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    I Particularly Liked "The Pat Hobby Stories"

    I am currently reading a collection of short stories by him, but I have loved everything that I've read by him so far! I would like to pursue more of his novels after I read this.
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 2 Responses May 27, 2008

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    The Great American Novelist?

    "The Great Gatsby" is deceptively short and simple for a modern masterpiece,but that's precisely what is is. "Tender is the Night " is rather good too. Erudite but eminently readable.
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2008

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    The Green Light

    "Once again, for you Zelda." A man married to a mentally unballanced woman who develops an attachment to a young woman full of life who shone like a ray of light into the darkness of his life for an all-too-brief moment. (Tender is the Night) A young egoist looking for his...
    knightofmirrors knightofmirrors 22-25, M Jul 1, 2011

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    Gatsby

    So I read Gatsby the first time and hated it. I mean, I absolutely had to struggle through each page. But back then, my teacher didn't know **** about how to read, she only knew how to pronounce the words and read out of the teacher's manual. But after that first reading, I went...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    The Great Gatsby

    I wanted to go and see this but he took someone else.  He didnt enjoy it though.
    Jasminewok Jasminewok 36-40 May 25, 2012

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    Gatsby.

    My first experience with Fitzgerald was reading The Great Gatsby in high school. It was a touching piece of literature and reading it felt very natural and very real; it seemed as if there was something in that book that everybody could relate to. Of course I watched the movie...
    MissLefroy MissLefroy 18-21, F 1 Response May 12, 2011

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    I Haven't Really Read It Yet.

    But am looking forward to receiving my copies soon. After watching the movie I just knew I had to read the book. Wanted to get the original book but they are so dear! So have been resorting for something close. Will share my experience soon!
    AmethystWings AmethystWings 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    I like to read, in fact I love it. It's when I have my head inside a book that I feel most alive inside, as the words and the images they convey take me to places I would never...
    SpectralMariner SpectralMariner 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 26

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    Many different authors from khaled hosseini ( kite runner, a splendid thousand suns) Jodi picoult( nineteen minutes, house rules, my sisters keeper), Isabel Allende ( island...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    those are some of the books i have left.. i used to read tons of books but i stopped because it took me a lot of time to finish a book and because some times while i was reading...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I have bookcases throughout my house full of my books. I used to keep them in my bedroom until it became too much. I am at the point now where I make weekly Barnes n noble trips. I...
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    My family comes from the Graham or Graeme clan in Scotland, and I have a Scottish temper to match. They eventually moved to England before continuing on to the United States. But I...
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    There is something absolutely unique about being Scottish. Not just the heritage, or the accent, or the beautiful country, but something in the genes. It's hard to define, but you...
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    Highlighting Scotland’s struggle for independence in 2014In 2014, I started seeing these little blue stickers all over the place – all proudly saying “Yes&rdquo...
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    Should I read the new book War Crimes, or should I re-read, Arthas: Rise of the Lich King?
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    I am new here and found this group and thought this may be a clever idea. I am here to try a new "experience" sorry for the horrible pun on that! I am not here for sexual...
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    I wonder what do you do. My son doesn't want to read any book. Neither story nor any child book. He wants to play on computer all day, and when I don't let him he switches on...
    hakantas hakantas 41-45, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I've been reading 50 shades of gray (I know your thinking what a **** thirsty idiot but I haven't even got that far yet) anyway my fav riots line so far explains me at times...
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    Man that would be horrible. I mean your thoughts are also your secrets. It would be so scary to know that you properbly can't hide your secrets anymore because everyone could read...
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    HOW TO READ BOOKS. 'LIFE IS GOOD WITH BOOKS'. If you're reading a book so you're making your day perfect. Something I'm supposed to say is if you think reading is boring then you...
    cunny10 cunny10 16-17, F Jul 15

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    I was on the boardwalk when a palm reader was advertising herself and giving out flyers. I have always been interested in psychics and so, I figured, what the heck? I sat down and...
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    I am such a book worm. I just love to read and read, i think it really helps a lot too, with spelling and grammar. Reading helps take you to another world and open up your...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I have spent the last few months reading everyday. I prefer hardcover books, using bookmarks where I left off even though I try to finish a chapter so I can start a new one when I...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I've been using a tarot journal while on my journey to understanding and reading the cards better. I must say it does wonders for me. I record interesting spreads, ideas...
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    Out of respect for the site and the all ages audience this will be kept strictly PG. I love to read and like most people out there when there is a hype about a book people take...
    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Attn: New EP MembersPlease for the sake of all that is wise and polite READ my profile page and featured story BEFORE you contact me.In fact if you read and understand my featured...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I especially like SF and Fantasy. I also like some plain fiction. My favorite author is probably Murakami Haruki. But recently I read Catcher in the Rye. I was supposed to read it...
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    I love reading but I don't have any books left to read I read all the ones I have! 😔 Can someone tell me where I can find good books to read that are for my age? (16)
    Makaila22 Makaila22 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell~ i love this book! I really stayed up all night to finish it. But hate it coz i will absolutely miss the characters. Reading is really an...
    pangitako pangitako 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Every Day A Friday by Joel Osteen. I have had this book for awhile now and only read a little bit, I have been enjoying reading so my goal is to read books that are in my home that...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just started reading 'Wake' by Amanda Hocking. I'm actually re-reading it because it's really good and I bought book 2 and 3 of the series. I read the first book last year so I'm...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jul 7

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    It seems I have to add another post. I would think these things would be common sense. Do not add me if you are a collector of females. I am a female but I find it insulting that...
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    Certainly, my initially suggestion is to essentially think about your cause for beginning college; therapeutic massage therapy is this sort of a private and strongly interpersonal...
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    First off, thank you for taking the time out of your busy EP schedule to read my profile.I always appreciate it when people read what I have written and comment.I am on EP to...
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    Last summer I read Vladimir Nabakov's book "King, Queen, Knave". I thought it was one of the most amazing pieces of writing I have ever read. So now I am reading his more famous...
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    A man worked in a post office. His job was to process all mail that had illegible addresses. One day a letter came to his desk, addressed in a shaky handwriting to God. He thought...
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    I think a person (especially a female) sounds very stupid when she says "oh I don't read" or "I hate reading". I think reading keeping your mind sharp and expands your imagination...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I take this oppertunity to invite all ep friends to read my confessions more often than they do and comment on them, i take a lot of time to write them and if you dont read them...
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    Unfortunately most of the books I've been reading are textbooks for my classes, but when I have a chance to sit down and really focus on a good book cover-to-cover, I love novels...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I am a fan of the Beat Generation of the 1950s. I have read a number of novels written by Jack Kerouac, one of a number of beat writers. I recently finished reading 'Dharma Bums...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T Jul 14

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    Knocked down my mom doll collection and put a bookshelves, yeah she was pissed but as parent could they really get mad at there child for loving to read? NO. I could do bad thing...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I recently read 4 novels in 8 days!!! I never thought I could read that fast but I guess it was easy because I had nothing else to do with my time. I read Divergent by Veronica...
    TrishaNicole TrishaNicole 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I think everyone should read these books... These books are some classics... that will change your life, and how you view the world, your self, others, life, etc. 1. "Think and...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M a week ago

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    I am glad people can't read my thoughts and I cant read theirs. If everyone could read each others thoughts it would be terrible. Everyone would be consistently in shock in terror...
    IamMell IamMell 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    ...and it's making a real ****** day much better! Any Dan Brown fans? Give it a read! It's taken me a year to finally get to reading it, but it's worth it! It's a pretty good read...
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Short story: I only have 18 books left to read this summer so I want help choosing more. Long story: last January I went on a "book spree" at powells book store in oregon, with $1...
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