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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 have tons of books I can talk about. The books I get are fun but packed with life lessons and positive inspiration. I like to be educated when I read but it also has to be fun...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Yeah there's a few of those. I heartily recommend AN EVIL CRADLING by Brian Keenan. An Irish university lecturer out in Lebanon teaching English during the civil war of the 1990's...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    One of my favorite books by one of my favorite authors Jennifer Echols is called The Boys Next Door. Even though Emblem3's song Chloe is from a guy to a girl about her and her...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    i read to kill a mockingbird recently and i loved it so much
    artandtravel artandtravel 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One of my favorite inspirational stories in fiction is by my favorite author who friended me on another site. I definitely accept it because I greatly admire her as a person and as...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    The alchemist and Jonathan Livingston seagull. Both lovely
    29wine 29wine 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I have loved reading for as long as I can remember and my sister is the same way. We just read different types of books. My brother is the opposite. He never liked reading. He is...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love reading. I usually read epic fantasy novels but lately I've been wanting to read books with a bit more meat to them. I read The Flipside of Feminism and would like to find...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I first read his book James and The Giant peach in 6th grade and fell in love with it :) After a while Ive already finished reading most of his books like Matilda, the BFG, the...
    nadinmagdy2000 nadinmagdy2000 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    I have a lot of time at home on my own in my room, so I many books to read. At present I'm reading various books on Jewish mysticism. I love to visit the stores to explore what...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love reading romance books😊
    erikapaige97 erikapaige97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I've watched all the movies and read the books. Loved them all and I now own all of them. I would love to know who your favorite Harry Potter character is. Mine would be Draco...
    RissyRooRose RissyRooRose 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Eragon, has anyone else read this series? I saw the film a few years ago, and I finally decided to start reading the books. And wow, the film did not do the book justice AT ALL. I...
    SuperLemon SuperLemon 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I love reading fantasy books and manga. But only printed on paper. When i am behind computer i have way too much other stuff to do :(.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'M ON THE A-LEVEL SYLLABUS- 8/5/14-Times Having never done a GCSE or an A level - and to be fair, not even actually knowing what an "ad-verb" is. Is it a "doing" word?- I was as...
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    It's so sad really. A bookstore that has been around forever is closing. It's right in the heart of downtown and was a common place for people to meet before heading out. Grab a...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 9 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Go to booksale or go to class on Friday. Decisions..decisions
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So many books. So little time.
    oldclerk oldclerk 61-65, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have a ton of books. I mean, literally, my books weigh about one ton. I don't have that many either; all-told about one thousand books. A number of people I know have many, many...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I know that this goes true for a lot of us now aging generation from the time before computers and hand held phones. In today's ever changing world books are becoming harder and...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am not a bookworm. In fact, I hate reading. How should I say this? I collect books, not for the sake of reading. I just merely like collecting them and bragging about owning...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I just finished reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown. At the beginning I was hating it. I usually get that feeling for all the books I start reading because I feel like they're...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    yes I like to read I enjoy doing it,so I do. I read a lot of books that toward growth spiritual, mental, body mind spirit. also a lot of phychology books. I also enjoy...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I think books are more realistic than movies! They have more feelings, emotions, you can picture them in your head as you read along - you have a way better imagination than movies...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Currently reading Eleanor & Park, so far so good. I love reading, it really takes you someplace else, a better place. If anyone has any books to recommend similar to Eleanor & Park...
    PandaLovee PandaLovee 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    TAROT’s SHOCKING NEWS! I have a Mauritian friend of mine, she works as a beautician, but that it's not really what she wants to pursue in life. What she REALLY wants to do is...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 7

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    I'm very addicted to reading have ten different books on the go and I am always on the look out for new books. And I only but sets of books. Harry potter my best book but can pick...
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The best books I'd read as a young man, I couldn't really fully understand until I was much older. I think really great books require you to get some life under your belt before...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I have two spreadsheets. I'm far from anal. It's just easier to keep track of things on my computer. One list is for library audio books that are in a series, and which library...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I just finished Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult and OMG I couldn't be less happier in the end! ;) That book made my teeth grit and made me want to punch the wall. Haha, now I am...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm pretty sure I'm going to read all the books in the library in two years lol. I'll even re-read books just because I live a certain part. Usually when I start a book I really...
    Monet0623 Monet0623 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The range is infinite. Any author that writes a good story or any piece of information that's interesting can take up my time. I love newspapers, bibliographies and what I most...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I love to read a lot! I am a fan of all books! I tend to read anything from biographies to racy books! Would love to hook up with some readers as well.
    loveofreading30 loveofreading30 22-25, F Aug 21

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    I like to read these cause A) I will never be the harlot most of the women are B) I will never be the master of seduction C) I'm chubby and dorky, that doesn't scream erotic and D...
    littlebabybird littlebabybird 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I like reading books better than watching movies because when i read, i can use my imagination to create the "perfect" movie in my head. My favorites are fantasy novels, HP, percy...
    vernikung vernikung 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I am trying to read the Harry Potter series.I have to get the 1st book.I read the 2nd and 3rd book.I am reading the 4th book at the moment.
    sineaddu sineaddu 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I could spend hours at a bookstore. Give me my coffee and a throw pillow and I'll sit in a corner reading books and magazines.
    SummerChristmas SummerChristmas 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    Sarah weeks,rick riordan,Lynda Mullaly hunt,and mark batterson are all great but are like kid pre teen books well not mark batterson he writes books for adults and teens like late...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F Sep 10

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    I escape through books. "Reading is the magic key to take you where you want to be."-Alice in Bibleland books.
    sycamoregirl17 sycamoregirl17 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    It may sound dumb, but the Divergent series. I'm not one of those fangirls who read all three when they heard about the movie, no. I read it years ago when it came out and loved it...
    livyroro livyroro 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I love to write books as well! :) Well, I often imitate the style of Victorian women or men. I love Jane from Jane Eyre I pity Edgar Linton from Wuthering Heights I once wept for...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah! That is probably my favourite book ever! It is so inspirational, moving and enlightening :) It is the whole package: love, loss, friendship, tragedy...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I am heartbroken. Just finished reading City of Heavenly Fire. I cried last night and I wouldn't stop reading until I crashed. It just affected me so much. Sometimes you find...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I am such a huge harry potter nerd lol. I have read all of the books, signed up for group forums, and seen all the movies. The twilight books too except for their movies.
    emloves emloves 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm looking into reading some new things. Does anyone have any books they could recommend to me?
    CeBeY1 CeBeY1 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 25