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I Read Banned Books

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    "There's a Book In My Library to Offend Everyone"

    Oh yeah.  Or, at least I plan for there to be. I have a book of banned books at home (a little ironic) and a couple years ago I went through and marked the interesting ones.  Not only have I done book reports on them, but they've also been some of my favorites!  I...
    axelval axelval 18-21, T 4 Responses Sep 24, 2009

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    Censorship's Bonfire.

    I'm not sure what books are banned in Britian but the more controversial include: Catcher in the Rye, Animal Farm, 1984, Lords of the Flies and Brave New World. I live Aldous' Huxley's Doors of Perception too. What books which are banned in the US?
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 2 Responses May 25, 2010

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    I love reading, but haven't had a chance to lately. I've got so many books in my little library that need read. ^-^
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F Nov 19

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    this is one guilty pleasure I hide very well, I bought a justice League volume for my Kindle and somehow it shared that I read it on my Facebook and I get responses back like "what...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I really want to get a Comic book called "Battle Group Pieper" it's about A Waffen SS commander during WW2!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I had this bookshelf my parents bought me before I was a teenager. It was before there were computers, cell phones or other technological advances. Every two weeks I would get...
    robertsnj robertsnj 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Everyone should read these books before their 30th birthday. 1.Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – A powerful story about the importance of life experiences as they relate to...
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Barbara Kingsolver I read her book, The Bean Trees, and loved it. I read the sequel and loved that too. So I ended up looking into more of her stories. There were details here...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 6 days ago

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    I do. Books are so thrilling. I finished the book 'The Outsiders.' I few weeks ago; I cried at the end. XD my teacher gave a copy of 'The Extras' I think she said it's part of 'Th...
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I am currently reading Missing 411 (my main book) and Day Break by Mary Summer Rain, as well as a Survival Book, and a book about the Sacred Path. I tend to read at least 4 books...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I can spend hours in a bookstore! I love buying and reading new books,reading is my thing! Whenever i see a bookstore i get too excited.
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    Regardless of what your political inclinations are, I have read 2 books by Bill OReilly. One is Killing Kennedy. You won't be able to put the book down. I am currently reading...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    I love to read actual books. ebooks are convenient and all but i like to feel the pages and i love the smell of an old books
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I just finished reading 15 books by Ian Fleming in 3 weeks. This included Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. My Favorite: Dr. No.
    pondman pondman 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I love to read all the paperback books of Clive Cussler, great adventure stories. Would recommend to anybody who loves gripping adventure story lines.
    Thrash1 Thrash1 61-65, M 1 hr ago

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    Any erotic books I should know about..I don't know just find em interesting :)
    anamarie241 anamarie241 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I can read pretty much anything and I love to critique what I read. I focus more on sentence structure, punctuation, word variation, and the flow or rhythm of the story itself. I...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I love to read. I guess is something i grew up with. My parents would read to us all the time. We didn't have much growing up, so getting a book from the library and reading out...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    For me, this group is a little variant. Sometimes I love reading books and sometimes I don't. It really depends on the book. I've stuck to one series for a long time so far and...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    A couple years ago, I received a kindle for Christmas. I never thought I would be the type of person to get into ebooks but now, I absolutely love it! In fact, it's hard for me to...
    sb8990 sb8990 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Bookshops are so peaceful. The best ones are those little backstreet second hand ones where the books are piled as high as the ceiling. Where you can find books that were read when...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 25

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    finished all of Dan Brown's books. would like to read books like his. mystery, adventure, thriller and knowledge able. PLEASE HELP
    richardzparker richardzparker 18-21, M Nov 29

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    I don't like reading, I love it! Books are just like i don't even know :P they're magical! They can fill you with so many different emotions and fill your head with thoughts. You...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    Just finished a book. Started reading it last weekend but only really properly read it this evening. And I couldn't put it down. Hours later, I'm sad that the book has now finished...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I'm reading The White Trash Zombie series right now, 4 books by Diana Rowland. I love it so far! It's a easy read and fast. Small chapters, which as a new mom I love. I can always...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just finished reading this book! It was AMAZING!!!! 📚📖 I would highly recommend it to anyone who has an interest in reading Crime/Mystery books. 🔪🔫 The author makes...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    So apparently bookstores in many regions are shutting down due to books on line, but I prefer paper books. Am I in the minority? It's much easier to read without having to use a...
    lujocin lujocin 31-35, F 19 Responses Nov 23

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    I love books, all books, in any state, shape or format. I don't agree that ebooks are nothing like the "real" paper ones. it's the content that must be valued in a book, and the...
    Mrowenna Mrowenna 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I kind of went crazy with buying books this week. spent over 100 bucks on these. I have issues. But, it was worth the money. They're collectibles! The outsides of the pages are...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's one of the things that keep me (fairly) calm. I'm always reading at least half a dozen on the go! I mostly read on my iPad at the moment because I have hundreds of books...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    "Tradekikforyoungpics" got banned off ifunny and taken down by the FBI while ago thank god
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Books absorb me from my real life. It's like i am in the different world while rading books. Once my mum really mad when I read book Mum: "Fiky, can you help me prepare the dinner...
    fikydiamond fikydiamond 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    When I read a book... There's no other experience like it for me. I love the feel of the pages and the cover. I love how many different styles of writing the authors have. It's...
    Good4It Good4It 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I love reading books. The Fault in Our Stars, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride and Prejudice, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Looking for Alaska, The Lost Symbols and a lot more. From...
    Dandywishes Dandywishes 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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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 1 Response Nov 22

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    I like nothing more than re-reading the Famous Five books with a drink and something delicious to eat.
    Stinkrat Stinkrat 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I'm a guy- my friend that's a girl has the same books as me. Those books are romance books. Is that bad?
    ColtonS ColtonS 18-21, M 12 Responses Nov 24

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    It's been awhile since I read books. Currently reading "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus". I will go back on things I love and give more importance to myself. If I feel any...
    ezzy2014 ezzy2014 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    Is there a website or an app that has free books to read?? I can't seem to find free books !! Thanks
    Memiii25 Memiii25 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I love how books can take you to new worlds. It is great how books can show you new concepts or ideas to think about and how they can influence you.
    silentiusman silentiusman 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Has anyone here read Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series? Or the Stormlight Archive? Fanstastic books, all a part of his 35-37 book series in the 'Cosmere' universe. He's an...
    Abyd0s Abyd0s 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Books have this amazing power to throw us into another world. For months after reading them, I'd still be lost in the England of Jane Austen, the America of Mark Twain and the...
    metrorush metrorush 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Currently reading 12 years a slave on my kobo,much better than paper books if I may say..what are u guys reading??
    anamarie241 anamarie241 26-30, F 9 Responses 3 days ago

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    My passion for reading began at a young age. In fact, as soon as I was able to grasp and understand words my fascination for them grew. The idea of being a librarian never occurred...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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