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I Love to Curl Up With a Good Book But Seldom Have Time to

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    I Want To Read More But My Mind Wonders Too Much

    even this is happening with my course at the moment ... I try to read and things distract me... I never have time for much anymore ... other then trying to beat the pain of my back ... so I write on ep... its hard to study when you are in pain your mind easily distracts...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Feb 17, 2012

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    Over 20 Books

    I have over 20 books I'm working on reading but I rarely have time to read outside of doing homework.  At some point I'd like to be able to just sit down and read a book that isn't for homework.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Mar 15, 2009

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    Yes Do You Want to Join Me

    I love to read and lately my life has been taken over and I don't get to read as much as I would like.  When I was younger I would go to the library and grab a kiosk sitting there and reading for hours and hours.  I have't done this in years but I fully intend on doing...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Work Is Good For Something!

      When I was a lot younger in my life I used to devour books, which marked my first proud achievement of reading a real chapter book in the first grade. Anyway as the years have slowly passed, I have often found myself with no time to spare to read the books, which...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Mar 16, 2009

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    Always love enjoying a good book, just finished The Young Elites by Marie Lu and enjoyed it.
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    Not the Good Book, as they call it! Not into that at all really, too much of that when I was younger.A good book, something with a good story line, well researched.I enjoy reading...
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    I'd love for every person in the world to be able to feel that amazing connection with a book. The feeling of addiction, the countless emotions, and the imaginary scenarios inside...
    ayuayumi ayuayumi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I did this several times with the books by Ellen Hopkins. I ended up writing in them too. I love her work :) She needs to come out with more.
    LustlyVareDe LustlyVareDe 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 26

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    A good book can do wonders when your boref Does it make me weird that I read more books than I watch TV?
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    When you finish a really good book and you can't find another one just as good or better #thestruggle
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    Is it odd that I like the Hunger Games? I don't feel I am in the targeted age group but I have enjoyed reading the second book. Ironically, it is my 11 year old daughter who got me...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is the story of my 7 years love struggle with Linda. When i was 21, there was a girl in my neighborhood called Lucy, Lucy was 6 years young than i am, when she was a toddler...
    lawrencepurity lawrencepurity 26-30, M Nov 4

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    Hey gurl. I work at Fed-X, bby. You wanna see my package? *hands you a box with some book or something in it along with a keyboard* Sign here pls thx :3
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    Two broken lives, become one whole: A story of two troubled people just looking for love. Brittaney: How we met I don't remember the first time we met, it must have been a random...
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    If "love" is real I want to be loved by someone good and kind. I want to be able to take pictures with my man (romantic pictures) example if you google romantic pictures. You...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 17

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    She takes it slowly at first but learns that this is the person for her and that she has no need to be hesitant as she will never find out unless she takes a leap of faith...
    darnit05 darnit05 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Hello EP readers. I don’t know what I hope to gain from sharing all this, but I feel compelled to do so. You will probably think I’ve lost my mind by the time that you get to...
    ThePolarPanda ThePolarPanda 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I met her for the fist time in 1998. I know a long time ago but that was when it started. We road the same bus to and from High school. She was the first lady to refuse my advances...
    Thanval Thanval 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I do or say some stupid things ok maybe more than sometimes but I do love you with all my heart and I get really frustrated that I can't give you what I want to give you...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M Oct 28

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    I love boys with Long long long hair and I also love when girls puts their hair up in ponytails with colorful ponytail holders and they also put other girly things in their hair
    PrincessGirls2448 PrincessGirls2448 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Anyone out there with a partner who works the most inconvenient hours? I have a boring Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm office job. My partner works all sorts of hours with a lot of overtime...
    HelloBones HelloBones 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a 15 year old girl and I am in love with one of my best friends. I have known him for about 2 years and he is the nicest guy I have ever met. I haven't liked him until...
    Herecomesafemale Herecomesafemale 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I loved him with everything and gave my all but it's like you just can't win..
    PrincessKylieP PrincessKylieP 16-17, F Nov 9

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    no offence to women who don't have them but I do love women with curves. That "all about the base" song says it all really.
    ratchetman1138 ratchetman1138 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    I love this woman so much. I am currently helping her. She has two children. She is doing everything to improve her life. She says, we are found family. However, I can't help feel...
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    ticklishguy1992 ticklishguy1992 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    If life came with a delete button I wouldn't be here today. Sounds nice when you think about it. If it came with an edit button I would probably just edit most of my life. There...
    xlyricbelle xlyricbelle 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I love reading books. specially romance... online sites which provides ebooks for free are like God's gift for a person like me.. there this story "My wattpad love", everyone says...
    mona1994 mona1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    Books are a gateway to another world altogether. But they can be so distracting at times that I cant pull my head out of the pages. 😝
    darkyodagirl17 darkyodagirl17 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    I need good online books recommendations. What do you have in mind?
    Shasha24 Shasha24 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Reading a interesting book on a stormy day is life to me. It's a world that you want to stay in forever. But sadly, it has to come to an end.
    CrescentRose CrescentRose 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 7

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    And do. I've just finished the latest book in the Long Mars series by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter and have started the last in Ken Follett's amazing trilogy about the 20th...
    roody50 roody50 56-60, M Nov 8

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    toylycc11 toylycc11 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    Well, I appreciated all the responses from others in the same situation. It helped a bit and there was some good advice. I wish I could say I was cured on my unrequited love, but...
    Tryingtobefriends Tryingtobefriends 46-50, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    EbbyLeve EbbyLeve 16-17, F 20 Responses a week ago

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    Balloonboy33 Balloonboy33 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When you find that one book that you love and slowly read it, savoring the words, sometimes reading the same page, same words over