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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 don't know if it is because I attended a school in the UK where we were taught Dickens, Chaucer and Steinbeck like gospel, but I really have a passion for the classics, in...
    amazingamelia amazingamelia 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Growing and even though, Id sit in my room and read romantic novels while eating chocolates and pretend I was the woman with the love interest. I couldn't wait to get the spicy...
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    Wish I had a comic book buddy to discuss comicbooks with.
    BoysDad BoysDad 22-25, M May 8

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    I have always loved reading as long as I can remember as has my sister. Our brother, not at all. He's the hands-on type. I love to read lighthearted things as well as serious but...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response May 15

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    Reading is my happy place...it enriches my life and lifts me from boredom and despair. Ever since I was a kid,I remember having this great passion for reading.I remember how I used...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    You know when you read a book, and when you finish you just have to sit there for a while, contemplating the book, and life in general. Three books recently have done that for me...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Currently reading Choke by Chuck Palahniuk. I was amazed by how well-written Invisible Creatures (also of Chuck's) and the plot was great too. Anyone else here who has read his...
    SofieAnonymous SofieAnonymous 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    After dinner, I love to read different books and other materials from my local bookstores. I do not concentrate on one subject but many. I generally read 3 or 4 different books...
    singlefemalegardening singlefemalegardening 46-50, F 2 Responses May 8

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    Reading is a huge escape for me from my depression and anxiety. I've been really stressed lately and therefore have read several books in short periods of time. Last night I...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I recently read two books about Stephen Harper; Harperland (politics of control) and Party of One , Elizabeth Smart's story, a book on the History of the FBI and about 5 years ago...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M May 12

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    I have read the books so many times, that my paperbacks fell apart and I had to replace them with hardback covers. But I want to keep my hardbacks pristine, so I continue to read...
    Dezaraeann Dezaraeann 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    My classmates all ridicule me for reading more books rather than watch movies with them. But I don't mind. Those idiots can't differentiate a book from a magazine. I'm comfortable...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F 8 Responses May 8

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    I love reading old books! I am currently reading David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
    ArizonaLight ArizonaLight 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I love reading the books they are just so funny.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 5

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    I love books, I love being engrossed in a good book. I personally like a good war romance such as 'the bronze horseman' and 'the Corsican woman' both a very good read. also like a...
    M04hawaii M04hawaii 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I want to read a book which should be crime or adventure but also should contain action, sex, and unexpected riddles or puzzles. Any suggestions?
    neven85 neven85 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I LOVE books and reading so much. Funny part, I used to hate reading when I was younger. Mostly when I was forced to. Then I got to junior high and I began loving books. I remember...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F May 5

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    thats a lie, because i dont love books i am addicted to books. if books were a drugs then i would never stop reading. my profile picture is from my favorite series Hush Hush by...
    XxMyDemonsxX XxMyDemonsxX 16-17, F 6 Responses May 11

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    i am always reading a bunch of books at once. in my room there are always books just laying around open on the page i'm at. i have a pretty good collection. i'll start reading one...
    sludgefeast sludgefeast 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Nope. I I never had enough money to buy all the books that I wished , always had to cut down to one or two only. But I loved the public libraries as well as my relatives friends...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 3 Responses May 14

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    All i have to say is WTF EP....! MARVINTHEMARTIAN here... People need to stop being so damn anal (<---oops might get banned for that 1 now)about everything. If i ever say...
    marvinthemartian2 marvinthemartian2 31-35, M May 4

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    It's so nice to read something that gives you excitement and thrill. fiction books can provide this. it gives us our own perception of the story. it's like we create our own movies...
    LifeisRiddle LifeisRiddle 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    I know this is old now but does anyone else think the fault in our stars was a bad book and there is so many way better books that people should read. So many people at my school...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    A life changer most definitely is the Torah. The inspired five books written by Moses. I love to read from the psalms too. I have been reading many of the books by Yehuda Berg, a...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 7 Responses May 17

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    I was going through the books in my room, and found two that I got not too long ago, that I have yet to read. I guess i'll read these two before starting the others I recently...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I really love reading books regarding criminal justice system and the. I am degreed in criminal psychology and enjoy the field. I have kept all of my text books and love looking...
    femaleinbackyard femaleinbackyard 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1

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    I used to love to go to the library, especially when I was younger. But the turning point came one summer when I'd borrowed The Master and Margarita by Michail Bulgakov. I loved...
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M May 13

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    John Green “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    My husband have me a Paper White Kindle for Christmas the year before last. I'm going to be 45 in July, and I can honestly say that with the exception of the Wonder Woman and...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I love to drink coffee and read books. Barns and nobles is my favorite story to be in because I love books so much
    hannahboo1614 hannahboo1614 16-17, F May 12

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    What are some good books about self improvement and happiness. Because most of the books I read are not helpful
    jellyycook jellyycook 18-21, F 6 Responses May 13

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    As a child they were my escape. My other and father loved a good fairytale and even made up an audio story for my brothers and sisters. I cherrished my books. The smaller they...
    Borinquen Borinquen 41-45, F 7 Responses May 15

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    Reading harry potter and the deathly hallows, Its my second time reading it only....first time i read it was back on day 1 when it first released. I have gone through the other 6...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7

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    I needs to buy Death Note (1). And Death note 'How to read' book. I've seen the film but want to read the book + I read some of the DN how to read book and it's really cool and...
    CrookedCxnt CrookedCxnt 16-17, F 1 Response May 14

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    well.. hello everyone, i am LittleCreates... those of you which know me, i wanted to say that my previous ID got banned due to some complaint someone done against me... i dont...
    LittleCreates2 LittleCreates2 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    As we've said before, NSA, aural its allowable mission to aggregate adopted intelligence to FFXIV Gil assure theUnited States, uses intelligence accoutrement to acquire the...
    fifafifa fifafifa 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Welcome to the Banned Twice Club Ask me anything
    crowe1515 crowe1515 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I literally read a book a week. I sound so crazy! But I absolutely love reading. Also, if you've never heard of it try out goodreads.com, it is an excellent site to help find new...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I can spend hours in a bookstore just skimming over books and reading summaries... I probably know the shelves of my local bookstore better than the owners do. :)
    Esme190 Esme190 18-21, F 3 Responses May 16

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