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    "I’m always apologizing.

    Forever apologizing. For who I am and what I never meant to be and for this body I was born into, this DNA I never asked for, this person I can’t unbecome. 17 years I’ve spent trying to be different. Every single day. Trying to be someone else for someone else."I can tottaly...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 Dec 30, 2013

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    April Poll

    Since no-one read anything in March, I think we could use March books for May poll!! Please suggest your book for this month and please please please, share your opinion on the book.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 26 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    I'm a big fan of Steampunk novels

    and one I'd like to read soon is Soulless by Gail Carriger. A story about Alexia Tarabotti who has, obviously by the title, no soul. She's a spinster who father is dead and after being attacked by a vampire, kills it and has the appalling Lord Maccon who happens to be a werewolf...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Midnight Sun

    The unfinished work of Stephenie Meyers, due to pirates!?! It's Twilight written from Edward's point of view and can be found on her official website. Just a peek so you can answer my question: "My breathing accelerated, and suddenly the quiet in the car seemed to be...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 58 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    i decided to make 100 books list with a friend.

    we started today. first title is the great gatsby . what do you think ?
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Quality Of Today's Popular Books Is Abysmal

    So I read 50 shades of grey and I feel like I'm the only one of my friends who just didn't appreciate the entire series. The first book started off promising but then the standard of writing (which wasn't that impressive to begin with) deteriorated with each successive book...
    TheLightBrigade TheLightBrigade 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    1984 - George Orwell

    It happens in 1984 when the world consists of 3 countries which are always at war to create a feeling of desperation in their people and rule forever, war is peace! ignorant is strength and freedom is slavery. I live in the 1984, though not officially confirmed, but the slogans...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 44 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    Best Action Authors

    The following is a list of exciting authors who write in the action-thriller genre; Jack Silkstone Chris Ryan Connor Fitzgerald Stephen Konkoly If you haven't read any of these guys yet then boy you are in for a treat. Check them out on Amazon.. well worth a download!!!
    hotreads hotreads 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    March Pick

    It's hard to choose one from so many great books. I have made a small list of my "want to reads" for this month. I have not read them yet, but they are highly recommended! Which one would you pick?   The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Trilogy Series #1) by...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 31 Responses Feb 17, 2010

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    April Poll Result

    Please choose one and start reading, then write your review, and start a debate:   'American psycho' by Bret Easton Ellis 'The Shadow of the Wind' by Carlos Ruiz Zafon 'Catch 22' by Joseph Heller 'The Mill on the Floss' by George Eliot 'Dead Man's...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 22 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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    June Poll

    Well another month, and so another poll. First I should thank you all for your participation and suggestions. This month we have a group of suggestions from last poll, a group of best fiction novel suggestions for summer 2009 and a group of best mystery novel suggestions for...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 22 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Rule #1 One Book Each week

    Well the thing is I love books and want to discuss it with people who read them. I suggest we pick a book each week and talk books. P. S. Sorry! I have corrected this in the comments, one book each week is a bit more than I can handle, so I changed it to a book each...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 37 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    I Cant Seem To Enjoy Reading Anymore

    and that really bothers me because its been such a comfort and even maybe a lifesaver in the past at one time i was reading 600 pages a day for the love of reading. what happened and what can i do to kick start reading again?
    slb4212 slb4212 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Night By Elie Weisal

    This book may not be for everyone.  This book should be read by everyone.  This is a book that you may want to consider reading.  This is a book that you may want to consider reading as a precursor to understanding a horrific period in human history. ...
    RichieRich78 RichieRich78 51-55, M 8 Responses Apr 9, 2010

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    Tell me the weirdest book you have read.

    A friend suggested this thread. Her question was. "What was the weirdest book you have checked out of a library? Bought? Read?
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 6 Responses May 2, 2014

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    "I am an hourglass. My seventeen years have

    collapsed and buried me from the inside out. My legs feel full of sand and stapled together, my mind overflowing with grains of indecision, choices unmade and impatient as time runs out of my body. The small hand of a clock taps me at one and two, three and four, whispering...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 2 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    August Book Suggestion

    OK, here it goes, these are the books recently suggested in this group: Kalimantaan by Godshalk American Rust by Meyer Masters and Commanders by Roberts Luanne Rice Wally Lamb "She's Come Undone" Our Lady of the Forest The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 46 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    The Author Connor Fitzgerald Interviewed By Hotreads

    An interview with Connor Fitzgerald; author of A Brave New Squad, In Each Other We Trust, The Enemy Within and The B-Squad. 1. What are your books about? The B-Squad books are about a counter-terrorist organisation who uses facebook to profile and recruit new members who carry...
    hotreads hotreads 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    I love Terry Pratchett's writing.

    I have read most of his work and the films are good too, especially Hogfather.
    FascistAnarchyNOthanks FascistAnarchyNOthanks 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2014

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    Light And Heavy Reading.

    I will suggest three books here in order of complexity... the first would be THE HANGING MAN by Phillip K. ****, anyone unfamiliar with his work would benefit from this read and those already familiar might like this short overlooked story. Second is COMMUNION by Whitley Strieber...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M May 3, 2013

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    March Pick!

    Dear all, We have some suggestions for Match, please add your suggestion as comments or choose one of the followings so we could start march reading ASAP! Living dead Girl, by Elizabeth Scott / young adult fiction The Rose Labyrinth, by Titania Hardie / novel fiction...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 26 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    Top Books Made Into Movies In 2009

    Many books get made into movies every year, adding fuel to the debate about whether movies based on books are ever as good as the books themselves. Despite the debate, many fans cannot resist seeing their favorite books made into movies. Here are some of the biggest movie...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 40 Responses Jan 20, 2010

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    Dystopia

    I love dystopian society novels, and have read a fair number, including "Brave New World," "1984", "The hunger Games, "Divergent," and most recently the "Unwind" series. I also love detective novels, war novels, and many more genres. If you want to talk books, leave me a comment...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2012

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    My Life Was A Movie - Abuse, Drugs, Alcohol, Infidelity, Fraud, Sickness, Rage

    THE POWER OF ADDICTED LOVE - Written By Teresa Hamilton My life was a movie, only it was real. Real people, real pain, real hurt. It's a movie that many people can relate to (unfortunately). Abuse, drugs, alcohol, infidelities, fraud, sickness and rage. I no longer live in...
    mylilsaab mylilsaab 51-55, F Nov 12, 2013

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    Anyone read Gates of Fire.

    Im usually a non fiction reader, but this book is a piece of art.
    edthegreat85 edthegreat85 26-30, M Feb 5

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    Growing Up...

    My mother was always reading a Stephen King book or Reader's Digest. I enjoy reading so much. Right now I'm reading Lord of the Rings. I like fantasy, horror, SciFi, and informational books. Suggest books I may like?
    NerdyTransDude NerdyTransDude 18-21, T Dec 15, 2012

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    Some Classics

    Please choose one so we can discuss it in the next post.   “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee It is set in Alabama in the 1930s and is told from a child's viewpoint. The story deals with race, outcasts and growing up. It is a quick...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 64 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    i fell in love with a book,

    the story is just amazing, first it was an e-book and now there's a published version ( too bad i can't have it) anyway the book is called " a unique kind of love" by Jasmine rose ( canadian author, she's amazing) , here's the link for the book if you want http://www.wattpad.com...
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Cloud Atlas By David Mitchell

    I read it before I saw the movie; I loved the book. It's composed of six stories that happen in different places and different times, starting from the 1850 to the post apocalyptic future. Each story is interrupted by the next in the most thrilling time except for the last one...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    1001 Must Reads

    I found this article, and it says 1001 books you must read before you die, I had only read about 300 of them! so I should read about 20 book per year to catchup!   http://www.scribd.com/doc/2099055/1001-Books-You-Must-Read-Before-you-Die
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 21 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Almost Finished With "crime And Punishment"

    I started reading Dostoyevsky because Albert Camus cited him as an influence... I've been taking my time because I don't want it to end... I like George Orwell, but can't find anything I haven't read at the library... I need something new to read.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    When I Read It Feels Like I'Ve Entered Another World

    When I read it feels like I've entered a portal and been taken inside of the story. I dont even feel like I'm reading I feel like I'm living this as if I'm the person telling the story. I dont even know that 3hours has pasted since I began reading. It will be like 5:00 when I...
    Nina78 Nina78 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2013

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    Detectives Time Line

    think you'll enjoy this as much as I did, if you are a detective story fan.   Imperium By Robert Harris When Tiro, the confidential secretary (and slave) of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 21 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Sophomore Jinx

      Literature is filled with dazzling first acts and lukewarm follow ups, but the following authors are known to have great second novels.   Jane Austen: With “Pride and Prejudice” after her first novel “Sense and Sensibility”.   Barbara...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 38 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    One of the most beautiful things is finding a

    book that feels like it's speaking directly to you. To have every time you read it feel like the first time. To come home after a bad day and know that solace can be found within its covers. To find between its pages little pieces of yourself that you didn't know you'd lost...
    CNorde CNorde 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Haunting Books

    I've often wondered why I keep coming back to some books. Over and over again. I'd voraciously read them as if I've never read them before. Even if I know what's going to happen. Even if I know what they will say. I keep reading them. Walt Disney's Peter Pan My first bedtime...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    i need an opinion about Jeykill

    and Mr hide. anyone read it? do you think it's worth it?
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I Love The Stephanie Plum Mysteries..

    I think they are a lot of fun!  They make me laugh! I think Janet Evanovich has written a great series.  I hope someone makes movies out of one of the series.  I think Sandra Bullock would make a great Stephanie Plum!  
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    It is hard to find anyone to discuss books .

    People are so attached to watching TV that they hardly read anything worthwhile now.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Books are only good once you've made the

    literature your own.. For example; anyone can read a bunch of words on a page but to be taken away by those words to another world... To read between the lines... To imagine that life.. Now that is a successful book reading session! Everything in human nature points towards...
    SammyJD11 SammyJD11 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2014

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    my ritual to find a perfect book : go to the

    library and pick random titles, read the brief description at the back of the cover and the biography of the author, pick a random page and start reading just to see how intriguing it is, scroll the book rapidly and smell the pages cause i don't want an emotionless book and...
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Case Histories

     From the first page Case Histories is engaging.   An apparently simplistic style conceals a very tightly plotted novel.  Kate Atkinson writes with insight and humour.(T)he lifelike characters in Case Histories are what make it such a compelling hybrid: part complex family...
    avatarunknown avatarunknown 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Dr. Robyn smith writes Hungry !

    Excellent book that talks about life's struggles and how to overcome them!
    skipper596 skipper596 22-25, F Nov 27, 2014

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    Reading The Palace Job

    A book by Patrick Weekes. Love the take on the unicorn.
    lyn2726 lyn2726 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2013

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    Tie!

    We have a tie between: 1. Romance 2. Sci-fi / Fantasy 3. Spiritual (with my vote added) I recomment we pick a book from each genre, we don't have to read all the three books, but we will have 3 books for this month to chose from. My choices are: 1. The Shack &ndash...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 13 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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