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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 3 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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    Lonely and lost u are in a book now so I'm glad you love to read baby coz I've made u an angel
    Foxy511 Foxy511 41-45 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Reading makes me feel emotion when it's good. Makes me feel as though I am there. Makes me imagine everything they're telling me.
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    i have read a ton of good books. i am reading little women right now (about 580 pages). And after i finish reading that, i am going to read either how to kill a mocking bird or...
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    It has taken me more than three very difficult years, but I am finally about ready to leave on what I hope is an adventure of a lifetime. I expect to be on the road by Tuesday, at...
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    Why did I get banned? what did I do? Why did Amy get banned?
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    If anyone of u has any book in electronic form...pdf etc by richard carrier and you are willing to share with me i will be very thankfull.I read too much for my own financial well...
    truthlibertyprogress truthlibertyprogress 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I like reading poetry, books, magazine articles, white papers, blog posts, FB posts, EP posts, song lyrics, historical documents...I like to read and increase my awareness and...
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    Sometimes I'll find some old comic books I wasn't even aware I was reading, such as "Mr T and the T-Force" ... I read it again....good read...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I Love Books I love to read books, but it doesn't mean that I'm bookish.
    helloAnnie helloAnnie 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When i was 12 & summer just started, my older sister's trying to decipher the books that i'm trying to read. I dunno what made her give me that book called "The Amityville Horror...
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Started reading Nancy Drew Detective Books when I was 8. My sister's kinda upset that I'm following her around the house since she's 7 yrs older than me. She wants me to shut up...
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am reading the classics. Today...I finished "To Kill a Mockingbird." Oh how I never wanted it to end. I love the words of a timeless story. I have seen the movie...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love my fantasy books, such as lord of the rings, game of thrones etc. any books you lot like that I should have a read of??
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    I can't find the desire to read it... I bought the first three parts of 50 shades of Grey to read while I recover from my toenail removal surgery - but now that I have them and...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Completed reading all four books by (crossfire) Sylvia day ,got just one word "awesome". Can't wait for the fifth one. Never knew any character can feel so strong by just reading...
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    i love reading these books my mom always read me a story out of there books as a kid it helped me fall asleep i love reading too
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Through all what we go in our lives, I feel books as an escape, an escape to live a momentary life that we crave for. I come from a very conservative family background I am not...
    Bareen Bareen 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Great love only happens in books! Hahaha... Good thing I love to read books... :p
    cjg1289 cjg1289 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    My High School has a Graphic Novels class. It's great.
    ComicGirl97 ComicGirl97 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky. This book seriously sparked my senses and made me wish that I could spend every second reading. It is general fiction, though you could class it...
    QueenBrooke QueenBrooke 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I absolutely don't like to read . I never read because all books seem BS to me .
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I've done Battle of the Books since 4th grade and made the team through 6th grade. When I didn't make it in middle school I took two years off to regroup and did it again last year...
    AngelEyes907 AngelEyes907 18-21, F Feb 2

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    One of my favorite books that I have read is "The African Queen". Sure, the story is a bit dated and yes, I know they made it into a movie in the 50s...but there is something...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    just completed reading bared to you-sylvia day..it was awesome! can't wait to read reflected in you :)
    beautyndbeast beautyndbeast 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Currently reading American Psycho and The Hunchback of Notre Dame again, I think I am obsessed with these books tbh
    FJolly97 FJolly97 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I absolutely love to read books! I read King. Patterson ( most of his genre's), Dean Koonts. and that is just a few. once I find a good author I try to read everything they write...
    krazykitten420 krazykitten420 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've got 5 books I'm reading at once including the Holy Bible. Two of the books are really short. And a normal sized novel I'm reading has almost 400 pages I've been reading since...
    Balletomane Balletomane 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 1

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    1. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristin Cronn-Mills. This book was, was, was, the reason I had the courage to come out to my Mom as Transgender. Parts of it still make...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    It just makes the idea of there being a world within those covers more interesting. It's not so processed, filtered, or synthetic smelling or feeling that it appears artificial or...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 31

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    Love, love, love books and I read daily. Usually I read 2 to 3 a day depending on the size. I think the written word is the sexiest thing!
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    Stumbled upon BoldStrokes site & was able to read Radclyffe's books! They're sooo amazing. Hope someone was able to check out.
    hawksnravens hawksnravens 41-45, F Jan 31

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    It is frustrating when you find a book that you think would be an interesting read and then find out it is part of a series and not the first one at that. Sometimes that is not a...
    burgh712009 burgh712009 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    A child called it, The lost boy and a Man named Dave. Three books about child abuse. I read them when I was in 8th grade and I've never been the same.
    NerdyBookQueen NerdyBookQueen 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    When we were young my brother read the Harry Potter books backwards. I think the fifth book had just come out in swedish and he decided to start with that one and then read the...
    Menea Menea 22-25, F Jan 26

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    Life is so very short. I can say that at my great age. When I was younger I used to think I should try to improve myself and tried hard with all this books you are told 'you...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Sometimes it amazes me how close to our lives classic literature can come. I've had another thunderbolt moment this afternoon and it makes me want to take all the people who say...
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