to mind..Poor Henry Bemis, poor whipped little man that loved books too..
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 9 Responses Jun 29

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    I love books.So I took this name.
    booklover87 booklover87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I don't know why but I love bookstores and I can stay in one for like 5 hours without getting bored.
    michelleviktoria michelleviktoria 13-15, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Here are 10 Reasons Why You Should Read More Books: 1. To Develop Your Verbal Abilities Although it doesn’t always make you a better communicator, those who read tend to have a...
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Waterstones has a good selection of books. One of my favorite chains of bookstores. Books from bookstores seem relatively cheaper than online books/books that you get on...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I can't get enough of them and I'm pretty proud of my growing collection. I either just buy books that catch my fancy or I'm obsessed with the author (Tolkien and Rowling fan) and...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 27

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    Books are my guilty pleasure. They help me escape reality. As well as most books that I tend to read are story and poetry books. It makes me unhappy how traditional books are being...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I love being able to search around and see all of the options for books to buy that I never would have thought of just sitting in front of my computer on home browsing Amazon...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I'll have to thank my father for this. :) He introduced me to books at such a young age. Well, I did have a normal childhood playing outside with kids my age but when I'm at home...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Don't you love the smell of new text when you enter a bookstore? I literally want to kiss all the books as the bliss warms my passion and imagination for books. I may not have any...
    GothLuna15 GothLuna15 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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    The extent of my education. My late parents were free spirits to say the least. They lived the fast life of Sex,Money,Drugs(alcohol in their case) with three young kids in tow. We...
    BlackMoroccan BlackMoroccan 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I hang out much in the bookstores. I always went to this bookstore where they sell cheap and used books or novels everytime. I usually spent 3-4 hours scanning the books or novels...
    RubyR21 RubyR21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Bookstores are like heaven to me. I feel like I have the world, right there in front of me, close enough to touch. Everything I could ever want to know about anything that I can...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I love to read. I think that reading is one of the most important things a person can do in life. Not only does reading broaden your mind and allow you to develop new skills, but...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Strange--saw an article in the newspaper (yes, they still make those) about the reading habits of Americans and how people who use e-readers read more books per year than people...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 4 Responses 4 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 1 day ago

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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 9 hrs ago

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    I always go to the bookstore and picked up a novels and books that look exciting ! Then I say ! After exams I'll start reading , now I've finished my exams ! So I have free time...
    Strivingforjannah Strivingforjannah 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 28

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    The last book I took from Barnes & Noble: Behold A Pale Horse. What is the last book you took/bought from a bookstore?
    Blackfish510 Blackfish510 18-21 11 Responses Jun 29

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    Absolutely, like totally, man,cause they help our vocabularies! :) Despite the popularity of Kindles and other digital media,or perhapsbecause it the appeal of the "hard copy...
    SpiraMirabilis SpiraMirabilis 31-35 4 Responses Jul 3

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    We have a couple of secondhand ones in my local shopping street. I went in one looking for a particular text book the other day. They didn't have it... so I left with Linkin Park...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Finally have the money but sadly I still don't have a copy of the ''The Fault In Our Stars" coz the nearest bookstore doesn't have it!! . I don't wanna read an e-book version coz...
    AppleGreen27 AppleGreen27 22-25 5 Responses Jul 7

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    I love going into a Barnes and Noble or Half Price Books to see all the books and just explore. It's exciting to know you are surrounded by so much knowledge. Love the smell as you...
    gladiatorfan gladiatorfan 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My favorite book is Catch-22. Absurdist fiction is my favorite genre in general, but I love so many books. I've challenged myself to complete the Western canon before I die.
    stl2nite stl2nite 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I made my weekly trek to Strand. I was able to buy three books for less than twenty dollars. That's what I love about discount bookstores.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 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 13 Responses Jul 4

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    The musty mix of smells that hit me as soon as I enter the store is always so refreshing. Fresh paper and different textured covers soothes my mind, even as I approach or sit...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Well, not absolutely... But I do love the smell and the sections and the upstairs and the reading nooks and the displays and the hidden lost books and the checkout and the way time...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    What are some good books you guys recommend I like Stephen King books and lolita if that gives you an example ...
    Dolorezdarkbloom Dolorezdarkbloom 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I try to avoid questions like, "Whats your favorite book?" or "If you could take one book with you which one would you take?" because I can never remember all my favorite fandoms...
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Sometimes you read a book and it fills you with this evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    ..... I've just finished reading a book by Anne Frank's stepsister. It was tragic, but impressive. Triumph of the human spirit.I've been reading a lot of biographical books lately...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    bookstore was closed today so I when to the library instead to see if I can borrow the book I want instead....O.O the whole library is empty. No students! just two workers. I have...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I really wanna read a book right now can't find a good book though
    bandchicklover bandchicklover 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 11

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    BOOKS - you really should read them... ♥ The books in her arms for example "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert, "American Psycho" by Bret Easton Ellis and "Lolita" by...
    MartenBoots MartenBoots 41-45, M Jul 12

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    Oh this is an easy story to add! I cannot possibly walk into a bookstore without spending at least a hundred bucks! I have many books I've yet to read but find the compulsion to...
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Whenever I step into a bookstore, new or old, it feels to me as though time slows down. It's like I can almost hear the whispers of imaginary people calling to me. Each new...
    InTheAutumnBreeze InTheAutumnBreeze 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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