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I Read Banned Books

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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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    "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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    I have set myself a goal for 2015 I decided on this near the end of February. I plan to read 50 books this year. To some people that seems like a too big of an amount and to others...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    Currently reading six books at the one time. 1. Skullduggery Pleasant book 7. 2. Rereading Fifty Shades of Grey 3. Death Comes to Pemberley 4. The Mortal Instruments book 4...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Books are great because you can find out about life, fact, famous people who are dead and living. I am going to read more books. I had borrowed books from the library. I am going...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I would like to tell of why ‪#‎COMICBOOK‬ reading is a big deal for me. I have a learning disability that makes anything I read (in books) ununderstandable to me, I can read...
    jeffster72 jeffster72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I'm a student of law so I have to read lots of books, to look at the legal cases involved in application of law. I like reading through books, getting information I can utilise as...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 11

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    teirdalinshadowfall Be warned about this profile! They go round sending abuse to people if they don't like you and then block you so you can't respond, very cowardly. People like...
    simple2468 simple2468 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm a slow reader though.. I love profound articulate words.. to go back to the line before an interesting line just to inhale the anticipation of meeting the interesting line and...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Hey, I really need some suggestions!! So I have recently come across a really cool quote by George R.R. Martin, "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Ep attracts too many perverts from all kind of shades because of the anonymity and easy access to this site and pervert groups. I strongly support that all perverted groups be...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I love to read but lately I have been getting out of it I'm reading this grate book and omg hardcore fangirling. I mean il read books then go and read fanfics about the book/books...
    thelastfallenangel thelastfallenangel 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    If I were to say I love bookstores and libraries I would be understating it. I was a University Professor for years and now, after retiring early, I increased my dedication to...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M 9 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm just a beginner, yet i've spent years picking out books i've liked or heard was useful, could be a useful Top 40 List, or maybe the best 50 books on Japanese to own...
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M Feb 17

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    Mostly because i can't decide on what i want to buy. i like to read teen fiction, romance, fantasy and suspense. I have only read a few suspense books. I bought a couple of scarier...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F Feb 22

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    I just reading books! Especially things like fantasy books like Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings, just to name some and I also like reading fan...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I'm kind of glad people can't read my thoughts sometimes. I just find learning about certain things, or doing research on certain things, that "normal" people wouldn't really find...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 18 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love walking into bookstores, seeing rows and rows of books. I love the smell of bookstores. I love old books. I collect old books and magazines...the nostalgia is so sweet...
    bobbieshae bobbieshae 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    I found out about BDSM through books. Novels, short stories mostly. Actually, i have yet to read male Doms and female subs stories. The e reads are all m/m genre. Several times i...
    zalynnzach zalynnzach 26-30, F Feb 22

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    The perks of being a wallflower is one of the most amazing books I've ever read in my life. It's so unlike most books for teens that I've read. It's honest and real and so sad but...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F a week ago

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    Have you ever read a book and you are instantly hooked? I read the Moments of Silence by Natasha Preston and stayed up until 3 in the morning reading the first book. I had to...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Famous People in 1990s from LuxembourgDue to positive feedback we have received from all our readers, Balmoral International Group has listed more Luxembourg famous people to learn...
    balmoralintgrpluxembourg balmoralintgrpluxembourg 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    Has anybody read all three books of 50 shades of grey ? How was it ? Honestly I tried but hot damn I just couldn't get through the first couple of pages before I was feeling...
    Hannial Hannial 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 11

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    I love various reading material and I love visiting different local bookstores. I enjoy reading different types of books, newspapers, and magazines before going to sleep at night...
    businesswomanathome businesswomanathome 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    My television hasn't been on all winter and I am in no way disappointed! Books are my way of escaping from the day to day drama, struggles, so-called reality...My niece just turned...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    My I need God post was banned cause I quoted a song " you sit at the table with the wounded and the poor You laugh and trade stories with the thief and the *wh.ore.... Jeez...can't...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 19

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    I love to read manga!! Among other books books books ^_^
    PChan33 PChan33 31-35, F a week ago

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    Hey guys i really Enjoy reading stories too. And im glad you read bed time stories to your kids, im going to do that one day. But for now i created a youtube Channel called...
    AleksReader AleksReader 18-21 1 day ago

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    I love going to bookstores. I love the smell of books, the possibility of discovering great books to read. I could just get lost inside for hours without even noticing it.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    I remember when I was small, I wouldn't stop reading books, and when it's time for bed, my mom would take away my books and turn off all the power in my room and force me to go to...
    Netfreak21 Netfreak21 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I simply cannot get into reading books electronically. I like the experience of holding a book in my hands, enjoy the tactile sensation of my fingers flipping pages. The reading...
    LJformarriedwomen LJformarriedwomen 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I have like 20 books that I read over and over and I don't read anything new because I love my favorites so much (my most favorite ever is harry potter):)
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 21

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    I still have the children's books that I read as a child. I continue to find them entertaining. The simplicity of the content and wiritng is beautiful. My favorites are Dr. Seuss...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I can read anything u put in front of me. I just love getting lost in books.
    MysteriousGirl15 MysteriousGirl15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Iam a 19 year old girl and love reading books.
    meerakhan45 meerakhan45 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    i want more books need new books
    ea91702 ea91702 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    I believe every single book changes your life. Maybe not like noticeably or anything but like it could change your view on certain things in life or make you believe in something...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Most o the time the book is better than the movie. But sometimes just sometimes that's not true. Iv read a little bit of "beautiful creatures" but could never get into it, I got...
    VolcanicMermaid VolcanicMermaid 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have no money and as of now, no transportation.. I don't even know what to do without any new books to read, except maybe reread something.. 😕
    AaronH96 AaronH96 18-21, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I love reading .... Sign posts .... People's Diarys ... Shopping lists ..... Words are all around us .... Not always English ..... As to books ..... That's a different matter...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 10 hrs ago

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    This website has the adult filter for people that don't want to read anything more frisky than a Disney movie. So why do the people that manage this site have to sensor everything...
    1956Male 1956Male 56-60, M 3 hrs ago

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    I wouldn't want to be "read" either.... :D
    Brokenshadowwings Brokenshadowwings 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago