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I Love the Dark Tower Books

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    Reading Them With My Teenage Son

    I just finished Wolves of Calla and he just started Song of Susannah.  Great series
    UncertainNotions UncertainNotions 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    KA

    my fist tattoo was the Ka symbol..I never wanted a tattoo but my friend was so excited to get me one for my birthday...................it's interesting. When I tell people about it they are like " oh...coooooool"
    LunaLunita LunaLunita 22-25, F Aug 12, 2013

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    Collecting The Dark Tower

    I have signed limited editions of all the Dark Tower books with matching numbers. I started buying them from the very beginning. I also have the signed limited edition of the book Legends, which has the first appearance of the Little Sisters of Elluria. I also own all the...
    fredcs fredcs 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    Collection

    Does anyone else collect the books, graphic novels, etc. as an investment?  I have copies of all the first editions of books 1-7, The Gunslinger was really hard to find, took me about a year all in all.  If anyone else collects, let me know, it can be a lot of fun. ...
    MasterShake25 MasterShake25 22-25 Jun 6, 2009

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    It Raised The Bar

    I admit, I didn't read the Dark Tower books as they were coming out, and selling like hotcakes. But a few years ago I picked them up at the suggestion of a friend, and it has become the standard by which all books are measured. So, even though the books have been out awhile...
    ThatsJustMarvelous ThatsJustMarvelous 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Long Journey

    I started The Gunslinger in college and after several (maybe 7 or so) years finally finished the series. I'm excited for the new novel next year. I was really sad once I completed the series, not because of the ending, but because the long journey was over. I took a break in the...
    STLonewolf STLonewolf 31-35, M Aug 5, 2011

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    So Far So Good :)

    I only read the first book so far (going to start with book 2 tomorrow) I've been a King-fan since I was in my younger teen years and this spring I was doing a Derry-books-marathon re-reading some old books beginning with IT and then Insomnia and then Dream-catcher. And as those...
    Faraklin Faraklin 36-40, F May 27, 2012

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    Took Some Time

    I loved the first four, but the writing style shift in books 5-7 took me awhile to love.  The first time a read the last book though I was so pissed, and I thought the ending was a complete cop out.  However, the more I thought about it the more I came to love the...
    newtexasfun newtexasfun 21-25, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2007

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    Dark Tower

    About two years ago I started reading Stephen King books. I've read over 20 of his books and have loved them all. After I finished the majors(Stand, Thinner,Salem's Lot, Carrie etc.) I was still looking for more this is when my local librarian pointed me toward the dark tower...
    stalveyrocks stalveyrocks 16-17, M Oct 19, 2011

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    The Little Prince

    I think he was inspired a little bit by this book because there is a little boy in the book who interacts with a very important rose.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 13, 2009

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    The Man In Black....

    I started reading Stephen King when I was 10 and he's been scaring me to sleep ever since. I started the DT series when all but the last two books were released so I didn't have quite the wait between books as some. I've read and reread the entire series four times straight...
    someblonderedhead someblonderedhead 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

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    Where Are The Movies?

    I've been waiting for the end of "LOST" since it began, and not just because I didn't care for it but also because the end was supposed to signal the beginning Of the epic journey ON SCREEN!     Alas,  Damon Lindelhof drops out of the Dark Tower project, and...
    MrHappyDaClown MrHappyDaClown 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    These Books Are My Bible

    I've been reading the Dark Tower series by Stephen King since I was like 12. I am 26 now and have the Dark Tower tattooed on my left forearm and Blaine the Monorail on my back. I think that Wizard and Glass and Wolves of the Calla are my favorites. Song of Susannah shook my faith...
    Postman Postman 26-30, M 1 Response May 15, 2007

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    I Want To Try This Series

    Well currently im reading Cabinet of Curiosities and it has intrigued me, I began to explore or get introoduced to this series "Dark Tower" back in 4th year HS, when I just finished reading Harry Potter and want a new series for me, I Read Dark Tower's back end and was quite...
    Loki0012 Loki0012 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    Best Fantasy Series

      Stephen King, the most reliably readable author I’ve read. Prolific and consistently successful. The Dark Tower series ties up his horror novels with an almost plausible explanation for all the pains he's put characters through over his long career...
    smebro smebro 22-25, M 7 Responses May 20, 2007

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    My favourite in Lindt dark chocolate with hazelnuts, gives me some happy moments when I can't get it from life, I get it from the chocolate. :P
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    Mary Roach..... She is fantastic!
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    READ THEM ALL!! they will shape you up, and make you in to a much better and happier person.
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    Storms are nice but when the sky is pitch black AND it's raining, thundering and lightning, it doesn't get any better! This week I hope we're getting that!
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    I love going to bookstores. Especially those that sells used books. You can never know what treasures you might find for a very good deal. I once purchased a lot of paranormal...
    FattyAndLovingMyself FattyAndLovingMyself 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 17

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    bonesxposed bonesxposed 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I cant help it! I love it! The books really bring it to life. The movie was an added bonus
    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    I love dark and rainy days. I hate driving in it but mostly the feeling of warm clothes and a hot cup of tea is just perfect.
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    I really do, but I'm not good at it. In fact, the only place I've actually read most books and finished them was at school. I really do want to read a bunch of books! I want to...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I guess it's not really a "book" though is it? It's just when I try reading and actual book or on the computer I just get to distracted and can't focus. I blame my ADHD for that...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    At night I am alone I feel vulnerable. When I walk alone . Every shadow is a threat every rustle is a beast and any passers by are my death. Sure to murder me. I want to hide...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    This is not the way it was supposed to go. I'm Rosalind (21 years old) and I have been with my boyfriend Benvolio (22 years old) for 6 months. Not incredibly long of a...
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    They're gonna clean up your looks With all the lies in the books To make a citizen out of you Because they sleep with a gun And keep an eye on you, son So they can watch all the...
    countryboy96 countryboy96 16-17, M 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I have loved reading for as long as I can remember and my sister is the same way. We just read different types of books. My brother is the opposite. He never liked reading. He is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten? lyrics I hear people saying we don't need this war But, I say there's some things worth fighting for What about our freedom and this piece of...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    One of my favorite inspirational stories in fiction is by my favorite author who friended me on another site. I definitely accept it because I greatly admire her as a person and as...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 19

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    I have a ton of books. I mean, literally, my books weigh about one ton. I don't have that many either; all-told about one thousand books. A number of people I know have many, many...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I know that this goes true for a lot of us now aging generation from the time before computers and hand held phones. In today's ever changing world books are becoming harder and...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 15

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    I love books a lot. I enjoy the type of books that **** you up at the end and cause you to "wow" a million times. books like: Looking for Alaska and But I Love Him. I love books...
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    I could spend hours in a good bookstore. I love to explore every section and almost always leave with a stack of books. Which will be sitting unread for weeks while I catch up...
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    We have to walk before we can run. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades Darker
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    They say books are educational. Well, all the romance books I read DO NOT show me how to fall in love. You know the couple is going to have a happy ending in the end. Real life is...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have tons of books I can talk about. The books I get are fun but packed with life lessons and positive inspiration. I like to be educated when I read but it also has to be fun...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Sep 19

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    I really love to read and go to the local bookstores a couple times a month for new books to read. I enjoy the classics and so many other quality books for pleasurable reading.
    familyatresort familyatresort 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    When I was younger I avoided reading. I never wanted anyone to feel I was a nerd. Even though I was. My grades never showed that because I was trying to be one of the bad boys...
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