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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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    cannot ******* wait to go to the bookstore next weekend ...
    aneurysmm aneurysmm 70+, F 5 days ago

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    Am i the only here who have people always on your case about reading true crimes books. I am an adult and my parents always on my case about reading TC books. They thinks it's bad...
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F Jan 22

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    sooo I am going to do the 50 books challenge... I am going to read 50 books by the time this new year is up! Anyone else want to do the same? :D
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 5

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    I see there are many people that feel the same, this hopeless admiration to all these worlds, stories, characters, creatures that populate all these beautiful books of whole world...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 10

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    I've had quite a sheltered life and grew up reading fiction books for pleasure. I still do, and many non-fiction too, to do with my professional and personal and spiritual...
    HTreaty HTreaty 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 18

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    I'm reading three books right now, it depends on what kind of mood I'm in what I want to read
    lifind lifind 18-21, F Jan 21

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    Can someone recommend me a good high-school read? I like mostly the work by Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Charles Dickens.
    FlawfulCreation FlawfulCreation 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Reading has been one of my favorite past times since I was a young child. I could live in book stores, I loved reading so much. In recent years I've gotten away from it, as my...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    Do you know how to read tea leaves?A friend of mine told me how to do this. I'm not reading anything into it but I've done it just for fun. Welcome to my first tea leave reading...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    mmmm.... haaaa... the smell of books everywhere around us makes us feel immediately that we possess the knowledge of all the books present there. Isnt it? I am not a book worm...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    i really enjoy reading graphic novels, unlike text only books. text only books require much imagination, and also certain reading skills so you can recognize what the writer is...
    Nick232 Nick232 16-17, M Jan 22

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    I have been finishing off a few books that i downloaded but couldn't read cause i never had the time because of school. I like to read almost anything from romances similar to...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I had another profile and I was banned because apparently I was reported which I find bull **** that I can't even know what it is I supposedly did wrong, nor can I defend myself...
    Johnsonjames Johnsonjames 26-30, M Jan 13

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    Reading fanfictions has been one of the most joyful experiences for me. It's like when I read one, there's a whole new realm I'm entering, like another universe regardless of the...
    drunkpotato drunkpotato 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    10 Commandments Every Book Lover Needs You To Abide By Commandment I Thou shalt not watch the movie first. Commandment II Thou shalt not lose or never return borrowed book...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 12

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    I love reading. mostly I read sci-fi/ fantasy. books were my escape as a kid and I've read tons of them. a couple years ago I read a book that actually hit home for me, in just one...
    meadbme meadbme 41-45, F Jan 19

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    I adore the smell, the texture of the pages between my fingertips and the feel of a book in my hands. I always carry a book around in my purse. Books are stacked in baskets waiting...
    Southernbelle1203 Southernbelle1203 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 20

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    I am always reading.When i am on the bus,i read.When i am waiting for the bus, i read.I go to the bookstore a lot. I spend a lot of money on books.I am a bookworm.
    Stephanieloveowl Stephanieloveowl 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I love books, and stories. I'm constantly looking for new things to read. my favorite books are: 1. The Bible 2. Desired by Virginia Henley 3. The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    I just got some books at the library and a few of them were children's books lol i hadnt read some of these and ages.I like the feeling of nostalgia I guess.I like reading them...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F Jan 17

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    Visiting bookstore is a weekly ritual of clearing my mind and just enjoying a Me-time. I could spend an entire afternoon just going through books, reading the back cover, flipping...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    books lately have been my escape.. never ever did i think i would fall in love with reading as much as i have!!! im a strange one and love reading cliche love stories but also...
    unknownana unknownana 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I like to read more than anything in my life. My bf read this and asked why I don't like him best. I said "Because my books books have been around for two to six hundred years (a...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I discovered fanfiction when I was eleven. I was a big Star Wars and Sonic the Hedgehog fan at the time and barely dipping my toes into fandom, but once I found fanfiction I was...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    They're so much easier than the books they give you in highschool! We should all be reading these kind of books c:
    dilbert467 dilbert467 13-15, M Jan 2

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    I love reading books, any genre, except horror. Non-fiction is fine, but i'm more into fiction. Historical books are also not that bad, but i like "future-fiction" more. Adventure...
    melissa46 melissa46 13-15, F Jan 7

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    I could spend all day n a book storelooking at books and reading about them. i jzust love books. i love all the different stories. places adventure. magic. mystery. i get lost in a...
    SubmissiveHeart2424 SubmissiveHeart2424 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    As a devout reader of all kinds of literature I'm definitely guilty of losing track of what time or even what day it is. To think of all those years of fiddling with my stupid...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Homework probably SHOULD be banned... but not to everyone. --------------------- Many of us... most of us, don't do well with homework, or even learn anything from it. Taking that...
    HannahMarieX HannahMarieX 18-21 Jan 14

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    I've set a goal of 75 to 100 books this year. Anyone have any good YA books to read? I'm also doing pop sugar's book challenge, so books that fit those categories would be helpful...
    Marielights Marielights 18-21, F 9 Responses Jan 19

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    I used to be flashme2013 . . . I must have said some very naughty things and it got me banned from the EP site. I have finally taken the time to set up a new profile so that I...
    flashme2015 flashme2015 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Anyone here reads kpop fanfiction? EXO in particular.
    drunkpotato drunkpotato 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    any great books with adventure? Any books that are suspenseful thrillers or full of mystery? any is fine. or just recommend me any books that are worth reading :)
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I am always reading. So far over Christmas break I've read three novels. I've run out of books to read and guess thats why I happened here, LOL. Lots to read here.
    H3al3d H3al3d 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    i read books so fast. this Christmas my cousin got me the fault in our stars. I've read it five times since then. the first night i read it i was up at 2 A.M. when i got to the sad...
    Justanothergirl2000 Justanothergirl2000 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    In my free time I would always go to a nearby bookstore and stay there for hours just to read books and browse different genres and even check out new releases and best-selling...
    sui123 sui123 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I have always loved reading, ever since I was a kid. Even books in school that we had to read, I enjoyed, such as "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Treasure Island". Right now I...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Books are an investment. Reading is a good exercise of the intellect. I read for school, I read for pleasure.
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    when you know your love for book has become out of control: 1. When you have purchased way too many books at once and now you are paralyzed by trying to choose which one to start...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    When reading my favourite books I become evanesce..I forgot I'm actually on planet earth,books are great,I love reading!
    Sexismylanguage Sexismylanguage 26-30, F Jan 10

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    my mind can't understand when people say they don't like to read, to think they'll never know the heart ache of feeling fewer and fewer pages till the back of the book, never look...
    heysmellthis heysmellthis 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    every time I read books I become someone else. I become a heroine or a villain through those pages. I love books more than myself sometimes
    zimoash20 zimoash20 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Books are my life. They distract me from reality and sometimes I feel like I actually know the characters lol I love reading and I love to find people who do as well!
    namedashley namedashley 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I love discovering books i haven't heard of and finding new authors to check out. I love the fe