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    The First Time Was 1970 - As soon as I finished it I immediately started it again!  I think that I have read it about 5 or 6 times since then.  The movies were good but...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    And Struggled... - Sure, I read all the lord of the rings books. And yes, they were great books... But am I the only one who struggled to get through the first book? I found it...
    Aulara Aulara 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 12, 2007

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    Yerp - Yeah I have actually read them a couple of times. They are pretty good books.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 21, 2010

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    "i Read The Entire Lord Of The Rings Trilogy Today" - is what i thought this group said and i was like HOLY SH*T.
    kittycat101303 kittycat101303 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Read The Trilogy And Watched The Movies - My friends think the story is too long and very boring. It is long and many people, myself included has the attention span of a fly.I...
    kanbisama kanbisama 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    I Might Be Obsessed - My obsession with the Lord of the Rings began when my parents read it to my siblings and I during my preteen years.  I had already read the Hobbit...
    WildMagic WildMagic 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    I Read Lord of the Rings Six Times... - and still havent got bored of it! i absolutely love lord of the rings, and have a tattoo on my thigh of tolkiens elvish symbol he has on all...
    PetSemetary PetSemetary 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6, 2008

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    This Is One Of My Favourite Books - I'm an incredibly slow reader, and when I was reading it for the first time several years ago, it took me 8 or 9 months! Ironically, I ...
    orjatar orjatar 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2010

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    When I Was In High School - There was even a group of my friends and I that learned enough tae be able tae write notes in Hobbit and elven, we had fun wi that. Had nae thought o it...
    Raibeart Raibeart 51-55, M May 1, 2008

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    The Trilogy - I read the trilogy every other year, alternating with the Dune books. I don't read 'the hobbit' nearly so often, though.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 20, 2012

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    Slow Start, Exciting Finish - A friend lent me The Hobbit and I started to read it but just couldn't get into it so I returned it. Fast forward a few years and I bought it...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Apr 7, 2008

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    I Read the Books Out Loud - To my three children, when they were younger. It took about three weeks of reading a short while each day. I read to them until I noticed them start to...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    Lothlorein - I started reading the trilogy a few times before I made it right through. The first time I was about 12 and got so frightened that I stopped - it was the...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    Better With Age - A long long time ago I went to this tiny junior high school containing 100 grade 7 students and 100 grade 8 students. I was pretty fresh around the gills and didn...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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    I've Read The Lord Of The Rings Twice - I read it as a kid back in the early 1970's and then I read it again about 10 years ago, before the movie came out. I have to say, Peter...
    titanis titanis 51-55, M Oct 15, 2011

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    I Want More - I've read the trilogy, reread it and will read them again. I always find something new, something I've missed. And after I finish, I still want more of middle earth...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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    I Don't Like Hobbit People Who Like Hobbits And Think It's Respectable. - IT IS NOT AS RESPECTABLE AS THOUGHT BY YOU. But I don't mind, I'm not you, but I don't like pointy ears on...
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 16-17, M Nov 3, 2013

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    If I owed somebody a debt I would offer to read them a book for payment, you know instead of actually paying for something that is as valuable as an individual persons time. Or...
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    Any other adults into "YA" (hate that) and have any good suggestions. I love THG and liked Divergent. Read the Matched trilogy, thought it wasn't too great. Just finished the...
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    I've read lots of books, I read the 'DIVERGENT' trilogy in five days, and last spring break (two weeks long for me) I read a grand total of FIFTEEN books, back to back to back!
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    I just finished reading Bruse Catton's: A Stillness at Appomattox, for which Catto won the Pulitzer Prize. This is this final part of a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac during...
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    Lord, you've known me a long time. Since before creation. The easy days are over. Nothing but uncertainty far as I can see. I don't know if you care the jobs I choose. I'm not just...
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    Right now I'm reading Freakonomics, The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson), A Storm of Swords, If On A Winter's Night a Traveler, and The New York Trilogy, but I'm in college so it's...
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    I read this and thought it was beautiful. " Sin may Fill me with happiness for a moment, but being saved by Jesus Christ is a gift that joys me for eternity". It made me think...
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    Stephen King, Hunger Games Trilogy, Hush Hush Series, The Outsiders, Goosebumps.
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    I read everyday. I love fantasy authors and one day wish to write my own novel. My favorite author is Kim Harrison. Right now I am reading the wheel of time series by Robert Jordan...
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    Father and Lord, I have long acknowledged all I have is a blessing from you. Even what most would consider a curse and bad luck I'm certain are goodness from your hand. Even when a...
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    God is so good! I just wana shout it from the roof tops!! I love you Lord!! You heard my cry. You never left my side even when I felt I was all alone. You continue to bless me even...
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    Newest Discovery By R. J. Heathorn (* PUNCH, May 9, 1962) A new aid to rapid--almost magical--learning has made its appearance. Indications are that if it catches on all the...
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    It is my belief the position of anyone without acceptance of Jesus Christ and the triune God actually requires MORE faith/trust. If a believer is wrong and there is no God...then...
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    1 Chronicles 28:20 David also said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will...
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