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I Read F Scott Fitzgerald

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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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    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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    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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    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

    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 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 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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    I read tarot professionally now and have been for the last year. When I started I didn't have any experience and my spirit guide Mystical Nannette taught me how to read and...
    hcanderson77 hcanderson77 36-40, F Sep 30

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    Oh, wow, someone hasn't made a pointless entry on here in a few days. Anyway I want to discuss Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. I nominated this book for my book club as part of Banned...
    dustypork dustypork 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 1

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    Reading is the most restful thing that you can do. I read in bed then I fall asleep which is very peaceful. Especially if your reading a good book that you love so much, you can't...
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    My interest in writing began, to the best of my knowledge, in third grade. I remember visiting the library one day with my classmates. I wasn't sure what to read. Two older...
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    I like reading. I prefer to read than watch TV. I have been collecting comic books more than 5 years now. I have around 1750 books. The most interesting story i like is something...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F Oct 15

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    So I have been giving tarot readings for a while now for free and usually when I post stuff on the experience project about 12 people coming so and I've been doing this for couple...
    andrew1512 andrew1512 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    So I have been giving tarot readings for a while now for free and usually when I post stuff on the experience project about 12 people coming so and I've been doing this for couple...
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    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 7

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    “Reader's Bill of Rights 1. The right to not read 2. The right to skip pages 3. The right to not finish 4. The right to reread 5. The right to read anything 6. The right to...
    ed54 ed54 51-55, M Oct 13

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    I still love reading. There's nothing luck curling up to a good book and escaping from life's realities, if only for a moment. I'm certain that I get my love of reading from my...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I'm glad I can't read minds though but sometimes I'd like to. If everyone could mind read , life would be pretty strange , you would know someone within a few seconds from first...
    NobbyWolf NobbyWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    It started about when I was in 5th grade when me and my mom had nooks and her stories transferred to mine which ended up being the 50 Shades of Gray trilogy. I read the first story...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I guess it's not really a "book" though is it? It's just when I try reading and actual book or on the computer I just get to distracted and can't focus. I blame my ADHD for that...
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F Oct 1

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    I really do, but I'm not good at it. In fact, the only place I've actually read most books and finished them was at school. I really do want to read a bunch of books! I want to...
    TheSpookyPotato TheSpookyPotato 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm not sure if I'm really glad about this. I am sometimes, but not always. My huge problem is the way I think. The way I think about people and their opinions (about me...
    Wejlo Wejlo 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 1

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    I'm a 16 year old in high school, and I LOVE reading books! A good book is my "happy place", and it helps keep me away from depression. I read mostly fiction, to escape from the...
    kaitlynnicole98 kaitlynnicole98 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 5

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    I do often wonder who take the time to read what i share here. It's nice to see the views go up and even better when someone deems that story worthy and adds a heart or a comment...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 10 Responses Oct 6

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    Ugh! While reading a book after watching 'Merlin' I kept reading/hearing it in my head in 'British accent' (or whatever accent that is) it's so irritating bec' it doesn't really...
    AppleGreen27 AppleGreen27 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    i have a hard time reading , i can read when im in the company of snother person but I find it difficult to read on my own... does this happen to anyone??
    soymari soymari 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Where the book bloggers at? For all the reading love on here no one has yet to mention the semi annual Dewey's 24 Hour Read-a-thon October 18. Hourly prizes, giveaways and fun...
    dustypork dustypork 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    It started when I was young, I loved to read girls annuals. And I use to collect Nancy Drew detective books. Loved reading them and would dream about being a detective. It is not...
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    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Books are another worl, who offer us, when we open book. The love of reading came to me, when our teacher conducted a "Reading lesson". Then I understood, How I need in reading...
    VikaS2 VikaS2 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ugn cant get reads why do not people want to read it i just want to cut my hands of because they are not worth writing i dont like writing because people dont like to read my...
    ihatemylife4ever ihatemylife4ever 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    and my blog! I am honest to a fault in my stories and blog, and I never delete them. I just spent part of my morning rereading my EP stories. I laughed at some, I rolled my eyes...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    First, thank you for adding me up! I have read so many essays describing in details what is needed to enter someone's circle... God, it was like reading an ad for a vacant job...
    QuietMentor QuietMentor 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    Before I get started let me say thank you for taking the time to read this! Now lets get started. First off I will not send any nude photos to you so don't bother asking. When you...
    FallenAngelWolf FallenAngelWolf 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    Yesterday, i went to the bookstore to buy a book of course, but while i was there, i saw this book i read when i was in elementary school, and i thought, awwww it's been so long...
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    Iblis88 Iblis88 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Sometimes I read to much... 'Just one chapter' to me is like 'just one beer' to an alcoholic...And maybe it is a similar addiction. To escape the pressure and thoughts and...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    bugf9630 bugf9630 13-15 1 Response Sep 29

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    ("Let me explain this to you. Because you need to know this!") Daniel 7:20; I also wanted to know about the ten horns on its head, and about the other horn that came up, before...
    ifyouseekamyxxx ifyouseekamyxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    Hey please read this: - I DONT have Skype/kik/webcam/Facebook - I DONT reply to messages that just say " hi " or "hey" - I read you profile before I add you - if you look...
    XXburnttoastXX XXburnttoastXX 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    I love to read horror books! Always looking for a good new one to read. Any suggestions?