I Will Go Without Food Or Sleep to Finish a Book I'm Reading

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    This Can Be Trouble Sometimes

    I've actually gotten in trouble at school for reading too much-a teacher would grab books out ofm y hands because english would be over and i couldnt put it down, i think that got me a detention or two. My father and teachers searched my bag after school because i would...
    weirdoneminerva weirdoneminerva
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    Days..... Days...... & Days.....

    I read 3 books a day, averaging 300/400 pages. I skip meals and sleep to finish. My libary account has been put in a special "Mode", where I am only allowed to check out 6 books per day. When I tred to check out 7 they took the last one away from me & made me wait utnil I retuned...
    soccerlady32 soccerlady32
    1 Response Oct 24, 2010

    Totally! I Love That Though.

    Except on work nights!!!  But that's how great the power of a good book is.   Here's a tip:  When I am suffering the misery of a break up and I can't stop thinking about my ex, I find that getting into a good book works so well to take my mind off of "him...
    erinsmith1070 erinsmith1070
    Mar 9, 2009

    All I Can Think About Is Getting Back To My Book

    I love to read and I always need to have a book with me. I find that when I am reading, and have to be pulled away from my latest book, I will think about it until I get back to it. I am always a little disappointed when I finish a good book because I get so into it and do not...
    hendrix0813 hendrix0813
    26-30, F
    Jul 26, 2012

    I once went without food

    or sleep for a week while reading this huge interesting book
    Cleverbot Cleverbot
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    Been a While

    I used to get so wrapped up in books but as of late I just don't have time. I would go on for hours reading and reading with a little flashlight in my room. My daughter has been like that lately with the Twighlight books and I love it! She finished #2 last night so time to find...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2009

    Lost In Stories Is One Of The Nicest Experience In Lifetime

    Now I'm reading nothing. But I will start soon....when I was younger I used to be lost in my books, staying up whole night under the blanket with the dim light from the torch, as my mom might notice it. Now I grew up, no one told me not to stay up whole night, but I got other...
    Alexfield Alexfield
    18-21, F
    Dec 12, 2011


    I have a very bad eyesight problem that could perhaps be corrected by surgery, although I haven't dared to go for it because I am a coward, and because sometimes I think any investment in my persona is a futile operation. Anyway, the one thing that fills up my days with fun, is...
    yourenglishlover yourenglishlover
    61-65, M
    1 Response May 9, 2010

    "One More Chapter.... No, Just One More... Okay, Last One... No, Two More..."

    The amount of times I have had to go pee, grab a bite to eat and sleep all together and refused to just because I couldn't just because for hours at a time I was all, "One more chapter... Okay, two more... Okay, just one more and that's it... Dammit one more... Okay, seriously...
    deadmoon deadmoon
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2011

    Right Now I'm Reading...

    The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. Great so far.
    TexasItaly TexasItaly
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 28, 2010
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