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I Love to Read, It's My Passion

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    Trying For A Balance

    I used to deliberately alternate one fiction and one non-fiction book, sometimes reading them simultaneously during a given week. Now I spend a lot of time reading technical documents, and I find myself blowing through a fiction book in a day or two, like some kind of arrival at...
    freightdog freightdog 46-50, M Aug 10, 2012

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    You Cannot Judge This Book By Its Cover: A Review

    My philosophy of teaching is very simple: while I confess that I do like it when I am able to persuade students to agree with me, my primary purpose is to teach them to think as historians. This is reflected in my view of textbooks: I do not care particularly as to whether or not...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M May 29, 2012

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    Read, Read, Read...

    I loooooooveeeeee reading, books, pocketbooks etc. since I was a kid I have this collection of books from my fave authors and NO ONE can borrow or even touch them, even my grandmother. I'm living in a story, I can read, read just read even if I don't eat or sleep. That's all I...
    Mhajician Mhajician 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2013

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    The Line Between Speculation And Science Fiction

    I'm reading a book I picked up by Ian McDonald, called River of Gods. It's subtitled " August 15, 2047 - Happy birthday India". I've been spending some time in India these days, and I picked it up in the general fiction section. Well... it tales off at about page 38, and the...
    freightdog freightdog 46-50, M Jan 4, 2013

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    Nanfran And Reading

    reading takes me new places and to new heights I have never been to before--a whole other realm. I think I can get the most carried away reading the Diana Gabaldon Scottish series--Jamie and Claire, as well as any of Edward Rutherfurds historicxal novels set in England, Russia...
    Nanfran3 Nanfran3 66-70, F Oct 13, 2010

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    Kindle For Ipad Is An Addiction!

    Since I have been using kindle its literally like crack for me!!!! I love to read and it's so easy to get whatever book you want ASAP....and when I start a book and like it, nothing gets done @ my house til I finish...need a support group me thinks. LOL
    Cassy01 Cassy01 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Indeed

    I LOVE READING. IT'S my another passion. the first one is writing :) I wish everyone in this world could read! books are closer to our hearts, minds and soul.. We can only find peace in corners and books.. It's really cool to read everyday something new and learn something new...
    cunny10 cunny10 16-17, F Sep 24, 2012

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    I Love to Read

    I love to read, it helps me realx and tune out my family.   And when I'm reding, it;s fun to preted that I have a much more interesting life. I especialy love reading books by Virginia Andrews.( Hence the name.)  My faveorites being My sweet Audrina and the...
    VCAfan VCAfan 16-17, F Feb 27, 2008

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    Reading To Escape

    I have loved to read ever since I can remember. Its always a nice escape from life. To live in somebody else shoes and see thing through their eyes couldn't be any better. Lately I have been reverting into books because life is beginning to be too much again. My parents a getting...
    foolsmystery foolsmystery 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Books Make the World Go Round!!

    I love reading books and my passion for reading began when I was a child and my mother introduced me to Tom Sawyer,Heidi,Huckleberry Finn,Nancy Drew....the list goes on! I like to read Danielle Steel,J.A.Jance,Beverly Lewis,Nora Roberts,Ann Rule,Nicholas Sparks. Reading takes...
    searching4life searching4life 46-50, F Apr 20, 2009

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    I Love to Read

    I love to read.  It takes me away from every day life and lets me relax and usually makes me happy.  I love Nora Roberts, Debbie MacComber, Diana Palmer, J D Robb, Dean Koontz, Sandra Brown, oh the list goes on.  I usually read romance novels, but also enjoy...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Nov 6, 2007

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    Fiction and Fantasy

     Any will do.  When I was younger it was tons and tons of fantasy.  Tolkien, Dragonlance, Shanarra, Chronicles of THomas Convenant.  While I still like the genre, I find myself collecting James Patterson Hardcovers steady now.
    Firegod74 Firegod74 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    It's the confusion, you tell me you love me and that you miss me, and you show it, sometimes. But it's how you keep leaving and coming back. It's annoying but I still take you back...
    ShesAnonymouss ShesAnonymouss 13-15, F Jul 7

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    How about you stop leading me on. How about you stop lying. Let's play a game And how about you be me and I be you. Let's see who can last. Who ever dies first loses.
    curlyfrys curlyfrys 13-15, F Jul 6

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    some of my friends are stabbing me in the back, and becoming two faced. all because I like a girl who is daring a guy who is best friends with a lot of of people. so I ask, are...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M Jul 3

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    So.. Me and this guy dated 2 months and within that 2 months we broke up twice. Yesterday I told him I still love him and I wanna work things out. (Am I stupid for that) he said he...
    PrinceAkeem PrinceAkeem 16-17, M Jul 7

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    So basically I have this really good childhood friend we were both so close we have kissed bit when we little I really like him but that is bounds to happen because I've know him...
    superwomen15 superwomen15 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I just needed to get this of my chest so here it is My very best friend since 5th grade,Jacob, has always been there for me and I have always cared for him. He was always...
    selenafan10252013 selenafan10252013 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I think about you every day and I don't know how to let you go, or if I can
    chelo96 chelo96 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    It's comfortable to just sit there and read inspirations
    XxilovebmthxX XxilovebmthxX 13-15, M Jul 12

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    It's only because I love her and can't let go, she still loves me and same do I but her mom doesn't like me and I've spiralled into depression and not a day go's by where I don't...
    Hotdudez78 Hotdudez78 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    It's funny that a guy talks about this. Butt it's true. We all love each others butts. And our butts are bigger than our hearts. So let's love with all our butts.
    tightywhitieswedgiesu7 tightywhitieswedgiesu7 13-15, M Jul 3

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    I recently discovered this! Their bras are $exy and comfortable! I mean it's not like anyone is going to see me in them anytime soon but I don't mind a nice looking bra every now...
    CutiePie199 CutiePie199 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know what I would do without my music. Especially today when extremely everything is going wrong and I just am so confused. Apparently I have a half sister and it's so...
    insecuritieskillme insecuritieskillme 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I really loved him and now it's just falling apart completely. Help?
    skylarsanchez skylarsanchez 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    😂Lol I'm a bad singer but i love to sing like when I'm in the car,in my room,shower,and with my my friends👯 lol I'm not a good singer but I don't care it's still fun to jam...
    jaynick15 jaynick15 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I do not have the time or energy to fake. I know not everyone will like me. I do not friend everyone on here Facebook is for collecting friends. I chatt mostly via pm on here to my...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I've just began seeing a psychotherapist for my grief! It's hard ,life is strange, I'm a very strong person who's had to deal with a lot, I feel my past experiences has made me the...
    dahliamoon dahliamoon 31-35, F Jul 6

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    It's destroying me in a way I could have never imagined.. But I love him.
    ShallowPink ShallowPink 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    If love is beautiful then why is it painful? It's not a virtue I suppose then.
    prajaya123 prajaya123 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I miss my ex bf and it's been almost 2 years... Like I just can't get over. I've learned to live without him but I think I'll always have feelings for him & the worst part is he...
    infinitedreamer21 infinitedreamer21 16-17, F Jul 14

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    It’s hard to wait around for something you know might never happen, but it’s even harder to give up when it’s everything you want. When you are in love and you get hurt, it...
    joyevaa joyevaa 31-35, F Jul 16

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    There is a lot of strange information about dating firefighters online that focuses on firefighters' masculinity, and how a woman should act in order to 'land' one as a boyfriend...
    ameliabedelia63 ameliabedelia63 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's been around 30 degrees celsius the last cupple of days. I hate it. I have no energy and I get moody I can't sleep because it's too hot and I hate getting sweaty.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    People don't know what they have to love until they loss it and it's gone forever
    Broken887 Broken887 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ii didn't fall in love with him I loved him from the very beginning, from the moment we first held hands! It was like fate had just brought us together 😍. It's not like me...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Oh, and I can't forget the fact that I literally can't go a single day without him popping into my head. It's horrible. It just really kills me loving him so much and then. *BOOM...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm just me and I won't change for anyone. Many people judge me but because I'm not the way they want me to be. If someone can't accept me for who I am then it's okay because I'm...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    There's a girl in my choir class who's just so beautiful and I love her personality and her voice and everything about her and it's killing me that she doesn't realize how much I'm...
    Verchiel Verchiel 18-21, T 15 hrs ago

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    Only leave it for school and food and even then I take it upstairs to eat.., it's just so relaxing and everything and I always feel like i never want to leave it
    Daisyellenrose Daisyellenrose 13-15, F Jul 11

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Read it fast and loud if You're a Genius Aye,Yum,Stew,Feed
    Angelynne Angelynne 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm known for my smile and great attitude towards everything, but not this time. I just lost my girlfriend because she was falling for me, strange Hugh? I thought so to. Plus I...
    TruMrWrong TruMrWrong 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Literally just happened: Grandmother: push it in a bit farther first Me: that's what she said Me, mom, and my sister: *laughs*
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I thought he loved me,but he lied....that *******
    lskenhdnde lskenhdnde 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Hi all my ep friends, I have observed that there are so many wounded hearts in this world which scream to be heard. Stories of love which have failed to blossom for any reason...
    anuragch11 anuragch11 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I fell in love with a man who is twice my age and is married and has 5 kids total. 1 is from a previous marriage, 4 is from the current marriage. I know he sounds like a bad guy...
    iloveuox iloveuox 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Its a truth that I fell in love. But I completely lost myself in that. Even I failed in studies. Its a one sided love. But I lost my way in life.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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